Wireless Technology and Treatment for HIV/AIDS
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Kevin Fiscella, MD, MPH
Professor of Medicine
University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry
Presentation Date: 5/25/2012
Release Date: 6/21/2012
- Describe how software and wireless technology can improve health outcomes.
- Explain how HIV/AIDS patients can use wireless technology to help them remain adherent to treatment.
- Discuss future applications of treatment software and wireless technology currently under investigation.
Dr. Fiscella received his BA in psychology from Antioch College, his MD from the Medical College of Virginia, and his MPH degree from the University of Rochester. He completed a faculty development fellowship through the University of Rochester Department of Family Medicine, training in family therapy through the Department of Psychiatry and joined the faculty in 1996. He is Associate Director of the Rochester Center to Improve Communication in Health, Co-Director of Community Engagement for the Rochester Clinical Translational Science Institute, Co-Director of the Greater Rochester Practice Research Network and HIV Clinical Coordinator for Westside Community Health Center. His clinical interests are in the area of care of chemically dependent HIV+ persons and office management of chronic pain. His research interests are in the area of racial and socioeconomic disparities in health status, the effects of poverty on family function, and health services to under-served populations, particularly those at risk for cancer and heart disease. He is currently directing projects funded by the American Cancer Society, National Cancer Institute, and National Heart Lung and Blood Institute.