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Lisa Marie Chirch, M.D., FIDSA

Associate Professor of Medicine, Infectious Diseases
Fellowship Director, Infectious Diseases
Academic Office Location:
Division of Infectious Diseases
UConn Health
263 Farmington Avenue
Farmington, CT 06030-3212
Phone: 800-535-6232
860-679-7692
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Education
DegreeInstitutionMajor
B.S.Georgetown UniversitySpanish
M.D.State University of New York Upstate Medical UniversityMedicine

Post-Graduate Training
TrainingInstitutionSpecialty
ResidencyGeorgetown University Medical CenterInternal Medicine
FellowshipStony Brook University Medical CenterInfectious Diseases
Professional TrainingNew York State Department of HealthEmpire Clinical Research Investigators Program (ECRIP, Funds Provided by New York State Department of Health)

Awards
Name of Award/HonorAwarding Organization
Excellence in Medical Student Education in the Student Continuity PracticeUniversity of Connecticut School of Medicine
Wesley Older Award for Outstanding Resident PhysicianGeorgetown University Hospital
Regional Poster SessionAmerican College of Physicians
Commendation by the Committee on Academic PromotionSUNY Upstate Medical University
Medical Alumni Association Scholarship for Academic Achievement
Phi Beta KappaGeorgetown University Chapter
Name & DescriptionCategoryRoleTypeScopeStart YearEnd Year
International AIDS Society – USA: Core FacultyProfessional/Scientific OrganizationMemberExternalInternational2010
Associate Fellowship Director – Division of Infectious Diseases, SBUMC Professional/Scientific OrganizationDirectorExternalUniversity2009
Stony Brook University School of Medicine Committee on AdmissionsEducation CommitteeCommittee MemberExternalUniversity2009
Faculty Advisor: Anastomoses, Stony Brook University School of Medicine Student Journal of Arts and SciencesAdvisory CommitteeAdvisory BoardExternalUniversity2009

Antiretroviral therapies
Metabolic problems in HIV infection
HIV/hepatitis C coinfection

Journal Articles

  • HIV and aging: a clinical journey from Koch's postulate to the chronic disease model and the contribution of geriatric syndromes.
    Chirch, Lisa M; Hasham, Mohamed; Kuchel, George A Current opinion in HIV and AIDS 2014 Jul;9(4):405-11
  • Proactive infectious disease approach to dermatologic patients who are taking tumor necrosis factor-alfa antagonists: Part I. Risks associated with tumor necrosis factor-alfa antagonists.
    Chirch, Lisa M; Cataline, Philip R; Dieckhaus, Kevin D; Grant-Kels, Jane M Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology 2014 Jul;71(1):1.e1-8; quiz 1.e8-9, 10
  • Proactive infectious disease approach to dermatologic patients who are taking tumor necrosis factor-alfa antagonists: Part II. Screening for patients on tumor necrosis factor-alfa antagonists.
    Chirch, Lisa M; Cataline, Philip R; Dieckhaus, Kevin D; Grant-Kels, Jane M Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology 2014 Jul;71(1):11.e1-7; quiz 18-20
  • Clinical implications of elevated HIV-1 viral load results obtained from samples stored frozen in vacutainer plasma preparation tubes.
    Cloherty, Gavin; Swanson, Priscilla; Lucic, Danijela; Dieckhaus, Kevin; Anthony, Paul; Cataline, Philip; Herman, Christine; Hackett, John; Skolnik, Paul R; Chirch, Lisa Journal of virological methods 2014 Apr;20491-2
  • The major genetic determinants of HIV-1 control affect HLA class I peptide presentation.
    Pereyra, Florencia; Jia, Xiaoming; McLaren, Paul J; Telenti, Amalio; de Bakker, Paul I W; Walker, Bruce D; Ripke, Stephan; Brumme, Chanson J; Pulit, Sara L; Carrington, Mary; Kadie, Carl M; Carlson, Jonathan M; Heckerman, David; Graham, Robert R; Plenge, Robert M; Deeks, Steven G; Gianniny, Lauren; Crawford, Gabriel; Sullivan, Jordan; Gonzalez, Elena; Davies, Leela; Camargo, Amy; Moore, Jamie M; Beattie, Nicole; Gupta, Supriya; Crenshaw, Andrew; Burtt, Noël P; Guiducci, Candace; Gupta, Namrata; Gao, Xiaojiang; Qi, Ying; Yuki, Yuko; Piechocka-Trocha, Alicja; Cutrell, Emily; Rosenberg, Rachel; Moss, Kristin L; Lemay, Paul; O'Leary, Jessica; Schaefer, Todd; Verma, Pranshu; Toth, Ildiko; Block, Brian; Baker, Brett; Rothchild, Alissa; Lian, Jeffrey; Proudfoot, Jacqueline; Alvino, Donna Marie L; Vine, Seanna; Addo, Marylyn M; Allen, Todd M; Altfeld, Marcus; Henn, Matthew R; Le Gall, Sylvie; Streeck, Hendrik; Haas, David W; Kuritzkes, Daniel R; Robbins, Gregory K; Shafer, Robert W; Gulick, Roy M; Shikuma, Cecilia M; Haubrich, Richard; Riddler, Sharon; Sax, Paul E; Daar, Eric S; Ribaudo, Heather J; Agan, Brian; Agarwal, Shanu; Ahern, Richard L; Allen, Brady L; Altidor, Sherly; Altschuler, Eric L; Ambardar, Sujata; Anastos, Kathryn; Anderson, Ben; Anderson, Val; Andrady, Ushan; Antoniskis, Diana; Bangsberg, David; Barbaro, Daniel; Barrie, William; Bartczak, J; Barton, Simon; Basden, Patricia; Basgoz, Nesli; Bazner, Suzane; Bellos, Nicholaos C; Benson, Anne M; Berger, Judith; Bernard, Nicole F; Bernard, Annette M; Birch, Christopher; Bodner, Stanley J; Bolan, Robert K; Boudreaux, Emilie T; Bradley, Meg; Braun, James F; Brndjar, Jon E; Brown, Stephen J; Brown, Katherine; Brown, Sheldon T; Burack, Jedidiah; Bush, Larry M; Cafaro, Virginia; Campbell, Omobolaji; Campbell, John; Carlson, Robert H; Carmichael, J Kevin; Casey, Kathleen K; Cavacuiti, Chris; Celestin, Gregory; Chambers, Steven T; Chez, Nancy; Chirch, Lisa M; Cimoch, Paul J; Cohen, Daniel; Cohn, Lillian E; Conway, Brian; Cooper, David A; Cornelson, Brian; Cox, David T; Cristofano, Michael V; Cuchural, George; Czartoski, Julie L; Dahman, Joseph M; Daly, Jennifer S; Davis, Benjamin T; Davis, Kristine; Davod, Sheila M; DeJesus, Edwin; Dietz, Craig A; Dunham, Eleanor; Dunn, Michael E; Ellerin, Todd B; Eron, Joseph J; Fangman, John J W; Farel, Claire E; Ferlazzo, Helen; Fidler, Sarah; Fleenor-Ford, Anita; Frankel, Renee; Freedberg, Kenneth A; French, Neel K; Fuchs, Jonathan D; Fuller, Jon D; Gaberman, Jonna; Gallant, Joel E; Gandhi, Rajesh T; Garcia, Efrain; Garmon, Donald; Gathe, Joseph C; Gaultier, Cyril R; Gebre, Wondwoosen; Gilman, Frank D; Gilson, Ian; Goepfert, Paul A; Gottlieb, Michael S; Goulston, Claudia; Groger, Richard K; Gurley, T Douglas; Haber, Stuart; Hardwicke, Robin; Hardy, W David; Harrigan, P Richard; Hawkins, Trevor N; Heath, Sonya; Hecht, Frederick M; Henry, W Keith; Hladek, Melissa; Hoffman, Robert P; Horton, James M; Hsu, Ricky K; Huhn, Gregory D; Hunt, Peter; Hupert, Mark J; Illeman, Mark L; Jaeger, Hans; Jellinger, Robert M; John, Mina; Johnson, Jennifer A; Johnson, Kristin L; Johnson, Heather; Johnson, Kay; Joly, Jennifer; Jordan, Wilbert C; Kauffman, Carol A; Khanlou, Homayoon; Killian, Robert K; Kim, Arthur Y; Kim, David D; Kinder, Clifford A; Kirchner, Jeffrey T; Kogelman, Laura; Kojic, Erna Milunka; Korthuis, P Todd; Kurisu, Wayne; Kwon, Douglas S; LaMar, Melissa; Lampiris, Harry; Lanzafame, Massimiliano; Lederman, Michael M; Lee, David M; Lee, Jean M L; Lee, Marah J; Lee, Edward T Y; Lemoine, Janice; Levy, Jay A; Llibre, Josep M; Liguori, Michael A; Little, Susan J; Liu, Anne Y; Lopez, Alvaro J; Loutfy, Mono R; Loy, Dawn; Mohammed, Debbie Y; Man, Alan; Mansour, Michael K; Marconi, Vincent C; Markowitz, Martin; Marques, Rui; Martin, Jeffrey N; Martin, Harold L; Mayer, Kenneth Hugh; McElrath, M Juliana; McGhee, Theresa A; McGovern, Barbara H; McGowan, Katherine; McIntyre, Dawn; Mcleod, Gavin X; Menezes, Prema; Mesa, Greg; Metroka, Craig E; Meyer-Olson, Dirk; Miller, Andy O; Montgomery, Kate; Mounzer, Karam C; Nagami, Ellen H; Nagin, Iris; Nahass, Ronald G; Nelson, Margret O; Nielsen, Craig; Norene, David L; O'Connor, David H; Ojikutu, Bisola O; Okulicz, Jason; Oladehin, Olakunle O; Oldfield, Edward C; Olender, Susan A; Ostrowski, Mario; Owen, William F; Pae, Eunice; Parsonnet, Jeffrey; Pavlatos, Andrew M; Perlmutter, Aaron M; Pierce, Michael N; Pincus, Jonathan M; Pisani, Leandro; Price, Lawrence Jay; Proia, Laurie; Prokesch, Richard C; Pujet, Heather Calderon; Ramgopal, Moti; Rathod, Almas; Rausch, Michael; Ravishankar, J; Rhame, Frank S; Richards, Constance Shamuyarira; Richman, Douglas D; Rodes, Berta; Rodriguez, Milagros; Rose, Richard C; Rosenberg, Eric S; Rosenthal, Daniel; Ross, Polly E; Rubin, David S; Rumbaugh, Elease; Saenz, Luis; Salvaggio, Michelle R; Sanchez, William C; Sanjana, Veeraf M; Santiago, Steven; Schmidt, Wolfgang; Schuitemaker, Hanneke; Sestak, Philip M; Shalit, Peter; Shay, William; Shirvani, Vivian N; Silebi, Vanessa I; Sizemore, James M; Skolnik, Paul R; Sokol-Anderson, Marcia; Sosman, James M; Stabile, Paul; Stapleton, Jack T; Starrett, Sheree; Stein, Francine; Stellbrink, Hans-Jurgen; Sterman, F Lisa; Stone, Valerie E; Stone, David R; Tambussi, Giuseppe; Taplitz, Randy A; Tedaldi, Ellen M; Telenti, Amalio; Theisen, William; Torres, Richard; Tosiello, Lorraine; Tremblay, Cecile; Tribble, Marc A; Trinh, Phuong D; Tsao, Alice; Ueda, Peggy; Vaccaro, Anthony; Valadas, Emilia; Vanig, Thanes J; Vecino, Isabel; Vega, Vilma M; Veikley, Wenoah; Wade, Barbara H; Walworth, Charles; Wanidworanun, Chingchai; Ward, Douglas J; Warner, Daniel A; Weber, Robert D; Webster, Duncan; Weis, Steve; Wheeler, David A; White, David J; Wilkins, Ed; Winston, Alan; Wlodaver, Clifford G; van't Wout, Angelique; Wright, David P; Yang, Otto O; Yurdin, David L; Zabukovic, Brandon W; Zachary, Kimon C; Zeeman, Beth; Zhao, Meng Science (New York, N.Y.) 2010 Dec;330(6010):1551-7
  • Raltegravir in combination with other antiretroviral agents for the treatment of HIV infection.
    Chirch, Lisa M; Steigbigel, Roy T Infection and drug resistance 2010 Jan;315-23
  • Treatment of HIV infection with raltegravir.
    Chirch, Lisa M; Morrison, Sidonie; Steigbigel, Roy T Expert opinion on pharmacotherapy 2009 May;10(7):1203-11
  • Management of an HIV-Infected Patient after Initial Antiretroviral Regimen Failure. Case on the Web
    Sangchan W, Chirch LM. International AIDS Society-USA 2009 Jan;
  • Treatment of HIV-1 infection with Raltegravir.
    Chirch LM, Morrison S, Steigbigel R. Expert Opin. Pharmacother. 2009 Jan;10(7):1203-1211
  • Successful treatment of invasive Aspergillus sinusitis with caspofungin and voriconazole.
    Chirch, Lisa; Roche, Patricia; Fuhrer, Jack Ear, nose, & throat journal 2008 Jan;87(1):30-3
  • Cerebral toxoplasmosis in AIDS.
    Chirch, Lisa M; Luft, Benjamin J Handbook of clinical neurology 2007 Jan;85147-58
  • Osteopenia in patients with HIV infection is not associated with elevated sTNFR2 levels.
    Chirch, Lisa M; Feiner, Joshua; Go, Roderick; Mynarcik, Dennis; McNurlan, Margaret; Gelato, Marie; Steigbigel, Roy Clinical infectious diseases : an official publication of the Infectious Diseases Society of America 2006 Oct;43(8):1084-5
  • Tuberculous otitis media: report of 2 cases on Long Island, N.Y., and a review of all cases reported in the United States from 1990 through 2003.
    Chirch, Lisa M; Ahmad, Khalid; Spinner, Warren; Jimenez, Victor E; Donelan, Susan V; Smouha, Eric Ear, nose, & throat journal 2005 Aug;84(8):488, 490, 492 passim
  • Lepromatous leprosy reversal reaction.
    Chirch, Lisa M; Jimenez, Victor E The Lancet. Infectious diseases 2005 Jan;5(1):64

Letters

Title or AbstractTypeSponsor/EventDate/YearLocation
The immunology of opportunistic infectionsTalkFlushing Hospital Department of Medicine Noon Conference2011Flushing Hospital
Review of New York State HIV Testing Law and Antiretroviral therapyTalkStony Brook University Medical Center Department of Family Medicine Grand Rounds2011Stony Brook University
Appropriate use and monitoring of vancomycin for the treatment of Staphylococcus aureus bacteremiaPosterSHEA 2011 21st Annual Scientific Meeting2011Dallas
Aging and HIV infectionTalkSuffolk County Department of Health Biannual HIV update2010Suffolk County Department of Health
Update on HIV Testing Law in New York StateTalkSouth Nassau Communities Hospital Department of Family Medicine Grand Rounds2010South Nassau Communities Hospital
HIV and renal diseaseTalkSuffolk County Department of Health Biannual HIV update2010Suffolk County Department of Health
Opportunistic Infections in HIV/AIDSTalkFlushing Hospital Department of Medicine Noon Conference2010Flushing Hospital
HIV and Maintaining Wellness. Interview on WLIU, “In the Morning” with Bonne Grice, National Public Radio. TalkSouthampton Hospital World AIDS Day Commemoration2009Southampton Hospital
Tuberculosis in HIV/AIDSTalkSuffolk County Department of Health Biannual HIV update2009Suffolk County Department of Health
Update on the Medical Management of HIV InfectionTalkLong Island City Floating Hospital Grand Rounds2009Long Island City Floating Hospital
Update on Newer Antibiotics: Mechanisms, Indications, ToxicitiesTalkLong Island Geriatric Education Center Infectious Diseases Conference2009Long Island Geriatric Education Center
Cardiovascular events in HIV: role of abacavir, tenofovir, and inflammationPoster47th Annual Meeting of the IDSA2009Philadelphia
Diagnosis, Management, and Prevention of Hepatitis BTalkSouth Nassau Communities Hospital Department of Family Medicine Grand Rounds2008South Nassau Communities Hospital
HIV and Hepatitis B Co-infectionTalkSuffolk County Department of Health Biannual HIV Update2008Suffolk County Department of Health
Diagnosis and Management of Hepatitis C InfectionTalkSouth Nassau Communities Hospital Department of Family Medicine Grand Rounds2008South Nassau Communities Hospital
HIV and Hepatitis C Co-infectionTalkSuffolk County Department of Health Biannual HIV Update2008Suffolk County Department of Health
Update on the Global EpidemicTalkSouthampton Hospital World AIDS Day Commemoration2007Southampton Hospital
Elevated pro-inflammatory cytokines and cellular activation in HIV-infected patients with lipoatrophyPoster44th Annual Meeting of the IDSA2006Toronto
Effects of Smoking on Lipodystrophy and Immune ActivationPoster43rd Annual Meeting of the IDSA2005San Francisco
Factors associated with clinical lipoatrophy in an HIV-infected cohortPoster42nd Annual Meeting of the IDSA2004Boston
Central Line Related Bloodstream Infections at a University Hospital; Contributing FactorsTalkRegional American College of Physicians Meeting2002Washington, D.C.