Douglas Krakower

Recent Contributions

Reply to Announcing the PLOS VMMC Collection published on May 6th

May 24, 2014
I would be curious to hear more about what others think about task shifting as part of broad implementation efforts? This seems like a logical approach, and the paper suggesting that medical doctors would support task shifting to nurses is encouraging. Do any others have experience with this sort of ...

Reply to [ARCHIVED] Managing Health Care Delivery: Your expertise

Sept. 8, 2013
Dear Panel, I would like to add my thoughts about #5 above in advance of the larger discourse. I think that GHD should regularly assess the needs of the online community by asking (1) open ended questions about what information and support would be most helpful to its members, (2) ...

Long acting antiretroviral medications for treatment and prevention

Feb. 19, 2013
Dear all, There are several early stage antiretroviral formulations that are being developed with very long half lives, such as rilpivirine (as an injection; see this CROI abstract from 2012 at http://www.retroconference.org/2012b/Abstracts/44600.htm) and a new integrase inhibitor . These medications could potentially allow for infrequent dosing (e.g., monthly injections) for ...
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Adherence and Retention PreP treatment as prevention

Reply to Introductions

Nov. 29, 2012
Hi Marie, I am an Infectious Diseases physician in Boston, and I am interested in understanding ways to optimize patient-provider communication and clinical decision-making regarding HIV prevention interventions. My current focus is optimizing HIV preexposure prophylaxis (PrEP) in "real world" clinical settings. Hope to be a part of a stimulating ...

Reply to Introductions

Nov. 29, 2012
Hi Marie, I am an Infectious Diseases physician in Boston, and I am interested in understanding ways to optimize patient-provider communication and clinical decision-making regarding HIV prevention interventions. My current focus is optimizing HIV preexposure prophylaxis (PrEP) in "real world" clinical settings. Hope to be a part of a stimulating ...


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