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Lillian Brown, MD, PhD

Title(s)Assistant Professor, Medicine
SchoolSchool of Medicine
Phone415-476-4082
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    Harvard UniversityBA2001Biology
    University of North CarolinaPhD2010School of Public Health, Epidemiology
    University of North CarolinaM.D.2012School of Medicine
    University of California San FranciscoInternship2013Medicine
    University of California San FranciscoResidency2014Medicine
    University of California San FranciscoFellowshipInfectious Diseases
    University of California, San Francisco, CA2019Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Champion Training
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    UCSF2018Center for AIDS Research Excellence in Behavioral Research
    UCSF2019Teri Liegler Young Scientist Career Award

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    My research focuses on improving clinical outcomes among HIV-infected youth in sub-Saharan Africa and to study social network-informed approaches to support engagement in HIV care and improve HIV treatment outcomes.

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    Leveraging Social Networks to Improve Retention in Care and Viral Suppression Among HIV-infected Youth in East Africa
    NIH/NIMH K23MH116810Jul 5, 2018 - Jun 30, 2023
    Role: Principal Investigator
    A Randomized Trial of HIV Partner Notification in Malawi
    NIH/NIMH F30MH085431Nov 16, 2008 - Nov 15, 2012
    Role: Principal Investigator

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    1. Kwarisiima D, Atukunda M, Owaraganise A, Chamie G, Clark T, Kabami J, Jain V, Byonanebye D, Mwangwa F, Balzer LB, Charlebois E, Kamya MR, Petersen M, Havlir DV, Brown LB. Hypertension control in integrated HIV and chronic disease clinics in Uganda in the SEARCH study. BMC Public Health. 2019 May 06; 19(1):511. PMID: 31060545.
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    2. Ayieko J, Petersen ML, Charlebois ED, Brown LB, Clark TD, Kwarisiima D, Kamya MR, Cohen CR, Bukusi EA, Havlir DV, Van Rie A. A Patient-Centered Multicomponent Strategy for Accelerated Linkage to Care Following Community-Wide HIV Testing in Rural Uganda and Kenya. J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr. 2019 Apr 01; 80(4):414-422. PMID: 30807481.
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    3. Brown LB, Getahun M, Ayieko J, Kwarisiima D, Owaraganise A, Atukunda M, Olilo W, Clark T, Bukusi EA, Cohen CR, Kamya MR, Petersen ML, Charlebois ED, Havlir DV, Camlin CS. Factors predictive of successful retention in care among HIV-infected men in a universal test-and-treat setting in Uganda and Kenya: A mixed methods analysis. PLoS One. 2019; 14(1):e0210126. PMID: 30673744.
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    4. Ayieko J, Petersen ML, Charlebois ED, Brown LB, Clark TD, Kwarisiima D, Kamya MR, Cohen CR, Bukusi EA, Havlir DV, Van Rie A. A patient-centered multi-component strategy for accelerated linkage to care following community-wide HIV testing in rural Uganda and Kenya. J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr. 2018 Dec 20. PMID: 30585857.
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    5. Shade SB, Osmand T, Luo A, Aine R, Assurah E, Mwebaza B, Mwai D, Owaraganise A, Mwangwa F, Ayieko J, Black D, Brown LB, Clark TD, Kwarisiima D, Thirumurthy H, Cohen CR, Bukusi EA, Charlebois ED, Balzer L, Kamya MR, Petersen ML, Havlir DV, Jain V. Costs of streamlined HIV care delivery in rural Ugandan and Kenyan clinics in the SEARCH Studys. AIDS. 2018 Sep 24; 32(15):2179-2188. PMID: 30134294.
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    6. Ayieko J, Brown L, Anthierens S, Van Rie A, Getahun M, Charlebois ED, Petersen ML, Clark TD, Kamya MR, Cohen CR, Bukusi EA, Havlir DV, Camlin CS. "Hurdles on the path to 90-90-90 and beyond": Qualitative analysis of barriers to engagement in HIV care among individuals in rural East Africa in the context of test-and-treat. PLoS One. 2018; 13(8):e0202990. PMID: 30161172.
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    7. Brown LB, Ayieko J, Mwangwa F, Owaraganise A, Kwarisiima D, Jain V, Ruel T, Clark T, Black D, Chamie G, Bukusi EA, Cohen CR, Kamya MR, Petersen ML, Charlebois ED, Havlir DV. Predictors of Retention in HIV Care Among Youth (15-24) in a Universal Test-and-Treat Setting in Rural Kenya. J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr. 2017 09 01; 76(1):e15-e18. PMID: 28394821.
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    8. Brown LB, Havlir DV, Ayieko J, Mwangwa F, Owaraganise A, Kwarisiima D, Jain V, Ruel T, Clark T, Chamie G, Bukusi EA, Cohen CR, Kamya MR, Petersen ML, Charlebois ED. High levels of retention in care with streamlined care and universal test and treat in East Africa. AIDS. 2016 11 28; 30(18):2855-2864. PMID: 27603290.
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    9. Brown L, Langelier C, Reid MJ, Rutishauser RL, Strnad L. Antimicrobial Resistance: A Call to Action! Clin Infect Dis. 2017 01 01; 64(1):106-107. PMID: 27794024.
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    10. Kamanga G, Brown L, Jawati P, Chiwanda D, Nyirenda N. Maximizing HIV partner notification opportunities for index patients and their sexual partners in Malawi. Malawi Med J. 2015 Dec; 27(4):140-4. PMID: 26955435.
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    11. Shaboltas AV, Skochilov RV, Brown LB, Elharrar VN, Kozlov AP, Hoffman IF. The feasibility of an intensive case management program for injection drug users on antiretroviral therapy in St. Petersburg, Russia. Harm Reduct J. 2013 Sep 05; 10:15. PMID: 24006958.
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    12. Rutstein SE, Brown LB, Biddle AK, Wheeler SB, Kamanga G, Mmodzi P, Nyirenda N, Mofolo I, Rosenberg NE, Hoffman IF, Miller WC. Cost-effectiveness of provider-based HIV partner notification in urban Malawi. Health Policy Plan. 2014 Jan; 29(1):115-26. PMID: 23325584.
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    13. Brown LB, Miller WC, Kamanga G, Kaufman JS, Pettifor A, Dominik RC, Nyirenda N, Mmodzi P, Mapanje C, Martinson F, Cohen MS, Hoffman IF. Predicting partner HIV testing and counseling following a partner notification intervention. AIDS Behav. 2012 Jul; 16(5):1148-55. PMID: 22120879.
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    14. Rosenberg NE, Kamanga G, Phiri S, Nsona D, Pettifor A, Rutstein SE, Kamwendo D, Hoffman IF, Keating M, Brown LB, Ndalama B, Fiscus SA, Congdon S, Cohen MS, Miller WC. Detection of acute HIV infection: a field evaluation of the determine® HIV-1/2 Ag/Ab combo test. J Infect Dis. 2012 Feb 15; 205(4):528-34. PMID: 22207651.
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    15. Brown LB, Miller WC, Kamanga G, Nyirenda N, Mmodzi P, Pettifor A, Dominik RC, Kaufman JS, Mapanje C, Martinson F, Cohen MS, Hoffman IF. HIV partner notification is effective and feasible in sub-Saharan Africa: opportunities for HIV treatment and prevention. J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr. 2011 Apr 15; 56(5):437-42. PMID: 22046601; PMCID: PMC3207356.
    16. Kamanga G, Mhango C, Brown L. Viewpoint: Gentamicin for treatment of gonococcal urethritis in Malawi. Malawi Med J. 2010 Sep; 22(3):63-4. PMID: 21977848.
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    17. Tucker JD, Bu J, Brown LB, Yin YP, Chen XS, Cohen MS. Accelerating worldwide syphilis screening through rapid testing: a systematic review. Lancet Infect Dis. 2010 Jun; 10(6):381-6. PMID: 20510278.
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    18. Hosseinipour MC, Kumwenda JJ, Weigel R, Brown LB, Mzinganjira D, Mhango B, Eron JJ, Phiri S, van Oosterhout JJ. Second-line treatment in the Malawi antiretroviral programme: high early mortality, but good outcomes in survivors, despite extensive drug resistance at baseline. HIV Med. 2010 Sep; 11(8):510-8. PMID: 20345885.
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    19. Brown LB, Krysiak R, Kamanga G, Mapanje C, Kanyamula H, Banda B, Mhango C, Hoffman M, Kamwendo D, Hobbs M, Hosseinipour MC, Martinson F, Cohen MS, Hoffman IF. Neisseria gonorrhoeae antimicrobial susceptibility in Lilongwe, Malawi, 2007. Sex Transm Dis. 2010 Mar; 37(3):169-72. PMID: 19901860.
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    20. Samuel JC, Akinkuotu A, Villaveces A, Charles AG, Lee CN, Hoffman IF, Miller WC, Baloyi P, Hoffman M, Brown LB, Muyco AP. Epidemiology of injuries at a tertiary care center in Malawi. World J Surg. 2009 Sep; 33(9):1836-41. PMID: 19597877; PMCID: PMC3290404.
    21. van Oosterhout JJ, Brown L, Weigel R, Kumwenda JJ, Mzinganjira D, Saukila N, Mhango B, Hartung T, Phiri S, Hosseinipour MC. Diagnosis of antiretroviral therapy failure in Malawi: poor performance of clinical and immunological WHO criteria. Trop Med Int Health. 2009 Aug; 14(8):856-61. PMID: 19552661.
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    22. Chilongozi D, Wang L, Brown L, Taha T, Valentine M, Emel L, Sinkala M, Kafulafula G, Noor RA, Read JS, Brown ER, Goldenberg RL, Hoffman I. Morbidity and mortality among a cohort of human immunodeficiency virus type 1-infected and uninfected pregnant women and their infants from Malawi, Zambia, and Tanzania. Pediatr Infect Dis J. 2008 Sep; 27(9):808-14. PMID: 18679152.
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    23. Brown LB, Streeten EA, Shapiro JR, McBride D, Shuldiner AR, Peyser PA, Mitchell BD. Genetic and environmental influences on bone mineral density in pre- and post-menopausal women. Osteoporos Int. 2005 Dec; 16(12):1849-56. PMID: 15997421; PMCID: PMC4049290.
    24. Brown LB, Streeten EA, Shuldiner AR, Almasy LA, Peyser PA, Mitchell BD. Assessment of sex-specific genetic and environmental effects on bone mineral density. Genet Epidemiol. 2004 Sep; 27(2):153-61. PMID: 15305331.
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