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Thomas Giordano, M.D., M.P.H.

Thomas Giordano, M.D., M.P.H.

Program Chief, Clinical Epidemiology & Comparative Effectiveness Program, Center for Innovations in Quality, Effectiveness and Safety, Michael E. DeBakey VA Medical Center

Associate Professor of Medicine, Department of Medicine, Section of Infectious Disease, Baylor College of Medicine

Medical Director of HIV Services and the Thomas Street Health Center, Harris County Hospital District, Houston


Phone: 713-794-8632

Phone: 713-791-1414 ext. 10369

Research Interests

  • Adherence and retention in HIV care
  • Ways to improve the effectiveness of the treatment of HIV/AIDS
  • Clinical epidemiology of HIV, hepatitis C infection, and HIV/hepatitis C co-infection
  • Racial disparity in outcomes in persons with HIV/AIDS


  • B.S., John Carroll University, Cleveland, Ohio
  • M.A., Cornell University, Ithaca, New York
  • M.D., Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland
  • M.P.H., University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston School of Public Health, Houston, Texas
  • Internship/Residency, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • Fellowship Infectious Diseases, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas

Awards and Activities

  • Core Clinical Faculty Member, International Antiviral Society-USA, 2010-present
  • Pharmacoepidemiology and Drug Safety Exceptional Reviewer 2004, 2006
  • Loan Repayment Program Recipient, NIH, 2003-2007

Dr. Giordano's PubMed Link*

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