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

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 Health System, 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

  • Member, US Department of Health and Human Services Panel on Antiretroviral Guidelines for Adults and Adolescents, March 2014 through February 2018
  • Member, National Institutes of Health, Behavioral and Social Consequences of HIV/AIDS (BSCH) Study Section, July 2012 to June 2018
  • Committee Member, United States Food and Drug Administration Antiviral Drugs Advisory Committee, May 2011 through October 2014

Dr. Giordano's PubMed Link*

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