Physician Profile

Lisa Marie Chirch, M.D., FIDSA

Associate Professor of Medicine, Infectious Diseases
Fellowship Director, Infectious Diseases
Office Locations:

Infectious Diseases
UConn Health
Outpatient Pavilion, 2nd Floor East
263 Farmington Avenue
Farmington, CT 06030
860-679-4225
Directions

Board Certifications:
  • Internal Medicine
  • Infectious Disease
Education and Training:
TrainingInstitutionMajor/Specialty
Undergraduate SchoolGeorgetown UniversitySpanish
Medical SchoolState University of New York Upstate Medical UniversityMedicine
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)
Honors and 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
Hospital Affiliation:
  • UConn John Dempsey Hospital
Research Interests:

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



Languages Other than English:
  • Spanish
Selected Publications:


Peer Reviewed Publications

Reply to: "Time to update guidelines on screening for latent tuberculosis infection in dermatologic patients being treated with tumor necrosis factor-alfa inhibitors". Chirch, Lisa; Dieckhaus, Kevin; Grant-Kels, Jane M. (2015). Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology, 4, (72), 743.

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. (2014). Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology, 1, (71), 11.e1-7; quiz 18-20.

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. (2014). Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology, 1, (71), 1.e1-8; quiz 1.e8-9, 10.

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. (2014). Current opinion in HIV and AIDS, 4, (9), 405-11.

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. (2014). Journal of virological methods, (204), 91-2.