Physician Profile

Kevin D. Dieckhaus, M.D.

Associate Professor of Medicine
Chief, Division of Infectious Diseases
Office Locations:

Infectious Diseases
UConn Health
Dowling North Medical Building
263 Farmington Avenue
Farmington, CT 06030
860-679-4225
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Board Certifications:
  • Internal Medicine
  • Infectious Disease
Education and Training:
TrainingInstitutionMajor/Specialty
Undergraduate SchoolUniversity of MissouriBiology
Medical SchoolUniversity of MissouriMedicine
ResidencyYale-New Haven HospitalInternal Medicine, Categorical Internal Medicine Program
FellowshipUniversity of Connecticut School of MedicineInfectious Diseases
PostdoctoralYale AIDS Clinical Trials UnitAIDS Clinical Trials
Hospital Affiliation:
  • John Dempsey Hospital
Honors and Awards:
Name of Award/HonorAwarding Organization
U.S. News and World Report Top DoctorU.S. News and World Report
Excellence in Teaching AwardUniversity of Connecticut School of Medicine
Leonard Tow Humanism in Medicine AwardUniversity of Connecticut School of Medicine
“Best Doctors” Designation, Infectious DiseasesHartford Magazine
Excellence in Teaching AwardUniversity of Connecticut School of Medicine
“Best Doctors” Designation, Infectious DiseasesHartford Magazine
“Best Doctors” Designation, Infectious DiseasesHartford Magazine
Volunteerism and Community Service AwardAmerican College of Physicians
“Best Doctors” Designation, Infectious DiseasesHartford Magazine
Clinical Interests:

I see patients for general infectious diseases consultations, HIV/AIDS management, and international and immunization consultations. I oversee several grants that support HIV/AIDS care and treatment at the UConn Health Center's HIV clinic.

Research Interests:

HIV/AIDS: Adherence to HAART therapy, antiviral resistance.
International Medicine: Public Health Programs, Syphilis, HIV/AIDS, Brucellosis, MRSA, AIDS orphan support.

Selected Publications:


Peer Reviewed Publications

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.

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.

Computer-based intervention in HIV clinical care setting improves antiretroviral adherence: the LifeWindows Project. Fisher, Jeffrey D; Amico, K Rivet; Fisher, William A; Cornman, Deborah H; Shuper, Paul A; Trayling, Cynthia; Redding, Caroline; Barta, William; Lemieux, Anthony F; Altice, Frederick L; Dieckhaus, Kevin; Friedland, Gerald; Altice, Frederick L; Amico, K Rivet; Barta, William; Cornman, Deborah H; Diekhaus, Kevin; Ferrer, Rebecca A; Fisher, Jeffrey D; Fisher, William A; Friedland, Gerald; Lemieux, Anthony F; Norton, Wynne; Portnoy, David; Redding, Caroline; Shuper, Paul A; Strickler, Zoe; Trayling, Cynthia; Dieckhaus, Kevin; Friedland, Gerald; Redding, Caroline; Ross, Jack; Trayling, Cynthia; Colon, Richard; Villanueva, Merceditas; Wagner, Krystn; Weissman, Sharon; Altice, Frederick L; Rivet Amico, K; Cornman, Deborah H; Fisher, Jeffrey D; Fisher, William A; Shuper, Paul A; Amico, K Rivet; Fisher, Jeffrey D; Fisher, William A; Shuper, Paul A; Trayling, Cynthia; Altice, Frederick L; Amico, K Rivet; Cornman, Deborah H; Fisher, Jeffrey D; Fisher, William A; Friedland, Gerald; Shuper, Paul A; Amico, K Rivet; Altice, Frederick L; Amico, K Rivet; Cornman, Deborah H; Fisher, Jeffrey D; Fisher, William A; Amico, K Rivet; Barta, William; Cornman, Deborah H; Ferrer, Rebecca; Fisher, Jeffrey D; Lemieux, Anthony F; Norton, Wynne; Redding, Caroline; Shuper, Paul A; Trayling, Cynthia; Colon, Richard; Altice, Frederick L; Amico, K Rivet; Cornman, Deborah H; Dieckhaus, Kevin; Fisher, Jeffrey D; Friedland, Gerald; Redding, Caroline; Ross, Jack; Shuper, Paul A; Trayling, Cynthia; Colon, Richard; Villanueva, Merceditas; Wagner, Krystn; Weissman, Sharon. (2011). AIDS and behavior, 8, (15), 1635-46.

Group-based randomized trial of contingencies for health and abstinence in HIV patients. Petry, Nancy M; Weinstock, Jeremiah; Alessi, Sheila M; Lewis, Marilyn W; Dieckhaus, Kevin. (2010). Journal of consulting and clinical psychology, 1, (78), 89-97.