Baligh R Yehia, MD, MPP, MSc

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Adjunct Assistant Professor of Medicine
Department: Medicine

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BS (Biological Sciences)
University of Florida, 2003.
MD (Medicine)
University of Florida College of Medicine, 2006.
MPP (Public Policy)
Princeton University, 2012.
MSc (Health Policy Research)
University of Pennsylvania, 2012.
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Description of Clinical Expertise

Infectious Diseases, HIV, LGBT Health

Description of Research Expertise

Dr. Baligh Yehia is a physician executive working to improve patient care and our nation's healthcare systems. Over the course of his career, he has focused on promoting health equity and enhancing access to and engagement in care. A leading expert in HIV medicine, Dr. Yehia has published over 150 articles, abstracts, chapters, and white papers. He has made important contributions to the understanding of patient engagement in healthcare, and individual and environmental factors influencing access to and participation in care. Dedicated to improving the quality of healthcare delivery, Dr. Yehia has served in leadership positions at the highest levels of government, academics, and non-profits.

Selected Publications

Yehia BR, Fleishman JA, Metlay JP, Moore RD, Gebo KA: Sustained viral suppression in HIV-infected patients receiving antiretroviral therapy. JAMA 308(4): 339-42, Jul 2012.

Yehia BR, Schranz AJ, Umscheild C, Lo Re III V: The Treatment Cascade for Chronic Hepatitis C Virus Infection in the United States: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis PLOS One Page: e101554, July 2014.

Eberhart M, Yehia BR, Hillier A, Voytek CD, Fiore DJ, Blank M, Frank I, Metzger DS, Brady KA: Individual and Community Factors Associated with Geographic Clusters of Poor HIV Care Retention and Poor Viral Suppression. JAIDS Page: Suppl 1:S37-43. May 2015.

Yehia BR, Stephens-Shield A, Fleishman JA, Berry SA, Agwu AL, Metlay JP, Moore RD, Mathews WC, Nijawan A, Rutstein R, Gaur AH, Gebo KA: The HIV Care Continuum: Changes Over Time in Retention in Care and Viral Suppression. PLOS One 10(6): e0129376, Jun 2015.

Yehia BR, Stephens-Shield A, Momplaisir F, Taylor L, Gross R, Dube B, Glanz K, Brady KA: Health Outcomes of HIV-Infected People with Mental Illness AIDS and Behavior 19(8): 1491-500, Aug 2015.

Yehia BR, Fleishman JA, Moore RD, Gebo KA: Retention in care and health outcomes of transgender persons living with HIV. Clin Infect Dis 57(5): 774-6, Sep 2013.

Yehia BR, Fleishman JA, Metlay JP, Korthuis PT, Agwu AL, Berry SA, Moore RD, Gebo KA; HIV Research Network: Comparing different measures of retention in outpatient HIV care. AIDS 24(6): 279-77, Jun 2012.

Fleishman JA, Yehia BR, Moore RD, Korthuis PT, Gebo KA: Establishment, Retention, and Loss to Follow-Up in Outpatient HIV Care. JAIDS 60(3): 249-259, Jul 2012.

Yehia BR, Mehta JM, Ciuffetelli D, Moore RD, Pham PA, Metlay JP, Gebo KA: Antiretroviral Medication Errors Remain High but Are Quickly Corrected Among Hospitalized HIV-Infected Adults. Clin Infect Dis 55(4): 593-9, Aug 2012.

Yehia BR, Kangovi S, and Frank I: Patients in Transition: Avoiding Detours on the Road to HIV Treatment Success. AIDS 27(10): 1529-33, Jun 2013 Notes: Editorial.

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