Helen C Koenig, MD, MPH

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Professor of Clinical Medicine (Infectious Diseases)
Attending Physician, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Medical Director, MacGregor Infection Medicine & Travel Clinic, Perelman Center for Advanced Medicine, Philadelphia, PA
Department of Medicine Committee on Appointments and Promotions (COAP), Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Associate Chief of Ambulatory Care, Division of Infectious Diseases, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Medical Director, Ambulatory Operations, Department of Medicine, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Department: Medicine

Contact information
Division of Infectious Diseases
Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
MacGregor Infectious Disease Practice
3400 Civic Center Boulevard
South Pavilion 4th Floor
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Office: 215-662-6932
Fax: 215-662-7899
AB (Molecular Biology)
Princeton University, 1999.
Weill Cornell Medical College of Cornell University, 2003.
MPH (Public Health graduate training)
Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, 2009.
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Description of Clinical Expertise

HIV, HIV-hepatitis C coinfection, treatment of multi-drug resistant HIV, General Infectious Diseases, Hospital-Acquired Infections, general Infectious Diseases

Description of Research Expertise

HIV prevention

Selected Publications

Villavicencio A, Sanchez-Covarrubias AP, Ghadimi F, Nkwihoreze H, Zelada R, McKenzie B, Koenig HC, Momplaisir FM: Factors Associated with Time to COVID-19 Vaccination Among People with HIV. Poster presented at IDWeek National conference, Boston, MA Oct 2023.

Koehler K, Serafin D, Shaw H, Van Buskirk G, Hiserodt E, Lalley-Chareczko L, Taylor E, Koenig HC: A TeleHealth Programmatic Model for HIV Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis. Poster presentation at US Conference on HIV/AIDS (USCHA), Washington, D.C. Sep 2023.

Sonalkar S, Short WR, McAllister A, Kete C, Ingeno L, Fishman J, Koenig HC, Schreiber CA, Teitelman AM: Incorporating HIV Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis Care for Patients Seeking Induced Abortion and Pregnancy Loss Management. Womens Health Issues 32(4): 388-394, Jul-Aug 2022.

Bonett, S., Tam, V., Singapur, A., Min, J., Koenig, H., Wood, S.: Incidence of syphilis infection and syphilis-related care utilization among adolescents and young adults living with HIV. International Journal of STD and AIDS 33(2): 136-143, Feb 2022.

Bonett S, Tam V, Singapur A, Min J, Koenig HC, Wood SM: Incidence of syphilis infection and syphilis-related care utilization among adolescents and young adults living with HIV. International Journal of STD & AIDS Page: Online ahead of print, Nov 2021.

Liu P, Stewart L, Short W, Koenig H: Metrics of HIV Pre-exposure Prophylaxis (PrEP) Implementation before and after a Multidisciplinary Task Force at an Academic Institution. Quality Management in Healthcare 31(3): 170-175, June 2021.

Lee N, Kelly S, Koenig H, Lalley-Chareczko L, Van Buskirk, Chaiyachati K: Using automation enhanced bidirectional text messages in-between visits to identify barriers to HIV PrEP adherence: a pilot feasibility and acceptability study, poster presentation. Soc Gen Int Med, virtual conference April 2021.

Auchus A, Lalley-Chareczko L, Koenig H: Increasing PrEP Use In Cisgender Women Through Contextualization Within Sexual Wellness Services: An Intervention Pilot, poster presentation Int Workshop HIV & Women Conference (virtual) April 2021.

Hannaford A, Arens Y, Koenig H: Real-Time Monitoring and Point-of-Care Testing: A Review of the Current Landscape of PrEP Adherence Monitoring. Patient Preference and Adherence 15(5): 259-269, Feb 2021.

Wood SM, Morales KH, Metzger D, Davis A, Fiore D, Petsis D, Barnett K, Koenig HC, Dowshen N, Gross R, Frank I: Mental Health, Social Influences, and Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis (PrEP) Utilization among Men and Transgender Individuals Screening for HIV Prevention Trials. AIDS Behav 25(2): 524-531, Feb 2021.

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Last updated: 12/08/2023
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