Helen C Koenig, MD, MPH

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Associate Professor of Clinical Medicine
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

Hebel S, Kahn-Woods E, Enghuus C, Koenig H, Lalley-Chareczko L, Radix A, Daughtridge G: Disparities in PrEP Uptake and Adherence among Cisgender Women using a Pharmacologic Measure. Oral presentation at IDWeek, Philadelphia, PA Oct 2020.

Young LB, Lalley-Chareczko L, Clark D, Ramos MT, Nahan RA, Troutman GS, Cantor R, DiFlavis L, Koenig HC: Correlation of pre-exposure prophylaxis adherence to a mental health diagnosis or experience of childhood trauma in high-risk youth. Int J STD AIDS 5: 440-446, Apr 2020.

Daughtridge G, Hebel S, Kahn-Woods E, Larabee L, Lalley-Chareczko L, Van Buskirk G, Shaw H, Culler J, Wallace J, Koenig HC: Disparities in PrEP uptake and adherence: implementation of routine adherence monitoring in Philadelphia PrEP clinic. Poster presentation at International Workshop on HIV & Women, Boston, MA March 2020.

Wood S, Dowshen N, Bauermeister JA, Lalley-Chareczko L, Franklin J, Petsis D, Swyryn M, Barnett K, Weissman GE, Koenig HC, Gross R: Social Support Networks Among Young Men and Transgender Women of Color Receiving HIV Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis. J Adolesc Health 66(3): 268-274, March 2020.

Short WR, Nambiar PH, Parker AR, Mohammad E, Abernethy J, Cimino C, Koenig HC, Momplaisir F, Binkley A: Prevalence of Polypharmacy and Medication use Contraindicated during Pregnancy among a Cohort of Women Living with HIV who are of Childbearing Age, 2016-2017. Oral presentation at International Workshop on HIV & Women, Boston, MA March 2020.

Lalley-Chareczko L, Hiserodt E, Moorthy G, Zuppa AF, Mounzer K, Koenig H: Urine Assay to Measure Tenofovir Concentrations in Patients Taking Tenofovir Alafenamide. Front. Pharmacol 11: 286, March 2020.

Wood S, Gross R, Shea JA, Bauermeister JA, Franklin J, Petsis D, Swyryn M, Lalley-Chareczko L, Koenig HC, Dowshen N: Barriers and Facilitators of PrEP Adherence for Young Men and Transgender Women of Color. AIDS Behavior 23(10): 2719-2729, Oct 2019.

Abernethy J, Binkley A, Cimino C, Koenig H, Short WR: Prescription Drug Use Among Women with HIV who are of Childbearing Potential. Poster presentation at IDWeek 2019, Washington, DC October 2019.

Medich M, Swendeman DT, Comulada WS, Kao UH, Myers JJ, Brooks RA; Special Projects of National Significance Social Media Initiative Study Group: Promising Approaches for Engaging Youth and Young Adults Living with HIV in HIV Primary Care using Social Media and Mobile Technology Interventions: Protocol for the SPNS Social Media Initiative. J Med Internet Res - Res Protoc 8(8): e15660, Sep 9 2019.

Jayaraman S, Lalley-Chareczko L, Williams S, Clark D, Conyngham C, Koenig HC: Why do HIV PrEP patients become lost-to-care and how can we improve PrEP retention?” HIV/AIDS Res Treat Open Journal 6(1): 10-21, July 2019.

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Last updated: 11/17/2020
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