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Valerianna K. Amorosa, M.D.

Associate Professor of Clinical Medicine
Attending Physician, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Chief, Infectious Diseases Section, Philadelphia Veteran's Administration Medical Center, University of Pennsylvania
Associate Program Director for Internal Medicine Residency, VA Site Director, University of Pennsylvania
Department: Medicine

Contact information
Philadelphia Veteran's Administration Medical Center,
Department of Medicine
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Office: 215-823-5800
Education:
B.A. (Molecular Biology Cum Laude)
Princeton University, 1993.
M.D.
Washington University in St. Louis, 1998.
Post-Graduate Training
Internship, Department of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, 1998-1999.
Resident in Medicine, Department of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, 1999-2001.
Postdoctoral Researcher, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, 2001-2001.
Infectious Diseases Fellowship, University of Pennsylvania, 2002-2004.
Certifications
ABIM, Internal Medicine , 2011.
ABIM, Infectious Diseases, 2014.
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Description of Research Expertise

Clinical research in HIV, HCV coinfection

Description of Clinical Expertise

HIV, HIV/HCV coinfection

Selected Publications

Hill A, Roberts T, Amorosa V, Pourmand K, Matthews G, Cooke G, Khan H, Cohn J. : Can HCV antigen testing replace HCV RNA analysis, for monitoring of DAA-based treatment for Hepatitis C? AASLD November 2015.

Gowda C, Sheikh U, Maier A, Chang KM, Kaplan DE, Lo Re III V, Amorosa V : Identifying barriers and potential strategies to improve HCC surveillance for HBV-infected veterans IDSA Oct 2015.

Cohn J, Roberts T, Amorosa V, Lemoine M, Hill A. : Simplified diagnostic monitoring for hepatitis C, in the new era of direct-acting antiviral treatment. Curr Opin HIV AIDS. July 2015.

Ogdie A, Pang WG, Forde KA, Samir BD, Mulugeta L, Chang KM, Kaplan DE, Amorosa VK, Kostman JR, Reddy RK, Schumacher RH, Lo Re V 3rd.: Prevalence and risk factors for patient-reported joint pain among patients with HIV/hepatitis C coinfection, hepatitis C monoinfection, and HIV monoinfection. BMC Musculoskelet Disord. 16(19): 93, Apr 2015.

Gluckman S, Amorosa V, Dummer S, Gordon S: ABIM Update in Infectious Diseases. ABIM Feb 2015.

Gowda C, Compher C, Amorosa VK, Lo Re V 3rd.: Association between chronic hepatitis C virus infection and low muscle mass in US adults. J Viral Hepat. (eds.). 21(12): 938-43, Dec 2014.

Shah NN, Harrison N, Stonecypher M, Frank D, Amorosa V, Svoboda J.: Extracavitary primary effusion lymphoma initially presenting with hemophagocytic lymphohistocytosis . Clin Lymphoma Myeloma Leuk. 14(5), Oct 2014.

Gowda C, Compher C, Amorosa VK, Lo Re V 3rd: Association between chronic hepatitis C virus infection and low muscle mass in US adults J Viral Hepat Page: 12273, July 2014.

Cho H, Kikuchi M, Li Y, Nakamoto N, Amorosa VK, Valiga ME, Chang KM. : Induction of Multiple Immune Regulatory Pathways with Differential Impact in HCV/HIV Coinfection. Front Immunol. 8(5), Jul 2014.

Cho H, Kikuchi M, Li Y, Nakamoto N, Amorosa V, Valiga ME, Chang KM: Induction of Multiple Immune Regulatory Pathways with Differential Impact in HCV/HIV Coinfection. Front Immunol 5(265): 265, Jul 2014.

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Last updated: 09/01/2015
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