Judith Feinberg, MD (Clinical Research Site Leader, Co-Prinicipal Investigator)
Judith Feinberg, MD, is well known for her clinical research in HIV infection and for her expertise in designing and conducting multi-center treatment trials. As an American Academy of HIV Medicine-credentialed HIV specialist, she serves as the co-principal investigator of the NIH-funded AIDS Clinical Trials Unit and as Leader of the Clinical Research Site (CRS) at the University of Cincinnati ACTU. Feinberg joined the department of internal medicine at UC in 1995. She specializes in HIV/AIDS, HIV resistance, antiretroviral therapy and clinical trials methodology.
Carl Fichtenbaum, MD (Principal Investigator)
Carl Fichtenbaum, MD, professor of clinical medicine, is principal investigator of the AIDS Clinical Trials Unit at the University of Cincinnati (UC). He also serves as associate program director for the Internal Medicine Residency Program and directs the Resident Research Program and Clinical Scientists Training Program in UC's department of internal medicine. Fichtenbaum joined the UC faculty in 1998. His clinical expertise is in HIV infection, infections in transplant patients and osteomyelitits. Fichtenbaum's research focuses on HIV/complications of antiretroviral therapy with an emphasis on dyslipidemia and cardiovascular complications. Other research interests include HIV treatment, immune reconstitution syndrome in HIV, translational research and clinical trials. Fichtenbaum has been elected to the American College of Physicians, American Academy of Pediatrics, and the Infectious Diseases Society of America. His published works include approximately 93 articles, various reviews, book chapters and letters.
Jaime Robertson, MD
Jaime Robertson, MD is an assistant professor of clinical medicine, joined the Infectious Diseases Center and department of internal medicine, division of infectious diseases faculty in 2007. Robertson earned an MD from the University of Oklahoma School of Medicine. He completed an internal medicine residency and infectious diseases fellowship at the University of Cincinnati College of Medicine. Robertson's clinical research focus is in analcarcinoma screening and translational research related to HIV.
Jen Forrester, MD
Jennifer Forrester, MD is an assistant professor of clinical medicine, is the newest member of the IDC staff and may be our most "viewed." She and her husband, also a faculty member at UC, appeared in "10 Grand in Your Hand," on the DIY Network. Forrester completed her internal medicine residency and infectious diseases fellowship at the University of Cincinnati College of Medicine. Her specialty interests are in the treatment of HIV and women with HIV.
Kenneth E. Sherman, MD, PhD (Hepatology)
Ken Sherman, MD, PhD, is a Gould Professor and director of the digestive diseases division, joined the University of Cincinnati College of Medicine in 1994. Sherman received his PhD from Rutgers University in 1980 and his MD degree from George Washington University in 1985. He is chair of the ACTG Hepatitis Committee, leads several national and international study groups and serves on the editorial boards of numerous journals. Sherman's clinical and research interests include viral hepatitis (A,B,C,E), liver disease in immunosuppressed populations (HIV) and autoimmune hepatitis.