Lara Strick, MD, MS, spends the majority of her time working as an Infectious Disease physician for the Washington State Department of Corrections, mainly seeing patients with viral hepatitis and HIV. She is also co-chair of the state prison system’s Infection Prevention Program, which includes a risk reduction program to prevent new viral hepatitis and HIV infection.
Dr Strick is a Clinical Assistant Professor at the University of Washington and spends ½ day per week at Harborview Medical Center’s federally funded community HIV Clinic. In addition, she gives University students and residents the opportunity to see patients in the prison setting. She is a member of the National Hepatitis Corrections Network coordinated by the Hepatitis Education Project. The rest of her time is spent working for the Mountain West AIDS Education & Training Center as the Corrections Program Director. She provides clinical education to providers in the Mountain West region of the United States regarding HIV and viral hepatitis, especially in the correctional setting.
Lastly, she has an HIV preceptorship available in the correctional setting and teaches medical students about correctional medicine.