Phyllis Tien


Phyllis C. Tien, MSc, MD. - Dr. Tien is Professor of Medicine in the Division of Infectious Diseases at the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) and a Staff Physician at the San Francisco Veterans Affairs Medical Center (SFVAMC). She completed her medical degree at the University of California, San Diego, medical residency and fellowship in Infectious Diseases and Geographic Medicine at Stanford University and a second fellowship in AIDS Prevention Studies at UCSF.  Since joining the faculty at UCSF, she has been engaged in research examining the contribution of HIV, HCV and associated perturbations in metabolic and inflammation parameters to long term organ injury.  She is a Principal Investigator of the Northern California site of the Women's Interagency HIV Study (WIHS), which is the largest and longest running prospective cohort of the progression of HIV infection in women in the US. She serves as the Chair of the WIHS Executive Committee, and an active member of the WIHS Metabolic, Vascular, and Hepatitis Working Groups.  She is currently Chair of the NIH AIDS Clinical Epidemiology (ACE) Study Section and member of the Department of Health and Human Services Antiretroviral Guidelines Panel and the VA HCV Treatment Considerations Panel