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Michael H. Augenbraun, MD, FACP, FIDSA

Professor of Medicine
Chief, Infectious Diseases Division

Education and Training:

Position held:

  • Professor of Medicine, SUNY Downstate College of Medicine
  • Professor of Epidemiology, SUNY Downstate School of Public Health
  • Division Chief, SUNY Downstate Health Sciences University & Kings County Hospital Center

Internal Medicine Residency:

  • North Shore University Hospital / Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, 1988


  • Infectious Diseases, SUNY Downstate Health Sciences University, 1988-1990

Medical School:

  • University of Rochester, 1985


  • History University of Rochester, 1981

Career / Research Interests:

STDs, Syphilis, Herpes, Hepatitis C, HIV

  • French AL, Hotton A, Young M, Nowicki M, Augenbraun M, Anastos K, Seaberg E, Rosenberg W, Peters MG. Isolated Hepatitis B Core Antibody Status is not Associated with Accelerated Liver Disease Progression in HIV/Hepatitis C Coinfection. J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr. 2016 Feb 24. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 26918547.
  • Kerzerho J, McIlvaine EJ, Anthony P, Mack WJ, Wang CH, Frederick T, Operskalski E, Chen Z, Al-Harthi L, Landay A, Young MA, Tien PC, Augenbraun M, Strickler HD, Akbari O, Golub ET, Sharp GB, Kovacs A. Impact of Hepatitis C Virus on the Circulating Levels of IL-7 in HIV-1 Coinfected Women. J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr. 2016 Feb 1;71(2):172-80. doi: 10.1097/QAI.0000000000000832. PubMed PMID: 26761519; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC4712709.
  • Peters MG, Bacchetti P, Boylan R, French AL, Tien PC, Plankey MW, Glesby MJ, Augenbraun M, Golub ET, Karim R, Parkes J, Rosenberg W. Enhanced liver fibrosis marker as a noninvasive predictor of mortality in HIV/hepatitis C virus-coinfected women from a multicenter study of women with or at risk for HIV. AIDS. 2016 Mar 13;30(5):723-9. doi: 10.1097/QAD.0000000000000975. PubMed PMID: 26595542; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC4802865.
  • Baxi SM, Greenblatt RM, Bacchetti P, Jin C, French AL, Keller MJ, Augenbraun MH, Gange SJ, Liu C, Mack WJ, Gandhi M; Women's Interagency HIV Study (WIHS). Nevirapine Concentration in Hair Samples Is a Strong Predictor of Virologic Suppression in a Prospective Cohort of HIV-Infected Patients. PLoS One. 2015 Jun 8;10(6):e0129100. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0129100. eCollection 2015. PubMed PMID: 26053176; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC4460031.
  • Kuniholm MH, Xie X, Anastos K, Kaplan RC, Xue X, Kovacs A, Peters MG, Seaberg EC, French AL, Young MA, Augenbraun M, Martinson JA, Bush KA, Landay AL, Strickler HD. Association of chronic hepatitis C infection with T-cell phenotypes in HIV-negative and HIV-positive women. J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr. 2014 Nov 1;67(3):295-303. doi: 10.1097/QAI.0000000000000310. PubMed PMID: 25314250; PubMed