Professor of Medicine, Chief of Infectious Diseases, and MD Anderson Foundation Chair at Baylor College of Medicine
Dr. Giordano is a clinical and health services researcher who focuses on access and retention in care for adults with HIV infection, especially persons from minority and disadvantaged backgrounds. For 17 years, Dr. Giordano was the Medical Director of HIV Services for the Harris Health System, which operates the Thomas Street Health Center, one of the largest HIV clinics in the United States. He is also the chief of Clinical Effectiveness and Population Health at the Center for Innovation in Quality and Safety (IQuESt), a VA health services research center. He has studied numerous interventions to improve HIV outcomes, including routine universal HIV testing and peer mentoring for persons out of care. Dr. Giordano has had HIV research funding from NIH, CDC, HRSA, and VA. He is a voting member of the Department of Health and Human Services Panel on Antiretroviral Guidelines for Adults and Adolescents, which produces the most widely referenced HIV treatment guidelines in the United States.