Physician Education: Bridging Clinical Research and Patient Care

Faculty Profile

Assistant Clinical Professor
Division of Infectious Diseases
Center for Clinical AIDS Research and Education
Department of Medicine
David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA
Los Angeles, California

Topics of Professional Interest:

HIV/HCV Coinfection, HCV

Committees and Organizations:

Investigator, AIDS Clinical Trials Group

Honors and Awards:

2013 20th Conference on Retroviruses and Opportunistic Infections (CROI) Young Investigator Award

Education:

2001 BA with Honors, Biology, Brown University

2005 MD, Brown Medical School

2005-2008 Internal Medicine Residency, University of California San Francisco

2009-2013 Infectious Diseases Fellowship, Special Training and Advanced Research (STAR) Program, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA

2013 Master of Science in Clinical Research, UCLA Department of Biomathematics

Selected Publications:

Chew KW, Javanbakht M, Clare LE, Bornfleth LD, Bhattacharya D, Gorbach PM, Blum ML. Low Prevalence of Hepatitis C Co-infection in Recently HIV-infected Minority Men Who Have Sex with Men in Los Angeles: A Cross-Sectional Study, BMC Infectious Diseases 2015;15(1):538.

Chew KW, Bhattacharya D, McGinnis KA, Horwich TB, Tseng C, Currier JS, Butt AA. Coronary heart disease risk by Framingham risk score in hepatitis C and HIV/hepatitis C coinfected persons. AIDS Research and Human Retroviruses 2015l;31(7):718-22. 

Chew KW, Hua L, Bhattacharya D, Butt AA, Bornfleth L, Chung RT, Andersen JW, Currier JS. The effect of hepatitis C virologic clearance on cardiovascular disease biomarkers in HIV/HCV coinfection. Open Forum Infectious Diseases 2014 Dec 3;1(3):ofu104. 

Chew KW, Bhattacharya D, McGinnis K, Currier JS, Butt AA. Performance of the Framingham Risk Score in Hepatitis C-infected Persons. 21st Conference on Retroviruses and Opportunistic Infections (CROI), Boston, MA, March 3-6, 2014, Abstract #1927.

Butt AA, Chew KW, Corey K, Chung RT, Butler J, Sherman KE, Freiberg MS, Erqou S. HCV Viremia and the Risk of Acute Myocardial Infarction at Various Lipid Levels. 21st Conference on Retroviruses and Opportunistic Infections (CROI), Boston, MA, March 3-6, 2014, Abstract #602.

Butt AA, Erqou S, Chew K, Chung R, Corey K, Freiberg MS, Butler J. Lipid Levels and the Risk of Acute Myocardial Infarction in Low Risk HCV Infected and Uninfected Men. 23rd Conference of the Asian Pacific Association for the Study of the Liver, Singapore, June 6-10, 2013.

Lassmann B, Arumugaswami V, Chew KW, Lewis MJ. A new system to measure and compare hepatitis C virus replication capacity using full-length, replication competent viruses. Journal of Virological Methods. doi: 10.1016/j.jviromet.2013.08.009. Epub 2013 Aug 27.

Chew KW, Yen IH, Li JZ, Winston LG. Predictors of pneumonia severity in HIV-infected adults admitted to an urban public hospital. AIDS Patient Care and STDs 2011;25(5):273-7. 

Chew KW, Allen SA, Taylor LE, Rich JD, Feller E. Pegylated interferon and ribavirin for male prisoners with chronic hepatitis C. Journal of Clinical Gastroenterology 2009;43(7):686-91. 

Presentations

An Advanced CME Live Course in HIV Pathogenesis, Antiretrovirals, and Other Selected Issues in HIV Disease Management