Physician Education: Bridging Clinical Research and Patient Care

Faculty Profile

Associate Professor of Medicine
Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University
Providence, RI

Topics of Professional Interest:
  • Metabolic complications of HIV
  • HPV infections and HPV-associated diseases
Current Professional Summary:

Dr Kojic is the Medical Director of the Immunology Center at the Miriam Hospital and an Assistant Professor of Medicine at the Warren Alpert Medical School. She teaches outpatient HIV/ID care to medical students and residents, as well as a course in microbiology/infectious diseases. She is an attending physician at the Miriam Hospital. Dr Kojic’s research focuses on HPV/HIV coinfection in women, and she is a Principal Investigator of the Rhode Island site in the SUN study.

Committees and Organizations:
  • Member, Infectious Diseases Society of America (2000-present)
  • Member, SUN Study Committee (Study to Understand the Natural History of HIV and AIDS in the Era of Effective Therapy) (2004-present)
  • Member, National Institutes of Health, AIDS Clinical Trials Group (2004-present)
  • Member, National Institutes of Health, AIDS Clinical Trials Group, Women's Health Internetwork Scientific Committee (2009-present)
Honors and Awards:
  • Dean's Teaching Excellence Award, Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University (2010)
  • Co-Founder and Recipient of National Recognition from "HIV Plus" for establishing the 1st Menopause Clinic for HIV-positive women in the United States at The Miriam Hospital, an affiliate of Brown University (2005)
Education:
  • University of Iceland, MD, Medicine (1992)
  • University of Iceland Hospital, Residency/Chief Residency, Medicine and Surgery (1992-1996)
  • Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University, Residency/Chief Residency, Internal Medicine (1996-2000)
  • Baylor College of Medicine, Fellowship, Infectious Diseases (2000-2002)
  • Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University, Research Fellowship, HIV/AIDS (2002-2003)
  • Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University, Research Fellowship, HIV and Cancer (2007-2009)
Selected Publications:
  1. Mondy KE, Gottdiener J, Overton ET, et al. High prevalence of echocardiographic abnormalities among HIV-infected persons in the era of highly active antiretroviral therapy. Clin Infect Dis. 2011;52:378-386.
  2. Kojic EM, Cu-Uvin S, Conley L, et al. Human papillomavirus infection and cytologic abnormalities of the anus and cervix among HIV-infected women in the study to understand the natural history of HIV/AIDS in the era of effective therapy (The SUN Study). Sex Transm Dis. 2010;37:1-7.
  3. Conley L, Bush T, Darragh TM, et al. Factors associated with prevalent abnormal anal cytology in a large cohort of HIV-infected adults in the United States. J Infect Dis. 2010;202:1567-1576.
  4. Kojic EM, Carpenter CCJ. Neurocognitive changes in AIDS: evolution of treatment of HIV infection. In: Paul RH, et al, eds. HIV and the Brain. New York, NY: Springer Publishing; 2009:1-8.
  5. Anderson BL, Wang CC, Delong AK, et al. Genital tract leukocytes and shedding of genital HIV type 1 RNA. Clin Infect Dis. 2008;47:1216-1221.
  6. Gerber JG, Kitch DW, Fichtenbaum CJ, et al. Fish oil and fenofibrate for the treatment of hypertriglyceridemia in HIV-infected subjects on antiretroviral therapy: results of ACTG A5186. JAIDS. 2008;47:459-466.
  7. Kojic EM, Cu-Uvin S. Special care issues of women living with HIV-AIDS. Infect Dis Clin North Am. 2007;21:133-48, ix.
  8. Kojic EM, Cu-Uvin S. Update: human papillomavirus infection remains highly prevalent and persistent among HIV-infected individuals. Curr Opin Oncol. 2007;19:464-469.
  9. Kojic EM, Wang CC, Cu-Uvin S. HIV and menopause: a review. J Womens Health (Larchmt). 2007 Dec;16(10):1402-1411.
  10. Kojic EM, Carpenter CCJ. Initiating antiretroviral therapy. In: HIV InSite Knowledge Base. On-line textbook of HIV disease from the University of California San Francisco and San Francisco General Hospital, June 2003. (http://hivinsite.ucsf.edu/InSite)