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The Body Covers: The 36th Annual Meeting of the Infectious Diseases Society of America
Frederick L. Altice, M.D.

Frederick L. Altice, M.D.
Dr. Frederick "Rick" L. Altice is an Attending Physician, AIDS Care Program and Infectious Disease Section, Yale-New Haven Hospital. He is an Assistant Professor of Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine, and Director of the HIV in Prisons Program, Yale University School of Medicine. Dr. Altice is also the Director of the Needle Exchange Community Health Care Van (Needle Exchange-Based Health Services).

Dr. Altice is board certified in Internal Medicine and Infectious Diseases. In addition to caring for patients with HIV in a clinic and hospital setting, Dr. Altice is heavily involved in investigative research with out-of-treatment injecting drug users and incarcerated HIV-infected individuals.

Dr. Altice is presently a Fellow at American College of Physicians and Morse College, Yale University. He is active in many professional associations and services, among them, the International AIDS Society (IAS-USA), American Public Health Association, Society for Correctional Physicians, the Infectious Disease Society of America (IDSA) and the Connecticut Statewide HIV Care Consortium/Department of Public Health (Ryan White CARE Act Title II). Dr. Altice has authored numerous articles, papers, and scientific abstracts and lectured extensively on many varied topics surrounding HIV/AIDS.

Among the many publications which have presented Dr. Altices' original materials are the AIDS Public Policy Journal, Annals of Internal Medicine, Journal of the American Medical Women's Association, Clinical Infectious Disease and the Journal of AIDS and Human Retrovirology. He has been invited to lecture at medical schools, universities, hospitals, and correctional systems as well as at national and international conferences.

Dr. Altice received his M.D., Magna Cum Laude, from Emory University School of Medicine. He also holds a M.A. in Spanish Literature from the Universidad de Santiago de Compostela, Spain, and received a B.A. in Biology and Spanish, Summa Cum Laude, from Texas A & M University. He completed his internship, residency and fellowship at Yale University.

Dr. Altice receives funding for research from the National Institute on Drug Abuse, the Kaiser Family Foundation, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, and the Connecticut Department of Public Health. He is on the speaker's bureau for the following pharmaceutical companies: Agouron, Bristol-Myers Squibb, DuPont Pharmaceuticals, Glaxo-Wellcome, Merck, and Roche. Bristol-Myers Squibb Immunology provides support for Dr. Altice's coverage of IDSA '98 at The Body.

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