Smoking Cessation in the HIV Patient
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Jameela Yusuff, MD
SUNY Downstate Medical Center
Presentation Date: 4/14/2010
Release Date: 4/17/2012
The course presents the current approach in the smoking cessation management among HIV patients.
- Understand the changing paradigm of HIV.
- Understand data on approach and management of smoking cessation among HIV patients.
- Be familiar with smoking cessation tools: 5A's, nicotine replacement.
Dr. Yusuff began working with the STAR (Special Treatment and Research) Health Center in 2006. She is board certified in internal medicine and completed an infectious disease fellowship at Beth Israel Medical Center in June 2006. She has conducted research related to predictors of STDs in an urban HIV clinic. Dr. Yusuff coordinates the hepatitis C screening and treatment in the SHC, ensuring quality of care and coordination of services for patients who are co-infected with HIV and HCV.