The University of Michigan's HIV / AIDS Treatment
Program provides comprehensive care for the whole
person. We utilize a multi-focused team approach that
addresses not only your medical needs but also your
psychosocial needs. We recognize that HIV can affect
you in so many ways.
Our Medical Director, nationally recognized HIV specialist
Powel Kazanjian along with Infectious Disease
and HIV specialists Drs. Tejal
Kaul, Kevin Gregg, and Sandro
Cinti work together to manage your HIV infection,
medication regimen, and monitor the status of your
immune system. They encourage your participation in
deciding a treatment course that fits your medical
needs and that you are able to live with and adhere
Our nurse, Mark
Cichocki, RN, is solely dedicated to providing care
for those living with HIV or AIDS. Along with carrying
out physician orders, our nurse is available for patient
and family teaching, to answer questions in person
or by telephone, and to help facilitate our support groups.
They also man a telephone line that is available when
you are sick or need refills of your medications.
You can reach one of our nurses by e-mail or by calling
(734) 936-8186 (toll free at 888-224-7939).
Our two social workers, Amy Jacobs, MSW and Samantha Wellman, MSW, are specialists in HIV & AIDS
social work and are available to address your psychosocial
needs as well as helping you with insurance and financial
issues and connecting you with community based agencies
and case management. They also provide programs for patients throughout the year. Please contact one of the social workers for more information. You can reach one of
our social workers by e-mail or by calling (734) 763-9227
or (734) 936-0621.
Patient Food and Nutrition Services at the University of Michigan Health System provides exemplary hospital food services and medical nutrition therapy for both patients and the community. Our varied programs include individualized nutrition counseling to help reduce disease risk and improve wellness.
Clinical Research Project Manager
The University of Michigan HIV/AIDS Treatment Program
participates in several clinical trials. Our efforts
are managed by a clinical research project manager, Mary Reyes, MPH . Her attention to detail assures
that both study patient and study sponsor needs are
Medical Assistants Davina Love, MA and Sharon Morin,
MA work closely with patients in the clinic setting
to assure that their needs, concerns and issues are
made known to all HATP staff. With their help, patients'
needs are met and continuity of care is maintained.