Cristina Brickman, MD

Assistant Professor

Cristina Brickman joined the UCSF Division of Infectious Diseases in 2015 as an Assistant Clinical Professor of Medicine. She practices within both the 360 Wellness Center and the Infectious Diseases Faculty Practice, and attends on the inpatient infectious diseases consultation service at Moffitt-Long Hospital.

During fellowship training, Cristina developed an interest in the interplay between HIV-infection and malignancy and in addressing cancer prevention among people living with HIV (PLWH). As such, she is also a provider at the UCSF Anal Neoplasia Clinic for Research and Education where she pursues research to understand the mechanisms involved in anal cancer development in PLWH.
Education
Master of Science in Clinical Epidemiology, 2015 - Center for Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University of Pennsylvania
Post-Graduate Training, 2014 - Infectious Diseases Fellowship, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Post-Graduate Training, 2010 - Internal Medicine Residency, New York Presbyterian Hospital - Columbia University Medical Center
Medical Doctor, 2007 - College of Physicians and Surgeons, Columbia University
Bachelor of Science, 2002 - Microbiology and Immunology, McGill University
Websites
Publications
  1. Response to: Is Burnout Infectious? Understanding Drivers of Burnout and Job Satisfaction Among Academic Infectious Diseases Physicians.
  2. A multi-disciplinary model of survivorship care following definitive chemoradiation for anal cancer.
  3. Treatment and Outcomes of Oropharyngeal Cancer in Patients with Human Immunodeficiency Virus.
  4. Association Between Depression and Condom Use Differs by Sexual Behavior Group in Patients with HIV.
  5. Prevention of Complications from Human Papillomavirus Infection in the HIV-Infected Individual.
  6. Determinants of HIV Transmission Risk Among HIV-Infected Persons Engaged in Care.
  7. Chandrasekar, PH, ed. Infections in the Immunosuppressed Patient: An Illustrated Case-Based Approach
  8. Cancer in the HIV-Infected Host: Epidemiology and Pathogenesis in the Antiretroviral Era.
  9. Human papillomavirus in the HIV-infected host: epidemiology and pathogenesis in the antiretroviral era.
  10. Rates and determinants of ventriculostomy-related infections during a hospital transition to use of antibiotic-coated external ventricular drains.
  11. Neutrophils that infiltrate the central nervous system regulate T cell responses.