Edward Machtinger, M.D.

Edward Machtinger is a professor of medicine and director of the Women’s HIV Program at the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF). The focus of Dr. Machtinger’s research, advocacy, and clinical innovation has been towards developing, implementing and evaluating a scalable model of trauma-informed primary care. Dr. Machtinger convened, in partnership with Positive Women’s Network-USA, a national strategy group to develop and publish a model of trauma-informed primary care to guide implementation and evaluation studies as well as clinics seeking to respond to the impact of trauma on their patients and care providers. His recent publications include a conceptual framework for trauma-informed primary care in a clinic setting; a meta-analysis describing high rates of trauma and PTSD among US woman living with HIV, and a study demonstrating a significant association of recent trauma and HIV antiretroviral failure. He also recently published studies of practical clinic-based interventions for trauma including expressive therapy and Seeking Safety, a group intervention for PTSD and substance use disorder.

Dr. Machtinger is currently a consultant for the Substance Use and Mental Health Administration (SAMHSA), co-authoring guidance on trauma-informed primary care. He presently serves on the NIH prioritization committee for women and girls with HIV across all institutes. He was also a consultant to the Presidential Federal Working Group on the Intersection of HIV/AIDS, Violence Against Women and Gender-related Health Disparities and was a keynote speaker at the release of their 2014 report. Dr. Machtinger serves on the executive committee of the AIDS Research Committee (ARI) at UCSF. He is a graduate of Harvard Medical School and performed his residency in internal medicine at UCSF.

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