Lori E. Fantry, MD, MPH

  • Associate Professor, Medicine - (Clinical Scholar Track)
  • HIV Translational Research Program Director
  • Refugee Clinic Medical Director
  • Associate Clinical Director, Infectious Diseases Division
  • Medical Director, Arizona AIDS Education Training Center

Dr. Fantry joined the University of Arizona in July 2016. She was previously the medical director of the largest University of Maryland/Institute of Human Virology HIV clinic which provides HIV and hepatitis C care to over 1800 patients per year. She was also involved with HIV clinical research and education and continues to be active in these areas at the University of Arizona.  

Research Interests: 

Dr. Lori Ellen Fantry's research interests are HIV prevention, epidemiology, and clinical care.  Her work has resulted in 27 peer-reviewed publications, multiple book chapters, and abstracts at major conferences. Dr. Fantry is currently involved in a study looking at laboratory testing in HIV infected patients, and is an investigator in the NIH sponsored study entitled “Evaluating the Use of Pitavastatin to Reduce the Risk of Cardiovascular Disease in HIV-Infected Adults (REPRIEVE)”. 

 

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Degrees
  • MPH: Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health (Baltimore, MD), 1995
  • MD: State University of New York - Upstate Medical University (Syracuse, NY), 1985
  • AB: Princeton University (Princeton, NJ), 1980
Honors and Awards
  • Maryland TB Elimination Committee, Maryland Department of Public Health, 1992
  • First alumni inductee in the Seton Catholic Central Hall of Fame, Seton Catholic Central Booster’s Club, 1995
  • Ambulatory Services Medical Directors Leadership Award, University of Maryland Medical Center, 2006
  • Teaching Commendations in Host Defenses and Infectious Diseases Virology/Mycology Section, University of Maryland School of Medicine, 2006- 2008
  • Certificate of Recognition from Mayor Rawlings-Blake for service to Baltimore, Baltimore City Government, 2016
  • Certificate of Recognition from Governor Hogan for service to Maryland, Maryland State Government, 2016
Residency
  • University of Massachusetts Medical Center, Internal Medicine, 1986-1988
Internship
  • University of Massachusetts Medical Center, Internal Medicine, 1985-1986
Fellowship
  • University of Maryland Medical Center, Infectious Diseases, 1995-1997
Board Certifications
  • American Board of Internal Medicine, Internal Medicine, 1988, Diplomat Recertified in 2007
  • American Board of Internal Medicine, Infectious Disease, 1997, 2003, 2014, Diplomat Recertified in 2017

Select Publications

2019

Fantry, L. E., and E. Connick, "The Internist's Role in Ending the HIV Epidemic in the United States.", Am J Med, 2019 Jun 18. PMID: 31220428
Shende, T. C., J. M. Fisher, C. M. Perez-Velez, A. A. Guido, K. M. Sprowl, T. M. Drake, M. L. Adelus, E. J. Bedrick, and L. E. Fantry, "PrEP Knowledge and Attitudes Among Adults Attending Public Health Clinics in Southern Arizona.", J Community Health, 2019 Oct 14. PMID: 31612368