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Patricia Echeverria

, Germans Trias i Pujol University Hospital, Spain


Dr Patricia Echeverría, MD, PhD, received her MD, and obtained her specialty in Internal Medicine and Infectious Diseases in the Central University of Venezuela; and her Master and PhD in the Autonomous University of Barcelona-Spain with her research on the Metabolic and Cardiovascular Study in a Cohort of HIV-1 Infected Patients: Genetic Predisposition, Subclinical Atherosclerosis and Coronary Events.
She participated as co-author in the development of the National Guidelines for Antiretroviral Treatment in HIV/AIDS Infected Patients in the years 2004-2005, and she was part of the Resistance Committee Antimicrobial of the Ministry of Health and Social Development of Venezuela (2004).
She does clinical assistance and clinical research in the Infectious Diseases Department of the Germans Trias I Pujol UniversityHospital in Barcelona, Spain since 2005, her main areas of interest are HIV and other infection diseases.
Currently, she collaborate with Dr Negredo Eugenia, in the creation of multidisciplinary care to patients over 60 years in our Infectious Diseases Department (Cohort Over-60) aims to prevent comorbidities, treat early, and improve the quality of life of these patients. She is also focused on the detection of other problems associated with older patients, beyond comorbidities, sarcopenia and frailty. In parallel, she participates in several studies and events related to aging in the HIV-infected population.
In 2015 she participated as sub-investigator in an international scholarship GoSHAPE (Gilead), to funded a study entitled: "Pilot study to assess the impact of a mobile health application (App) on clinical outcomes and satisfaction of older HIV-Infected patients, as an emerging tool for care, education and prevention ". This platform was designed in 2015 and has since been used for the clinical management of HIV-infected persons attended in our HIV Unit (+Approp), has also been used in other scenarios such as the clinical management of patients with chronic conditions (Doole Health). During the COVID-19 pandemic has been adapted, to address the current COVID-19 crisis by closely monitoring institutionalized subjects and their contacts through remote medical attention.
She participates in the Working Group of Aging in Catalonia, sponsored by MSD, aimed at discussing novel aspects that help in clinical practice and allow designing common research strategies in the area of aging in the HIV-infected population. She has published widely in journals on clinical aspects of HIV-1 treatment and care, and participated in many pivotal clinical trials. 

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