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Internal Medicine

Internal Medicine

Division of Infectious Disease

CONTACT

Alice C. Thornton, M.D.

E-mail: Alice C. Thornton, M.D.
Phone: 859-323-8178
Fax: 859-323-8926
Office: MN670    UKMC


Alice C. Thornton, M.D.
Associate Professor of Medicine, Division of Infectious Diseases
Division Chief
Medical  Director,  Bluegrass Care Clinic
Project Director, Kentucky AIDS Education and Training Center

Medical School
Marshall University School of Medicine

Residency
Wake Forest University School of Medicine

Fellowship
Infectious Diseases, Indiana University Medical Center

Board Certifications
American Board of Internal Medicine, Subspecialty of Infectious Diseases

Clinical Interests
Treatment and prevention of HIV/AIDS
Treatment and prevention of STDs

Research Interests
Epidemiology and host response to trichomoniasis
Improving Patient Adherence to HIV Treatment Regimens
Determining the Prevalence of Recreational Drug Use and
HIV-Associated Neurological Symptoms

Professional Interests
Kentucky AIDS Drug Assistance Program (KADAP) Planning Group, Member, 2000-2001
Faculty Liaison, Clinic Advisory Board, Bluegrass Care Clinic
Health Resources and Services Administration, HIV/AIDS Bureau –
Special Projects of National Significance, Objective Review Committee, 2003
Health Resources and Services Administration, HIV/AIDS Bureau, Clinical Consultant
Kentucky Cooperative Extension Service, Health Education through Extension Leadership Program, Educational Consultant

Current Grant Activity

Project title: Capacity Building Grant, Ryan White Title III Program
Sponsor: HRSA
Role: Principal Investigator
Begin/end: 8/1/03–7/31/05
   
Project title: Categorical Grant Program to Provide Outpatient Early Intervention Services with Respect to HIV Disease. Ryan White Title III Program
Sponsor: HRSA
Role: Principal Investigator
Begin/end: 9/30/01–3/31/05
   
Project title: Kentucky AIDS Education and Training Center
Sponsor: HRSA
Role: Co-Investigator
Begin/end: 2003
   
Project title: A Self-Management Program to Improve Medication Adherence in HIV-Seropositive Patients
Sponsor: University of Kentucky–Institute for AIDS Research
Role: Co-Investigator
Begin/end: 2003
   
Project title: Building Interdisciplinary Research in Careers in Women’s Health
Sponsor: NIH
Role: Principal Investigator of individual project
Begin/end: 10/01/00-9/30/03
   
Project title: Career Training in Therapeutics and Translation Research
Sponsor: NIH
Role: Scholar
Begin/end: 10/01/00-9/30/03

2002/2003 Publications
Feola DJ and Thornton AC. Metronidazole-induced pancreatitis in a patient with recurrent vaginal trichomoniasis. Pharmacotherapy, 22(11):1508-1510, 2002.

Jennings PR and Thornton AC. Sexually Transmitted Diseases in College Health: Risk Assessment and Management, In: The History and Practice of College Health, Editors: Turner HS, Hurley JL. University Press of Kentucky, 2002.

Hsieh GJ, Jennings PR, and Thornton, AC. A Case of APS1. Advance for Physician Assistants, 3:52-53, 2003.

2002/2003 Abstracts
Thornton AC, Dale T, Fortenberry D, Logan, TK. Occurrence of Trichomoniasis in College Women. 15th Biennial Congress of the International Society for Sexually Transmitted Diseases Research, July 2003.

Nkhwashu NP, Thornton AC, Weber B, Garvy B, Hoosen AA. Antibody production and induction of cytokines in response to Trichomonas vaginalis infection in mice and humans. 15th Biennial Congress of the International Society for Sexually Transmitted Diseases Research, July 2003.

SA Grim, F Romanelli, RP Rapp, AC Thornton, M.D. Optimizing Medication Adherence in Highly Non-Adherent HIV-Seropositive Patients. Program and Abstracts of the Thirty-Fourth Annual Southeastern Residency Conference, May 2003.

 
 
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