Physician Education: Bridging Clinical Research and Patient Care

Faculty Profile

Professor of Medicine
Brown University School of Medicine
The Miriam Hospital
Providence, RI

Topics of Professional Interest:
  • Antiretroviral therapy
  • Directly observed therapy
  • HAART-associated lipodystrophy
Current Professional Summary:

Dr Carpenter is Professor of Medicine at Brown University School of Medicine, with major teaching responsibilities in the Brown Categorical Medicine Residency Program. He is Director of the Lifespan/Tufts/Brown Center for AIDS Research and has a major research interest in the metabolic response to antiretroviral therapy.

Dr Carpenter has been awarded a 5-year contract for the "Study of Unnatural History of HIV," the SUN study. The major goals of this project are to study the many manifestations, morbidities and mortalities of HIV, in women and men since the beginning of the highly active antiretroviral therapy era (1996) and to incorporate HIV prevention activities into HIV medical care.

Committees and Organizations:
  • Founding Chair, Antiretroviral Therapy Guidelines Panel, IAS–USA
  • Institute of Medicine, National Academy of Sciences
  • Past President, Association of American Physicians
  • Chairman Emeritus, American Board of Internal Medicine
  • American Society for Clinical Investigation
Honors and Awards:
  • Joseph E. Smadel Award, Infectious Diseases Society of America
  • Francis Gilman Blake Award, Association of American Physicians
  • Society of Scholars, Johns Hopkins University
  • Mastership, American College of Physicians
  • Order of the Sacred Treasurer, Emperor of Japan
  • John E. Fogarty International Center Recognition Award for International Health
  • John H. Chafee Leadership in Health Care Award, American Heart Association
Education:
  • Princeton University, BA
  • Johns Hopkins Medical School, MD
Selected Publications:
  1. Carpenter CC, Mayer KH, Stein MD, Leibman BD, Fisher A, Fiore TC. Human immunodeficiency virus infection in North American women: experience with 200 cases and a revew of the literature. Medicine. 1991;70:307-325.
  2. Carpenter CC, Fischl MA, Hammer SM, Hirsch MS, Jacobsen DM, Katzenstein DA, Montaner JS, Richman DD, Saag MS, Schooley RT, Thompson MA, Vella S, Yeni PG, Volberding PA. Antiretroviral therapy for HIV infection in 1996. Recommendations of an international panel. International AIDS Society–USA. JAMA. 1996;276:146-154.
  3. Carpenter CC, Fischl MA, Hammer SM, Hirsch MS, Jacobsen DM, Katzenstein DA, Montaner JS, Richman DD, Saag MS, Schooley RT, Thompson MA, Vella S, Yeni PG, Volberding PA. Antiretroviral therapy for HIV infection in 1998: updated recommendations of the IAS–USA panel. JAMA. 1998;280:78-86.
  4. Cu Uvin S, Caliendo AM, Reinert SE, Mayer KH, Flanigan TP, Carpenter CC. HIV-1 in the female genital tract and the effect of antiretroviral therapy. AIDS. 1998;12:826-827.
  5. Feinberg MB, Carpenter C, Fauci AS, et al. Report of the NIH panel to define principles of therapy of HIV infection and guidelines for the use of antiretroviral agents in HIV-infected adults and adolescents. Ann Intern Med. 1998.128;12:1057-1100.
  6. Dong KL, Bausserman LL, Flynn MM, Dickinson BP, Flanigan TP, Mileno MD, Tashima KT, Carpenter CC. Changes in body habitus and serum lipid abnormalities in HIV-positive women on highly active antiretroviral therapy (HAART). J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr. 1999;21:107-113.
  7. Carpenter CC, Cooper DA, Fischl MA, Gatell JM, Gazzard BG, Hammer SM, Hirsch MS, Jacobsen DM, Katzenstein DA, Montaner JS, Richman DD, Saag MS, Schechter M, Schooley RT, Thompson MA, Vella S, Yeni PG, Volberding PA. Antiretroviral therapy in adults: updated recommendations of the International AIDS Society–USA panel. JAMA. 2000;283:381-390.
  8. Cu-Uvin S, Caliendo AM, Reinert S, Chang A, Juliano-Remollino C, Flanigan TP, Mayer KH, Carpenter CC. Effect of highly active antiretroviral therapy on cervicovaginal HIV-1 RNA. AIDS. 2000;14:415-421.
  9. Harrington M, Carpenter CC. Hit HIV-1 hard, but only when necessary. Lancet. 2000;355:2147-2152.
  10. Hammer SM, Saag MS, Schechter M, Montaner JS, Schooley RT, Jacobsen DM, Thompson MA, Carpenter CC, Fischl MA, Gazzard BG, Gatell JM, Hirsch MS, Katzenstein DA, Richman DD, Vella S, Yeni PG, Volberding PA; IAS–USA panel. Treatment for adult HIV infection: 2006 recommendations of the IAS–USA panel. JAMA. 2006;296:827-843. (Prior recommendations published in 2004, 2002, 2000, 1998, 1997, 1996).