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Helen C. Koenig, M.D., M.P.H.

Helen C. Koenig, M.D., M.P.H.

Helen Koenig is a clinician at the Jonathan Lax Center, a community HIV clinic that is part of Philadelphia FIGHT, a comprehensive AIDS service organization in Center City. Clinically, she has a particular interest in the management of patients with multi-drug resistance. She also serves as the Program Director for students and house staff who train at the Lax Center, sees general ID patients in the ID clinic at HUP, rotates on the HUP ID consult service, and organizes a quarterly book discussion group at Penn on books with infectious diseases topics. Her research interests lie in HIV prevention and treatment in urban settings.

Selected publications (some are under her maiden name, Azzam):

Koenig HC, Sutherland A, Izurieta HS, McGonagle D. Application of the immunological disease continuum to study autoimmune and other inflammatory events after vaccination. Vaccine 2010 Oct [Epub ahead of print].

Koenig HC, Finkel BB, Khalsa SS, Lanken PN, Prasad M, Urbani R, Fuchs BD. Performance of an automated electronic acute lung injury screening system in intensive care unit patients. Crit Care Med 2011;39(1):98-104./p>

Azzam HC, Khalsa SS, Urbani R, Shah CV, Christie JD, Lanken PN, Fuchs BD. Validation Study of an Automated Electronic Acute Lung Injury Screening Tool. JAMIA 2009;16(4):503-508./p>

Azzam HC, Gahunia M, Sae-Tia S, Santoro J. Focal mesenteric lymphadenitis caused by Mycobacterium avium-intracellulare complex in an immunocompetent young woman. Amer J Med Sci 2009;337(3):218-220./p>

Azzam H, Ahmed F, Peterson B, et al. Delayed Recovery of Pegylated Interferon and Ribavirin-Induced Anemia. Hepatology. 2003;38 (4 Suppl 1):751A.

Contact:
Helen Koenig, M.D., M.P.H.
Jonathan Lax Center
1233 Locust St, 5th floor
Philadelphia, PA 19107
Helen.koenig@uphs.upenn.edu
(215) 662-2150

Education:
Medical School: Weill Medical College of Cornell University
Academic Rank: Assistant Professor of Medicine