Faculty Profiles

Cristina Brickman, MD
M_MED-INFD-CORE
Assistant Professor

513 Parnassus Ave, Med Sci
San Francisco, CA 94122

Cristina.Brickman@ucsf.edu

Cristina Brickman joined the UCSF Division of Infectious Diseases in 2015 as an Assistant Clinical Professor of Medicine. She practices within both the 360 Wellness Center and the Infectious Diseases Faculty Practice, and attends on the inpatient infectious diseases consultation service at Moffitt-Long Hospital.


During fellowship training, Cristina developed an interest in the interplay between HIV-infection and malignancy and in addressing cancer prevention among people living with HIV (PLWH). As such, she is also a provider at the UCSF Anal Neoplasia Clinic for Research and Education where she pursues research to understand the mechanisms involved in anal cancer development in PLWH.

Education and Training

Location Degree or Training Specialty Date
University of Pennsylvania Master of Science in Clinical Epidemiology Center for Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics 2015
Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania Post-Graduate Training Infectious Diseases Fellowship 2014
New York Presbyterian Hospital - Columbia University Medical Center Post-Graduate Training Internal Medicine Residency 2010
Columbia University Medical Doctor College of Physicians and Surgeons 2007
McGill University Bachelor of Science Microbiology and Immunology 2002

Related Web Sites

Recent Articles (8)

Brickman C, Propert KJ, Voytek C, Metzger D, Gross R. Association Between Depression and Condom Use Differs by Sexual Behavior Group in Patients with HIV. AIDS Behav. 2017 Jun; 21(6):1676-1683.

Gowda C, Coppock D, Brickman C, Shaw PA, Gross R. Determinants of HIV Transmission Risk Among HIV-Infected Persons Engaged in Care. AIDS Educ Prev. 2016 Oct; 28(5):440-452.

Brickman, C. Chandrasekar, PH, ed. Infections in the Immunosuppressed Patient: An Illustrated Case-Based Approach. Can we Inject to Protect?. 2016; 348-351.

Brickman C, Palefsky JM. Cancer in the HIV-Infected Host: Epidemiology and Pathogenesis in the Antiretroviral Era. Curr HIV/AIDS Rep. 2015 Dec; 12(4):388-96.

Brickman C, Palefsky JM. Human papillomavirus in the HIV-infected host: epidemiology and pathogenesis in the antiretroviral era. Curr HIV/AIDS Rep. 2015 Mar; 12(1):6-15.

Wright K, Young P, Brickman C, Sam T, Badjatia N, Pereira M, Connolly ES, Yin MT. Rates and determinants of ventriculostomy-related infections during a hospital transition to use of antibiotic-coated external ventricular drains. Neurosurg Focus. 2013 May; 34(5):E12.

Zehntner SP, Brickman C, Bourbonnière L, Remington L, Caruso M, Owens T. Neutrophils that infiltrate the central nervous system regulate T cell responses. J Immunol. 2005 Apr 15; 174(8):5124-31.

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