Faculty ProfilesMeredith Greene, MD
3333 California Street
San Francisco, CA 94118
Meredith Greene is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Medicine, Division of Geriatrics at the University of California San Francisco. She is a board certified internist, geriatrician and American Academy of HIV Medicine Specialist who is interested in improving healthcare for vulnerable older adults.
Dr. Greene is interested in the intersection of HIV and geriatric medicine and understanding how to improve care for older adults living with HIV infection. Specifically, her research has focused on functional impairment, multiple medication use and geriatric syndromes in older HIV-positive adults. She is a co-medical director for the website HIV-age.org a collaboration between the American Geriatrics Society, American Academy of HIV Medicine, and ACRIA. She is the associate director of the geriatric HIV consultation clinic at Zuckerberg San Francisco General Hospital where she provides weekly geriatric consultations for patients living with HIV (part of the Golden Compass program). In addition, she provides primary care to frail older adults in their homes through the UCSF Care at Home Program.
Dr. Greene received her MD from Wayne State University School of Medicine and completed Residency in Internal Medicine-Primary Care at UCSF. She completed geriatrics fellowship at UCSF as well as a fellowship in HIV Research with Dr. Laurence Huang and provided HIV primary care at Zuckerberg San Francisco General Hospital's Positive Health Program (Ward 86).
Education and Training
|Location||Degree or Training||Specialty||Date|
|University of California, San Francisco||Geriatric Medicine/Research||2015|
|University of California, San Francisco||HIV Medicine/Research||2011|
|University of California, San Francisco||Internal Medicine-Primary Care||2010|
|Wayne State University School of Medicine||MD||2007|
Awards and Honors
Emerging Leaders in Aging Program, 2016
American Geriatrics Society Presidential Poster Award in Category of Geriatric Syndromes, 2012
Recent Articles (16)
McNicholl IR, Gandhi M, Hare CB, Greene M, Pierluissi E. A Pharmacist-Led Program to Evaluate and Reduce Polypharmacy and Potentially Inappropriate Prescribing in Older HIV-Positive Patients. Pharmacotherapy. 2017 12; 37(12):1498-1506.
Blount RJ, Daly KR, Fong S, Chang E, Grieco K, Greene M, Stone S, Balmes J, Miller RF, Walzer PD, Huang L. Effects of clinical and environmental factors on bronchoalveolar antibody responses to Pneumocystis jirovecii: A prospective cohort study of HIV+ patients. PLoS One. 2017; 12(7):e0180212.
Milanini B, Catella S, Perkovich B, Esmaeili-Firidouni P, Wendelken L, Paul R, Greene M, Ketelle R, Valcour V. Psychiatric symptom burden in older people living with HIV with and without cognitive impairment: the UCSF HIV over 60 cohort study. AIDS Care. 2017 Sep; 29(9):1178-1185.
John MD, Greene M, Hessol NA, Zepf R, Parrott AH, Foreman C, Bourgeois J, Gandhi M, Hare CB. Geriatric Assessments and Association With VACS Index Among HIV-Infected Older Adults in San Francisco. J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr. 2016 Aug 15; 72(5):534-41.
Greene M, Covinsky KE, Valcour V, Miao Y, Madamba J, Lampiris H, Cenzer IS, Martin J, Deeks SG. Geriatric Syndromes in Older HIV-Infected Adults. J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr. 2015 Jun 01; 69(2):161-7.
Greene M, Covinsky K, Astemborski J, Piggott DA, Brown T, Leng S, Galai N, Mehta SH, Guralnik J, Patel KV, Kirk GD. The relationship of physical performance with HIV disease and mortality. AIDS. 2014 Nov 28; 28(18):2711-9.
Greene M, Steinman MA, McNicholl IR, Valcour V. Polypharmacy, drug-drug interactions, and potentially inappropriate medications in older adults with human immunodeficiency virus infection. J Am Geriatr Soc. 2014 Mar; 62(3):447-53.
Eggly S, Penner LA, Greene M, Harper FW, Ruckdeschel JC, Albrecht TL. Information seeking during "bad news" oncology interactions: Question asking by patients and their companions. Soc Sci Med. 2006 Dec; 63(11):2974-85.
Pfefferkorn JA, Nugent R, Gross RJ, Greene M, Mitchell MA, Reding MT, Funk LA, Anderson R, Wells PA, Shelly JA, Anstadt R, Finzel BC, Harris MS, Kilkuskie RE, Kopta LA, Schwende FJ. Inhibitors of HCV NS5B polymerase. Part 2: Evaluation of the northern region of (2Z)-2-benzoylamino-3-(4-phenoxy-phenyl)-acrylic acid. Bioorg Med Chem Lett. 2005 Jun 02; 15(11):2812-8.
Pfefferkorn JA, Greene ML, Nugent RA, Gross RJ, Mitchell MA, Finzel BC, Harris MS, Wells PA, Shelly JA, Anstadt RA, Kilkuskie RE, Kopta LA, Schwende FJ. Inhibitors of HCV NS5B polymerase. Part 1: Evaluation of the southern region of (2Z)-2-(benzoylamino)-3-(5-phenyl-2-furyl)acrylic acid. Bioorg Med Chem Lett. 2005 May 16; 15(10):2481-6.