Maria Frontini, DVM, Ph.D., M.Sc., MPH

Associate Professor - Research

Section of Infectious Diseases
1542 Tulane Avenue
Suite  331, Box T4M-1
New Orleans, LA 70112-2822
504.568.5031  Phone
504.568.5553  FAX



DVM, Ph.D., M.Sc., MPH

La Plata National University, School of Veterinary Medicine
La Plata, Buenos Aires, Argentina
Doctor of Veterinary Medicine
Belgrano University, Buenos Aires, Argentina
Magister in Epistemology
Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia
Master of Public Health (MPH)
Tulane University, New Orleans, Louisiana
Master of Science in epidemiology (MSc)
Tulane University, New Orleans, Louisiana
Doctor of Philosophy in epidemiology




Committees & Administrative Responsibilities

Institutional Review Board,  May 2015 - present
HOP Clinic Research Committee, 2008 - present
Chair, Continuous Quality Improvement Committee, 2009 - present
Supervisor, Information Section, HOP Clinic, 2008 - present



Selected Publications

Peters J, Frontini M, Almeida M, Seal P, Clark R.  High prevalence of ainappropriate urine drug tests in a pain clinic for patients with HIV.  Pain Med. 2013 Oct; 14(10):1548-1556.

Sharma A, Jeanfreau K, Frontini M, Clark RA.  Characteristics of patients on antiretroviral therapy with prolonged virologic failure.  J Acquir Immun Def Synd. 2014 Feb;65(2):e84-6.

Seal P, Frontini M, Preya J, Deichmann P, Clark, R.  Characteristics and genotype profiles of antiretroviral naive patients entering a Southern US HIV outpatient clinic.  Int J of STD & AIDS. 2015 May.

Jeanfreau K, Sharma S, Frontini M,  Clark RA.  Prevalence of integrase inhibitor resistance in New Orleans, Louisiana 2012-2013.  J La State Med Soc. 2015; 167(1):19-20.