Claire Rappoport, MA

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Claire is one of three AMC Community Representatives working on the ANCHOR Study at all levels of protocol and recruitment materials development. She is also a member of the AMC Outreach and Education Research Committee. 


  • New School for Social Research, Graduate Faculty Master's Degree -- Medical Anthropology June, 1986
  • University of California, Berkeley Bachelor of Arts -- Anthropology March, 1982
  • Reed College -- Portland, OR Dates attended: 1977-79


El-Sadr WM, Mullin CM, Carr A, Gilbert C, Rappoport C, Visnegarala F. Grunfeld C, Raghavan SS. Effects of HIV disease on lipid, glucose and insulin levels: results from a large antiretroviral-naïve cohort. HIV Medicine2005;6:114-121.

“Hormones and HIV”Treatment Issues for Women(booklet) AIDS Community Research Initiative of America (ACRIA). 2002.

Rappoport, Claire and Starley Shade. “Gender Differences in Viral LoadMeasurements” Provincetown Postive26/27 (Winter, 2000/Spring 2001):97-98.

Rappoport, Claire. “Gender Differences in Viral Load Measurements” WORLD (107), March, 2000: 6-7.

Rappoport, Claire. “What is Happening to My Body? I look into the mirror and it is not me that I see.” WORLD, November, 1999: 4-6.

Rappoport, Claire. “Fat City, Part Two: Lumps and Bumps.” Medical Alert, 3:1-9, 1999.

Szekeres, G., Rappoport, C and Abrams, D. “Current Challenges to HIV Research.” Bulletin of Experimental Treatments for AIDS (BETA) 12(2), April, 1999:22-27.

El-Sadr W, Oleske JM, Agins BD et al. Evaluation and Management of Early HIV Infection. Clinical Practice Guideline No. 7AHCPR Publication No. 94-0572. Rockville, MD: Agency for Health Care Policy and Research, Public Health Service, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, January, 1994.

HIV Infection and AIDS (co-authored with Drs. RH Goldschmidt and JJ Legg) Monograph, Edition No. 158, Home Study Self-Assessment Program. Kansas City, MO: American Academy of Family Physicians, July, 1992. Infeccion por VIH y SIDA(Spanish edition) published in 1992.

"Health Problems of Homeless Children in New York City", (co-authored with Drs. G. Alperstein and J. Flanigan) American Journal of Public Health 78(9), (Sept., 1988):12332-1233.

"Retrospective Chart of Homeless Children Attending Pediatric Clinic", (co-authored with Drs. G. Alperstein), Conference Proceedings: Research and Homeless Families: Implications for Public Policy (New York City: Roosevelt Hospital, 1986)