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Lisa Ruth Hirschhorn, M.D.

TitleAssistant Clinical Professor of Medicine
InstitutionBrigham and Women's Hospital
DepartmentMedicine
AddressHarvard Medical School
D G H S M
888 Comm Ave
Boston MA 02115
Phone617/504-5794
Other Positions
TitleDirector of International Monitoring and Evaluation
InstitutionHarvard Medical School
DepartmentGlobal Health and Social Medicine


 Mentoring 
 completed student projects
Assessment of Healthcare Utilization in Neno, Malawi
International/Summer, 05/25/13 - 05/31/14
Strengthening Quality of Care for Non-Communicable Diseases in PIH-supported Health Centers in Rural Rwanda
International/Summer, 06/24/13 - 08/13/13
Baseline Patient Satisfaction with a Neonatal Mortality Reducation Initiative in Rwanda
International/Summer, 06/14/13 - 08/07/13
Streamlining Referral Processes for Obstetric Complications: An Evaluation of the Functional Relation Between the Assin North District Hospital and its Feeder Health Facilities
International/Summer, 06/18/12 - 08/03/12
Development of a Quality Improvement Program for the Management of Pediatric Dehydration in St. Marc, Haiti
International/Summer, 06/07/12 - 08/09/12
Implementation and Assessment of Community-based, Decentralized Non-communicable Disease Clinics
International, 06/13/12 - 08/13/12
Evaluating the use of village health workers for household health monitoring in Neno, Malawi
Community Service, 06/08/12 - 08/10/12

 Bibliographic 
 selected publications
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  1. Vasan A, Anatole M, Mezzacappa C, Hedt-Gauthier BL, Hirschhorn LR, Nkikabahizi F, Hagenimana M, Ndayisaba A, Cyamatare FR, Nzeyimana B, Drobac P, Gupta N. Baseline assessment of adult and adolescent primary care delivery in Rwanda: an opportunity for quality improvement. BMC Health Serv Res. 2013; 13(1):518.
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  2. Caliendo AM, Gilbert DN, Ginocchio CC, Hanson KE, May L, Quinn TC, Tenover FC, Alland D, Blaschke AJ, Bonomo RA, Carroll KC, Ferraro MJ, Hirschhorn LR, Joseph WP, Karchmer T, Macintyre AT, Reller LB, Jackson AF. Better tests, better care: improved diagnostics for infectious diseases. Clin Infect Dis. 2013 Dec; 57 Suppl 3:S139-70.
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  3. Hirschhorn LR, Talbot JR, Irwin AC, May MA, Dhavan N, Shady R, Ellner AL, Weintraub RL. From scaling up to sustainability in HIV: potential lessons for moving forward. Global Health. 2013; 9:57.
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  4. Hirschhorn LR, Baynes C, Sherr K, Chintu N, Awoonor-Williams JK, Finnegan K, Philips JF, Anatole M, Bawah AA, Basinga P. Approaches to ensuring and improving quality in the context of health system strengthening: a cross-site analysis of the five African Health Initiative Partnership programs. BMC Health Serv Res. 2013; 13 Suppl 2:S8.
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  5. Drobac PC, Basinga P, Condo J, Farmer PE, Finnegan KE, Hamon JK, Amoroso C, Hirschhorn LR, Kakoma JB, Lu C, Murangwa Y, Murray M, Ngabo F, Rich M, Thomson D, Binagwaho A. Comprehensive and integrated district health systems strengthening: the Rwanda Population Health Implementation and Training (PHIT) Partnership. BMC Health Serv Res. 2013; 13 Suppl 2:S5.
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  6. Mitsunaga T, Hedt-Gauthier B, Ngizwenayo E, Farmer DB, Karamaga A, Drobac P, Basinga P, Hirschhorn L, Ngabo F, Mugeni C. Utilizing community health worker data for program management and evaluation: Systems for data quality assessments and baseline results from Rwanda. Soc Sci Med. 2013 May; 85:87-92.
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  7. Sudhof L, Amoroso C, Barebwanuwe P, Munyaneza F, Karamaga A, Zambotti G, Drobac P, Hirschhorn LR. Local use of geographic information systems to improve data utilisation and health services: mapping caesarean section coverage in rural Rwanda. Trop Med Int Health. 2013 Jan; 18(1):18-26.
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  8. Poles G, Li M, Siril H, Mhalu A, Hawkins C, Kaaya S, Aris E, Chalamilla G, Hirschhorn LR. Factors Associated with Different Patterns of Nonadherence to HIV Care in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania. J Int Assoc Provid AIDS Care. 2014 Jan-Feb; 13(1):78-84.
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  9. Anatole M, Magge H, Redditt V, Karamaga A, Niyonzima S, Drobac P, Mukherjee JS, Ntaganira J, Nyirazinyoye L, Hirschhorn LR. Nurse mentorship to improve the quality of health care delivery in rural Rwanda. Nurs Outlook. 2013 May-Jun; 61(3):137-44.
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  10. Hirschhorn LR, Pagano M. Estimating the benefits of antiretroviral therapy programs: how certain can we get? J Infect Dis. 2013 Jan; 207(1):4-5.
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  11. Chow W, Hirschhorn LR, Ng DW, Wells CG, Schneider KL, Agins BD. Improved quality of HIV care over time among participants in a national quality improvement initiative. J Health Care Poor Underserved. 2012 Aug; 23(3 Suppl):67-80.
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  12. Schneider KL, Agins BD, Ng DW, Monserrate JM, Hirschhorn LR. Evaluation of regional HIV provider quality groups to improve care for people living with HIV served in the United States. J Health Care Poor Underserved. 2012 Aug; 23(3 Suppl):174-92.
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  13. Hirschhorn LR, Kaaya SF, Garrity PS, Chopyak E, Fawzi MC. Cancer and the 'other' noncommunicable chronic diseases in older people living with HIV/AIDS in resource-limited settings: a challenge to success. AIDS. 2012 Jul 31; 26 Suppl 1:S65-75.
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  14. Lu C, Chin B, Lewandowski JL, Basinga P, Hirschhorn LR, Hill K, Murray M, Binagwaho A. Towards universal health coverage: an evaluation of Rwanda Mutuelles in its first eight years. PLoS One. 2012; 7(6):e39282.
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  15. Garcia ME, Li MS, Siril H, Hawkins C, Kaaya S, Ismail S, Chalamilla G, Mdingi SG, Hirschhorn LR. Health-care worker engagement in HIV-related quality improvement in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania. Int J Qual Health Care. 2011 Jun; 23(3):231-8.
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  16. Siril H, Hirschhorn LR, Hawkins C, Garcia ME, Li MS, Ismail S, Mdingi SG, Chalamilla G, Fawzi W, Kaaya S. Stress, motivation and professional satisfaction among health care workers in HIV/AIDS care and treatment centers in urban Tanzania: a cross-sectional study. East Afr J Public Health. 2011 Mar; 8(1):17-24.
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  17. Chaiyachati K, Hirschhorn LR, Tanser F, Newell ML, Bärnighausen T. Validating five questions of antiretroviral nonadherence in a public-sector treatment program in rural South Africa. AIDS Patient Care STDS. 2011 Mar; 25(3):163-70.
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  18. Hirschhorn LR, Landers S, McInnes DK, Malitz F, Ding L, Joyce R, Cleary PD. Reported care quality in federal Ryan White HIV/AIDS Program supported networks of HIV/AIDS care. AIDS Care. 2009 Jun; 21(6):799-807.
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  19. Stone PW, Kunches L, Hirschhorn L. Cost of hospital-associated infections in Massachusetts. Am J Infect Control. 2009 Apr; 37(3):210-4.
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  20. Stone PW, Pogorzelska M, Kunches L, Hirschhorn LR. Hospital staffing and health care-associated infections: a systematic review of the literature. Clin Infect Dis. 2008 Oct 1; 47(7):937-44.
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  21. Hirschhorn LR, Skolnik R. Making universal access a reality--what more do we need to know? J Infect Dis. 2008 May 1; 197(9):1223-5.
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  22. Ding L, Landon BE, Wilson IB, Hirschhorn LR, Marsden PV, Cleary PD. The quality of care received by HIV patients without a primary provider. AIDS Care. 2008 Jan; 20(1):35-42.
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  23. Wolf LL, Ricketts P, Freedberg KA, Williams-Roberts H, Hirschhorn LR, Allen-Ferdinand K, Rodriguez WR, Divi N, Wong MT, Losina E. The cost-effectiveness of antiretroviral therapy for treating HIV disease in the Caribbean. J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr. 2007 Dec 1; 46(4):463-71.
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  24. Hirschhorn LR, Ojikutu B, Rodriguez W. Research for change: using implementation research to strengthen HIV care and treatment scale-up in resource-limited settings. J Infect Dis. 2007 Dec 1; 196 Suppl 3:S516-22.
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  25. Wilson IB, Landon BE, Marsden PV, Hirschhorn LR, McInnes K, Ding L, Cleary PD. Correlations among measures of quality in HIV care in the United States: cross sectional study. BMJ. 2007 Nov 24; 335(7629):1085.
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  26. Losina E, Figueroa P, Duncan J, Divi N, Wolf LL, Hirschhorn LR, Robertson M, Harvey K, Whorms S, Freedberg KA, Gebre Y. HIV morbidity and mortality in Jamaica: analysis of national surveillance data, 1993--2005. Int J Infect Dis. 2008 Mar; 12(2):132-8.
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  27. McInnes DK, Landon BE, Wilson IB, Hirschhorn LR, Marsden PV, Malitz F, Barini-Garcia M, Cleary PD. The impact of a quality improvement program on systems, processes, and structures in medical clinics. Med Care. 2007 May; 45(5):463-71.
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  28. Freedberg KA, Hirschhorn LR, Schackman BR, Wolf LL, Martin LA, Weinstein MC, Goldin S, Paltiel AD, Katz C, Goldie SJ, Losina E. Cost-effectiveness of an intervention to improve adherence to antiretroviral therapy in HIV-infected patients. J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr. 2006 Dec 1; 43 Suppl 1:S113-8.
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  29. Mannheimer SB, Mukherjee R, Hirschhorn LR, Dougherty J, Celano SA, Ciccarone D, Graham KK, Mantell JE, Mundy LM, Eldred L, Botsko M, Finkelstein R. The CASE adherence index: A novel method for measuring adherence to antiretroviral therapy. AIDS Care. 2006 Oct; 18(7):853-61.
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  30. Hirschhorn LR, McInnes K, Landon BE, Wilson IB, Ding L, Marsden PV, Malitz F, Cleary PD. Gender differences in quality of HIV care in Ryan White CARE Act-funded clinics. Womens Health Issues. 2006 May-Jun; 16(3):104-12.
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  31. Marsden PV, Landon BE, Wilson IB, McInnes K, Hirschhorn LR, Ding L, Cleary PD. The reliability of survey assessments of characteristics of medical clinics. Health Serv Res. 2006 Feb; 41(1):265-83.
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  32. Hirschhorn LR, Oguda L, Fullem A, Dreesch N, Wilson P. Estimating health workforce needs for antiretroviral therapy in resource-limited settings. Hum Resour Health. 2006; 4:1.
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  33. Wilson IB, Landon BE, Hirschhorn LR, McInnes K, Ding L, Marsden PV, Cleary PD. Quality of HIV care provided by nurse practitioners, physician assistants, and physicians. Ann Intern Med. 2005 Nov 15; 143(10):729-36.
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  34. Landon BE, Wilson IB, McInnes K, Landrum MB, Hirschhorn LR, Marsden PV, Cleary PD. Physician specialization and the quality of care for human immunodeficiency virus infection. Arch Intern Med. 2005 May 23; 165(10):1133-9.
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  35. Landon BE, Wilson IB, McInnes K, Landrum MB, Hirschhorn L, Marsden PV, Gustafson D, Cleary PD. Effects of a quality improvement collaborative on the outcome of care of patients with HIV infection: the EQHIV study. Ann Intern Med. 2004 Jun 1; 140(11):887-96.
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  36. von Reyn CF, Arbeit RD, Horsburgh CR, Ristola MA, Waddell RD, Tvaroha SM, Samore M, Hirschhorn LR, Lumio J, Lein AD, Grove MR, Tosteson AN. Sources of disseminated Mycobacterium avium infection in AIDS. J Infect. 2002 Apr; 44(3):166-70.
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  37. Stone VE, Clarke J, Lovell J, Steger KA, Hirschhorn LR, Boswell S, Monroe AD, Stein MD, Tyree TJ, Mayer KH. HIV/AIDS patients' perspectives on adhering to regimens containing protease inhibitors. J Gen Intern Med. 1998 Sep; 13(9):586-93.
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  38. Miller K, Corcoran C, Armstrong C, Caramelli K, Anderson E, Cotton D, Basgoz N, Hirschhorn L, Tuomala R, Schoenfeld D, Daugherty C, Mazer N, Grinspoon S. Transdermal testosterone administration in women with acquired immunodeficiency syndrome wasting: a pilot study. J Clin Endocrinol Metab. 1998 Aug; 83(8):2717-25.
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  39. Craven DE, Duncan RA, Stram JR, O'Hara CJ, Steger KA, Jhamb K, Hirschhorn LR. Response of lymphoepithelial parotid cysts to antiretroviral treatment in HIV-infected adults. Ann Intern Med. 1998 Mar 15; 128(6):455-9.
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  40. Cooley TP, Hirschhorn LR, O'Keane JC. Kaposi's sarcoma in women with AIDS. AIDS. 1996 Sep; 10(11):1221-5.
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  41. Craven DE, Steger KA, Hirschhorn LR. Nosocomial colonization and infection in persons infected with human immunodeficiency virus. Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 1996 May; 17(5):304-18.
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  42. Hirschhorn LR, Trnka Y, Onderdonk A, Lee ML, Platt R. Epidemiology of community-acquired Clostridium difficile-associated diarrhea. J Infect Dis. 1994 Jan; 169(1):127-33.
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  43. Hirschhorn LR, Currier JS, Platt R. Electronic surveillance of antibiotic exposure and coded discharge diagnoses as indicators of postoperative infection and other quality assurance measures. Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 1993 Jan; 14(1):21-8.
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  44. Hirschhorn LR, McIntosh K, Anderson KG, Dermody TS. Influenzal pneumonia as a complication of autologous bone marrow transplantation. Clin Infect Dis. 1992 Mar; 14(3):786-7.
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  45. Golightly LM, Hirschhorn LR, Weller PF. Fever and headache in a splenectomized woman. Rev Infect Dis. 1989 Jul-Aug; 11(4):629-37.
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