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Elliot DeHaan, MD

Assistant Professor

e-mail: elliot.dehaan@downstate.edu

Background and Expertise:

Elliot DeHaan, MD joined the STAR Program in March 2014 as Clinical Assistant Professor and STAR Health Center clinician. Prior to joining STAR, Dr. DeHaan served as Associate Medical Director for HIV Services/Infectious Diseases at Community Healthcare Network (CHN), a Federally Qualified Health Center (FQHC) that spans 11 clinics in the New York City area While there he played a critical role in improving the viral suppression among HIV patients by developing an electronic health record (EHR) query for HIVQual indicators to improve provider performance. Dr. DeHaan also oversaw CHN's Hepatitis C (HCV) programs, which were funded by the Check Hep C Program of the NYC Department of Health and Mental Hygiene, an initiative to improve HCV screening and treatment among FQHCs. Prior to CHN, he worked at Montefiore Medical Center and was responsible for the teaching and supervision of primary care residents and developed a connection-to-primary-care program at the Brook, a permanent residential facility for formerly homeless individuals. Dr. DeHaan was trained in infectious diseases at NYU Medical Center and while there researched outcomes of anal cytologies from their HIV Clinic which was presented at the International AIDS Conference 2012. He earned his MD at the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey and his Bachelor of Arts in Biomedical Sciences and Engineering at Harvard University.