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Natella Y. Rakhmanina, MD, AAHIVS

The Center for Hospital-based Specialties

Infectious Disease

Children’s Research Institute (CRI)
Center for Translational Science
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Specialties: HIV/AIDS

Board CertificationsAmerican Board of Pediatrics
Foreign LanguagesFrench, Russian, Dutch
National Provider Identifier1043397524

Service LocationsChildren's National Medical Center - Sheikh Zayed Campus for Advanced Children's Medicine
111 Michigan Avenue, NW
Washington, DC 20010
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Phone: 202-476-5000

Natella Rakhmanina, MD, is a pediatric infectious disease specialist. She focuses her research on epidemiology and treatment of HIV infection in children and adolescents. Her particular areas of interest include pharmacology and pharmacogenetics of antiretroviral therapy in pediatrics. The primary goal of this clinical research is to optimize and individualize treatment of HIV infected pediatric patients. Dr. Rakhmanina, also has completed several projects on epidemiology of pediatric HIV infection and is the leading investigator on the study addressing the acceptance of the rapid HIV testing in healthcare settings by the parents, caregivers, and adolescents in Washington, DC, metropolitan area.

Dr. Rakhmanina is a preceptor at MPH program at School of Public Health and Health Services at GWU, and is a member of the GWU HIV/AIDS Institute.
TypeSchoolLocationDegreeField of StudyYears
Medical School People's Friendship University RussiaDoctor of Medicine 1981 -1988
National & International Recognitions
Honorary DiplomaPeople's Friendship University1988

Affiliations and Memberships
TitleInstitutionCommittee / SectionYears
MemberAmerican Academy of PediatricsMaryland Chapter2007 - 2009
MemberInfectious Diseases Society of America2006 - 2009
MemberHIV Medicine Association2006 - 2009
MemberAmerican College of Clinical Pharmacology2004 - 2009
MemberAmerican Society of Clinical Pharmacology2004 - 2009
TitleStudy NameInstitutionYears
InvestigatorPediatric and Perinatal Clinical Trials Network PACTG/IMPAACTNational Institutes of Health/Westat2002 - 2012
InvestigatorOptimizing Coordinated Combination Drug TherapyNational Institutes of Health2006 - 2010
InvestigatorWashington D.C. Collaborative PPRUNational Institutes of Health2004 - 2009
Read more about the research interests of Natella Y. Rakhmanina
Conference Presentation - Poster, Rakhmanina, N. (2008), Conference on Retroviruses and Opportunistic Infection (CROI) , Poster session presented at the Poster presentation: “Recommended dose of Lopinavir/ritonavir is sub-optimal in protease inhibitor-experienced children, Boston, MA

Journal Article, Baghdassarian, A., Bruce, K., Castel, A.D., Rakhmanina, N., Rakusan, T., Sill, A., Singh, N., Spiegel, H.M.L., Williams, K. (2008), Epidemiology of New Cases of HIV-1 Infection in Children Referred to the Metropolitan Pediatric Hospital in Washington, DC, Pediatric Infectious Disease Journal.

Conference Presentation - Poster, Rakhmanina, N. (2008), 17th Population Approach Group in Europe Meeting, Poster session presented at the Poster presentation: Population Kinetics and Dynamics of Lopinavir in HIV-Infected Children, Marseille

Journal Article, Bergshoeff, A.S., Burger, D.M., de Groot, R., Gibb, D.M., Green, H., Hartwig, N.G., La Porte, C.J.L., Lyall, H., Rakhmanina, N., Soldin, S., Verweel, G., Verwey-Van, W (2007), Age-dependant Pharmacokinetics of Lamivudine in HIV-infected Children, Clinical Pharmacology & Therapeutics, 81, 4, 517-520.

Journal Article, Capparelli,E., Rakhmanina, N., Sever, J., Soldin, S, Spiegel, H.., Van den Anker, J.N., Williams, K. (2007), Nevirapine Concentration in Non-stimulated Saliva - an Alternative for Plasma Sampling in Children with HIV Infection, Therapeutic Drug Monitoring, 29, 1, 110-117.

Conference Presentation - Poster, Rakhmanina, N. (2007), Poster Presentation: Lopinavir (LPV) Pharmacokinetics (PK) and Pharmacodynamics (PD) in HIV-Infected Children, Poster session presented at the 47th Annual Interscience Conference on Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy (ICAAC) , Chicago, IL

Conference Presentation - Poster, Rakhmanina, N. (2007), Concentrations in Children with HIV Infection, Poster session presented at the 10th International Congress of Therapeutic Drug Monitoring and Clinical Toxicology, Nice

Journal Article, Rakhmanina, N., Van den Anker,J.N. (2006), Pharmacological Research in Pediatrics: From Neonates to Adolescents, Advanced Drug Delivery Reviews , 58, 4-14.

Journal Article, Capparelli,E., Mirochnick, M., Rakhmanina, N. (2005), Seminars in Fetal and Neonatal Medicine, Pharmacotherapy of Perinatal HIV, 10, 2, 161-175.

Book Chapter, Rakhmanina, N., Van den Anker, J. (2004), Fever, In Rakhmanina, N., Van den Anker, J., Conn's Current Therapy , 26-28, Elsevier Inc..

For a more comprehensive list of publications for Natella Rakhmanina, MD, AAHIVS view the National Library of Medicine’s PubMed online database

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