Natella Rakhmanina, MD, AAHIVS Infectious Disease Specialist

Locations

  • Main Hospital Washington, District of Columbia 20010 1-888-884-BEAR (2327)

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • French
  • Russian
  • Dutch

Departments

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Pediatrics
Bio

Biography

Natella Rakhmanina, MD, AAHIVS, 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 the George Washington University (GWU) and is a member of the GWU HIV/AIDS Institute.

Specialties

Specialties

Education & Training

Education & Training

  • Fellowship Program, Allergy/Immunology, 1997
    Children's Mercy Hospital
  • Residency Program, Pediatrics, 1996
    Arkansas Childrens Hospital
  • Fellowship Program, Pediatrics, 1991
    Pediatrics People's Friendship Univ.
  • MD, 1988
    People's Friendship University
Patient Stories

Patient Stories: Natella Rakhmanina

Patient story

Emily's Story

"The social worker was great. She held a class for Emily and the other needle phobic kids on the floor. This class allowed the kids to place IV's in stuffed dolls and have some control over the care of someone else, even if it was just a doll."

Research & Publications

Research & Publications

10th International Congress of Therapeutic Drug Monitoring and Clinical Toxicology

(2007) Concentrations in Children with HIV Infection

Agedependant Pharmacokinetics of Lamivudine in HIVinfected Children

(2007) Clinical Pharmacology & Therapeutics

Epidemiology of New Cases of HIV1 Infection in Children Referred to the Metropolitan Pediatric Hospital in Washington DC

(2008) Pediatric Infectious Disease Journal

Fever

(2004) Conn's Current Therapy

Nevirapine Concentration in Nonstimulated Saliva an Alternative for Plasma Sampling in Children with HIV Infection

(2007) Therapeutic Drug Monitoring

Pharmacological Research in Pediatrics From Neonates to Adolescents

(2006) Advanced Drug Delivery Reviews

Poster presentation Population Kinetics and Dynamics of Lopinavir in HIVInfected Children

(2008) 17th Population Approach Group in Europe Meeting

Poster presentation Recommended dose of Lopinavirritonavir is suboptimal in protease inhibitorexperienced children

(2008) Conference on Retroviruses and Opportunistic Infection (CROI)

Seminars in Fetal and Neonatal Medicine

(2005) Pharmacotherapy of Perinatal HIV

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Emily's Story

Patient story

"The social worker was great. She held a class for Emily and the other needle phobic kids on the floor. This class allowed the kids to place IV's in stuffed dolls and have some control over the care of someone else, even if it was just a doll."

Read More of Emily's Story