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Kristin D'Acunto MPA, PA-C

Instructor
Rangos School of Health Sciences
Physician Assistant

419 Rangos
Phone: 412.396.5918

Education:

M.P.A., Master of Physician Assistant, Duquesne University
B.S., Bachelor of Health Sciences, Duquesne University
Research

Prostaglandins in 3 stages of Labor in Sheep Cervices Using Western Blot 1997

Magee Women's Hospital, Dr. Andrea Larkin

May 2010-Present-Co-Investigator of the Anal Swab Study in the Multicenter AIDS Cohort Study

  • This study is to evaluate the prevalence and risk factors for anal pre-cancer, the risk factors for progression of pre-cancer to cancer, the usefulness of repeat anal Pap screening, and the risk factors for persistent HPV infection.
Publications
  • Price J., Seaberg E., Badri S., Witt M., D'Acunto K., Thio C. et al.  Abstract, HIV-Viral hepatitis co-infections associated with risk for increasing APRI despite mitigating effect of HAART;  Gastroenterology, 10(5):  Supplement 1, 890-891, May 2011.
  • Hoffman C., Seaberg E., Young S., Witt M., D'Acunto K., Phair J., Thio C.  Hepatitis B and long-term HIV outcomes in co-infected HAART recipients. AIDS,  Sept 2009, 23(14):1881-1889
  • Holloway M., D'Acunto K., An update on the ABC's of viral hepatitis.  Clinical Advisor, June 2006
Presentations

Calhoun B., Holloway M., D'Acunto K, New Legislation for Reporting HIV Infection in Pennsylvania.  27th Annual Medical Education Conference of the Pennsylvania Society of Physician Assistants.  September 2002.

Professional Affiliations

American Academy of Physician Assistants

Pennsylvania Society of Physician Assistants