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Florence Momplaisir,


Title: Assistant Professor of Medicine

Practices: Drexel Infectious Diseases and HIV Medicine

Specialty: Infectious Diseases, HIV


Partnership Comprehensive Care Practice
1427 Vine Street
2nd Floor
Philadelphia, PA 19102
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Phone: 215.762.2530
Fax: 215.762.2531


  • MSHP - University of Pennsylvania (2012)
  • MD - Penn State College of Medicine (2006)
  • BS in Biology - Louisiana State University (2002)

Awards & Honors

  • Harold Amos Medical Faculty Development Award from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, 2016-2020
  • Fellow, American College of Physicians, 2015
  • HIV Prevention Trial Network (HPTN) Scholar, 2015-2016
  • International Maternal Pediatric Adolescent AIDS Clinical Trials Network Scholar, 2015-2017
  • Young Investigator Award, Conference on Retroviruses and Opportunistic Infections, 2013
  • Infectious Diseases Society of America (IDSA) Trainee Travel Grant, 2013
  • Special Recognition Award, Pennsylvania Chapter of the American College of Physicians, 2012
  • Best poster, Society of General Internal Medicine Mid-Atlantic Meeting, 2011
  • Lipkin finalist, Society of General Internal Medicine National Meeting, 2011

Memberships / Professional Affiliations

  • Infectious Diseases Society of America (IDSA)
  • American College of Physicians
    • Health and Public Policy Committee

Clinical Services

HIV infection, Infectious diseases


Florence Momplaisir, MD, MSHP, FACP, is an infectious diseases specialist in Center City Philadelphia. She is board certified in internal medicine and infectious diseases.


  • General Internal Medicine - University of Pennsylvania
  • Infectious Diseases - Temple University Hospital


  • Internal Medicine - UMDNJ/Cooper University Hospital (2009)


  • Internal Medicine - UMDNJ/Cooper University Hospital (2007)


(See all Florence Momplaisir's publications in PubMed.

Peer-Reviewed Publications

"Assessing the Impact of Perinatal HIV Case Management on Outcomes Along the HIV Care Continuum for Pregnant and Postpartum Women Living With HIV, Philadelphia 2005–2013"
Anderson EA, Momplaisir F, Corson C, Brady KA
AIDS and Behavior, Feb 7,2017

"The Development of a Postpartum Weight Management Intervention for Low-income Women: End-user Perspectives as Groundwork"
Wright C, Mogul M, Murray R, Levinson M, Momplaisir F, Shea J
Progress in Community Health Partnerships: Research, Education and Action. Accepted February 10, 2017

"Caesarian Section Practices Among HIV Infected Women in Philadelphia, 2005-2013"
Thompson D, Momplaisir F, Yehia B, Alleyne G, Brady K
PLOS ONE, doi:10.1371/journal. pone.0144592, December 14, 2015

"HIV Care Continuum for Postpartum Women in Philadelphia, 2005-2011: Barriers and Facilitators"
Adams J W, Brady K A, Michael Y, Yehia B, Momplaisir F
Clinical Infectious Diseases, 61.12: 1880-1887. civ678, 2015

"Time of HIV Diagnosis and Engagement in Prenatal Care Impact Virologic Outcomes in Pregnant Women with HIV"
Momplaisir F, Brady K, Fekete T, Thompson D, Diez Roux A, Yehia B
PLOS ONE. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0132262, July 1, 2015

"Barriers and Facilitators To Patient Retention in HIV Care"
Yehia B, Stewart L, Momplaisir F, Mody A,Holtzman CW, Jacobs LM, Hines J, Mounzer K, Glanz K, Metlay JP, Shea J
BMC infectious diseases. 15: 246. doi:10.1186/s12879-015-0990-0, June 2015

"Health Outcomes of HIV-Infected People with Mental Illness"
Yehia B, Stephens A, Momplaisir F, Gross R, Dube B, Glanz K, Brady KA
AIDS Behav.; 19(8):1491-500. doi: 10.1007/s10461-015-1080-4, May 1, 2015

"Location of HIV Diagnosis Impacts Linkage to Medical Care"
Yehia BR, Ketner E, Momplaisir F, Stephens A, Dowshen N, Eberhart MG, Brady K.A.
JAIDS. 1;68(3):304-9. doi:10.1097/ QAI000000 0000000459, Mar 2015

"Comparison of HIV Outcomes for Patients Linked at Hospital Versus Community-Based Clinics"
Schranz AJ, Brady KA, Momplaisir F, Metlay JP, Stephens A, Yehia BR.
AIDS Patient Care and STDs. 29(3):117-25. doi: 10.1089/apc.2014.0199, March 2015

"HIV Testing Trends: Southeastern Pennsylvania, 2002–2010"
Momplaisir F, Fetzer B,  Harhay M, Yehia B, Brady K, Long JA
AIDS patient care and STDs. 28(6): 303-310. doi: 10.1089/apc.2014.0044, June 2014

"Comparison of HIV Outcomes for Patients Linked at Hospital Versus Community-Based Clinics"
AJ Schranz, KA Brady, F Momplaisir, JP Metlay, A Stephens, B Yehia
AIDS Patient Care and STDs – accepted for publication November 3, 2014.

"HIV Testing Trends: Southeastern Pennsylvania, 2002–2010"
Momplaisir F, Fetzer B, Harhay M, Yehia B, Brady K, Long JA
AIDS Patient Care and STDs, 28(6): 303-310, June 2014

"Assessing the Overall Quality of Health Care in Persons Living with HIV in an Urban Environment"
Keller S, Yehia B, Momplaisir F, Metlay J, Brady K
AIDS Patient Care and STDs, 28(4): 198-205, April 2014

"Colorectal cancer incidence and screening in US Medicaid patients with and without HIV infection"
Keller S, Momplaisir F, Newcomb C, Liu Q, Ratcliffe S, Lo Re V, Long J.
AIDS Care 26.6: 716-722, 2014

"Preventive cancer screening practices in HIV-positive patients"
Momplaisir F, Mounzer K, Long J
AIDS Care 26.1: 87-94, 2014

"Outcomes of HIV-Infected Patients Receiving Care at Multiple Clinics."
Yehia, Baligh R., Schranz A, Momplaisir F, Keller S, Gross R, Frank I, Metlay J, Brady K.
AIDS and Behavior: 18.8: 1511-22, 2014

"The Role of Primary Care Physicians in Improving Colorectal Cancer Screening in Patients with HIV"
Momplaisir F, Long J, Badolato G, Brady K
J Gen Intern Med, 27(8):940-4, August 2012

"Vitamin D levels, natural H1N1 infection and response to H1N1 vaccine among HIV-infected individuals"
Momplaisir F, Frank I, Meyer W.A., Kim D, Kappes R, Tebas P
J AIDS Clin Res, 20;3(4):152, May 2012

Editorials, Reviews, Chapters and Case Reports

"Risk based HIV retesting: Back to the same old challenges"
Momplaisir F and Turner B
Virulence,1:2, 60-61; March/April 2010

"SIV in vaginal secretions of pregnant monkeys"
Momplaisir F and Amedee A
Published in the Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation Report, August 2000


Momplaisir, F, Tebas, P. Co-moderated the session on HIV and Co-morbidities at the 2016 Infectious Diseases Society of America national meeting, New Orleans, LA, October 28, 2016.

Momplaisir, F. Racial Disparities in HIV Prevalence and Composition of Risk Networks among People Who Inject Drugs in HPTN 037. Poster at the Center for AIDS Research Social and Behavioral Science Research Network (SBSRN), Thursday October 20, 2016.

Momplaisir, F. HIV Care Continuum Outcomes among Women with and without Depression in the Perinatal Period. Oral presentation at the Penn Mental Health AIDS Research Center Symposium, Phila, PA, Sept 30, 2016.

Momplaisir, F. Outcomes of HIV+ Women During Pregnancy and Postpartum, 2005-2013. Invited speaker, Perinatal Update & Ryan White Part D HIV Case Study Day, Rutgers, New Brunswick, NJ, Sept 27, 2016

Andrews, M-M, Momplaisir, F, Aaron, E, Potter, J, Donovan, M. Leadership in perinatal HIV service coordination: Collaboration across Ryan White Programs to eliminate perinatal HIV, Abstract 6899. Oral presentation at the 2016 National Ryan White Conference on HIV Care and Treatment Workshop, Washington DC, Aug 26, 2016.

Postpartum Retention in Care Panel Discussion
Momplaisir F, Hoyt MJ, Aaron E, Levison J, Brady K
EMCT Oral presentation. CDC's Elimination of Maternal-Child Transmission of HIV Infection (EMCT) Stakeholders Group, Washington, D.C., July 27, 2016

"Structural Factors Influencing Community Viral Load"
Momplaisir, F, Martinez O, Brawner B
Oral Panel Presentation, HIV Prevention Summit, Philadelphia, Pa., June 22, 2016

"Outcomes of HIV+ Women During Pregnancy and Postpartum in Philadelphia, 2005-2013"
HIV Grand Rounds, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pa., May 12, 2016
Internal Medicine Grand Rounds, Drexel College of Medicine, Philadelphia, Pa., May 18, 2016

"HIV Care Continuum for Postpartum Women in Philadelphia, 2005-2011: Barriers and Facilitators"
Momplaisir F, Adams J, Brady KA
CFAR Women's Conference, New Rochelle, N.Y., December 2015

"Who's Really Missing from the HIV Treatment Cascade and How Do We Engage Them?"
Cargill V, MD, MSCE, Momplaisir F, MD, MSHP, Short W, MD, Irvin R, MD, MPH
Oral presentation and panel discussion, America Public Health Association 142nd Annual Meeting, New Orleans, La., Nov 17, 2014

"Time of HIV Diagnosis and Engagement in Prenatal Care Impact Outcomes in Pregnant Women with HIV"
Momplaisir F, Thompson D, Brady K, Yehia B
Oral presentation (abstract 303), at the 9th International Conference on HIV Treatment and Prevention Adherence, Miami, Florida, June 8-10, 2014
Sol Sherry Research meeting at Temple University Hospital, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, June 11, 2014.

"Colorectal Cancer and Screening in Medicaid Patients with and without HIV"
Momplaisir F, Sara Keller, Newcomb C, Liu Q, Ratcliffe S, Lo Re V, Long J
Poster presentation at the national IDSA Meeting, San Francisco, California, October 3, 2013

"Trends of HIV testing Before and After the Introduction of Recommended Opt-Out-Testing: Southeastern Pennsylvania, 2002-2010"
Momplaisir F, Fetzer B, M, Yehia B, Brady K, Long JA
Poster presented at NIAID/IDSA Research Meeting, Bethesda, Md., June 6-8, 2013

"HIV Update, Section on PrEP"
Oral presentation, Society of General Internal Medicine National Meeting, Seattle, Washington, April 2013