Dr. Rolando Barrios is the senior medical director at the BC Centre for Excellence in HIV/AIDS (BC-CfE). He is also a clinical assistant professor in the School of Population and Public Health and a clinical associate for the Department of Family and Community Medicine at the University of British Columbia.
Dr. Barrios completed training in family and community medicine at the University of Calgary, and in 2002 he was granted a fellowship in community medicine by the Royal College of Physicians of Canada. In 2003, he successfully led the HIV care redesign in his role as assistant medical director at the John Ruedy Immunodeficiency Clinic. Following this, Dr. Barrios joined the BC Centre for Excellence in HIV/AIDS (BC-CfE) as assistant director.
Dr. Barrios has spent the majority of his career working in leadership roles within the BC Centre for Excellence in HIV/AIDS and Vancouver Coastal Health. His early work focused on planning and implementing community health clinic services for refugees arriving in Vancouver and providing access to harm reduction interventions for intravenous drug users in Vancouver’s Downtown Eastside. He has supported numerous researchers in developing and implementing research initiatives. He is also involved in the development and evaluation of provincial HIV/AIDS guidelines for British Columbia, and is particularly interested in knowledge translation.
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