University of Vermont

College of Medicine

Department of Medicine

Infectious Disease

Bio for Christopher Grace, M.D., FACP
Christopher Grace, M.D., FACP

Christopher Grace, M.D., FACP

Professor of Medicine
Unit Director, Infectious Disease, Department of Medicine


Contact Information

Phone:
(802) 847-2264
Office Location:
Fletcher Allen Health Care, 111 Colchester Ave., Smith 275, Burlington, VT 05401

Education

1971-75 University of Notre Dame BS Biology South Bend, Indiana
1975-79 New York Medical College - M.D. Valhalla, New York
1979-80 St. Vincent’s Hospital - Internship: Internal Medicine New York, New York
1980-82 St. Vincent’s Hospital - Residency: Internal Medicine New York, New York
1982-83 St. Vincent’s Hospital - Chief Resident: Internal Medicine New York, New York
1985-87 St. Francis Hospital, Fellowship: Infectious Disease, University of Connecticut, Hartford, Connecticut              
1984-85 University Health Center, Fellowship: Critical Care, Pittsburgh Pennsylvania

Academic Appointments

1987-1993 Assistant Professor of Medicine University of Vermont Medical Center Hospital of Vermont (Now Fletcher Allen Health Care)
1991-present Unit Director Infectious Disease Unit University of Vermont : Fletcher Allen Health Care
1993- 2004 Associate Professor of Medicine University of Vermont Fletcher Allen Health Care
1997 - 2013 Infectious Disease Fellowship Training Program Director, Fletcher Allen Health Care
2004 - present  Professor of Medicine, University of Vermont, College of Medicine

Research Grants

1994-1998 Principal Investigator Health Resource Service Administration (HRSA),
                  SPNS Rural HIV Service Delivery Models
                    $ 2,000,000.00 (10/94-9/99)
2000 Director at FAHC Title III HRSA Expansion grant for HIV Care
                    $133,000.00 yearly
2001-2004 Director at FAHC Title III HRSA grant for HIV Care
                    $ 1,403,106 over three years
2001-2004 Director at FAHC Title II HRSA grant for HIV Care (from the VDH)
                    $120,000.00 over three years
2004 – 2007  Director, FAHC Title III HRSA grant for HIV Care
                              $ 1,544,688 over three years
2007 – 2012 Director, FAHC Title III HRSA grant for HIV Care 
                             $ 2,510,000 over five years
2009-2012 Expansion grant for Title III (Part C) for HIV care
                              $ 78,482.00 expansion added yearly
                            

Awards and Honors

1991 Clinical Teacher of the Year, University of Vermont College of Medicine
1992 Clinical Teacher of the Year, University of Vermont College of Medicine
1993 Clinical Teacher of the Year, University of Vermont College of Medicine
1994 Clinical Teacher of the Year, University of Vermont College of Medicine
1996 Alpha Omega Alpha, Medical Honor Society; University of Vermont
2002 - 2004 Frymoyer Scholar Award, University of Vermont. Provider Education for Bioterrrorism
2004    University of Vermont, College of Medicine, White Coat Ceremony - Guest Speaker - Class of 2008
2008  Teacher of the Year Award; Department of Medicine, Fletcher Allen Health Care
2010  Vision Award, Fletcher Allen Health Care

Publications (Peer Reviewed)

Grace, CJ., Soons K, Kutzko,D, Alston K, Ramundo, M. Service Delivery for Patients with HIV in a Rural State: the Vermont Model. 1999. AIDS Patient care and STDs. 13 (11); 1-8

Ciobotaru B, Leiman G, St John T, Hyman N, Ramundo M, Grace C . Prevalence and Risk Factors for Anal Cytologic Abnormalities and HPV Infection in a Rural Population of HIV Infected Males. Dis Colon Rectum 2007;50:1-6

Grace C, Alston WK, Ramundo M, Polish L, Kirkpatrick B, Huston C. The complexity, relative value, and financial worth of curbside consultations in an academic infectious diseases unit. Clin Infect Dis 2010 Sept 15;51(6):651-5 

Grace C, Alston WK, Ramundo M, Polish L, Osler T.  The Vermont Model for HIV Care. Eleven Years of Outcome Data Comparing Urban and Rural Care. Journal of Rural Health 2010, 26;113-119

To see more articles from Dr. Grace see pubmed