Jennifer Forrester

Jennifer Wall Forrester

Associate Professor of Clinical

Medical Sciences Building


COM IM Infectious Diseases Division - 0560

Medical Sciences Building
Room 6154
Cincinnati, Ohio 45267


Bachelor's Degree, University of Richmond 2000 (Chemistry and Biology)

Medical Degree, University of Cincinnati College of Medicine 2004

Fellowship, University of Cincinnati 2009 (Infectious Diseases)

Residency, University of Cincinnati 2007 (Internal Medicine)

Positions and Work Experience

2009 - Assistant Professor of Clinical Medicine: Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Infectious Diseases, UC Physicians, Cincinnati, OH

2005 -2009 Clinical Research, Retrospective study investigating durability of initial HAART therapy in HIV+ patients, Infectious Disease Center, Cincinnati, OH

2001 -2002 Clinical Research Assistant, Infectious Disease Center, Cincinnati, OH

2001 -2002 Teaching Assistant: Medical Physiology, Tutor: medical Physiology, Anatomy, and Medical Biochemistry, University of Cincinnati College of Medicine, Cincinnati, OH

1997 -2000 Research Assistant, Laboratory Assistant, Resident Assistant, Chemistry Department, University of Richmond, Richmond, VA

1997 -1999 Research Assistant, National Institute of Occupational Safety and Health, Cincinnati, OH

Research and Practice Interests

HIV And Womens Health And HIV In Pregnancy

UC Health Clinical Focus

Infectious Disease

UC Health Specialities

Infectious Disease

Internal Medicine


American Board of Internal Medicine (Infectious Disease)


American Board of Internal Medicine


UC Health Highlights

Associate Chief Medical Officer

Research Support

Grant: #1 U01 AI069513 Investigators:Fichtenbaum, Forrester 12-01-2007 -11-30-2013 NIH/NIAID AIDS Clinical Trials Group Role:Investigator $997,057 Active

Grant: #5 H76HA0111 Investigators:Kaul, Fichtenbaum, Forrester, Haglund 01-01-2007 -12-13-2011 DHHS/HRSA Cincinnati Health Network Ryan White Title III Funds Role:Co-PI $582,753 Active

Grant: #5 H4AHA00060-90-00 Investigators:Kaul, Forrester 07-01-2011 -06-30-2012 HRSA University of Pittsburgh Pennsylvania/MidAtlantic AETC Role:Faculty Trainers $238,190 Active

Grant: #CHN Sub \ H76HAO0111 Investigators:Feinberg, Judith; Fichtenbaum, Carl; Forrester, Jennifer; Grubbs, Peter; Haglund, Lisa; Johnson, Kay; Kaul, Pamposh 04-01-2012 -03-31-2014 Health Resources and Services Administration Community HIV Comprehensive Care Program Role:Collaborator $1,165,506.00 Active Level:Federal


Peer Reviewed Publications

Robertson, Jaime; Meier, Matthew; Wall, Jennifer; Ying, Jun; Fichtenbaum, Carl J (2006. )Immune reconstitution syndrome in HIV: validating a case definition and identifying clinical predictors in persons initiating antiretroviral therapy.Clinical infectious diseases : an official publication of the Infectious Diseases Society of America, ,42 (11 ),1639-46

Tirrell, Isaac M; Wall, Jennifer L; Daley, Christopher J; Denial, Sarah J; Tennis, Frances G; Galens, Kevin G; O'Handley, Suzanne F (2006. )YZGD from Paenibacillus thiaminolyticus, a pyridoxal phosphatase of the HAD (haloacid dehalogenase) superfamily and a versatile member of the Nudix (nucleoside diphosphate x) hydrolase superfamily.The Biochemical journal, ,394 (Pt 3 ),665-74

Post Graduate Training and Education

2004-2007 Internal Medicine Resident, University of Cincinnati College of Medicine, ,Cincinnati, OH

2007-2009 Infectious Diseases Fellow, University of Cincinnati College of Medicine, ,Cincinnati, OH


Infectious Diseases, HIV Infection

Contact Information

Academic - Medical Sciences Building
Room 6154
Cincinnati  Ohio, 45267
Phone: 513-558-4704
Fax: 513-558-2089