Laura Armas-Kolostroubis, MD, FACP

  • International AIDS Society
  • American Academy of HIV Medicine
  • American College of Physicians
  • HIV Medicine Association
  • International AIDS Society USA
  • International Association of Providers in AIDS Care
Publications

  • Continuum of Care for patients returning to Mexico; Donahoe T, Reyes M, Armas L,
  • Mandel N; JANAC. 2008 Sep: 19(5):335-337
  • Integrating reproductive health into HIV care of women in the United States: it is time.
  • Burr CK, Fry RS, Weber S, Armas-Kolostroubis LN, Lampe MA. AIDS. 2009 Sep 10:23 (14): 1928-30
  • A Guide to the Clinical Care of Women, Chapter on Adherence and Retention in Care; In print due 2013
  • Thirty Years of HIV in Women; Northeast Florida Medicine Journal; 2012 ; 63(3): 46-49

Presentations

  • Cases on the Web: Prevention of Mother-to-Child Transmission in Highly Treatment-
  • Experienced HIV-Infected Women; Web-based case CME activity, May 2012-2013
  • Florida/Caribbean AIDS Education and Training Center HIV Update: Mini-Conference;
  • Women’s Issues in HIV; Orlando, Florida; June 22,2012
  • 16th Annual Pediatric ID and HIV/AIDS Conference; “Chronic Hepatitis Co-infection”;
  • University of Florida, Jacksonville, August 17, 2012
  • 21st. Annual HIV Conference of the Florida/Caribbean AIDS Education and Training
  • Center; “Aging Issues among women living with HIV”; Orlando, Florida; October 26, 2012

Dr. Armas earned her medical degree from La Salle University in Mexico City, Mexico.  She completed her internal medicine residency training at Presbyterian Hospital of Dallas, TX.  She then completed a general internal medicine and women’s health fellowship at Dallas Veterans Administration Medical Center and Parkland Memorial Hospital, respectively. She has provided comprehensive HIV care since 1998 and has been actively involved in HIV and primary care research, teaching and advocacy since then.

She served in several committees at the local, national, and international level. In 2010 she completed a quality management fellowship at the National Quality Center in New York City, NY.

Dr. Armas-Kolostroubis is licensed to practice in the State of Florida and in Mexico. She is a Board certified in Internal Medicine.

Her research interest include:

  • Women and HIV: Treatment, outcomes, reproductive and gender differences
  • Gender based research
  • Chronic disease management and aging in HIV infected individuals
  • Implementation science and quality of care
 Dr. Armas is fluent in English and Spanish and also speaks intermediate Greek.