Heidi Mclaughlin Crane, MD, MPH
Department of Medicine, Division of Allergy & Infectious Diseases
Adjunct Professor
Department of Health Services
Associate Director, CFAR Clinical Epidemiology & Health Services Research
Medical Director, Madison HIV Metabolic Clinic

Faculty Information


Dr. Crane is a Professor of Medicine in the Division of Allergy and Infectious Diseases. She is the Associate Director of the UW Centers for AIDS Research (CFAR) Clinical Epidemiology and Health Services Research (CE&HSR) Core, which promotes research comparing the effectiveness of management strategies for HIV-infected patients in routine clinical practice. She is also Medical Director of the Madison HIV Metabolic clinic.

Her research interests include chronic complications of HIV, including metabolic issues and cardiovascular disease; adherence; substance use, and other patient-reported outcomes. Dr. Crane is co-chair of the Centers for AIDS Research Network of Integrated Clinical Systems (CNICS) sociobehavioral working group, and leads the CNICS Patient Reported Outcomes Committee. She oversaw development and integration of a clinical assessment of sociobehavioral measures including medication adherence that are now systematically collected at routine clinic appointments at a number of HIV clinics across the US (Seattle, Boston, San Diego, Birmingham, San Francisco, Baltimore, Chapel Hill, etc.) as part of CNICS. She is co-PI of a Patient Reported Outcomes Measurement Information Systems (PROMIS) NIH Roadmap initiative UO1 on measuring patient reported outcomes (PROs) in clinical care for HIV-infected patients. She is co-PI of a study examining genetic contributions to cardiovascular disease among patients with HIV. She is also co-PI of a data harmonization center for 21 NIDA-funded RO1 projects on substance abuse and HIV among criminal justice and other vulnerable patient populations.

Education & Training: 
University of Washington
Seattle, WA
University of Washington
Seattle, WA
Internship, Primary Care Internal Medicine
Barnes-Jewish Hospitals, Washington University
St.Louis, MO
Residency Training, Primary Care Internal Medicine
Barnes-Jewish Hospitals, Washington University
St.Louis, MO
Fellowship training, Infectious Disease
University of Washington
Seattle, WA
University of Washington School of Medicine Alumni Early Achievement
Society of General Internal Medicine Lawrence S. Linn Award
Brystol-Myers Squibb Virology HIV Fellowship Research Fellow
American Academy of HIV Medicine HIV Specialist
General Clinical Research Center Pilot Award
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Box 359931

Seattle, WA 998104


Crane HM, Heckbert SR, Drozd DR, Budoff MJ, Delaney JAC, Rodriguez C, Paramsothy P, Lober WB, Burkholder G, Willig JH, Mugavero MJ, Mathews WC, Crane PK, Moore RD, Napravnik S, Eron JJ, Hunt P, Geng E, Hsue P, Barnes GS, McReynolds J, Peter I, Grunfeld C, Saag MS, Kitahata MM for the Centers for AIDS Research Network of Integrated Clinical Systems (CNICS) Cohort. Lessons learned from the design and implementation of myocardial infarction adjudication tailored for HIV clinical cohorts. Am J Epidemiol. Apr 15 2014; 179(8):996-1005. 
• PubMed Abstract

Crane HM, Grunfeld C, Willig J, Mugavero MJ, Van Rompaey S, Moore R, et al. Impact of NRTIs on lipid levels among a large HIV-infected cohort initiating antiretroviral therapy in clinical care. AIDS. 2011; 25(2):185-95.
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Singh S, Willig JH, Mugavero MJ, Crane PK, Harrington RD, Knopp RH, Kosel BW, Saag MS, Kitahata MM, Crane HM. Comparative effectiveness and toxicity of statins among HIV-infected patients. Clin Infect Dis. 2011; 52(3):387-95.
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Crane PK, Gibbons LE, Willig JH, Mugavero MJ, Lawrence ST, Schumacher JE, Saag MS, Kitahata MM, Crane HM. Measuring depression levels in HIV-infected patients as part of routine clinical care using the nine-item patient health questionnaire (PHQ-9). AIDS Care. 2010; 22(7):874-85. 
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Kitahata MM, Gange SJ, Abraham A, Merriman B, Saag MS, Justice AC, Hogg RS, Deeks SG, Eron JJ, Brooks JT, Rourke SB, Gill MJ, Bosch RJ, Martin JN, Klein MB, Jacobson LP, Rodriguez B, Sterling TR, Kirk GD, Napravnik S, Rachlis AR, Calzavara LM, Horberg MA, Silverberg MJ, Gebo KA, Goedert JJ, Benson CA, Collier AC, Van Rompaey SE, Crane HM, McKaig RG, Lau B, Freeman AM, Moore RD for the North American AIDS Cohort Collaboration on Research and Design. Effect of early versus deferred antiretroviral therapy for HIV on survival. New Engl J Med.2009; 360(18):1815-26.
• NEJM Abstract

Crane HM, Van Rompaey SE, Kitahata, MM. Antiretroviral medications associated with elevated blood pressure among patients receiving highly active antiretroviral therapy. AIDS. 2006; 20(7):1019-26.
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