Balano, Kirsten PharmD

Kirsten Balano, PharmD

HIVLN Clinical Faculty


Dr. Balano is a clinical faculty member of University of California, San Francisco, School of Pharmacy, Department of Clinical Pharmacy, the San Francisco Area AIDS Education and Training Center (SFAETC), the East Bay AETC, and the North Coast AIDS Education and Training Center. She trains physicians, nurses, pharmacist and other members of multidisciplinary teams via lectures, workshops, case discussions and case conferencing utilizing adult learning principles. Additionally, she provides patient care at
San Francisco General Hospital Inpatient and Outpatient HIV programs and directs the client-centered adherence program for the Vista Community Health Center’s HIV Network in Sonoma County. Her primary clinical, educational and research issues are in the areas of adherence to HIV antiretroviral therapy, drug interactions, and adverse effects.