Rochester, Minnesota Clinical Profile


Stacey A. Rizza, M.D., has both a clinical and research practice. Her clinical practice is focused on HIV and transplant infectious diseases, while her research work investigates how HIV and hepatitis C virus cause liver disease.

Focus areas

  • Role of TNF-receptor apoptosis inducing ligand (TRAIL) and hepatocyte apoptosis during co-infection

Significance to patient care

Although there have been many advances in the treatment of HIV infection, liver disease is still a major cause of morbidity and mortality for individuals living with HIV in the U.S. Investigations by Dr. Rizza and her colleagues are designed to identify why and how HIV worsens liver disease and find ways to decrease liver disease during HIV infection.

Clinical Studies

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Primary Appointment

  1. Consultant, Division of Infectious Diseases, Department of Internal Medicine

Academic Rank

  1. Professor of Medicine


  1. Post Doctoral Fellowship - Mayo Foundation Scholar University of California, San Francisco
  2. Fellow - Infectious Diseases Mayo Graduate School of Medicine, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine
  3. Resident - Internal Medicine Mayo Graduate School of Medicine, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine
  4. MD Mayo Medical School, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine
  5. BS Haverford College

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