Gregory S. Felzien, MD, AAHIVS
Division of Health Protection/IDI-HIV
Georgia Department of Public Health
Gregory S Felzien, MD, AAHIVS received his medical degree from the University of Colorado School of Medicine, completed his internship and residency in Internal Medicine at Vanderbilt University, and pursued further fellowship training in Infectious Diseases at the Medical University of South Carolina. Dr. Felzien holds board certification in both Internal Medicine and Infectious Diseases and is certified as an American Academy of HIV Specialist. Currently, Dr. Felzien is the Medical Advisor within the Division of Health Protection/IDI-HIV for the Georgia Department of Public Health. This position allows Dr Felzien to be more involved in state policy (e.g., STD, HIV, PrEP, EPT and other infectious disease protocols for the Department of Public Health), work more closely with legislators (e.g., speaking on issues such as HIV, HCV and other infectious diseases), and focus on the needs of rural HIV, tuberculosis, and hepatitis B and C positive individuals throughout the state. In addition, Dr Felzien works closely with community partners, such as Georgia Southern University, as a member of the provider advisory board for the CDC's HIV Medical Monitoring Program and with the Georgia AIDS Training and Education Center. Dr. Felzien is actively involved in the rural community through coordinating HIV awareness and education, writing (co-editor/co-author: HIV/AIDS in Rural Communities: Research, Education, and Advocacy), speaking at the local, state, and national level and expanding services and access through a statewide TeleHealth and Project ECHO initiative.