William Valenti, MD, Infectious Disease, Rochester, NY, Highland Hospital


Infectious DiseaseRochester, NY

Chief of Innovation; Senior VP, Strategic Advancement; Staff Physician - Trillium Health, Rochester, NY.

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  • Co-founder of Community Health Network (1989), now Trillium Health, and doing HIV medicine, policy and research since 1981.

    Clinical Associate Professor of Medicine, University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry.

    In addition to being Chief of Innovation and a staff physician at Trillium Health, he serves on the New York State Governor's Task Force to End the HIV Epidemic by 2020 (EtE 2020) and is chair of the New York State Medical Society’s Infectious Diseases Committee.

    In 2017, published a memoir, AIDS: A Matter of Urgency, telling the story of experiences during the early years of the AIDS epidemic.

Education & Training

  • University of Rochester
    University of RochesterFellowship
  • University of Rochester
    University of RochesterResidency
  • Rochester General HospitalResidency
  • Medical College of Wisconsin
    Medical College of WisconsinMedicalSchool

Certifications & Licensure

  • FL State Medical License
    FL State Medical License 2015 - 2022
  • NY State Medical License
    NY State Medical License 1973 - 2021
  • American Board of Internal Medicine Internal Medicine

Awards, Honors, & Recognition

  • Linda Laubenstein Award for Clinical Excellence NYS Dept of Health AIDS Institute, 2104
  • Albert D. Kaiser Medal Rochester Academy of Medicine, 2019
  • Alum of the Year Medical College of Wisconsin, 2017
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Publications & Presentations


Books/Book Chapters

Authored Content

  • COVID-19'S Cornering of IAS 2020July 2020

Press Mentions

  • Dr. Bill Valenti: Writing the Book on AIDS – Part 1May 27, 2017
  • Trillium Health Pharmacy Offering Key HIV ProtectionMay 04, 2017
  • Connections: New Book Traces the History of AIDSApril 11, 2017
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