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294 MILLENNIUM-SECOND EDITION C ertified internal medicine and HIV specialist Michael N. Pierce has dedicated over three decades to caring for patients. Previously the director of HIV medicine and internal medicine at All Med Medical and Rehabilitation Center, Dr. Pierce has lent his expertise to several institutions throughout his time in the health care industry. He began hismedical career as an intern and general surgical resident at LAC + USC Medical Center from 1982 to 1984 and continued his internship and residency in internal medicine at California Pacific Medical Center from1985 to 1988. He remained in California for another eight years, serving as an attending physician at Saint Francis Memorial Hospital before relocating to New York City and holding similar positions at Montefiore Medical Center and St. Barnabas Hospital. He also served as an assistant attending physician and associate attending physician at St. Luke’s Roosevelt Hospital Center. In addition to founding the Suboxone Program at All Med Medical and Rehabilitation Center, Dr. Pierce has shared his expertise as a co-author of the International HIV Controllers Study conducted by the Ragon Institute of MGH, MIT and Harvard University. He also served on the editorial board of Johns Hopkins Advanced Studies in Medicine and has contributed articles to professional publications. He is affiliated with the American College of Physicians, the Society of General Internal Medicine, the American Medical Association, the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education, the American College of Occupational and Environmental Medicine, the New York County Medical Society, and the Medical Society of the State of New York. His contributions to the field earned him the Physician’s Recognition Award from the American Medical Association and a grant from the Pharmaceutical Manufacturers Association. Dr. Pierce received a Bachelor of Arts in biology from Binghamton University and a Doctor of Medicine from the University of Vermont. MICHAEL N. PIERCE MEDICAL DIRECTOR Quik Clinic Medical Center Oakland Park, FL