Clinical Consultation



Melissa D. Murphy, MD first began treating HIV+ patients in 1997, became the Medical Director of the OR AETC in 2010. Dr. Murphy is the HIV Lead Clinician for the Portland VA Medical Center and Veterans Integrated Service Network (VISN) 20 (which includes WA, OR, ID and AK). She has participated in HIV clinical research trials for new antiretroviral medications and has also done research in antiretroviral resistance.

Dr. Murphy is available for clinical consultation to providers in Oregon and SW Washington via email and phone. Please {Click here] to request consultation. The OREGON AETC will provide a response within 2 business days. If you need more immediate assistance, please reference the national consultation list below.  

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Below is our current list of services, contact information, and hours of operation for national resources:


HIV/AIDS Management, (testing, ARVs, co-infection, care)

9 a.m. - 8 p.m. EST, M-F

(800) 933-3413


Perinatal HIV, (management of HIV in pregnant mothers and their infants)

24 hours, 7 days/wk

(888) 448-8765


PrEP: Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis, (considerations in providing PrEP as part of HIV prevention)

11 a.m. - 6 p.m. EST, M-F

(855) 448-7737|(855) HIV-PrEP


Substance Use Management (support for primary care providers in managing patients with addiction, chronic pain and behavioral health issues)

10 am - 6 pm EST, M-F

(855) 300-3595


PEP: Post-Exposure Prophylaxis, Occupational and non-occupational exposure management

9 am - 12 am EST/ 7 days/wk

(888) 448-4911


Indian Health Services/Veteran's Health Administration Hepatitis C Mono-Infection Consultation Service, (screening for HCV, including test interpretation, determining liver disease severity, preparing patients for treatment, choosing a regimen)

9 am - 8 pm EST, M-F

(844) 437-4636