Dr. Moscicki is a Pediatrician, Board Certified in Adolescent Medicine. She is the current Division Chief of Adolescent and Young Adult Medicine with clinical expertise in reproductive health care for menstrual irregularities, sexual health, and sexually transmitted diseases. Dr. Moscicki has expertise in HPV -related disease including diagnosis of cervical dysplasia and treatment. She also offers medical care for women with eating disorders.
Dr. Moscicki received her MD at Northwestern University and completed her residency at Vanderbilt Children's Hospital and her fellowship in Adolescent Medicine at UCSF. In addition, she completed a fellowship in STD epidemiology and a molecular virology fellowship at Stanford University as a Howard Hughes Fellow. Prior to coming to UCLA in 2015, Dr. Moscicki was on faculty at UCSF for 30 years.
Dr. Moscicki's 35-year research career has focused on STD epidemiology. A large focus has been on describing the natural history of Human Papilloma Virus in adolescents and young women, transmission dynamics of HPV as well as studying the local and systemic immune responses to HPV. In addition, she has long worked in studying HPV among youth living with HIV. Her work has been translated to public health policies guiding ages to vaccinate with HPV, screening for cervical cancer, and management of abnormal cytology and histology. More recently, her work focuses on the vaginal microbiome and its impact on HPV progression.
Contact Information: AMoscicki@mednet.ucla.edu