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Ana Alvarez, MD

Ana M. Alvarez, MD
Affiliate Faculty
Division of Infectious Diseases & Global Medicine

UF Health Jacksonville РDr. Alvarez 

Degree/Program

Institution

Field/Specialty

MD University of Panama School of Medicine
Internship (1st & 2nd Year) Hospital Santo Tomas, Panama City, Panama
Residency Metrohealth Medical Center, Case Western Reserve University Pediatrics
Fellowship Rainbow Babies and Children’s Hospital and Metrohealth Medical Center, Case Western University Pediatric Infectious Diseases
Masters University of Florida Medical Education

Certifications

  • Educational Commission for Foreign Medical Graduation Certification
  • American Board of Pediatrics
  • Sub-board of Infectious Diseases, American Board of Pediatrics

Professional Societies and Committees 

  • Fellow, Pediatric Infectious Diseases Society
  • Member, Infectious Diseases Society of America
  • Member, HIV Medicine Association
  • Member, Duval County Medical Society
  • Member, Florida Medical Association
  • Member, Board of Directors, Duval County Medical Society, Jacksonville, FL; January 2016-Present
  • Medical Director, Children’s Multidisciplinary Assessment Team, Children’s Medical Services, Jacksonville, FL; September 2013-Present
  • Director, Pediatric Tuberculosis Program, University of Florida Health Science Center/Jacksonville and Duval County Health Department; 2000-Present

Honors

  • Exemplary Teacher Award, University of Florida College of Medicine – 2007, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2013, 2015
  • TB Physicians Network Distinguished Service Award, Bureau of Tuberculosis and Refugee Health, Florida Department of Health – 2006
  • Student Teaching Apple Award, Department of Pediatrics,¬†University of Florida Health Science Center, Jacksonville – 2001, 2002, 2003, 2006, 2008

Publications

  • Bragg L, Alvarez AM. The importance of blood culture volume in pediatric patients. Submitted to Pediatric Emergency Care. May 2015
  • Bragg L, Alvarez AM. Endocarditis. PMID: 24692156. Pediatr Rev 2014; 35(4):162-168.
  • Abzug MJ, Qin M, Levin MJ, et al (Alvarez A as part of the study team). Immunogenicity, Immunologic Memory, and Safety Following Measles Re-Vaccination in HIV-Infected Children Receiving Highly Active Antiretroviral Therapy. J Infect Dis 2012 Jul 5 (Epub).
  • Hussain S, Wood D, Wludyka P, Alvarez AM. Health beliefs regarding latent tuberculosis among ethnic groups in Northeast Florida. Int Public Health J 2010; 2(3): 313-322.
  • Alvarez AM, Rathore MH. Hot Topics in Pediatric HIV. Pediatric Annals 2007; 36(7): 423-432.