Excellence in Teaching Award2012 · University of Florida
Special Citation of Excellence for a Poster Presentation2005 · 43rd Annual Meeting of the IDSA
Infectious Disease Fellow of the Year2002 · unknown
Infectious DiseaseAmerican Board of Internal Medicine
Internal MedicineAmerican Board of Internal Medicine
- Infectious Disease
Areas of Interest
- Haemophilus influenzae Type b (Hib) vaccine – what you need to know
- Infectious diseases
IKBKG (NEMO) 5′ Untranslated Splice Mutations Lead to Severe, Chronic Disseminated Mycobacterial Infections.
Clinical infectious diseases : an official publication of the Infectious Diseases Society of America. 67(3):456-459 [DOI] 10.1093/cid/ciy186. [PMID] 29534156.
Effects of Klebsiella pneumoniae carbapenemase subtypes, extended-spectrum β-lactamases, and porin mutations on the in vitro activity of ceftazidime-avibactam against carbapenem-resistant K. pneumoniae.
Antimicrobial agents and chemotherapy. 59(9):5793-7 [DOI] 10.1128/AAC.00548-15. [PMID] 26169413.
Carbapenem-resistant Klebsiella pneumoniae strains exhibit diversity in aminoglycoside-modifying enzymes, which exert differing effects on plazomicin and other agents.
Antimicrobial agents and chemotherapy. 58(8):4443-51 [DOI] 10.1128/AAC.00099-14. [PMID] 24867988.
High Percentage of False-Positive Results for Influenza B Obtained With a Rapid Influenza Point-Of-Care Test
Clinical infectious diseases : an official publication of the Infectious Diseases Society of America. 59(4):605+-5 [DOI] 10.1093/cid/ciu315. [PMID] 24795330.
Campylobacter capsule and lipooligosaccharide confer resistance to serum and cationic antimicrobials.
Virulence. 2(1):30-40 [PMID] 21266840.
A paradigm for direct stress-induced mutation in prokaryotes.
FASEB journal : official publication of the Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology. 20(14):2476-85 [PMID] 17142797.
Antibiotics in animal feed and spread of resistant Campylobacter from poultry to humans.
Emerging infectious diseases. 10(6):1158-9 [PMID] 15224671.
Antimicrobial resistance in Campylobacter.
Emerging infectious diseases. 10(7) [PMID] 15338553.
The carboxyl-terminal domain of closely related endotoxin-binding proteins determines the target of protein-lipopolysaccharide complexes.
The Journal of biological chemistry. 277(10):7970-8 [PMID] 11773072.
An opsonic function of the neutrophil bactericidal/permeability-increasing protein depends on both its N- and C-terminal domains.
Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. 94(20):10973-8 [PMID] 9380744.
Lipopolysaccharide (LPS)-binding proteins BPI and LBP form different types of complexes with LPS.
The Journal of biological chemistry. 272(30):18682-5 [PMID] 9228038.
Mar 2020 ACTIVE
A Multicenter, Adaptive, Randomized Blinded Controlled Trial of the Safety and Efficacy of Investigational Therapeutics for the Treatment of COVID-19 in Hospitalized Adults
Role: Principal Investigator
Funding: LEIDOS via NATL INST OF HLTH NIAID
Sep 2016 – May 2018
Mucusal and Systemic Immunity, Vaccines and Microbiota Interplay in Humans
Role: Principal Investigator
Funding: UNIV OF MARYLAND via NATL INST OF HLTH NIAID
Fellowship – Infectious Disease2005 · New York University
Residency – Internal Medicine2002 · New York University
Internship – Internal Medicine2001 · New York University
Medical Degree2000 · New York University
Bachelor of Arts – Biology1992 · City University of New York
MDT7200 Elect Top/Medicine
BMS6300 Fund Micro and Immuno