Alaina Ritter

Alaina Ritter, MD

Assistant Professor Of Medicine

Department: MD-INFECTIOUS DISEASES
Business Phone: (352) 294-5481

About Alaina Ritter

Dr. Ritter is an assistant professor of medicine in the Division of Infectious Diseases and Global Medicine at the University of Florida. She attended medical school at the University of Virginia, Charlottesville and completed an Internal Medicine internship and residency at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center in Boston, Massachusetts. As an Infectious Diseases fellow in the combined MGH/BWH fellowship program in Boston, Massachusetts, she researched the impact of the intestinal microbiota on Vibrio cholerae infection. Dr. Ritter has a special interest in bone and joint infections and holds clinics at the UF Orthopaedics and Sports Medicine Institute (OSMI). She is also the VA Site Director for the Infectious Diseases Fellowship Program and serves as Chief Hospital Epidemiologist at the NF/SG Malcom Randall VA Health System.

Clinical Profile

Subspecialties
  • Infectious Disease
Areas of Interest
  • Infectious diseases

Research Profile

Open Researcher and Contributor ID (ORCID)

0000-0002-8216-3588

Publications

2021
Soft Tissue Infection of the Forearm With Scedosporium apiospermum Complex and Neisseria spp. Following a Dog Bite.
Cureus. [DOI] 10.7759/cureus.14140. [PMID] 33927942.
2020
Humans Surviving Cholera Develop Antibodies against Vibrio cholerae O-Specific Polysaccharide That Inhibit Pathogen Motility
mBio. [DOI] 10.1128/mBio.02847-20. [PMID] 33203761.
2019
Vibriocidal Titer and Protection From Cholera in Children
Open Forum Infectious Diseases. [DOI] 10.1093/ofid/ofz057. [PMID] 30997364.
2013
New developments in chemotherapeutic options for Clostridium difficile colitis.
Current opinion in infectious diseases. [DOI] 10.1097/QCO.0b013e328363456e. [PMID] 23982237.

Grants

Sep 2019 ACTIVE
Mobile Combined Alcohol and HIV Prevention Including PrEP Uptake/Adherence for High-Risk Young Men
Role: Co-Investigator
Funding: NATL INST OF HLTH NIAAA

Contact Details

Phones:
Business:
(352) 294-5481
Emails:
Addresses:
Business Mailing:
PO Box 100289
GAINESVILLE FL 32610
Business Street:
1600 SW ARCHER RD RM D2 14C
GAINESVILLE FL 32610