Michael Lauzardo, MD, Msc

Infectious Diseases/Global Medicine. Michael Lauzardo, M.D., M.S.

Michael Lauzardo, MD, MSc
Division Chief, Infectious Diseases and Global Medicine
Director, Florida TB Physicians Network
Director, SNTC

Email: lauzam@medicine.ufl.edu

TEL: (352) 273-7682
FAX: (352) 273-9275







MD University of Florida
Residency Carolinas Medical Center, Charlotte, NC Internal Medicine
Residency University of Florida Pulmonary Disease & Critical Care
MSc London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, Great Britain Epidemiology

Academic/Research Interests

  • Latent tuberculosis infection
  • Multi-drug resistant tuberculosis
  • Role of migration in tuberculosis morbidity in Florida
  • Epidemiology of tuberculosis

Clinical Interests

  • Tuberculosis
  • Public Health
  • Global Health
  • Global Health Education
  • Public Health Training

Additional Languages

  • Spanish


  • Heurtelou M, Lauzardo M, Coreil J. Anticipated tuberculosis stigma among health professionals and Haitian patients in South Florida. J Health Care Poor Underserved. 2012 May;23(2):636-50.
  • Dai J, Chen Y, Lauzardo M. Web-accesible database of hsp-65 sequences from Mycobacterium reference strains. Journal of Clin Micro, June 2011, p.2296-2303, Vol 49, No 6.
  • Bhardwaj B, Naik E, Casanas B, Breglia M, Lauzardo M. Tuberculosis screening and treatment of latent tuberculosis infection among international college students. Florida Public Health Review, 2010; 7:26-31 http://health.usf.edu/publichealth/fphr/index.htm.
  • Coreil J, Lauzardo M, Clayton H. Stigma and therapy completion for latent tuberculosis among Haitian origin patients. Florida Public Health Review, 2010; 7, 32-38.
  • Coreil J, Mayard G, Simpson K, Lauzardo M, Zhu Y, Weiss M. Strutural forces and the production of TB-related stigma among Haitians in two contexts. Social Science and Medicine 2010, 71; 1409-1417.
  • Coreil J, Lauzardo M, Hertelou M. Cultural assessment of tuberculosis prevention among persons of Haitian origin in South Florida. J of Immigrant Health April 2004, Vol 6 (2) page 63-69.
  • Narita M, Alonso P, Lauzardo M, Hollender ES, Pitchenik AE, Ashkin D. Treatment experience of multi-drug resistant tuberculosis in Florida, 1994-1997. Chest 2001 August; 120(2): 343-348.

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