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David R. Hillyard

David R. Hillyard, MD

Languages spoken: English

Academic Information

Departments , Primary - Pathology

Academic Office Information

Education History

Fellowship University of Utah
University of Utah School of Medicine
Chief Resident St. Luke's - Roosevelt Hospital
Chief Resident
St. Luke's-Roosevelt Hospital Ctr.
Internship Presbyterian Hospital of New York
Columbia University
Undergraduate University of Utah

Selected Publications

Journal Article

  1. Hanson KE, Barker AP, Hillyard DR, Gilmore N, Barrett JW, Orlandi RR, Shakir SM (2020). Self-Collected Anterior Nasal and Saliva Specimens versus Health Care Worker-Collected Nasopharyngeal Swabs for the Molecular Detection of SARS-CoV-2. J Clin Microbiol, 58(11).
  2. Greene DN, Jackson ML, Hillyard DR, Delgado JC, Schmidt RL (2020). Decreasing median age of COVID-19 cases in the United States-Changing epidemiology or changing surveillance? PLoS One, 15(10), e0240783.
  3. Shakir SM, Mansfield CR, Hays ED, Couturier MR, Hillyard DR (2020). Evaluation of a Novel High-Definition PCR Multiplex Assay for Simultaneous Detection of Tick-Borne Pathogens in Human Clinical Specimens. J Clin Microbiol, 58(3).
  4. Hong SL, Dellicour S, Vrancken B, Suchard MA, Pyne MT, Hillyard DR, Lemey P, Baele G (2020). In Search of Covariates of HIV-1 Subtype B Spread in the United States-A Cautionary Tale of Large-Scale Bayesian Phylogeography. Viruses, 12(2).
  5. She RC, Stevenson J, Phansalkar AR, Hillyard DR, Litwin CM, Petti CA (2007). Limitations of polymerase chain reaction testing for diagnosing acute Epstein-Barr virus infections. Diagn Microbiol Infect Dis, 58(3), 333-5.
  6. Hillyard DR, Redd MJ (2007). Identification of essential genes in bacteria. Methods Enzymol, 421, 21-34.


  1. Shakir SM, Barker AP, Hillyard DR, Gilmore N, Barrett JW, Orlandi RR, Hanson KE (2020). Combined Self-Collected Anterior Nasal and Oropharyngeal Specimens versus Provider-Collected Nasopharyngeal Swabs for the Detection of SARS-CoV-2. [Letter to the editor]. J Clin Microbiol, 59(1).


  1. Hillyard DR (2006). System and Method for Monitoring PCR Processes.
  2. Hillyard DR (2005). Monitoring Hybridization During PCR.
  3. Hillyard DR (2005). System and Method for Monitoring for DNA Amplification by Fluorescence.
  4. Hillyard DR (2004). Method for Rapid Thermal Cycling of Biological Samples.
  5. Hillyard DR (2004). System and Method for Carrying Out and Monitoring Polymerase Chain Reactions.
  6. Hillyard DR (2002). Contakulin-G, Analogs Thereof and Uses Therefor.
  7. Hillyard DR (2001). Alpha-Conotoxin Peptides.
  8. Hillyard DR (2000). Contryphan Peptides.
  9. Hillyard DR (2000). Conotoxins.
  10. Hillyard DR (2000). System and Method for Carrying Out and Monitoring Polymerase Chain Reactions.
  11. Hillyard DR (1999). Method of Obtaining Small Conformationally Rigid Conopeptides.
  12. Hillyard DR (1999). Conotoxin Peptides.
  13. Hillyard DR (1997). Conotoxin Peptide PIIIA.
  14. Hillyard DR (1997). Process and Primers for Identifying Nucleic Acids Encoding A-Linage Conotoxin Peptides.
  15. Hillyard DR (1997). Omega-Conotoxin Peptides.
  16. Hillyard DR (1995). Rapid Thermal Cycling Device.