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Our fellows conduct research and publish their findings in prominent medical journals and present their findings at national conferences. 

Brandon Hutton

Hutton Brandon, MD, Crystal Truax, PharmD, Eduardo Rodriguez-Zarate, MD, Brandon Tritle, PharmD, Robert Odrobina, MD, Hannah Imlay, MD, MSc. "Outcomes Following a Protocol Change to decrease Perioperative Antibiotic Duration Among Liver Transplant Recipients". Poster presented at IDWeek; October 19-23, 202022; Washington, DC.

Jordan Braunfeld

Braunfeld JB, Carson HN, Williams SR, Schwartz LM, Neuzil KM, Ortiz JR. Clinical endpoints to inform vaccine policy: A systematic review of outcome measures from pediatric influenza vaccine efficacy trials. Vaccine. 2022 Jul 30; 40(32):4339-47. doi:10.1016/j.vaccine.2022.06.028. Epub 2022 Jun 16.

Melissa Pender

Gibson EG, Pender M, Angerbauer M, Cook C, Jones B, Spivak AM, Spivak ES, Swaminathan S (2021). Prolonged SARS-CoV-2 Illness in a Patient Receiving Ocrelizumab for Multiple Sclerosis. Open Forum Infect Dis, 8(7), ofab176.

Pender MA, Smith T, Brintz BJ, Pandey P, Shrestha SK, Anuras S, Demons S, Sornsakrin S, Bodhidatta L, Leung DT (2022). Weather variables as important clinical predictors of bacterial diarrhea among international travelers. J Travel Med, 29.

Pender M, Mehta N, Hamilton BD, Swaminathan S (2022). Nocardia beijingensis Isolated From an Adrenal Abscess in a Diabetic Host. Open Forum Infect Dis, 9(7), ofac328.

Fernandez V, Ahmed SM, Graves MC, Pender MA, Shoemaker H, Birich H, Pupaibool J, Benson LS, Leung DT (2022). Incidence Rate and Risk Factors Associated with Travelers' Diarrhea in International Travelers Departing from Utah, USA. Am J Trop Med Hyg, 107(4), 898-903.

Brown DG, Worby CJ, Pender MA, Brintz BJ, Ryan ET, Sridhar S, Oliver E, Harris JB, Turbett SE, Rao SR, Earl AM, LaRocque RC, Leung DT (2023). Development of a prediction model for the Acquisition of Extended Spectrum Beta-Lactam Resistant Organisms in U.S. international travellers. J Travel Med. 2023 Mar 2:taad028.

Pender MA, Throneberry SK, Grisel N, Leung DT, Lopansri BK (2023). Syndromic panel testing among patients with infectious diarrhea: the challenge of interpreting Clostridioides difficile positivity on a multiplex molecular panel. Open Forum Infect Dis, 10(5).

Allan Siebert

Wolfe CR, Tomashek KM, Patterson TF, Gomez CA, Marconi VM, Jain MK, Yang O, Paules CI, Ruiz-Palacios GM, Grossberg R, Harkins MS, Mularski R, Erdmann N, Sandkovsky U, Almasri E, Regalado Pineda J, Dretler AW, Lopez de Castilla D, Branche AR, Park P, Mehta AK, Short WR, McLellan SL, Kline S, Iovine NM, El-Sahly HM, Doernberg SB, Oh M, Huprikar N, Hohmann E, Kelley CF, Holodny M, Kim E, Sweeney DA, Finberg RW, Grimes KA, Maves RC, Ko ER, Engemann JJ, Taylor BS, Ponce PO, Larson L, Melendez DP, Seibert AM, Rouphael NG, Strebe J, Clark JL, Julian KG, Ponce de Leon A, Cardoso A, de Bono S, Atmar RL, Ganesan A, Ferreira JL, Green M, Makowski M, Bonnett T, Beresnev T, Ghazaryan V, Dempsey W, Nayak SU, Dodd LE, Beigel JH, Kalil AC. A Randomized Placebo-Controlled Trial of Baricitinib versus Dexamethasone for Hospitalized Adults with COVID-19. Lancet Respir Med. 2022 Sep;10(9):888-899. Doi:10.1016/S2213-2600(22)00088-1. Epub 2022 May 23. PMID: 35617986.  

Abbot J, Beuning C, Seibert AM, Florell S, Certain L. Mycetoma-like Skin Infection Due to Gordonia bronchialis in an Immunocompetent Patient. Cutis. 2022 October;110(4):E20-E26. Doi:10.12788/cutis.06411.

Marshall JH, Skedros J, Campana C, Seibert AM. Diffuse-Type Tenosynovial Giant Cell Tumor of the Knee with Concurrent Polymicrobial Infection (Klebsiella oxytoca and Group B Streptococcus). Case Rep Infect Dis. 2021 Aug 14;2021:5523212. Doi: 10.1155/2021/5523212. PMID: 34557317.  

Yee J, Unger L, Zadravecz F, Cariello P, Seibert A, Johnson M, Fuller M. Novel coronavirus 2019 (COVID-19): Emergence and implications for emergency care [published online ahead of print, 2020 Feb 22]. J Am Coll Emerg Physicians Open. 2020;10.1002/emp2.12034. doi:10.1002/emp2.12034  PMID: 32427173

Adrienne Carey

Carey A, Gorris ME, Chiller T, Jackson B, Beadles W, Webb BJ (2021). Epidemiology, Clinical Features, and Outcomes of Coccidioidomycosis, Utah, 2006-2015. Emerg Infect Dis, 27(9), 2269-2277. 

Hubbard L, Iriana S, Carey A, Odrobina R, Sossenheimer M, Rogers D (2020). Radiographic and Endoscopic Features of Pancreaticoduodenal Malakoplakia. Pancreas, 49(3), 455-460. 

McLaughlin SK, Carey A, Houchens N, Meddings J, Limaye AP (2018). A Dark Horse Diagnosis. J Hosp Med, 13(11), 790-794.

Conrady CD, Hanson KE, Mehra S, Carey A, Larochelle M, Shakoor A (2018). The First Case of Trypanosoma cruzi-Associated Retinitis in an Immunocompromised Host Diagnosed With Pan-Organism Polymerase Chain Reaction. Clin Infect Dis, 67(1), 141-143.

Tim Smith 

Pradelli L, Povero M, Bürkle H, et al. Propofol or benzodiazepines for short- and long-term sedation in intensive care units? An economic evaluation based on meta-analytic results. ClinicoEconomics and Outcomes Research: CEOR. 2017;9:685-698. doi:10.2147/CEOR.S136720.

Timothy Smith, Xiangyang Ye, Chris Stockmann, Daniel Cohen, Amy Leber, Judy Daly, Jami Jackson, Rangaraj Selvarangan, Neena Kanwar, Jeffery Bender, Jennifer Dien Bard, Ara Festekjian, Susan Duffy, Chari Larsen, Tanya Baca, Kristen Holmberg, Kevin Bourzac, Kimberle C Chapin, Andrew Pavia, Daniel Leung; Clinical Predictors of Shigella and Campylobacter Infection in Children in the United States, Open Forum Infectious Diseases, Volume 4, Issue suppl_1, 1 October 2017, Pages S362

Filkins LM, Gaston DC, Mathison B, Smith T, Couturier MR, Murphy RD, Ciarkowski C, Hanson KE, Cariello PF. Biliary Strongyloides stercoralis With Cholecystitis and Extensive Portal Vein Thrombosis. Open Forum Infect Dis. 2017 Oct 8;4(4):ofx217. doi: 10.1093/ofid/ofx217. eCollection 2017 Fall. PubMed PMID: 29181423; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC5695617.

Claudia Ihm

Ihm C, Sutton JD, Timbrook TT, Spivak ES. Treatment Duration and Associated Outcomes for Skin and Soft Tissue Infections in Patients with Obesity of Heart Failure. Open Forum Infect Dis. 2019 May 7;6(6):ofz217. doi: 10.1093/ofid/ofz217. eCollection 2019 Jun.

Julia Lewis

Swaminathan S, Schlaberg R, Lewis J, Hanson KE, Couturier MR. Fatal Zika Virus Infection with Secondary Nonsexual Transmission. The New England Journal of Medicine. 2016;375(19):1907-1909. doi:10.1056/NEJMc1610613.

Prasidthrathsint K, Lewis J, Couturier MR. The Brief Case: Angiostrongylus cantonensis Eosinophilic Meningitis in a Returned Traveler. Burnham C-AD, ed. Journal of Clinical Microbiology. 2017;55(10):2880-2883. doi:10.1128/JCM.02427-16.

Prasidthrathsint K, Lewis J, Couturier MR. Closing the Brief Case: Angiostrongylus cantonensis Eosinophilic Meningitis in a Returned Traveler. Burnham C-AD, ed. Journal of Clinical Microbiology. 2017;55(10):3147-3148. doi:10.1128/JCM.02429-16.

Sanefumi Tsuha

Sanefumi Tsuha, Tomohiro Taniguchi, Soichi Shiiki, Masashi Narita, Daniel T. Leung; Clinical characteristics of laboratory-confirmed leptospirosis in Okinawa, Japan, 1974–2015: high incidence of Jarisch–Herxheimer reaction, Transactions of The Royal Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene, Volume 110, Issue 9, 1 September 2016, Pages 558–565

Goates C, Tsuha S, Working S, Carey J, Spivak ES. Seronegative West Nile Virus Infection in a Patient Treated with Rituximab for Rheumatoid Arthritis. Am J Med. 2017 Jun;130(6):e257-e258. doi: 10.1016/j.amjmed.2017.01.014. Epub 2017 Feb 3. PubMed PMID: 28163051.

Cariello PF, Goyal D, Tsuha S. Pericardial Effusion with Necrotic Ventricular Mass in a Kidney Transplant Recipient. Am J Transplant. 2019 May;19(5):1589-1591. doi: 10.1111/ajt.15294.

Tim Baures

Buss BA, Baures TJ, Yoo M, Hanson KE, Alexander DP, Benefield RJ, Spivak ES. Impact of a Multiplex PCR Assay for Bloostream Infections With and Without Antimicrobial Stewardship Intervention at a Cancer Hospital. Open Forum Infect Dis. 2018 Oct 10;5(10):ofy258. doi: 10.1093/ofid/ofy258. eCollection 2018 Oct.

Anne Stevens

Giddings SL, Stevens AM, Leung DT. TRAVELER’S DIARRHEA. The Medical clinics of North America. 2016;100(2):317-330. doi:10.1016/j.mcna.2015.08.017.

A. Michal Stevens, Douglas H. Esposito, Rhett J. Stoney, Davidson H. Hamer, Jose Flores-Figueroa, Emmanuel Bottieau, Bradley A. Connor, Effrossyni Gkrania-Klotsas, Abraham Goorhuis, Noreen A. Hynes, Michael Libman, Rogelio Lopez-Velez, Anne E. McCarthy, Frank von Sonnenburg, Eli Schwartz, Perry J.J. van Genderen, L. Scott Benson, Daniel T. Leung, for the GeoSentinel Surveillance Network;Clostridium difficile infection in returning travellers, Journal of Travel Medicine, Volume 24, Issue 3, 1 May 2017, taw099,

Stanley Giddings

Giddings SL, Stevens AM, Leung DT. TRAVELER’S DIARRHEA. The Medical Clinics of North America. 2016;100(2):317-330. doi:10.1016/j.mcna.2015.08.017.