Appointments and Affiliations
M.P.H., University of Washington School of Public Health, Epidemiology, 2008.
M.D., University of Nebraska School of Medicine, 1998.
B.A., Dartmouth College, 1993.
- Infection Control
- Infections in Solid Organ Transplantation
- Infections in Bone Marrow Transplantation
- Hepatitis C
- Varicella Zoster Virus
Jul 2009 – Nov 2011: Acting Instructor, Department of Medicine, Division of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, University of Washington
Mar 2009 – Nov 2011: Associate in Clinical Research, Vaccine and Infectious Disease Division, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center
Jul 2009 – Jun 2010: Research Assistant, Clinical Research Division, Vaccine and Infectious Disease Division, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center
May 2005 – Aug 2005: Interim Director, Adult Cystic Fibrosis Clinic, University of New Mexico School of Medicine
Jul 2002 – Aug 2005: Assistant Professor of Medicine, Hospitalist Program, University of New Mexico School of Medicine
Jul 2001 – Jun 2002: Chief Medical Resident in Internal Medicine, Instructor in Medicine with Letter of Academic Title, University of New Mexico School of Medicine
Alpha Omega Alpha, Medical Honor Society
American Association for the Advancement of Science
American Federation of Medical Research
American Society of Blood and Marrow Transplantation
American Society of Hematology
American Society of Microbiology
American Society of Transplantation
Infectious Disease Society of America
Immunocompromised Host Society
Institute of Translational Health Sciences (UW) - Scholar
Society for Healthcare Epidemiology of America Transplantation Society
Honors and Awards
2010, IDSA Medical Scholars Program Mentor
2009, ICAAC Travel Grant, selected George McCracken Fellow
2009, ASBMT New Investigator Award
2008, ICAAC Annual Meeting ID Fellow Grant Award
2008, Best Clinical Abstract, IDSA sponsored - 2nd Infections in Cancer Symposium, Houston, TX
2008, ASMBT Fellows Travel Award
2008–2009, Joel Meyers Infectious Diseases Scholarship Grant, FHCRC
2007, Infectious Diseases Society of America Fellows Travel Award
2005, Ortho-McNeil Infectious Diseases Scholar Travel Award
2004–2005, Class of 2005 Erwin W. Lewis Clinical Khatali Teaching Award, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque
2003–2004, William Hardy Teaching Award, Internal Medicine Attending of the Year, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque
2001–2002, University of New Mexico, Resident Teaching Award
1998–1999, University of New Mexico, Intern of the Year
1998, Alpha Omega Alpha, Nebraska Alpha Chapter
1998, Alpha Omega Alpha, Clinical Excellence Award
1997–1998, University of Nebraska Regent’s Scholarship (full tuition)
1996–1997, University of Nebraska Student Leadership Scholarship
1996–1997, Nebraska Medical Education Foundation -Merle M. Musselman, MD Academic Scholarship
Board Certification and Eligibility
2001-present: American Board of Internal Medicine: Internal Medicine
2007-present: American Board of Internal Medicine: Infectious Diseases
Current License(s) to Practice
2005-present: Washington State Medical License
- NHLBI: Natural Killer Cell Receptor Diversity and CMV in Hematopoietic Cell Transplantation, Principal Investigator, 8/20/09-6/30/14.
- ASBMT New Investigator Award: Natural Killer Subtypes and CMV Reactivation in Hematopoietic Cell Transplantation, Principal Investigator, 7/1/09-6/30/12.
- Seattle Genetics, Inc.: Infections in Autologous Transplant Recipients, Principal Investigator, 10/01/10 - 4/30/11.
- NIH/NIAID: Host Defense Training in Allergy and Infectious Diseases (PI: Walter Stamm, MD), 9/1/05 - 2/1/07.
- UNM Research Allocation Committee: Long term Consequences of West Nile Virus (WNV) Infection, Principal Investigator, 7/10/04 - 6/30/05.
The Serum Galactomannan Index Predicts Mortality in Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplant Recipients With Invasive Aspergillosis.. Clinical infectious diseases : an official publication of the Infectious Diseases Society of America.. 2013.
Cytomegalovirus Pneumonia in Hematopoietic Stem Cell Recipients.. Journal of intensive care medicine.. 2013.
Safety and Immunogenicity of Heat-Treated Zoster Vaccine (ZVHT) in Immunocompromised Adults.. The Journal of infectious diseases.. 2013.
Efficiency and Risk Factors for CMV Transmission in Seronegative Hematopoietic Stem Cell Recipients.. Biology of blood and marrow transplantation : journal of the American Society for Blood and Marrow Transplantation. 18(9):1391-400.. 2012.
Efficacy of a Viral Load-Based, Risk-Adapted, Preemptive Treatment Strategy for Prevention of Cytomegalovirus Disease after Hematopoietic Cell Transplantation.. Biology of blood and marrow transplantation : journal of the American Society for Blood and Marrow Transplantation. 18(11):1687-99.. 2012.
Evaluation of Oral Beclomethasone Dipropionate for Prevention of Acute Graft-versus-Host Disease.. Biology of blood and marrow transplantation : journal of the American Society for Blood and Marrow Transplantation. 18(6):922-929.. 2012.
Stable Long-Term Pulmonary Function After Myeloablative Double Cord Blood Transplant.. Biology of blood and marrow transplantation : journal of the American Society for Blood and Marrow Transplantation. 18(2):309-313.. 2012.
Safety and Efficacy of CMX001 as Salvage Therapy for Severe Adenovirus Infections in Immunocompromised Patients.. Biology of blood and marrow transplantation : journal of the American Society for Blood and Marrow Transplantation. 18(5):731-738.. 2011.
Herpes zoster incidence in a multicenter cohort of solid organ transplant recipients.. Transplant infectious disease : an official journal of the Transplantation Society. 13(1):15-23.. 2011.
Reduced mortality after allogeneic hematopoietic-cell transplantation.. The New England journal of medicine. 363(22):2091-101.. 2010.
Early emergence of an H275Y mutation in a hematopoietic cell transplant recipient treated with intravenous peramivir.. Transplant infectious disease : an official journal of the Transplantation Society. 12(6):513-7.. 2010.
Potential renal sequelae in survivors of hantavirus cardiopulmonary syndrome.. The American journal of tropical medicine and hygiene. 80(2):279-85.. 2009.
The effect of imatinib on cytomegalovirus reactivation in hematopoietic cell transplantation.. Clinical infectious diseases : an official publication of the Infectious Diseases Society of America. 49(11):e120-3.. 2009.
Oseltamivir-resistant novel influenza A (H1N1) virus infection in two immunosuppressed patients - Seattle, Washington, 2009.. MMWR. Morbidity and mortality weekly report. 58(32):893-6.. 2009.