EDUCATION

Medical School

  • University of Illinois at Chicago , 1988 , Chicago , IL

Internship

  • Wyler Children's Hospital , 1989 , Chicago , IL

Residency

  • Wyler Children's Hospital , 1991 , Chicago , IL

Fellowship

Pediatric Infectious Diseases
  • Boston Children's Hospital , 1996 , Boston , MA

CERTIFICATIONS

  • American Board of Pediatrics, Infectious Diseases

PUBLICATIONS

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  1. Does Clarithromycin Cause Hearing Loss? A 12-Year Review of Clarithromycin Therapy for Nontuberculous Mycobacterial Lymphadenitis in Children. Ann Otol Rhinol Laryngol. 2018 Oct; 127(10):687-693. View abstract
  2. Safety of Outpatient Parenteral Antimicrobial Therapy in Children. Pediatr Infect Dis J. 2018 02; 37(2):157-163. View abstract
  3. The impact of RSV, adenovirus, influenza, and parainfluenza infection in pediatric patients receiving stem cell transplant, solid organ transplant, or cancer chemotherapy. Pediatr Transplant. 2013 Mar; 17(2):133-43. View abstract
  4. Results from a prospective, international, epidemiologic study of invasive candidiasis in children and neonates. Pediatr Infect Dis J. 2012 Dec; 31(12):1252-7. View abstract
  5. Group B Streptococcus bacteremia elicits beta C protein-specific IgMand IgG in humans. J Infect Dis. 2007 Feb 01; 195(3):353-6. View abstract
  6. The alpha C protein mediates internalization of group B Streptococcus within human cervical epithelial cells. Cell Microbiol. 2002 Nov; 4(11):751-8. View abstract
  7. Fatal disseminated Candida lusitaniae infection in an infant with chronic granulomatous disease. Pediatr Infect Dis J. 2002 Mar; 21(3):262-4. View abstract
  8. Quantitative determination of immunoglobulin G specific for group B streptococcal beta C protein in human maternal serum. J Infect Dis. 2002 Feb 01; 185(3):368-74. View abstract
  9. Mosaicism in the alpha-like protein genes of group B streptococci. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2000 Aug 15; 97(17):9630-5. View abstract
  10. Serotypes VI and VIII predominate among group B streptococci isolated from pregnant Japanese women. J Infect Dis. 1999 Apr; 179(4):1030-3. View abstract
  11. Cloning and expression in Escherichia coli of a protective surface protein from type V group B streptococci. Adv Exp Med Biol. 1997; 418:615-8. View abstract
  12. A protective surface protein from type V group B streptococci shares N-terminal sequence homology with the alpha C protein. Infect Immun. 1996 Oct; 64(10):4255-60. View abstract
  13. Multifocal skeletal tuberculosis presenting as osteomyelitis of the jaw. Pediatr Infect Dis J. 1991 Dec; 10(12):940-4. View abstract
  14. CT and MR imaging of intralabyrinthine schwannoma: report of two cases and review of the literature. Radiology. 1990 Feb; 174(2):395-400. View abstract