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David A Pegues, MD
Professor of Medicine at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Medical Director, Antimicrobial Management Program, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Medical Director, Healthcare Epidemiology and Infection Control, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
University of Chicago, 1982.
University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine, 1986.
Resident in Internal Medicine, Temple University Hospital, Philadelphia, PA, 1986-1989.
Epidemic Intelligence Service Officer, Epidemiology Branch, Hospital Infections Program, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA, 1989-1991.
Resident in Preventive Medicine, CDC Atlanta, GA, 1990-1992.
Resident, Division of Epidemiology, Alabama Department of Public Health, Montgomery, AL, 1991-1992.
Clinical Fellow in Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH), Infectious Disease Unit, Boston, MA, 1992-1993.
Infectious Disease Fellow, MGH, Laboratory of Samuel I. Miller, MD, 1993-1995.
Clinical and Research Fellow in Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH), Infectious Disease Unit, Boston, MA, 1993-1996.
Infectious Disease Fellow, MGH, Laboratory of David C. Hooper, MD, 1995-1996.
Diplomat, ABIM, Internal Medicine, 1989.
Diplomat, ABIM, Infectious Disease, 1996.
Recertification, ABIM, Infectious Disease, 2006.
Transplant infectious diseases, healthcare-associated infections including catheter-associated urinary tract infections, Salmonellosis
Dr. Pegues research interests include the epidemiology of vancomycin resistant and daptomycin non-susceptible enterococci; prevention and treatment of opportunistic infections in organ transplant recipients; device-associated infections; novel infection control technologies to reduce environmental microbial contamination and infection risk; and the epidemiology of Burkholderia cepacia complex in persons with cystic fibrosis.
Suryaprasad1 A, Hocevar SN, Torso L, Drobeniuc1 J, Khudyakov Y, Pegues DA, Kuehner MJ, Blumberg EA: Transmission of Hepatitis C Virus from an Organ Donor with Undetectable Viremia by Nucleic Acid Testing. ID Week 2013, San Francisco, CA October 2-6 2013.
Lukaszewicz J, Metha, J, Lautenbach E, Hamilton K, Binkely S, Timko D, Morgan S, Pegues D: Impact of Two Different Antimicrobial Stewardship Methods on Frequency of Streamlining Antimicrobials Agents in Patients with Bacteremia. ID Week 2013, San Francisco, CA October 2-6 2013.
Pegues DA: Search, destroy and confirm: how to maximize the benefit and reduce the unintended consequences of contact precautions for control of MRSA. Clin Infect Dis 57: 185-7, 2013.
Tehran DS, Russell D, Brown J, Boynton-Delahanty K, Quan K, Gibbs L, Braddock G, Zaroda T, Koopman M, Thompson D, Nichols A, Cui E, Liu C, Cohen, Rubin Z, Pegues D, Torriani F, Datta R, Huang SS. : Discord among performance measures for central line associated bloodstream infections. Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 34: 176-83, 2013.
Pegues, DA: Enteric fever. Decision Support in Medicine at www.decisionsupportinmedicine.com 2013.
Tehrani DS, Russell D, Brown J, Boynton-Delahanty K, Quan K, Gibbs L, Braddock G, Zaroda T, Koopman M, Thompson D, Nichols A, Cui E, Liu C, Cohen, Rubin Z, Pegues D, Torriani F, Datta R, Huang SS. : Discord among performance measures for central line associated bloodstream infection. ID Week 2012, San Diego, CA October 17-21 2012.
Kelisides T, Humphries R, Uslan DZ, Pegues DA
: De novo daptomycin-nonsusceptible enterococcal infections. Emerg Infect Dis 18(4): 674-6. 2012.
T Kelesidis, Chow ALP, Humphries R, Uslan DZ, Pegues DA: Case-control study comparing de novo and daptomycin-exposed daptomycin-nonsusceptible Enterococcus infections. Antimicrob Agents Chemother 56(4): 2150-2, 2012.
Pegues DA: Commentary on Drekonja, DM et al (2011) Comparative effectiveness of Clostridium difficile treatments: a systematic review. ACP Journal Club (156:), JC4-9, 2012.
Kelesidis T, Humphries R, Terashita D, Eshaghian S, Territo MC, Said J, Lewinski M, Currier JS, Pegues D: Epstein-Barr virus-associated hemophagocytic lymphohistiocytosis in Los Angeles County. J Med Virology 84(5): 777-85, 2012.
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