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Nicola Mario Zetola, M.D., M.P.H.

Research Assistant Professor of Radiation Oncology
Physician Specialist, Consultant, Botswana-UPenn Partnership Program, Princess Marina Hospital, Gborone, Botswana
Department: Radiation Oncology

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214 Independence Avenue
Office: +267.7451.4877
Fax: +267.393.2267
Lab: +267.355.4855
Universidad Peruana Cayetano Heredia, Lima, Peru, 2001.
Universidad Peruana Cayetano Heredia, Lima, Peru, 2001.
University of California, Berkeley, California, 2008.
Diploma (Epidemiology)
University of London, External Programme, 2010.
Post-Graduate Training
Research Fellow, Universidad Peruana Cayetano Heredia, Lima, Peru, Tropical Medical Institute Alexander von Humboldt, 2001-2002.
Intern, Medicine, Johns Hopkins Hospital, Osler Medical Training Program, Baltimore, MD, 2002-2003.
Resident, Internal Medicine, Johns Hopkins Hospital, Osler Medical Training Program, Baltimore, MD, 2003-2005.
Fellowship, Infectious Diseases, University of California, San Francisco, CA, 2005-2008.
Fellowship, STD/HIV, San Francisco Department of Public Health, STD Branch, San Francisco, CA, 2006-2008.
Post-graduate student, External Program, University of London, London, England, 2009-2010.
American Board of Internal Medicine, 2005.
Peruvian Board of Internal Medicne, 2006.
American Board of Infectious Diseases, 2007.
Specialist in Internal Medicine, Infectious Diseases, HIV and Tuberculosis, Botswana , 2008.
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Selected Publications

Grover Surbhi, Bvochora-Nsingo Memory, Yeager Alyssa, Chiyapo Sebathu, Bhatia Rohini, MacDuffie Emily, Puri Priya, Balang Dawn, Ratcliffe Sarah, Narasimhamurthy Mohan, Gwangwava Elliphine, Tsietso Sylvia, Kayembe Mukendi K A, Ramogola-Masire Doreen, Dryden-Peterson Scott, Mahantshetty Umesh, Viswanathan Akila N, Zetola Nicola M, Lin Lilie L: Impact of Human Immunodeficiency Virus Infection on Survival and Acute Toxicities From Chemoradiation Therapy for Cervical Cancer Patients in a Limited-Resource Setting. International journal of radiation oncology, biology, physics 101(1): 201-210, May 2018.

Shin S S, Modongo C, Zetola N M, Wang Q, Phologolo T, Kestler M, Ho-Foster A: High rates of exposure to tuberculosis patients among HIV-infected health care workers in Botswana. The international journal of tuberculosis and lung disease : the official journal of the International Union against Tuberculosis and Lung Disease 22(4): 366-370, Apr 2018.

Zentner Isaac, Modongo Chawangwa, Zetola Nicola M, Pasipanodya Jotam G, Srivastava Shashikant, Heysell Scott K, Mpagama Stellah, Schlect Hans P, Gumbo Tawanda, Bisson Gregory P, Vinnard Christopher: Urine colorimetry for therapeutic drug monitoring of pyrazinamide during tuberculosis treatment. International journal of infectious diseases : IJID : official publication of the International Society for Infectious Diseases 68: 18-23, Mar 2018.

Gu Diane, Modongo Chawangwa, Shin Sanghyuk S, Zetola Nicola M: Geospatial modelling in guiding health program strategies in resource-limited settings-the way forward. Annals of translational medicine 5(24): 499, Dec 2017.

Vinnard Christopher, Ravimohan Shruthi, Tamuhla Neo, Pasipanodya Jotam, Srivastava Shashikant, Modongo Chawangwa, Zetola Nicola M, Weissman Drew, Gumbo Tawanda, Bisson Gregory P: Markers of gut dysfunction do not explain low rifampicin bioavailability in HIV-associated TB. The Journal of antimicrobial chemotherapy 72(7): 2020-2027, May 2017.

Zetola Nicola M, Modongo Chawangwa, Matsiri Ogopotse, Tamuhla Tsaone, Mbongwe Bontle, Matlhagela Keikantse, Sepako Enoch, Catini Alexandro, Sirugo Giorgio, Martinelli Eugenio, Paolesse Roberto, Di Natale Corrado: Diagnosis of pulmonary tuberculosis and assessment of treatment response through analyses of volatile compound patterns in exhaled breath samples. The Journal of infection 74(4): 367-376, Apr 2017.

Vinnard Christopher, Ravimohan Shruthi, Tamuhla Neo, Ivaturi Vijay, Pasipanodya Jotam, Srivastava Shashikant, Modongo Chawangwa, Zetola Nicola M, Weissman Drew, Gumbo Tawanda, Bisson Gregory P: Isoniazid clearance is impaired among human immunodeficiency virus/tuberculosis patients with high levels of immune activation. British journal of clinical pharmacology 83(4): 801-811, Apr 2017.

Surie Diya, Fane Othusitse, Finlay Alyssa, Ogopotse Matsiri, Tobias James L, Click Eleanor S, Modongo Chawangwa, Zetola Nicola M, Moonan Patrick K, Oeltmann John E: Molecular, Spatial, and Field Epidemiology Suggesting TB Transmission in Community, Not Hospital, Gaborone, Botswana. Emerging infectious diseases 23(3): 487-490, Mar 2017.

Shin Sanghyuk S, Modongo Chawangwa, Boyd Rosanna, Caiphus Cynthia, Kuate Lesego, Kgwaadira Botshelo, Zetola Nicola M: High Treatment Success Rates Among HIV-Infected Multidrug-Resistant Tuberculosis Patients After Expansion of Antiretroviral Therapy in Botswana, 2006-2013. Journal of acquired immune deficiency syndromes (1999) 74(1): 65-71, Jan 2017.

Grover S, Nsingo M, Yeager A, Ratcliffe S, Chiyapo S, Balang D, Ramogola-Masire D, Dryden-Peterson S, Robertson E, Narasimhamurthy M, Mahantshetty U, Viswanathan A, Lin LL*, Zetola NM* (co-senior authors). : Impact of chemotherapy in treatment of locally advanced cervical cancer with HIV in a resource limited setting. Cancer 2017 Notes: Under review.

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