Michael Zdenek David, MS, MD, PhD

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Assistant Professor of Medicine at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Department: Medicine

Contact information
423 Guardian Drive
707 Blockley Hall
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Office: 215-573-3244
BA (Russian Language and Literature)
Amherst College, Amherst, Massachusetts, 1992.
Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut, 2001.
PhD (Russian History)
University of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois, 2007.
MS (Epidemiology and Biostatistics)
University of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois, 2007.
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Description of Clinical Expertise

Skin and soft tissue infections
Staphylococcal infections
MRSA infections

Description of Research Expertise

Molecular epidemiology
Infectious diseases epidemiology
Antimicrobial resistance
Infection control
MRSA epidemiology

Selected Publications

David MZ: MRSA community pneumonia: A global perspective on resistance. Lancet Infectious Diseases 16(12): 1309-10, Dec 2016.

Alam T, Reed T, Sieth J, Kumar N, Miller LG, Eells S, Boyle-Vavra S, Daum RS, David MZ: Transmission and microevolution of USA300 MRSA in U.S. households: Evidence from whole-genome sequencing. mBio 6(2): e00054-15, Mar 2015.

David MZ, Dryden M, Gottlieb T, Tattevin P, Gould IM: Recently approved new antibacterials for Gram positive bacteria: The shock of the new. International Journal of Antimicrobial Agents 50(3): 303-307, Sep 2017.

Azarian T, Petty L, Steinbeck J, Michel A, Yin Z, Boyle-Vavra S, Daum RS, David MZ: Intrahost evolution of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus USA300 among individuals with reoccurring skin and soft-tissue infections. Journal of Infectious Diseases 214(6): 895-905, Sep 2016.

Carrel M, Perencevich E, David MZ: USA300 methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus, United States, 2000-2013 Emerging Infectious Diseases 21(11): 1973-80, Nov 2015.

Alegre ML, Chen L, David MZ, Bartman C, Boyle-Vavra S, Kumar N, Chong AS, Daum RS: Impact of Staphylococcus aureus USA300 colonization and skin infections on systemic immune responses in humans. Journal of Immunology 197(4): 1118-1126, Aug 2016.

David MZ, Siegel JD, Henderson J, Leos G, Lo K, Porsa E, Schumm P, Boyle-Vavra S, Daum RS: A randomized, controlled trial of chlorhexidine-soaked cloths to reduce methicillin-resistant and methicillin-susceptible Staphylococcus aureus carriage prevalence in an urban jail. Infection Control and Hospital Epidemiology 35(12): 1466-73, Dec 2014.

Miller LG, Eells SJ, Taylor AR, David MZ, Ortiz N, Zychowski D, Kumar N, Cruz D, Boyle-Vavra S, Daum RS : Staphylococcus aureus skin infection recurrences among household members: An examination of host, behavioral, and pathogen level predictors. Clinical Infectious Diseases 60(5): 753-63, Mar 2015.

Shah N, McNulty M, Greenberg JA, Riddell J, Gregg KS, Mangino JE, Weber D, Hebert CL, Marzec NS, Barron MA, Chaparro-Rojas F, Restrepo A, Hemmige V, Prasidthrathsint K, Cobb S, Herwaldt L, Raabe V, Cannavino C, Green Hines A, Bares S, Antiporta PB, Scardina T, Patel U, Reid G, Mohazabnia P, Kachhdiya S, Le BM, Park CJ, Ostrowsky B, Robicsek A, Smith BA, Schied J, Bhatti MM, Mayer S, Sikka M, Murphy-Aguilu I, Patwari P, Abeles SR, Torriani FJ, Abbas Z, Doktor K, Chakrabarti A, Doblecki-Lewis S, Looney DJ, David MZ: Bacterial and viral co-infections complicating severe influenza: Incidence and impact among 507 U.S. patients, 2013-14. Journal of Clinical Virology 80: 12-19, Jul 2016.

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