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Javier A. Adachi, M.D., FACP, FIDSA

Present Title & Affiliation

Dual/Joint/Adjunct Appointment

Clinical Adjunct Associate Professor, Department of Medicine, Division of Infectious Diseases, The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston Medical School, Houston, TX

Education & Training

Degree-Granting Education

1992 Alberto Hurtado Medical School, Universidad Peruana Cayetano Heredia, Lima, MD, Medicine

Postgraduate Training

9/2006-1/2007 Clinical Safety & Effectiveness Education Program, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX
7/1996-3/2000 Fellowship, Division of Infectious Diseases, The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston Medical School, Houston, TX
7/1996-3/2000 Research Fellowship, Center for Infectious Diseases, The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston Medical School and School of Public Health, Houston, TX
7/1993-6/1996 Residency Program, Department of Internal Medicine, Henry Ford Hospital, Detroit, MI

Board Certifications

2006 American Board of Internal Medicine - Internal Medicine Specialty Board

Experience/Service

Academic Appointments

Assistant Professor, Department of Infectious Diseases, Infection Control and Employee Health, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX, 2003-8/2010

Administrative Appointments/Responsibilities

Associate Director, Infectious Diseases Fellowship Program, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center and Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX, 2007-2011
Director of Academic Training Programs, Department of Infectious Diseases, Infection Control and Employee Health, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX, 2005-2011

Selected Publications

Peer-Reviewed Original Research Articles

1. Vigil KJ, Mulanovich VE, Chemaly RF, Tarrand J, Raad I, Adachi JA. Severe parainfluenza virus type 2 supreglottitis in an immunocompetent adult host: An unusual case of a parainfluenza viral infection. J Intern Med 265(3):397-400, 2009.
2. Adachi JA, Perego C, Graviss L, Dvorak T, Hachem R, Chemaly RF, Raad II. The role of interventional molecular epidemiology in controlling clonal clusters of multidrug-resistant Pseudomonas aeruginosa in critically ill cancer patients. Am J Infect Control 37(6):442-6, Aug, 2009. PMID: 19118923.
3. Georgescu G, Isola IM, Youssef S, Adachi J, Rolston K. Disseminated salmonellosis in a patient treated with temozolomide. J Infect 57(5). e-Pub 8/2008. PMID: 18715650.
4. Youssef S, Hachem R, Chemaly RF, Adachi J, Ying J, Rolston K, Raad I. The role of vitamin B6 in the prevention of haematological toxic effects of linezolid in patients with cancer. J Antimicrob Chemother 61(2):421-4, 2008. PMID: 18174198.

Last updated: 3/27/2014