Dr. Charles "Pat" Davis, MD, PhD, is a board certified Emergency Medicine doctor who currently practices as a consultant and staff member for hospitals. He has a PhD in Microbiology (UT at Austin), and the MD (Univ. Texas Medical Branch, Galveston). He is a Clinical Professor (retired) in the Division of Emergency Medicine, UT Health Science Center at San Antonio, and has been the Chief of Emergency Medicine at UT Medical Branch and at UTHSCSA with over 250 publications.
Mary D. Nettleman, MD, MS, MACP is the Chair of the Department of Medicine at Michigan State University. She is a graduate of Vanderbilt Medical School, and completed her residency in Internal Medicine and a fellowship in Infectious Diseases at Indiana University.
Melissa Conrad Stöppler, MD, is a U.S. board-certified Anatomic Pathologist with subspecialty training in the fields of Experimental and Molecular Pathology. Dr. Stöppler's educational background includes a BA with Highest Distinction from the University of Virginia and an MD from the University of North Carolina. She completed residency training in Anatomic Pathology at Georgetown University followed by subspecialty fellowship training in molecular diagnostics and experimental pathology.
Authors: Charles P. Davis, MD, PhD;
Mary D. Nettleman, MD, MS, MCAP, Professor and Chair of Medicine, Michigan State University College of Human Medicine
Editor: Melissa Conrad
Stöppler, MD, Chief Medical Editor, eMedicineHealth.com
Previous contributing author and editors:
Author: Steven Fine, MD, PhD, Assistant Professor, Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Infectious Diseases, University of Rochester School of Medicine
Editors: Klaus-Dieter Lessnau, MD, FCCP, Clinical Assistant Professor of Medicine, New York University School of Medicine; Medical Director, Pulmonary Physiology Laboratory, Department of Medicine, Section of Pulmonary Medicine, Lenox Hill Hospital; Mary L Windle, Pharm D, Adjunct Assistant Professor, University of Nebraska Medical Center College of Pharmacy; Pharmacy Editor, eMedicine.com, Inc; Michael Stuart Bronze, MD, Chairman, Professor, Department of Medicine, University of Oklahoma Health Science Center.
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