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Name
Jorge Parada
Degree
M.D.,M.P.H.
FACP
FIDSA
Rank
Professor
Primary Department
Infectious Disease
Joint Department
Public Health Sciences
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Specialties
Infection Complications in Surgery
Foot Infections in Diabetics
Bone infections
Pneumonias
Tuberculosis (TB)
General Infectious Disease
Joint infections
Clostridium Difficile Infection
Locations
Loyola Hospital
Loyola Outpatient Center
Certifications
American Board of Internal Medicine Subspecialty Infectious Disease
Education
Medical School
Classical University of Lisbon/Lisbon Medical School
Residencies
SUNY at Stony Brook University Medical Center, Internal Medicine: General
Santa Maria University Hospital, Internal Medicine & Surgery
Fellowships
Boston University Medical Center/Boston City Hospital/VA Medical Center, Boston, Infectious Diseases
Cook County Hospital/Rush Center for Health Services Research, Health Services Research
Hobbies
Sailing
Travel
Art History
Social- Political and International History
Publications
Miller Iii,R. R.; Lopansri,B. K.; Burke,J. P.; Levy,M.; Opal,S.; Rothman,R. E.; D'Alessio,F. R.; Sidhaye,V. K.; Aggarwal,N. R.; Balk,R.; Greenberg,J. A.; Yoder,M.; Patel,G.; Gilbert,E.; Afshar,M.; Parada,J. P.; Martin,G. S.; Esper,A. M.; Kempker,J. A.; Narasimhan,M.; Tsegaye,A.; Hahn,S.; Mayo,P.; van der Poll,T.; Schultz,M. J.; Scicluna,B. P.; Klein Klouwenberg,P.; Rapisarda,A.; Seldon,T. A.; McHugh,L. C.; Yager,T. D.; Cermelli,S.; Sampson,D.; Rothwell,V.; Newman,R.; Bhide,S.; Kirk,J. T.; Navalkar,K.; Davis,R. F.; Brandon,R. A.; Brandon,R. B.Validation of a Host Response Assay, Septicyte LAB, for Discriminating Sepsis from SIRS in the ICU AMERICAN JOURNAL OF RESPIRATORY AND CRITICAL CARE MEDICINE 2018 ; :
Quan, E; Mahmood, R; Naik, A; Sargon, P; Shastri, N; Venu, M; Parada, JP; Gupta, NUse of adenosine triphosphate to audit reprocessing of flexible endoscopes with an elevator mechanism. American Journal of Infection Control 2018 ;
Scardina,T. L.; Kang Martinez,E.; Balasubramanian,N.; Fox-Geiman,M.; Smith,S. E.; Parada,J. P.Evaluation of Risk Factors for Clostridium difficile Infection in Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplant Recipients Pharmacotherapy 2017 ;37(4):420-428
Pacilli,M.; Cortese,M. M.; Smith,S.; Siston,A.; Samala,U.; Bowen,M. D.; Parada,J. P.; Tam,K. I.; Rungsrisuriyachai,K.; Roy,S.; Esona,M. D.; Black,S. R.Outbreak of Gastroenteritis in Adults Due to Rotavirus Genotype G12P[8] Clinical infectious diseases : an official publication of the Infectious Diseases Society of America 2015 ;61(4):e20-e25
Spencer,M.; Barnes,S.; Parada,J.; Brown,S.; Perri,L.; Uetwiller-Geiger,D.; Johnson,H. B.; Graham,D.A primer on on-demand polymerase chain reaction technology American Journal of Infection Control 2015 ;43(10):1102-1108
VanderHeyden,T. R.; Yong,S. L.; Breitschwerdt,E. B.; Maggi,R. G.; Mihalik,A. R.; Parada,J. P.; Fimmel,C. J.Granulomatous hepatitis due to Bartonella henselae infection in an immunocompetent patient BMC Infectious Diseases 2012 ;12:17-2334-12-17
Thomson,T.; Takagishi,T.; Parada,J. P.; Schreckenberger,P.; Rekasius,V.; Challapalli,M.Is universal screening of children for nasal methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus colonization necessary on hospital admission?. Infection Control & Hospital Epidemiology 2011 ;32(6):626-627
Chhangani,P.; Durazo,R.; Digangi,L.; Parada,J. P.; Schreckenberger,P.; Rekasius,V.; Challapalli,M.Cost-Effectiveness of Universal Screening of Healthy Newborns for Nasal Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus Colonization at Birth Infection Control & Hospital Epidemiology 2011 ;32(3):301-302
Volk,L.; Thomson,T.; Chhangani,P.; Digangi,L.; Parada,J. P.; Schreckenberger,P.; Rekasius,V.; Challapalli,M.Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus nasal colonization among women admitted to labor and delivery and their newborn infants Infection control and hospital epidemiology : the official journal of the Society of Hospital Epidemiologists of America 2011 ;32(10):1045-1046
Davis,C. S.; Deburghgraeve,C. R.; Yong,S.; Parada,J. P.; Palladino-Davis,A. G.; Lowery,E.; Gagermeier,J.; Fisichella,P. M.Challenges in the diagnosis of 2009 H1N1 in a lung transplant patient and the long-term implications for prevention and treatment: a case report. Transplantation proceedings 2010 ;42(10):4295-4299
Parada,J. P.; Yarnold,P. R.; Uphold,C. R.; Chmiel,J. S.; DeHovitz,J. A.; Goetz,M. B.; Weinstein,R. A.; McKoy,J. M.; Chandler,K. L.; Bennett,C. L.Racial variations in care and outcomes for inpatient HIV-related pneumocystis pneumonia. Journal of Health Care for the Poor & Underserved 2010 ;21(1):318-333
Isenberg,Y.; Parada,J. P.Spontaneous vertebral osteomyelitis due to Staphylococcus epidermidis Journal of Medical Microbiology 2010 ;59(5):599-601
Jabbar,U.; Leischner,J.; Kasper,D.; Gerber,R.; Sambol,S. P.; Parada,J. P.; Johnson,S.; Gerding,D. N.Effectiveness of alcohol-based hand rubs for removal of Clostridium difficile spores from hands. Infection Control & Hospital Epidemiology 2010 ;31(6):565-570
Babu,T.; Rekasius,V.; Parada,J. P.; Schreckenberger,P. C.; Challapalli,M.Mupirocin resistance among methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus-colonized patients at admission to a tertiary care medical center. Journal of clinical microbiology 2009 ;47(7):2279-2280
Leung,E. H.; Moskalewicz,R.; Parada,J. P.; Kovach,K. J.; Bouchard,C. S.Exophiala jeanselmei keratitis after laser in situ keratomileusis. Journal of Cataract & Refractive Surgery 2008 ;34(10):1809-1811
Evans,C. T.; LaVela,S. L.; Weaver,F. M.; Priebe,M.; Sandford,P.; Niemiec,P.; Miskevics,S.; Parada,J. P.Epidemiology of hospital-acquired infections in veterans with spinal cord injury and disorder. Infection Control & Hospital Epidemiology 2008 ;29(3):234-242
Belmares,J.; Gerding,D. N.; Parada,J. P.; Miskevics,S.; Weaver,F.; Johnson,S.Outcome of metronidazole therapy for Clostridium difficile disease and correlation with a scoring system.[see comment] Journal of Infection 2007 ;55(6):495-501
Rashid,R. M.; Salah,W.; Parada,J. P. Journal of Medical Microbiology 2007 ;56(Pt 2):280-282
Chang,H. T.; Krezolek,D.; Johnson,S.; Parada,J. P.; Evans,C. T.; Gerding,D. N.Onset of symptoms and time to diagnosis of Clostridium difficile-associated disease following discharge from an acute care hospital. Infection Control & Hospital Epidemiology 2007 ;28(8):926-931
LaVela,S. L.; Evans,C. T.; Miskevics,S.; Parada,J. P.; Priebe,M.; Weaver,F. M.Long-term outcomes from nosocomial infections in persons with spinal cord injuries and disorders American Journal of Infection Control 2007 ;35(6):393-400
Parada,J. P.; Schwartz,D. N.; Schiff,G. D.; Weiss,K. B.Effects of type and level of training on variation in physician knowledge in the use and acquisition of blood cultures: a cross sectional survey. BMC Infectious Diseases 2005 ;5:71
Evans,C. T.; Smith,B.; Parada,J. P.; Kurichi,J. E.; Weaver,F. M.Trends in antibiotic prescribing for acute respiratory infection in veterans with spinal cord injury and disorder. Journal of Antimicrobial Chemotherapy 2005 ;55(6):1045-1049
Quinn,A. L.; Parada,J. P.; Belmares,J.; O'Keefe,J. P.Intrathecal colistin and sterilization of resistant Pseudomonas aeruginosa shunt infection. Annals of Pharmacotherapy 2005 ;39(5):949-952
Chang,H. T.; Evans,C. T.; Weaver,F. M.; Burns,S. P.; Parada,J. P.Etiology and outcomes of veterans with spinal cord injury and disorders hospitalized with community-acquired pneumonia. Archives of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation 2005 ;86(2):262-267
Burns,S. P.; Weaver,F. M.; Parada,J. P.; Evans,C. T.; Chang,H.; Hampton,R. Y.; Kapur,V.Management of community-acquired pneumonia in persons with spinal cord injury. Spinal Cord 2004 ;42(8):450-458
Parada,J. P.; Deloria-Knoll,M.; Chmiel,J. S.; Arozullah,A. M.; Phan,L.; Ali,S. N.; Goetz,M. B.; Weinstein,R. A.; Campo,R.; Jacobson,J.; Dehovitz,J.; Berland,D.; Bennett,C. L.Relationship between health insurance and medical care for patients hospitalized with human immunodeficiency virus-related Pneumocystis carinii pneumonia, 1995-1997: Medicaid, bronchoscopy, and survival. Clinical Infectious Diseases 2003 ;37(11):1549-1555