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Sample of faculty publications

Our faculty and fellows have been very productive with a large number of publications every year. Below is a list of select publications in the recent years.

Inhaled antibiotics for the treatment of pneumonia.
Schreiber MP, Shorr AF, et al. Curr Opin Pulm Med. 2019 May;25(3):289-293

Ensuring Sustainability of Needed Antibiotics: Aiming for the DART Board.
Spellberg B, Nielsen TB, Gilbert DN, Shorr AF, Brass EP.Spellberg B, et al. Ann Intern Med. 2019 Oct 15;171(8):580-582

Elaboration of Consensus Clinical Endpoints to Evaluate Antimicrobial Treatment Efficacy in Future Hospital-acquired/Ventilator-associated Bacterial Pneumonia Clinical Trials.
Weiss E, Zahar JR, Alder J, Asehnoune K, Bassetti M, Bonten MJM, Chastre J, De Waele J, Dimopoulos G, Eggimann P, Engelhardt M, Ewig S, Kollef M, Lipman J, Luna C, Martin-Loeches I, Pagani L, Palmer LB, Papazian L, Poulakou G, Prokocimer P, Rello J, Rex JH, Shorr AF, Talbot GH, Thamlikitkul V, Torres A, Wunderink RG, Timsit JF.Weiss E, et al. Clin Infect Dis. 2019 Nov 13;69(11):1912-1918.

A Novel Algorithm to Analyze Epidemiology and Outcomes of Carbapenem Resistance Among Patients With Hospital-Acquired and Ventilator-Associated Pneumonia: A Retrospective Cohort Study
Zilberberg MD, Nathanson BH, Sulham K, Fan W, Shorr AF.Zilberberg MD, et al. Chest. 2019 Jun;155(6):1119-1130.

The evolving burden of viruses in pneumonia.
Brenner NR, Shorr AF.Brenner NR, et al. Curr Opin Infect Dis. 2019 Apr;32(2):158-162.

Current Epidemiology, Etiology, and Burden of Acute Skin Infections in the United States.
Kaye KS, Petty LA, Shorr AF, Zilberberg MD.Kaye KS, et al. Clin Infect Dis. 2019 Apr 8;68(Suppl 3):S193-S199.

Antimicrobial de-escalation in critically ill patients: a position statement from a task force of the European Society of Intensive Care Medicine (ESICM) and European Society of Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases (ESCMID) Critically Ill Patients Study Group (ESGCIP).
Tabah A, Bassetti M, Kollef MH, Zahar JR, Paiva JA, Timsit JF, Roberts JA, Schouten J, Giamarellou H, Rello J, De Waele J, Shorr AF, Leone M, Poulakou G, Depuydt P, Garnacho-Montero J.Tabah A, et al. Intensive Care Med. 2020 Feb;46(2):245-265.

Microbiologic Failure Despite Clinical Cure in Pneumonia: Cum Hoc and Post Hoc Ergo Propter Hoc.
Shorr AF, Spellberg B, Zilberberg MD, Kollef MH.Shorr AF, et al. Clin Infect Dis. 2019 Dec 13.

Burden of hospitalizations over time with invasive aspergillosis in the United States, 2004-2013.
Zilberberg MD, Harrington R, Spalding JR, Shorr AF.Zilberberg MD, et al. BMC Public Health. 2019 May 17;19(1):591

Carbapenem Treatment and Outcomes Among Patients With Culture-Positive Complicated Intra-abdominal Infections in US Hospitals: A Retrospective Cohort Study.
Zilberberg MD, Nathanson BH, Ditch K, Lawrence K, Olesky M, Shorr AF.Zilberberg MD, et al.. Open Forum Infect Dis. 2019 Nov 25;6(12).

Third Time’s a Charm: COVID-19 Testing Issues. Mahmood SN, Talish M, Wallach D, King F, Ramdeen K, Woods CJ, Ruiz M. Infectious Diseases (Lond) 2020.

COVID-19: Associated Morbidity and Mitigation Strategies. Mahmood SN, Woods CJ, Chan C. Infectious Diseases (Lond) 2020

Isolated cortical venous thrombosis after fetal demise. Muhailan M, Al-Shbool G, Al-Jundi, M, Woods C. BMJ Case Rep. 2019 Apr 29;12(4).

Thyroid Storm with Resultant Cardiac Arrest. Muhailan M, Al-Shbool G, Al-Jundi, M, Woods C. Connecticut Medicine. 2019 Jun; 83(6).

Amyloidosis Diagnosed by Endobronchial Ultrasound Guided Transbronchial Needle Aspiration (EBUS-TBNA). Choudhry M, Alnababteh M, Wang Memoli J, Seager A, Woods C. Ann Pulmonol 2018, 2(1):24-26.

Non-infectious Pulmonary Disorders in HIV. Thao, C, Shorr AF, Woods CJ. Expert Rev Respir Med. 2017; 11(3)209-20.

Practical Considerations in Sepsis Resuscitation. Long, B Koyfman A, Modisett KL, Woods CJ.. J Emerg Med. 2017 Apr;52(4):472-483.

Smoking-associated interstitial lung disease: update and review.
Dawod YT, Cook NE, Graham WB, Madhani-Lovely F, Thao C.Dawod YT, et al. Expert Rev Respir Med. 2020 May 22:1-10.

Standard Bronchoscopy With Fluoroscopy vs Thin Bronchoscopy and Radial Endobronchial Ultrasound for Biopsy of Pulmonary Lesions: A Multicenter, Prospective, Randomized Trial.
Tanner NT, Yarmus L, Chen A, Wang Memoli J, Mehta HJ, Pastis NJ, Lee H, Jantz MA, Nietert PJ, Silvestri GA.Tanner NT, et al. Chest. 2018 Nov;154(5):1035-1043. doi: 10.1016/j.chest.2018.08.1026.

Meta-analysis of guided bronchoscopy for the evaluation of the pulmonary nodule.
Wang Memoli JS, Nietert PJ, Silvestri GA.Wang Memoli JS, et al. Chest. 2012 Aug;142(2):385-393.

Using endobronchial ultrasound features to predict lymph node metastasis in patients with lung cancer.
Wang Memoli JS, El-Bayoumi E, Pastis NJ, Tanner NT, Gomez M, Huggins JT, Onicescu G, Garrett-Mayer E, Armeson K, Taylor KK, Silvestri GA.Wang Memoli JS, et al. Chest. 2011 Dec;140(6):1550-1556.

Silver Stool. Shehadeh M, Oweis E.Shehadeh M, et a. N Engl J Med. 2020 Jul 16;383(3):261.


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Bernadet Assefa
Pulmonary Disease and Critical Care Fellowship Coordinator

MedStar Health/Georgetown-Washington Hospital Center Program Pulmonary Disease and Critical Care Medicine Fellowship Program
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