1374. Interactive Panelist
Session: Interactive Session: Case-Based Hot Topics for the Mycology Consultant
Sunday, October 23, 2011: 7:30 AM
Room: Grand Ballroom (East-West)

Richard Hamill, MD, FIDSA, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX

Richard J. Hamill, M.D.
Richard J. Hamill, M.D. received his undergraduate education at Michigan State University and obtained his MD from Wayne State University School of Medicine. He completed a residency in internal medicine, and was chief medical resident at that same institution. He received his infectious diseases training at the University of Wisconsin - Madison. Since 1985, he has been a staff physician in the infectious diseases section at the Michael E. DeBakey VA Medical Center in Houston, Texas and is presently the Associate Chair of Medical Education in the Department of Medicine at Baylor College of Medicine, where he holds the academic rank of Professor in the Departments of Medicine (Infectious Diseases) and Molecular Virology & Microbiology. He became a member of the NIAID Mycoses Study Group in 1986, and actively participated in clinical studies examining treatment regimens for Cryptococcus neoformans and Histoplasma capsulatum, particularly in relation to patients with HIV infection. He has had special interest in patients with HIV infection complicated by opportunistic infections who develop the immune reconstitution inflammatory syndrome following institution of highly active antiretroviral therapy, and is the co-author on several manuscripts describing various clinical manifestations of this disorder.

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