1376. Interactive Panelist
Session: Interactive Session: Case-Based Hot Topics for the Mycology Consultant
Sunday, October 23, 2011: 7:32 AM
Room: Grand Ballroom (East-West)

Thomas Patterson, MD, FIDSA, The University of Texas Health Science Center, San Antonio, TX

Thomas F. Patterson, MD, FACP
Dr. Thomas Patterson is Professor of Medicine and Chief, Division of Infectious Diseases at the University of Texas Health Science Center in San Antonio, Texas, where he is also the Director of the San Antonio Center for Medical Mycology and Director for the Infectious Diseases Fellowship program.
Dr. Patterson received his Bachelor of Arts degree from Baylor University followed by his medical degree from the University of Texas. Subsequently, he completed a medicine residency at Vanderbilt University and Yale-New Haven Hospital. He was then a post-doctoral fellow in infectious diseases at Yale University School of Medicine.
Dr. Patterson is a member of numerous professional committees and societies, including the Infectious Disease Society of America, American Society for Microbiology, and International Society for Human and Animal Mycoses. He currently serves as a reviewer for 19 professional journals including the Journal of Clinical Microbiology , Annals of Internal Medicine, and The New England Journal of Medicine. In addition, he holds several editorial positions, including being Co-Editor-in-Chief of www.doctorfungus.org. His research has appeared in journals such as Clinical Infectious Disease, Journal of Clinical Microbiology, and Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy. He has been published, in print and audio formats, nearly 350 times. Dr. Patterson has been invited across the globe to speak as a guest lecturer and has been named one of America’s Top Doctors every year since 2001.

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