Jose Vazquez

Section Chief

Jose Vazquez

Section Chief

Professor

Academic Appointment(s)

Medical College of Georgia
Department of Medicine: Infectious Disease

  • (706) 723-0105
  • AE 3038

Education

  • MD, Medicine Univ Catolica Madre y Maestra, 1985

Certifications

  • Re-Certification ABIM, 2011

  • Board Certification ABIM , 1990

  • Board Certification ABIM, 1989

  • PHY Michigan, 1986

  • PHY Georgia Composite Med. Brd., 2013

  • Re-Certified ABIM , 2000

  • PHY Illinois, 1986

Awards & Honors

  • Exemplary Teacher of the Year Augusta University/Medical College of Georgia, 2015

  • Top Ten Paper in Mycology American Society of Microbiology, 2014

  • Award for Outstanding Reviewer Clinical Infectious Diseases 2010

  • Clinical Infectious Diseases Award for Outstanding Reviewer Wayne State University School of Medicine, 2009

  • Clinical Infectious Diseases Award for Outstanding Reviewer Wayne State University School of Medicine, 2007

Courses Taught Most Recent Academic Year

  • RINF 5000

    Infectious Disease
  • GMED 5000

    Basic Clkshp Med Pt 1
  • GMED 5025

    Infectious Disease Extn.
  • PHAS 5134

    Infectious Diseases
  • RMED 5000

    Medicine

Teaching Interests

Antimicrobial Stewardship Fungal Infections Polymicrobial Biofilms

Scholarship

Selected Recent Publications

  • Toxin production, growth kinetics and molecular characterization of Ostreopsis cf. ovata isolated from Todos os Santos Bay, tropical southwestern Atlantic., 2017
    Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • Randomized Controlled Trial to Determine the Efficacy of Early Switch From Vancomycin to Vancomycin Alternatives as a Strategy to Prevent Nephrotoxicity in Patients With Multiple Risk Factors for Adverse Renal Outcomes (STOP-NT)., 2017
    Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • Reply to “Are the TR46/Y121F/T289A Mutations in azole-resistant aspergillosis patient acquired or environmental?”, 2016
    Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • The functional resistance of biofilm, 2016
    Book, Chapter in Scholarly Book-Revised
  • Surgical prophylaxis with gram-negative activity for reduction of surgical site infections after microvascular reconstruction for head and neck cancer., 2016
    Journal Article, Academic Journal

Research Interests

Fungal Infections (mucosal and invasive) Candidiasis Polymicronial biofilms (candida/Stapylococcus & pseudomonas/Aspergillus)

University Service

  • Faculty Mentoring Program 2014 - Present

    Role: Committee Member
  • Institutional Review Board – A 2014 - Present

    Role: Chairperson
  • Pharmacy and Therepeutics Committee 2014 - Present

    Role: Committee Chair
  • Antimicrobial Subcommittee 2013 - Present

    Role: Committee Chair
  • Search Committee for Chief of Internal Medicine 2013 - 2014

    Role: Committee Chair

Professional Service

  • American Journal of Medical Science 2015 - Present

    Role: Reviewer
  • American Society for Microbiology 2015 - Present

    Role: Member
  • Annals of Internal Medicine 2015 - Present

    Role: Reviewer
  • Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy 2015 - Present

    Role: Reviewer
  • Applied & Environmental Microbiology 2015 - Present

    Role: Reviewer

Public Service

  • American Lung Association, Michigan Chapter 2015

    Role: Other
  • Latino Family Services 2000 - 2013

    Role: Other
  • Latinos Contra EL SIDA 2000 - 2013

    Role: Other
  • Life, Inc., (LRL), Leukemia, Research 1994 - 2013

    Role: Other
  • Great Lakes Hockey Association 1997 - 2000

    Role: Other