PERSONAL: Male. Education: Attended Boston University, 1981-82; University of California, B.A. (cum laude), 1985; attended Alliance Française, 1986; Stanford Medical School, M.D., 1993; California Pacific Medical Center, residency in internal medicine, 1996. Hobbies and other interests: Amateur soccer (Atlanta Soccer League, U.C. San Diego soccer team, Issy-les-Molineaux-French 4th division); photography, with exhibits held at Standford University and in Uruapan, Michoacan, Mexico.
ADDRESSES: Office—California Department of Health Services, Division of Communicable Disease Control, Tuberculosis Control Branch, 2151 Berkeley Way, Room 608, Berkeley, CA 94704-1011; fax: 510-540- 3535. E-mail—[email protected]
CAREER: Epidemiologist. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Epidemic Intelligence Service, 1996-98; California State Tuberculosis Control Branch, CDC/NCHSTP/FSB, medical epidemiologist for U.S. Public Health Service, 1999—. Military service: Commissioned Corps, lieutenant commander (0-4), 1999—.
Also involved in extensive research on tuberculosis, HIV/AIDS, pediatric infectious disease, and related health issues in the United States and internationally. Member of Palo Alto Stanford Medical Aid Committee for Central America, 1987-88; Stanford-East Palo Alto AIDS project co-founder, 1988-90; International and Cross-Cultural Medicine Association co-founder, 1988-92; Stanford Medical Schools ARS Medica co-chair, 1990-91; American Medical Student Association president, 1990-91; Stanford University AIDS Task Force member, 1990-91; Stanford Medical School's Office of Public Service Opportunities co-founder, 1990-91; Stanford University Hospitals AIDS Subcommittee student representative, 1992; Beijing 99 Collaborative Group, honorary secretary, 1999—.
AWARDS, HONORS: National Merit Finalist, Philip J. Grasso Memorial Scholarship; Boston University Scholarship; UCSD Center for U.S. Mexican Studies Grant; Stanford Medical School's Peter Emgee Traveling Scholars Award; Medical Scholar's Award; Halper Scholarship; MacKenzie Scholarship; Morrison Institute Study Grant; Hillel Scholarship; Santa ClaraCounty Health Auxiliary Scholarship; Albert Strickler Scholarship; Stanford Haas Center Summer Public Service Fellowship; Stanford Saturn Award; Stanford University James W. Lyons Award for Service; Stanford University School of Medicine Dean's Award for Outstanding Community Service; Diplomat of the American Board of Internal Medicine; USPHS Foreign Duty award and commendation.
(With J. Mermin), HIV, Health, and Your Community:A Guide for Action, Stanford University Press (Stanford, CA), 1999.
Contributor of numerous letters and articles to professional journals.
WORK IN PROGRESS: "Drug Resistant Tuberculosis in Foreign-born Persons from Mexico, the Philippines, and Vietnam—United States, 1993-1997" (with Marisa Moore and Nancy Binkin); Guidelines for the Prevention of Tuberculosis among Health Care Workers in Resource-Limited Settings (with N. Binkin and W. Jarvis), a joint CDC/WHO/IUATLD document; "Infection with Mycobacterium Leprae (Leprosy)" (with J. Mermin), in Internal Medicine, 5th Edition, Mosby-Yearbook, Inc.