Philip A. Lederer, MD is an infectious disease physician at Boston Medical Center, with an appointment as assistant professor in the Department of Medicine at Boston University. Prior to his arrival at BU, he was on the faculty of Harvard Medical School (Instructor), where he also completed his infectious diseases fellowship, at Massachusetts General Hospital and Brigham and Women’s Hospital.
Before coming to Harvard, he was an Epidemic Intelligence Service (EIS) officer at the Centers for Disease and Prevention (CDC). He worked in the Division of Global HIV/AIDS internationally on projects related to HIV and TB, as well as domestically on the MERS-Coronavirus and opioid epidemic. He was also a Lieutenant Commander in the United States Public Health Service (Commissioned Corps).
- University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, MD
- Published on 4/25/2019
Graves SK, Augusto O, Viegas SO, Lederer P, David C, Lee K, Hassane A, Cossa A, Amade S, Peleve S, Zindoga P, Massawo L, Torriani FJ, Nunes EA. Tuberculosis infection risk, preventive therapy care cascade and incidence of tuberculosis disease in healthcare workers at Maputo Central Hospital. BMC Infect Dis. 2019 Apr 25; 19(1):346. PMID: 31023260.
- Published on 4/1/2019
Nathavitharana RR, Lederer P, Tierney DB, Nardell E. Treatment as prevention and other interventions to reduce transmission of multidrug-resistant tuberculosis. Int J Tuberc Lung Dis. 2019 Apr 01; 23(4):396-404. PMID: 31064617.
- Published on 9/1/2017
Nathavitharana RR, Daru P, Barrera AE, Mostofa Kamal SM, Islam S, Ul-Alam M, Sultana R, Rahman M, Hossain MS, Lederer P, Hurwitz S, Chakraborty K, Kak N, Tierney DB, Nardell E. FAST implementation in Bangladesh: high frequency of unsuspected tuberculosis justifies challenges of scale-up. Int J Tuberc Lung Dis. 2017 Sep 01; 21(9):1020-1025. PMID: 28826452.
- Published on 2/28/2017
Nathavitharana RR, Bond P, Dramowski A, Kotze K, Lederer P, Oxley I, Peters JA, Rossouw C, van der Westhuizen HM, Willems B, Ting TX, von Delft A, von Delft D, Duarte R, Nardell E, Zumla A. Agents of change: The role of healthcare workers in the prevention of nosocomial and occupational tuberculosis. Presse Med. 2017 Mar; 46(2 Pt 2):e53-e62. PMID: 28256382.
- Published on 12/15/2016
Pathmanathan I, Lederer P, Shiraishi RW, Wadonda-Kabondo N, Date A, Matatiyo B, Dokubo EK. Knowledge of Human Immunodeficiency Virus Status and Seropositivity After a Recently Negative Test in Malawi. Open Forum Infect Dis. 2017; 4(1):ofw231. PMID: 28480233.
- Published on 8/1/2016
Nathavitharana RR, Peters J, Lederer P, von Delft A, Farley JE, Pai M, Jaramillo E, Raviglione M, Nardell E. Engaging health-care workers to reduce tuberculosis transmission. Lancet Infect Dis. 2016 08; 16(8):883-5. PMID: 27477968.
- Published on 12/13/2015
Piantadosi A, Rubin DB, McQuillen DP, Hsu L, Lederer PA, Ashbaugh CD, Duffalo C, Duncan R, Thon J, Bhattacharyya S, Basgoz N, Feske SK, Lyons JL. Emerging Cases of Powassan Virus Encephalitis in New England: Clinical Presentation, Imaging, and Review of the Literature. Clin Infect Dis. 2016 Mar 15; 62(6):707-713. PMID: 26668338.
- Published on 10/1/2015
Cohen JM, Lederer PA, Russell-Goldman E, Sampson CE, Lin JY, Ho AW, Asmal M. Photo quiz. An 86-Year-Old Man With Bilateral Chronic Wounds of the Legs. Bilateral invasive squamous cell carcinomas (Marjolin ulcers). Clin Infect Dis. 2015 Oct 01; 61(7):1147, 1199-200. PMID: 26343053.
- Published on 4/28/2015
Fraser T, Hillmann W, Lederer PA, Kasmar A, Rencic J. Solving Summer Fever in Early Pregnancy. J Gen Intern Med. 2015 Oct; 30(10):1561-5. PMID: 25917661.
- Published on 3/6/2015
Lind JN, Petersen EE, Lederer PA, Phillips-Bell GS, Perrine CG, Li R, Hudak M, Correia JA, Creanga AA, Sappenfield WM, Curran J, Blackmore C, Watkins SM, Anjohrin S. Infant and maternal characteristics in neonatal abstinence syndrome--selected hospitals in Florida, 2010-2011. MMWR Morb Mortal Wkly Rep. 2015 Mar 06; 64(8):213-6. PMID: 25742381.
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