Stephen I. Pelton, MD

Professor, Pediatrics

Stephen Pelton
617.414.7408
670 Albany St Biosquare III

Biography

Stephen I Pelton MD is Professor of Pediatrics and Epidemiology at Boston University School of Medicine and Public Health and Director of Pediatrics Infectious Diseases at Boston Medical Center. Dr Pelton’s interests focus on the effects of recurrent disease and the long term effects of HIV, Hepatitis C and B, and Herpes among other things. Additionally, he organizes numerous clinical trials to discover new approaches to HIV prevention and treatment.

Other Positions

  • Director (Section) of Pediatrics>Infectious Disease, Infectious Diseases, Pediatrics, Boston University School of Medicine
  • Professor, Epidemiology, Boston University School of Public Health
  • Active Staff Privileges, Pediatrics, Boston Medical Center

Education

  • State University of New York at Buffalo, MD
  • Queens College, City University of New York, BA

Publications

  • Published on 6/29/2018

    Balsells E, Dagan R, Yildirim I, Gounder PP, Steens A, Muñoz-Almagro C, Mameli C, Kandasamy R, Lavi NG, Daprai L, van der Ende A, Trzcinski K, Nzenze S, Meiring S, Foster D, Bulkow LR, Rudolph K, Valero-Rello A, Ducker S, Vestrheim DF, von Gottberg A, Pelton SI, Zuccotti G, Pollard AJ, Sanders EAM, Campbell H, Madhi SA, Nair H, Kyaw MH. The relative invasive disease potential of Streptococcus pneumoniae among children after PCV introduction: a systematic review and meta-analysis. J Infect. 2018 Jun 29. PMID: 29964140.

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  • Published on 5/22/2018

    Pelton SI. Deconstructing Pneumococcal Progression from Colonization to Disease. Infect Immun. 2018 Jun; 86(6). PMID: 29610253.

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  • Published on 10/13/2017

    Bornheimer R, Shea KM, Sato R, Weycker D, Pelton SI. Risk of exacerbation following pneumonia in adults with heart failure or chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. PLoS One. 2017; 12(10):e0184877. PMID: 29028810.

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  • Published on 10/4/2017

    Lee GM, Kleinman K, Pelton S, Lipsitch M, Huang SS, Lakoma M, Dutta-Linn M, Rett M, Hanage WP, Finkelstein JA. Immunization, Antibiotic Use, and Pneumococcal Colonization Over a 15-Year Period. Pediatrics. 2017 Nov; 140(5). PMID: 28978716.

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  • Published on 9/7/2017

    Barlam TF, Morgan JR, Kaplan WA, Outterson K, Pelton SI. Disproportionate Exposure to Antibiotics in Children at Risk for Invasive Pneumococcal Disease: Potential for Emerging Resistance and Opportunity for Antibiotic Stewardship. J Pediatric Infect Dis Soc. 2017 Sep 07. PMID: 28992176.

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  • Published on 8/15/2017

    Coleman FT, Blahna MT, Kamata H, Yamamoto K, Zabinski MC, Kramnik I, Wilson AA, Kotton DN, Quinton LJ, Jones MR, Pelton SI, Mizgerd JP. Capacity of Pneumococci to Activate Macrophage Nuclear Factor ?B: Influence on Necroptosis and Pneumonia Severity. J Infect Dis. 2017 Aug 15; 216(4):425-435. PMID: 28368460.

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  • Published on 6/20/2017

    Yildirim I, Little BA, Finkelstein J, Lee G, Hanage WP, Shea K, Pelton SI. Surveillance of pneumococcal colonization and invasive pneumococcal disease reveals shift in prevalent carriage serotypes in Massachusetts' children to relatively low invasiveness. Vaccine. 2017 Jul 13; 35(32):4002-4009. PMID: 28645717.

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  • Published on 4/1/2017

    Pettigrew MM, Alderson MR, Bakaletz LO, Barenkamp SJ, Hakansson AP, Mason KM, Nokso-Koivisto J, Patel J, Pelton SI, Murphy TF. Panel 6: Vaccines. Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2017 Apr; 156(4_suppl):S76-S87. PMID: 28372533.

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  • Published on 9/14/2016

    Yang R, Sabharwal V, Okonkwo OS, Shlykova N, Tong R, Lin LY, Wang W, Guo S, Rosowski JJ, Pelton SI, Kohane DS. Treatment of otitis media by transtympanic delivery of antibiotics. Sci Transl Med. 2016 Sep 14; 8(356):356ra120. PMID: 27629487.

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  • Published on 8/22/2016

    Figueira M, Fernandes P, Pelton SI. Efficacy of Solithromycin (CEM-101) for Experimental Otitis Media Caused by Nontypeable Haemophilus influenzae and Streptococcus pneumoniae. Antimicrob Agents Chemother. 2016 Sep; 60(9):5533-8. PMID: 27401563.

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