David J. Thornton MD

Assistant Professor, Infectious Diseases

150 S Huntington Avenue | (617) 638-8052
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Infectious Diseases

Biography

Dr. Thornton, MD practices Infectious Disease in West Roxbury, MA. Dr. Thornton graduated from Stanford University School of Medicine in 1997 and has been in practice for 22 years. He completed a residency at Boston University Medical Center.

Education

MD, Stanford University School of Medicine, 1997

MS, Stanford University, 1995

AB, Harvard College, 1989

Publications

Published on 3/1/2021

Fillmore NR, Elbers DC, La J, Feldman TC, Sung FC, Hall RB, Nguyen V, Link N, Zwolinski R, Dipietro S, Miller SJ, Aleksanyan A, Goryachev SD, Corcoran P, Bergstrom SJ, Parenteau MA, Sprague RS, Thornton DJ, Driver JA, Strymish JM, Evans S, Colonna B, Brophy MT, Do NV. Corrigendum to: An Application to Support COVID-19 Occupational Health and Patient Tracking at a Veterans Affairs Medical Center. J Am Med Inform Assoc. 2021 03 01; 28(3):673. PMID: 33306790.

Published on 11/1/2020

Fillmore NR, Elbers DC, La J, Feldman TC, Sung FC, Hall RB, Nguyen V, Link N, Zwolinski R, Dipietro S, Miller SJ, Aleksanyan A, Goryachev SD, Corcoran P, Bergstrom SJ, Parenteau MA, Sprague RS, Thornton DJ, Driver JA, Strymish JM, Evans S, Colonna B, Brophy MT, Do NV. An application to support COVID-19 occupational health and patient tracking at a Veterans Affairs medical center. J Am Med Inform Assoc. 2020 11 01; 27(11):1716-1720. PMID: 33067628.

Published on 9/15/2020

Yakovchenko V, DeSotto K, Drainoni ML, Lukesh W, Miller DR, Park A, Shao Q, Thornton DJ, Gifford AL. Using Lean-Facilitation to Improve Quality of Hepatitis C Testing in Primary Care. J Gen Intern Med. 2021 02; 36(2):349-357. PMID: 32930938.

Published on 12/10/2019

Hakim A, Braun H, Thornton D, Strymish J. Successful treatment of methicillin-sensitive Staphylococcus aureus tricuspid-valve endocarditis with dalbavancin as an outpatient in a person who injects drugs: A case report. Int J Infect Dis. 2020 Feb; 91:202-205. PMID: 31841726.

Published on 6/27/2019

Ronan MV, Menon A, Swamy L, Thornton D. Experiential Learning Through Local Implementation of a National Chief Resident in Quality and Patient Safety Curriculum. Am J Med Qual. 2020 Mar/Apr; 35(2):171-176. PMID: 31248264.

Published on 2/15/2018

Swamy L, Worsham C, Bialas MJ, Wertz C, Thornton D, Breu A, Ronan M. The 60-Minute Root Cause Analysis: A Workshop to Engage Interdisciplinary Clinicians in Quality Improvement. MedEdPORTAL. 2018 02 15; 14:10685. PMID: 30800885.

Published on 7/7/2015

Peffers MJ, Thornton DJ, Clegg PD. Characterization of neopeptides in equine articular cartilage degradation. J Orthop Res. 2016 Jan; 34(1):106-20. PMID: 26124002.

Published on 7/1/2011

Linares LA, Thornton DJ, Strymish J, Baker E, Gupta K. Electronic memorandum decreases unnecessary antimicrobial use for asymptomatic bacteriuria and culture-negative pyuria. Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2011 Jul; 32(7):644-8. PMID: 21666393.

Published on 5/13/2011

Rousseau K, Cardwell JM, Humphrey E, Newton R, Knight D, Clegg P, Thornton DJ. Muc5b is the major polymeric mucin in mucus from thoroughbred horses with and without airway mucus accumulation. PLoS One. 2011; 6(5):e19678. PMID: 21602926.

Published on 8/1/2008

Rousseau K, Kirkham S, Johnson L, Fitzpatrick B, Howard M, Adams EJ, Rogers DF, Knight D, Clegg P, Thornton DJ. Proteomic analysis of polymeric salivary mucins: no evidence for MUC19 in human saliva. Biochem J. 2008 Aug 01; 413(3):545-52. PMID: 18426393.

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