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DIVISION DIRECTOR

A. Clinton White, Jr., M.D., Professor and Chief A. Clinton White, Jr., M.D., Professor and Chief
Department of Internal Medicine
Division of Infectious Diseases
301 University Blvd, Mary Moody Northen, Rm 4.230
Galveston, Texas 77555-0435
Phone: 409.747.0236
Fax: 409.772.6527
Email: acwhite@utmb.edu

Education
Degree/Training Completed Year Name & Location
B.A. 1977 Dartmouth College, Hanover, NH
M.D. 1982 Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, IN
Internal Medicine, Residency 1985 University of Washington, Seattle, WA
Fellowship, Infectious Diseases 1989 Yale University School of Medicine,
New Have, CT
Visiting Scientist 1989 Instituto de Biomedicina, Caracas, Venezuela

Overview
After completing post-doctoral training, Dr. White worked for 6 months as a visiting scientist in Venezuela before coming to Baylor College of Medicine in Houston, Texas in 1989, where he rose through the ranks to full professor. At Baylor, He developed the International Health track for medical students. He was recruited to UTMB in 2007 to direct the Infectious Disease Division, in the Department of Internal Medicine. He co-founded and co-directs the global health track for medical students. He helped found the UTMB-Universidad Peruana Cayetano Heredia Collaborative Research Center in Cusco, Peru. He is a past president of the clinical group and former councilor of the American Society for Tropical Medicine and Hygiene and serves on the examination committee for the ASMTH certificate of knowledge in tropical medicine and travel health. He serves on the editorial board of a number of journals and writes chapters in major Internal Medicine and Infectious Diseases textbooks. He directs the IDSA-ASTMH guidelines committee for neurocysticercosis. Dr. White's clinical interests include parasitology, tropical medicine, HIV, and opportunistic infections.

Research Interests
Dr. White's research focuses on interactions between the host and pathogens. Among his research interests are host responses to Cryptosporidium and other intestinal protozoa and clinical studies in cysticercosis. He collaborates on studies of local parasitic infections and diseases of travelers in Cusco, Peru. He has published over 120 peer-reviewed publications in addition to numerous book chapters.

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