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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 developed the Coordinating Center for Global Health, an umbrella organization for global health efforts on campus. 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. 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, clinical studies in cysticercosis. He studies host responses controlling strongyloidiasis and immunoregulation in HIV-TB co-infection in Peru. He has published over 120 peer-reviewed publications in addition to numerous book chapters.

Select Publications
White Jr, A.C. "Epidemiology and Transmission of Cysticercosis," "Clinical Manifestations and Diagnosis of Cysticercosis," and "Treatment of Cysticercosis." In: UpToDate, version 17.2. Section Editor: Weller, Peter F. 2012 www.UpToDate.com
Garcia HH, Coyle CM, and White Jr AC. "Cysticercosis." In: Tropical Infectious Diseases, Principles, Pathogens and Practice, 3rd edition. Editors: Richard L. Guerrant, David H. Walker, and Peter F. Weller. Elsevier, Saunders. Chapter 119, pgs. 815-823, Apr 18, 2011.
White Jr AC, Brunetti E. "Cestodes" In: Goldman's Cecil Medicine, 24th edition. Editors: Lee Goldman and Andrew I. Schafer. Elsevier, Saudners, chapter 362, pgs. 2052-2057, September 2011.
White Jr AC, Weller PF. "Cestode Infections" In: Harrison's Principles of Internal Medicine, 18th Edition. Editors: Longo, Fauci, Kasper, Hauser, Jameson, and Loscalzo. McGraw Hill, chapter 220, pgs. 1759-65, July 2011.
White Jr AC. Cryptosporidium Species. In: Principles and Practice of Infectious Diseases, 7th edition. eds. Mandell, Douglas and Bennett. Elsevier, Philadelphia, PA, pp.3547-3560, 2009.

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