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Allison Bearden

Clinical Assistant Professor
Pediatrics
Keck School of Medicine
United States of America

Biography

Dr. Bearden is a Med-Peds trained (LAC+USC) physician who completed an adult Infectious Disease fellowship where her research was focused on a cross-sectional study of vitamin D in HIV infected adults. She also completed her fellowship training in Pediatric Infectious Diseases here at LAC+USC. Dr. Bearden has completed both an MPH and an MS in Clinical Investigation and has published in the area of vitamin D and HIV and viral infections, as well as the area of healthcare associated infections.

Research Interest

Vitamin D and infectious diseases, probiotics, mother-to-child transmission of HIV & CMV, adolescent HIV management and prevention, and expansion of PrEP services.

Publications

  • Haemel AK, Bearden A, Longley BJ, Crnich C. Black spots in the returning traveler. Dermatology online journal. 2013 Jan 1;19(11).

  • Safdar N, O’Horo JC, Ghufran A, Bearden A, Didier ME, Chateau D, Maki DG. Chlorhexidine-impregnated dressing for prevention of catheter-related bloodstream infection: a meta-analysis. Critical care medicine. 2014 Jul;42(7):1703.

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