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Dr. Patrick has trained in infectious diseases and epidemiology.
His research interests centre around interdisciplinary approaches to managing emerging infectious diseases. Examples:
Institution and evaluation of programs to control antimicrobial misuse and curb antibiotic resistance.
Linking clinical, epidemiological and genomic sciences to explore etiology of idiopathic chronic diseases.
Control of Communicable Diseases (SPPH 520)
Introduction to Public Health Biology (SPPH 524)
Undergraduate Medical Curriculum (FMED)
Chelsea Himsworth, PhD Candidate
Do Urban Rats Pose a Risk to Health in Vancouver?
Variations in Antibiotic Utilization and the Connection to Antibiotic Resistance
Prevention of Chronic Diseases after Spinal Cord Injury
Entomology and Microbiology of Ectoparasites on Urban Rats
HAART Therapy as Prevention
STI in Indigenous People
Environmental and Ecological Predictors of West Nile virus Disease
Health Benefits of Fathering in South Africa
A few examples:
Patrick DM, Petric M, Skowronski D, Guasparini et al. An outbreak of Human Coronavirus OC 43 infection and serological cross-reactivity with SARS Coronavirus. Can J Infect Dis Med Micro 2006: 17(6): 330-336. SA.
Patrick DM, Hutchinson J. Antibiotic Utilization and Population Ecology: How You Can Reduce Your “Resistance Footprint”. Can Med Assoc J 2009; 180 (4):416-21 doi:10.1503/CMAJ.080626. SA.
Boivin G, Jovey R, Elliott CT, Patrick DM. Management and prevention of herpes zoster: A Canadian perspective. Can J ID Med Micro 2010; 21(1): 45-52.
Vrbova L, Stephen C, Kasman N, Boehnke R, Doyle-Waters M, Chablitt-Clark A, Gibson B, Fitzgerald M, Patrick DM. Systematic Review of Surveillance Systems for Emerging Zoonoses. Transbound Emerg Dis. 2010; 57(3): 154-61. CA.
Janjua NZ, Skowronski DM, Hottes TS, Osei W, Adams E, Petric M, Sabaiduc S, Chan T, Mak A, Lem M, Tang P, Patrick DM, De Serres G, Bowering D. Seasonal influenza vaccine and increased risk of pandemic A/H1N1-related illness: first detection of the association in British Columbia, Canada. Clin Infect Dis. 2010 Nov 1;51(9):1017-27. MA.
McKay R, Vrbova L, Fuertes E, Chong M, David S, Dreher K, Purych D, Blondel-Hill E, Henry B, Marra F, Kendall PR, Patrick DM. Evaluation of the Do Bugs Need Drugs? program in British Columbia: Can we curb antibiotic prescribing? Can J ID Med Micro 2011; 22(1): 19-24
Sahni V, Naus M, Hoang L, Tyrrell GJ, Martin I, Patrick DM. The epidemiology of invasive pneumococcal disease in British Columbia following implementation of an infant immunization program: increases in herd immunity and replacement disease. Can J Public Health. 2012 Jan-Feb;103(1):29-33. PubMed PMID: 22338325.
Janjua NZ, Skowronski DM, Hottes TS, Osei W, Adams E, Petric M, Lem M, Tang P, De Serres G, Patrick DM, Bowering D. Transmission dynamics and risk factors for pandemic H1N1-related illness: outbreak investigation in a rural community of British Columbia, Canada. Influenza Other Respi Viruses. 2012 May;6(3):e54-62.doi: 10.1111/j.1750-2659.2012.00344.x. Epub 2012 Mar 2. PubMed PMID: 22385647
Marra F, Patrick DM, Chong M, McKay R, Hoang L, Bowie WR. Population-based study of the increased incidence of skin and soft tissue infections and associated antimicrobial use. Antimicrob Agents Chemother. 2012 Dec;56(12):6243-9. doi: 10.1128/AAC.00649-12. Epub 2012 Sep 24. PubMed PMID: 23006762; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC3497163.
Filiatrault L, McKay RM, Patrick DM, Roscoe DL, Quan G, Brubacher J, Collins KM. Antibiotic resistance in isolates recovered from women with community-acquired urinary tract infections presenting to a tertiary care emergency department. Canadian Journal of Emergency Medicine. 2012 Sep;14(5):295-305. PubMed PMID: 22967697.
Himsworth C, Patrick DM et al. Rats, cities, people, and pathogens: A systematic review and narrative synthesis of literature regarding the ecology of rat-associated zoonoses in urban centers. Vector-Borne and Zoonotic Diseases 2013 April 15 epub ahead