Jose Vazquez

Section Chief

Jose Vazquez

Section Chief

Professor

Academic Appointment(s)

Medical College of Georgia
Department of Medicine: Infectious Disease

  • (706) 723-0105
  • AE 3038

Education

  • MD, Medicine Univ Catolica Madre y Maestra, 1985

Certifications

  • Re-Certification ABIM, 2011

  • Board Certification ABIM , 1990

  • Board Certification ABIM, 1989

  • PHY Michigan, 1986

  • PHY Georgia Composite Med. Brd., 2013

  • Re-Certified ABIM , 2000

  • PHY Illinois, 1986

Awards & Honors

  • Exemplary Teacher of the Year Augusta University/Medical College of Georgia, 2015

  • Top Ten Paper in Mycology American Society of Microbiology, 2014

  • Award for Outstanding Reviewer Clinical Infectious Diseases 2010

  • Clinical Infectious Diseases Award for Outstanding Reviewer Wayne State University School of Medicine, 2009

  • Clinical Infectious Diseases Award for Outstanding Reviewer Wayne State University School of Medicine, 2007

Courses Taught Most Recent Academic Year

  • GMED 5000

    Basic Clerkship GMED
  • RINF 5000

    Infectious Disease
  • GMED 5025

    Infectious Disease Extn.
  • PHAS 5134

    Infectious Diseases
  • RMED 5000

    Medicine

Teaching Interests

Antimicrobial Stewardship Fungal Infections Polymicrobial Biofilms

Scholarship

Selected Recent Publications

  • Rezafungin versus caspofungin for treatment of candidaemia and invasive candidiasis (ReSTORE): a multicentre, double-blind, double-dummy, randomised phase 3 trial, 2022
    Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • A Care Step Pathway for the Diagnosis and Treatment of COVID-19-Associated Invasive Fungal Infections in the Intensive Care unit, 2022
    Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • Elevated Cytokine Levels in Plasma of Patients with SARS-CoV-2 Do Not Contribute to Pulmonary Microvascular Endothelial Permeability , 2022
    Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • Small Towns, Big Cities: Rural and Urban Disparities Among Hospitalized Patients With COVID-19 in the Central Savannah River Area, 2022
    Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • Better Hybrid Systems for Diseases Detections and Early Predictions, 2022
    Journal Article, Academic Journal

Research Interests

Fungal Infections (mucosal and invasive) Candidiasis Polymicronial biofilms (candida/Stapylococcus & pseudomonas/Aspergillus)

University Service

  • Faculty Mentoring Program 2014 - Present

    Role: Committee Member
  • Institutional Review Board – A 2014 - Present

    Role: Chairperson
  • Pharmacy and Therepeutics Committee 2014 - Present

    Role: Committee Chair
  • Antimicrobial Subcommittee 2013 - Present

    Role: Committee Chair
  • Search Committee for Chief of Internal Medicine 2013 - 2014

    Role: Committee Chair

Professional Service

  • American Journal of Medical Science 2015 - Present

    Role: Reviewer
  • American Society for Microbiology 2015 - Present

    Role: Member
  • Annals of Internal Medicine 2015 - Present

    Role: Reviewer
  • Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy 2015 - Present

    Role: Reviewer
  • Applied & Environmental Microbiology 2015 - Present

    Role: Reviewer

Public Service

  • American Lung Association, Michigan Chapter 2015

    Role: Other
  • Latino Family Services 2000 - 2013

    Role: Other
  • Latinos Contra EL SIDA 2000 - 2013

    Role: Other
  • Life, Inc., (LRL), Leukemia, Research 1994 - 2013

    Role: Other
  • Great Lakes Hockey Association 1997 - 2000

    Role: Other