Allison Bearden, MD

TitleClinical Assistant Professor of Pediatrics (Part Time)
InstitutionUniversity of Southern California
Address1640 Marengo St, Room 300
Off Campus
Los Angeles CA 90089-9300
Phone+1 323 865 1575
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    Tulane University School of Medicine, New Orleans, LAM.D.05/2004Medicine
    Tulane University School of Medicine, New Orleans, LAMPH/TM05/2004Tropical Medicine
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    Infectious Disease Society of America (IDSA)  - 2011IDSA Travel Award
    Infectious Disease Society of America (IDSA)  - 2015IDSA Travel Award

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    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.

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

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    1. 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*. Crit Care Med. 2014 Jul; 42(7):1703-13. PMID: 24674924; PMCID: PMC4258905.
    2. Ho CH, Bearden A, Lewis K, Sequeira P, Homans J. A 14-year-old girl with hip pain and fever after a skateboard fall. Pediatr Infect Dis J. 2014 Jun; 33(6):667. PMID: 24830518.
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    3. Haemel AK, Bearden A, Longley BJ, Crnich C. Black spots in the returning traveler. Dermatol Online J. 2013 Nov 15; 19(11):20393. PMID: 24314770.
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    4. Bearden A, Abad C, Gangnon R, Sosman JM, Binkley N, Safdar N. Cross-sectional study of vitamin D levels, immunologic and virologic outcomes in HIV-infected adults. J Clin Endocrinol Metab. 2013 Apr; 98(4):1726-33. PMID: 23457406; PMCID: PMC3615198.
    5. Bearden A, Friedrich TC, Goldberg TL, Byrne B, Spiegel C, Schult P, Safdar N. An outbreak of the 2009 influenza a (H1N1) virus in a children's hospital. Influenza Other Respir Viruses. 2012 Sep; 6(5):374-9. PMID: 22212690; PMCID: PMC4941090.
    6. Beard JA, Bearden A, Striker R. Vitamin D and the anti-viral state. J Clin Virol. 2011 Mar; 50(3):194-200. PMID: 21242105; PMCID: PMC3308600.
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