Noah Wald-Dickler, MD

Title(s)Clinical Assistant Professor of Population and Public Health Sciences
SchoolKeck School of Medicine of Usc
Address1975 Zonal Ave.
Health Sciences Campus
Los Angeles CA 90033
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    LAC+USC Medical Center, Los Angeles06/2018Infectious Disease Fellowship
    LAC+USC Medical Center, Los Angeles06/2016Internal Medicine Residency
    University of Missouri - Columbia, Columbia, MOMD06/2013Medical School
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    American College of Physicians2022Fellow Status
    University of Southern California2016Resident Teacher of the Year
    University of Southern California2015Junior Resident of the Year
    University of Southern California2014Intern of the Year
    University of Missouri2013Book Award for Student Excellence in Medicine
    Arizona State University Barrett Honors College2008Magna Cum Laude Graduate

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    Dr. Wald-Dickler is an Assistant Professor of Medicine and of Population and Public Health Sciences and a lecturer in the USC Keck School of Medicine's Master of Science (MSc) in Global Medicine Program. Dr. Wald-Dickler is also Chief of the Division of Infectious Diseases at Los Angeles General Medical Center where he also serves as Hospital Epidemiologist and Medical Director of Infection Prevention & Control.

    He is active clinical faculty in the Department of Medicine and Division of Infectious Diseases at the Los Angeles General Medical Center, where he also serves as Chair of the Pharmacy & Therapeutics Committee and its Antimicrobial Subcommittee. He is the physician director of LA General's Antimicrobial Stewardship Program.

    In addition to previous work in HIV clinical trials, Dr. Wald-Dickler's research interests are varied and include Hospital Epidemiology and practical implementation of Antimicrobial Stewardship with an emphasis on safe transition from IV to oral antibiotics.

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    1. Real-World Application of Oral Therapy for Infective Endocarditis: A Multicenter, Retrospective, Cohort Study. Clin Infect Dis. 2023 09 11; 77(5):672-679. Freling S, Wald-Dickler N, Banerjee J, Canamar CP, Tangpraphaphorn S, Bruce D, Davar K, Dominguez F, Norwitz D, Krishnamurthi G, Fung L, Guanzon A, Minejima E, Spellberg M, Spellberg C, Baden R, Holtom P, Spellberg B. PMID: 36881940.
      View in: PubMed   Mentions: 4     Fields:    Translation:HumansCells
    2. Guidelines for Diagnosis and Management of Infective Endocarditis in Adults: A WikiGuidelines Group Consensus Statement. JAMA Netw Open. 2023 07 03; 6(7):e2326366. McDonald EG, Aggrey G, Tarik Aslan A, Casias M, Cortes-Penfield N, Dong MQD, Egbert S, Footer B, Isler B, King M, Maximos M, Wuerz TC, Azim AA, Alza-Arcila J, Bai AD, Blyth M, Boyles T, Caceres J, Clark D, Davar K, Denholm JT, Forrest G, Ghanem B, Hagel S, Hanretty A, Hamilton F, Jent P, Kang M, Kludjian G, Lahey T, Lapin J, Lee R, Li T, Mehta D, Moore J, Mowrer C, Ouellet G, Reece R, Ryder JH, Sanctuaire A, Sanders JM, Stoner BJ, So JM, Tessier JF, Tirupathi R, Tong SYC, Wald-Dickler N, Yassin A, Yen C, Spellberg B, Lee TC. PMID: 37523190.
      View in: PubMed   Mentions: 6     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    3. Choosing patients over placebos: oral transitional therapy vs. IV-only therapy for bacteraemia and infective endocarditis. Clin Microbiol Infect. 2023 Sep; 29(9):1126-1132. Phillips MC, Wald-Dickler N, Davar K, Lee R, Baden R, Holtom P, Spellberg B. PMID: 37179005.
      View in: PubMed   Mentions: 1     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    4. An Mpox-Related Death in the United States. N Engl J Med. 2023 Mar 30; 388(13):1246-1247. Alarcón J, Kim M, Terashita D, Davar K, Garrigues JM, Guccione JP, Evans MG, Hemarajata P, Wald-Dickler N, Holtom P, Garcia Tome R, Anyanwu L, Shah NK, Miller M, Smith T, Matheny A, Davidson W, Hutson CL, Lucas J, Ukpo OC, Green NM, Balter SE. PMID: 36884032.
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    5. Mpox in people with advanced HIV infection: a global case series. Lancet. 2023 03 18; 401(10380):939-949. Mitjà O, Alemany A, Marks M, Lezama Mora JI, Rodríguez-Aldama JC, Torres Silva MS, Corral Herrera EA, Crabtree-Ramirez B, Blanco JL, Girometti N, Mazzotta V, Hazra A, Silva M, Montenegro-Idrogo JJ, Gebo K, Ghosn J, Peña Vázquez MF, Matos Prado E, Unigwe U, Villar-García J, Wald-Dickler N, Zucker J, Paredes R, Calmy A, Waters L, Galvan-Casas C, Walmsley S, Orkin CM, SHARE-NET writing group. PMID: 36828001.
      View in: PubMed   Mentions: 68     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    6. Monkeypox: Clinical Considerations, Epidemiology, and Laboratory Diagnostics. Clin Microbiol Newsl. 2022 Nov 15; 44(22):199-208. Osborn LJ, Villarreal D, Wald-Dickler N, Bard JD. PMID: 36438980; PMCID: PMC9674185.
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    7. How to change the course: practical aspects of implementing shorter is better. Clin Microbiol Infect. 2022 Aug 19. Dominguez F, Gaffin N, Davar K, Wald-Dickler N, Minejima E, Werge D, Holtom P, Spellberg B, Baden R. PMID: 35995403.
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    8. A More Accurate Measurement of the Burden of Coronavirus Disease 2019 Hospitalizations. Open Forum Infect Dis. 2022 Jul; 9(7):ofac332. Vu C, Kawaguchi ES, Torres CH, Lee AH, Wald-Dickler N, Holtom PD, Stafylis C, Klausner JD, Khan S. PMID: 35891687; PMCID: PMC9278265.
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    9. Use of Novel Strategies to Develop Guidelines for Management of Pyogenic Osteomyelitis in Adults: A WikiGuidelines Group Consensus Statement. JAMA Netw Open. 2022 05 02; 5(5):e2211321. Spellberg B, Aggrey G, Brennan MB, Footer B, Forrest G, Hamilton F, Minejima E, Moore J, Ahn J, Angarone M, Centor RM, Cherabuddi K, Curran J, Davar K, Davis J, Dong MQ, Ghanem B, Hutcheon D, Jent P, Kang M, Lee R, McDonald EG, Morris AM, Reece R, Schwartz IS, So M, Tong S, Tucker C, Wald-Dickler N, Weinstein EJ, Williams R, Yen C, Zhou S, Lee TC, WikiGuidelines Group. PMID: 35536578; PMCID: PMC9092201.
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    10. SARS-CoV-2 cycle threshold (Ct) values predict future COVID-19 cases. J Clin Virol. 2022 06; 150-151:105153. Phillips MC, Quintero D, Wald-Dickler N, Holtom P, Butler-Wu SM. PMID: 35472751; PMCID: PMC8990441.
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    11. Fosfomycin vs Ertapenem for Outpatient Treatment of Complicated Urinary Tract Infections: A Multicenter, Retrospective Cohort Study. Open Forum Infect Dis. 2022 Jan; 9(1):ofab620. Wald-Dickler N, Lee TC, Tangpraphaphorn S, Butler-Wu SM, Wang N, Degener T, Kan C, Phillips MC, Cho E, Canamar C, Holtom P, Spellberg B. PMID: 35036466; PMCID: PMC8754378.
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    12. Factors Associated With Hospitalization Among Breast Cancer Patients With COVID-19: A Diverse Multi-Center Los Angeles Cohort Study. Clin Breast Cancer. 2022 06; 22(4):e558-e566. Kathuria-Prakash N, Antrim L, Hornstein N, Sun AW, Kang IM, Baclig NV, Angell TE, Lechner MG, Wald-Dickler N, In GK. PMID: 35027318; PMCID: PMC8677421.
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    13. Oral Is the New IV. Challenging Decades of Blood and Bone Infection Dogma: A Systematic Review. Am J Med. 2022 03; 135(3):369-379.e1. Wald-Dickler N, Holtom PD, Phillips MC, Centor RM, Lee RA, Baden R, Spellberg B. PMID: 34715060; PMCID: PMC8901545.
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    14. Effect of mortality from COVID-19 on inpatient outcomes. J Med Virol. 2022 01; 94(1):318-326. Phillips MC, Sarff L, Banerjee J, Coffey C, Holtom P, Meurer S, Wald-Dickler N, Spellberg B. PMID: 34516010; PMCID: PMC8662145.
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    15. Reducing Catheter-associated Urinary Tract Infections via Cost-saving Diagnostic Stewardship. Clin Infect Dis. 2021 06 01; 72(11):e883-e886. Luu A, Dominguez F, Yeshoua B, Vo C, Nallapa S, Chung D, Wald-Dickler N, Butler-Wu SM, Khaleel H, Chang K, Canamar CP, Holtom P, Spellberg B. PMID: 33020804.
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    16. Mortality and Readmission Rates Among Patients With COVID-19 After Discharge From Acute Care Setting With Supplemental Oxygen. JAMA Netw Open. 2021 04 01; 4(4):e213990. Banerjee J, Canamar CP, Voyageur C, Tangpraphaphorn S, Lemus A, Coffey C, Wald-Dickler N, Holtom P, Shoenberger J, Bowdish M, Yee HF, Spellberg B. PMID: 33792728; PMCID: PMC8017465.
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    17. A Comparison of Methylprednisolone and Dexamethasone in Intensive Care Patients With COVID-19. J Intensive Care Med. 2021 Jun; 36(6):673-680. Ko JJ, Wu C, Mehta N, Wald-Dickler N, Yang W, Qiao R. PMID: 33632000.
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    18. Impact of COVID-19 infection among cancer patients treated at the Los Angeles County Medical Center. Cancer Treat Res Commun. 2021; 26:100273. Antrim L, Capone S, Dong S, Chung D, Lin S, Wald-Dickler N, In GK. PMID: 33338856; PMCID: PMC7728418.
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    19. A needle in the haystack? Assessing the significance of envelope (E) gene-negative, nucleocapsid (N2) gene-positive SARS-CoV-2 detection by the Cepheid Xpert Xpress SARS-COV-2 assay. J Clin Virol. 2020 12; 133:104683. Khoshchehreh M, Wald-Dickler N, Holtom P, Butler-Wu SM. PMID: 33142250; PMCID: PMC7598560.
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    20. Pharmacology, Dosing, and Side Effects of Rifabutin as a Possible Therapy for Antibiotic-Resistant Acinetobacter Infections. Open Forum Infect Dis. 2020 Nov; 7(11):ofaa460. Phillips MC, Wald-Dickler N, Loomis K, Luna BM, Spellberg B. PMID: 33204754; PMCID: PMC7651144.
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    21. Under-allocation: Critical Supply Chain Hurdles Negatively Impact the Ability of Community Hospitals To Perform Repeat SARS-CoV-2 Testing. J Clin Microbiol. 2020 08 24; 58(9). Butler-Wu SM, Wald-Dickler N, Holtom P, Zangwill KM, Van TT. PMID: 32641401; PMCID: PMC7448669.
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    22. Reply to Hughes et al. Clin Infect Dis. 2020 04 10; 70(8):1794-1795. Spellberg B, Wald-Dickler N. PMID: 32274516.
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    23. Short-course Antibiotic Therapy-Replacing Constantine Units With "Shorter Is Better". Clin Infect Dis. 2019 10 15; 69(9):1476-1479. Wald-Dickler N, Spellberg B. PMID: 30615129; PMCID: PMC6792080.
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    24. Reply to Steigbigel and Steigbigel. Clin Infect Dis. 2019 01 07; 68(2):352-353. Wald-Dickler N, Holtom P, Spellberg B. PMID: 30099501.
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    25. Busting the Myth of "Static vs Cidal": A Systemic Literature Review. Clin Infect Dis. 2018 04 17; 66(9):1470-1474. Wald-Dickler N, Holtom P, Spellberg B. PMID: 29293890; PMCID: PMC5905615.
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    26. Reducing Clostridium difficile Colitis Rates Via Cost-Saving Diagnostic Stewardship. Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2018 06; 39(6):734-736. Yen C, Holtom P, Butler-Wu SM, Wald-Dickler N, Shulman I, Spellberg B. PMID: 29611494.
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    27. Cryptococcal disease in the solid organ transplant setting: review of clinical aspects with a discussion of asymptomatic cryptococcal antigenemia. Curr Opin Organ Transplant. 2017 08; 22(4):307-313. Wald-Dickler N, She R, Blodget E, Blodget E. PMID: 28562416.
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