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Michael F. Para, MD


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410 W 10th Ave
Columbus, OH 43210

Phone: (614) 293-8732

Email: para.1@osu.edu

 

Current OSU Appointments

Retiree-Faculty Emeritus, Infectious Diseases

Physician, FGP-Infectious Diseases

Professor Emeritus, Infectious Diseases

 

Certifications

1977 - present Board Certification; number 61868: American Board of Internal Medicine
1980 - present MD; license number 35045442: State Medical Board of Ohio
1980 - present Board Certification; number 61868: American Board of Internal Medicine
 

Chapters in Books

Spear PG, Para MF, Baucke R. "The Fc binding receptor induced by herpes simplex virus i." In The Human Herpes Viruses: Interdisciplinary Prespective. Edited by AJ Nahmias, WR Dowdle, R Schinazi. -. *: Elsevir North Holland, January 1981.

Para, MF, Baird, I. "Genital ulcer syndrome." In Sexually Transmitted Diseases. Edited by R Prior and V Spagna. 161-185. New York, NY, US|USA: Marcel Dekker, January 1985.

Koletar SL and Para MF. "Mitral Valve Prolapse and Infective Endocarditis." In Mitral Valve Prolapse and Mitral Valve Prolapse Syndrome.. Edited by Boudoulas, H. and Wooley, C.. 275-288. Mount Kisco, NY, US|USA: Futura Publishing Co., January 1988.

Para MF. "A man with shortness of breath, weight loss and night sweats.." In Internal Medicine - Case studies.. Edited by Bowen & Mazzaferri. 16-32. New York, NY, US|USA: Plenum Publishing, January 1989.

Koletar SL and Para MF. "Immunizations.." In Principals of Infection and Resistance. Mortensen. Edited by RF, Krier J,. 289-304. Philadelphia, PA, US|USA: Harper and Rowe Publishers, January 1990.

Fletcher C, Swindells S, Para M. "Nonnucleoside Analogue Reverse Transcriptase Inhibitors." In Antimicrobial Therapy and Vaccines Volume II Antimicrobial Agents. Edited by Yu V, Edwards G, McKinnon P, Peloquin, Morse, Potoski.. 817-. *: Apple Trees Productions, LLC, January 2005.

Para M. "Case 11: 37 Year Old Male with Headach." In Bouncebacks. 153-163. Columbus: Anadem Publishing, January 2006.

 

Conferences

Plouffe JF, Para MF, Hackman B, Webster L and Maher WE. "Nosocomial Legionnaires' disease: Difference in attack rates associated with two strains of Legionella pneumophila serogroup l.." The Second International Symposium on Legionella.. (January 1984). 216-218.

Para MF, Plouffe JF and Maher WE. "Production of monoclonal antibodies to Legionella pneumophila and the relationship of monoclonal antibody binding to plasmid content.." The Second International Symposium on Legionella.. (January 1984). 262-264.

Maher WE, Plouffe JF, Para MF. "Plasmid profiles of clinical and environmental isolates of serogroup 1 Legionella pneumophila.." The Second International Symposium on Legionella. (January 1984). 272-274.

Fan-Havard,P; Knudtson,E,J; Kang,S,K; Vasist,L; Jende,J,W; Para,M; Brady,M. "Implementation of pharmaceutical care services in an HIV high-risk pregnancy clinic.." In PHARMACOTHERAPY. (October 2002). 1378-1378.

Franco,A; Joy,S,D; Kang,S; Poi,M; Hunkler,J; Brady,M,T; Koletar,S,L; Para,M,F; Fan-Havard,P. "Maternal and newborn outcomes in a multidisciplinary HIV pregnancy program.." In PHARMACOTHERAPY. (October 2005). 1455-1456.

Joy,S; Poi,M; Hughes,L; Brady,M; Koletar,S; Para,M; Fan-Havard,P. "Third trimester maternal toxicity with nevirapine use in pregnancy.." In JOURNAL OF THE SOCIETY FOR GYNECOLOGIC INVESTIGATION. (February 2005). 315A-316A.

Joy,U; Poi,M; Hughes,L; Brady,M,T; Koletar,S,L; Para,M,F; Fan-Havard,P. "Third-trimester maternal toxicity with nevirapine use in pregnancy." In OBSTETRICS AND GYNECOLOGY. (November 2005). 1032-1038.

 

Degrees

1970 B.S., Michigan State University

1974 M.D., The Ohio State University

 

Editorial Activities

present NIAID
present Drugs
present Clinical Infectious Diseaess
present amFAR Treatment Directory
present AMA-HIV Diagnostic/Therapeutic Technology Assessment Group
present AIDS: Education and Prevention
present AIDS Research and Human Retroviruses
present AIDS Clinical Trials
present U.S. Pharmacopeia and the Merrill Publishing Company
present Journal of Clinical Epidemiology
present JAMA
present JAIDS
present Antiviral Therapy
present American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology
present American Journal of Hematology
present Journal of Infectious Diseases
present XI, XII, XIII, XIV International AIDS Meeting
present The Medical Letter
2004 - 2008 Journal Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (JAIDS)
 

Honors

1966 - 1970 Recipient of Firestone Scholarship. Firestone Scholarship.
1967 - 1970 Honors College.
1974 First Place, Landacre Student Research Award, Ohio State University, College of Medicine.
1978 Research Fellow. Damon Runyon-Walter Winchell Foundation.
1983 Research Award Ohio State University. Department of Internal Medicine, College of Medicine.
1986 Michael Greer Humanitarian Award; Columbus Human Rights Campaign.
1986 College of Medicine Pre-clinical Teaching Award. College of Medicine.
1987 College of Medicine - Clinical Teaching Award. College of Medicine.
1988 AIDS Service Award. Ohio Deptartment of Health.
1989 Professor of the Year, Ohio State University, Class of 1989. College of Medicine.
1991 CATF President's Award. Columbus AIDS Task Force.
1998 Community Service Award. Columbus Medical Association.
1999 AIDS Leadership Award. Ohio Department of Health.
1999 Ohio State University - College of Medicine Alumni Achievement Award. College of Medicine.
2000 Unverfurth Research Award; Department of Internal Medicine, Ohio State University, College of Medicine.
2001 Stonewall Union Columbus President's Award.
2001 Healthcare Foundation Humanism in Medicine Award.
2003 Franks and Mary Pomerene Professorship in the Treatment of Infectious Diseases.
2004 Columbus AIDS Task Force Executive Director's Award.
2005 America's Best Doctors. Infectious Diseases (Internal Medicine).
2007 - present America's Best Doctors. Best Doctors, Inc.
2007 - 2008 Provider Award. 2nd annual Health Care Heroes Award program.
2008 - present America's Best Doctors. Best Doctors, Inc.
2008 Distinguised Physician Award. Department of Internal Medicine.
2008 - 2009 Department of Internal Medicine Housestaff Faculty Award.
2009 Department of Internal Medicine Housestaff In-patient Teaching Award.
 

Journal Articles

Pape, B, E; Para, M, F; Zabik, M J. "Photochemistry of bioactive compounds. Photodecomposition of 2-(1,3-dioxolane-2-yl)-phenyl-N-methyl carbamate.." Journal of agricultural and food chemistry. Vol. 18, no. 3. (January 1970.): 490-3.

King, G, W; Para, M, F; LoBuglio, A, F; Sagone, A L Jr. "Human monocyte metabolism: male vs. female.." Journal of the Reticuloendothelial Society. Vol. 17, no. 5. (January 1975.): 282-9.

Blackstone, M, O; Dhar, G, J; Mizuno, H; Para, M F. "Gastric sarcoidosis, presenting as antral scarring.." Gastrointestinal endoscopy. Vol. 22, no. 4. (January 1976.): 211-2.

Para, M, F; Baucke, R, B; Spear, P G. "Immunoglobulin G(Fc)-binding receptors on virions of herpes simplex virus type 1 and transfer of these receptors to the cell surface by infection.." Journal of virology. Vol. 34, no. 2. (January 1980.): 512-20.

Para, M, F; Baucke, R, B; Spear, P G. "Glycoprotein gE of herpes simplex virus type 1: effects of anti-gE on virion infectivity and on virus-induced fc-binding receptors.." Journal of virology. Vol. 41, no. 1. (January 1982.): 129-36.

Lee, G, T; Para, M, F; Spear, P G. "Location of the structural genes for glycoproteins gD and gE and for other polypeptides in the S component of herpes simplex virus type 1 DNA.." Journal of virology. Vol. 43, no. 1. (January 1982.): 41-9.

Para, M, F; Goldstein, L; Spear, P G. "Similarities and differences in the Fc-binding glycoprotein (gE) of herpes simplex virus types 1 and 2 and tentative mapping of the viral gene for this glycoprotein.." Journal of virology. Vol. 41, no. 1. (January 1982.): 137-44.

Plouffe, J, F; Para, M, F; Maher, W, E; Hackman, B; Webster, L. "Subtypes of Legionella pneumophila serogroup 1 associated with different attack rates.." Lancet. Vol. 2, no. 8351. (January 1983.): 649-50.

Para, M, F; Zezulak, K, M; Conley, A, J; Weinberger, M; Snitzer, K; Spear, P G. "Use of monoclonal antibodies against two 75,000-molecular-weight glycoproteins specified by herpes simplex virus type 2 in glycoprotein identification and gene mapping.." Journal of virology. Vol. 45, no. 3. (January 1983.): 1223-7.

Para, M, F; Plouffe, J F. "Production of monoclonal antibodies to Legionella pneumophila serogroups 1 and 6.." Journal of clinical microbiology. Vol. 18, no. 4. (January 1983.): 895-900.

Maher, W, E; Plouffe, J, F; Para, M F. "Plasmid profiles of clinical and environmental isolates of Legionella pneumophila serogroup 1.." Journal of clinical microbiology. Vol. 18, no. 6. (January 1983.): 1422-3.

Plouffe, J, F; Bollin, G, E; Para, M, F; Kelly, K A. "Serological differences in Legionella pneumophila infections.." Journal of clinical microbiology. Vol. 20, no. 6. (January 1984.): 1223-4.

Plouffe, J, F; Para, M, F; Bollin, G E. "Sulfamethoxazole-trimethoprim treatment of guinea pigs infected with Legionella pneumophila.." The Journal of infectious diseases. Vol. 150, no. 5. (January 1984.): 780-2.

Baker, R, L; Para, M F. "Successful use of ketoconazole for invasive cutaneous Trichophyton rubrum infection.." Archives of internal medicine. Vol. 144, no. 3. (January 1984.): 615-7.

Para, MF. "Natural history of herpes simplex virus infections.." Ophthalmology Forum. (October 1984.): -.

Bollin, G, E; Plouffe, J, F; Para, M, F; Hackman, B. "Aerosols containing Legionella pneumophila generated by shower heads and hot-water faucets.." Applied and environmental microbiology. Vol. 50, no. 5. (January 1985.): 1128-31.

Cunningham, A, L; Turner, R, R; Miller, A, C; Para, M, F; Merigan, T C. "Evolution of recurrent herpes simplex lesions. An immunohistologic study.." The Journal of clinical investigation. Vol. 75, no. 1. (January 1985.): 226-33.

Cunningham, A, L; Basham, T, Y; Para, M, F; Merigan, T C. "Role of macrophage D-region antigens and T-lymphocyte differentiation antigens in induction of gamma interferon.." Journal of interferon research. Vol. 5, no. 3. (January 1985.): 477-91.

Arnow, P, M; Weil, D; Para, M F. "Prevalence and significance of Legionella pneumophila contamination of residential hot-tap water systems.." The Journal of infectious diseases. Vol. 152, no. 1. (January 1985.): 145-51.

Plouffe, J, F; Para, M, F; Fuller, K A. "Serum bactericidal activity against Legionella pneumophila.." Journal of clinical microbiology. Vol. 22, no. 5. (January 1985.): 863-4.

Para, M, F; Parish, M, L; Noble, A, G; Spear, P G. "Potent neutralizing activity associated with anti-glycoprotein D specificity among monoclonal antibodies selected for binding to herpes simplex virions.." Journal of virology. Vol. 55, no. 2. (January 1985.): 483-8.

Bollin, G, E; Plouffe, J, F; Para, M, F; Prior, R B. "Difference in virulence of environmental isolates of Legionella pneumophila.." Journal of clinical microbiology. Vol. 21, no. 5. (January 1985.): 674-7.

Plouffe, J, F; Para, M, F; Fuller, K, A; Bollin, G E. "Oral ingestion of Legionella pneumophila.." Journal of clinical & laboratory immunology. Vol. 20, no. 3. (January 1986.): 113-7.

Plouffe, J, F; Para, M, F; Fuller, K A. "Intratracheal infection with L. pneumophila subtypes.." Journal of clinical & laboratory immunology. Vol. 20, no. 3. (January 1986.): 119-20.

Maher, W, E; Para, M, F; Plouffe, J F. "Subtyping of Legionella pneumophila serogroup 1 isolates by monoclonal antibody and plasmid techniques.." Journal of clinical microbiology. Vol. 25, no. 12. (January 1987.): 2281-4.

Stout J, Joly J, Plouffe JF , Para MF, Ciesielski C, Blaser M, Yu V. "Comparison of molecular methods for subtyping patient and epidemiologically linked isolates of Legionella pneumophila.." . J Inf Dis. Vol. 157, (January 1988.): 489-495.

Strauss, R, H; Leizman, D, J; Lanese, R, R; Para, M F. "Abrasive shirts may contribute to herpes gladiatorum among wrestlers.." The New England journal of medicine. Vol. 320, no. 9. (January 1989.): 598-9.

Fischl, M, A; Richman, D, D; Hansen, N; Collier, A, C; Carey, J, T; Para, M, F; Hardy, W, D; Dolin, R; Powderly, W, G; Allan, J D. "The safety and efficacy of zidovudine (AZT) in the treatment of subjects with mildly symptomatic human immunodeficiency virus type 1 (HIV) infection. A double-blind, placebo-controlled trial. The AIDS Clinical Trials Group.." Annals of internal medicine. Vol. 112, no. 10. (January 1990.): 727-37.

Williams T, Para M, Crane R, Herwig T. "HIV Infection: The family physician's disease, a seven part series. April through October.." Family Physician. (January 1990.): -.

Fischl,M,A; Richman,D,D; Hansen,N; Collier,A,C; Carey,J,T; Para,M,F; Hardy,W,D; Dolin,R; Powderly,W,G; Allan,J,D. "The safety and efficacy of zidovudine (AZT) in the treatment of subjects with mildly symptomatic human immunodeficiency virus type 1 (HIV) infection. A double-blind, placebo-controlled trial. The AIDS Clinical Trials Group.." Annals of internal medicine. Vol. 112, no. 10. (May 1990.): 727-737.

Para MF. "Understanding HIV Infection.." Audio Digest, Internal Medicine. Vol. 37, no. 24. (January 1990.): -.

McKnight, P, T; Visconti, J, A; Gower, R, E; Para, M F. "Zidovudine: counseling strategies and compliance.." American pharmacy. Vol. NS31, no. 10. (January 1991.): 38-43.

Hershline TE, Para M, Tesi R. "Clinical correlation of cytomegalovirus cultures, serology, and lymphocyte counts following renal transplantation.." Clinical Transplantation. Vol. 5, (January 1991.): 345-350.

Haring J, Blozis G, Para MF. "Computer Assisted Instruction - AIDS: Vignettes for Dental Professionals, Four Case Presentations.." Health Sciences Consortium. (January 1991.): -.

Bornstein, R, A; Nasrallah, H, A; Para, M, F; Fass, R, J; Whitacre, C, C; Rice, R R Jr. "Rate of CD4 decline and neuropsychological performance in HIV infection.." Archives of neurology. Vol. 48, no. 7. (January 1991.): 704-7.

Herchline, T, E; Plouffe, J, F; Para, M F. "Diabetes mellitus presenting with ketoacidosis following pentamidine therapy in patients with acquired immunodeficiency syndrome.." The Journal of infection. Vol. 22, no. 1. (January 1991.): 41-4.

Sabbaj, S; Para, M, F; Fass, R, J; Adams, P, W; Orosz, C, G; Whitacre, C C. "Quantitation of antigen-specific immune responses in human immunodeficiency virus (HIV)-infected individuals by limiting dilution analysis.." Journal of clinical immunology. Vol. 12, no. 3. (January 1992.): 216-24.

Para, M F. "Use of zidovudine following occupational exposure to human immunodeficiency virus.." Clinical infectious diseases : an official publication of the Infectious Diseases Society of America. Vol. 15, no. 5. (January 1992.): 884-5.

Bornstein, R, A; Nasrallah, H, A; Para, M, F; Whitacre, C, C; Rosenberger, P; Fass, R, J; Rice, R Jr. "Neuropsychological performance in asymptomatic HIV infection.." The Journal of neuropsychiatry and clinical neurosciences. Vol. 4, no. 4. (January 1992.): 386-94.

Bornstein RA, Chakeres D, Brogan M, Nasrallah HA, Fass RJ, Para M, Whitacre C. "Magnetic imaging of white matter lesions in HIV infection.." . J Neuropsychiatry and Clinical Neuroscience. Vol. 4, (January 1992.): 174-178.

Bornstein RA, Podraza AM, Para MF, Whitacre CC, Fass RJ, Rice RR, and Nasrallah HA. "The Role of Minor Head Injury in Neuropsychological Performance in Asymptomatic HIV-1 Infection.." Neuropsychology. Vol. 7, (January 1993.): 228-234.

Bornstein, R, A; Nasrallah, H, A; Para, M, F; Whitacre, C, C; Fass, R J. "Change in neuropsychological performance in asymptomatic HIV infection: 1-year follow-up.." AIDS. Vol. 7, no. 12. (January 1993.): 1607-11.

Bornstein, R, A; Fama, R; Rosenberger, P; Whitacre, C, C; Para, M, F; Nasrallah, H, A; Fass, R J. "Drug and alcohol use and neuropsychological performance in asymptomatic HIV infection.." The Journal of neuropsychiatry and clinical neurosciences. Vol. 5, no. 3. (January 1993.): 254-9.

Rosenberger, P, H; Bornstein, R, A; Nasrallah, H, A; Para, M, F; Whitaker, C, C; Fass, R, J; Rice, R R Jr. "Psychopathology in human immunodeficiency virus infection: lifetime and current assessment.." Comprehensive psychiatry. Vol. 34, no. 3. (January 1993.): 150-8.

Bornstein, R, A; Pace, P; Rosenberger, P; Nasrallah, H, A; Para, M, F; Whitacre, C, C; Fass, R J. "Depression and neuropsychological performance in asymptomatic HIV infection.." The American journal of psychiatry. Vol. 150, no. 6. (January 1993.): 922-7.

Bornstein, R, A; Nasrallah, H, A; Para, M, F; Whitacre, C, C; Rosenberger, P; Fass, R J. "Neuropsychological performance in symptomatic and asymptomatic HIV infection.." AIDS. Vol. 7, no. 4. (January 1993.): 519-24.

Jacobson,M,A; Wulfsohn,M; Feinberg,J,E; Davis,R; Power,M; Owens,S; Causey,D; HEATHCHIOZZI,M,E; Murphy,R,L; Cheung,T,W; Dieterich,D,T; Spector,S,A; McKinley,G,F; Parenti,D,M; Crumpacker,C; NISHIMOTO,B; Leedom,J,M; Kramer,F; Cohen,C; Loftus,J; KESSLER,H,A; Pottage,J,C; Benson,C,A; Phair,J,P; Gerits,P; Chusid,E; Sacks,H,S; Friedberg,D; CURRANKRIKORIAN,K; Valentine,F,T; Meng,T,C; Freeman,W,R; Meixner,L; Richman,D; ODONNELL,J,J; Kimbrell,C; Boggio,K; Larson,J; Whitmore,P,V; SIMON,G,L; LELACHEUR,S; Fife,K; Zwickl,B; RELUE,J; Steigbigel,R,T; Fuhrer,J; Donlon,W; BURK,R,A; PORTMORE,A,C; WEISSBACH,N,E; HOOTON,T,M; HOLZWORTH,P; Davison,S; Collier,A,C; Powderly,W,G; Klebert,M; Royal,M; Seyfried,W; SQUIRES,K,C; Weiss,W; BARBACCI,M; Becker,R,L; Jabs,D; Bartlett,J,G; Para,M,F; Jones,M; Neidig,J,L; Fass,R,J; VANDERHORST,C; Kylstra,J; Raasch,R; BLOODGOOD,K; Wolitz,R; Kirk,S; Rolfe,L; PATRONEREESE,J; Bartlett,J,A; WASKIN,H,A; Williams,D,K; SHIP,K,W; Kahl,P; ASSAYKEEN,T; Karol,C; MARTINMUNLEY,S; Sumner,P. "PHASE-II DOSE-RANGING TRIAL OF FOSCARNET SALVAGE THERAPY FOR CYTOMEGALOVIRUS RETINITIS IN AIDS PATIENTS INTOLERANT OF OR RESISTANT TO GANCICLOVIR (ACTG PROTOCOL 093)." AIDS. Vol. 8, no. 4. (April 1994.): 451-459.

Para, M F. "Antiviral therapy in HIV infection: practical guidelines.." Cleveland Clinic journal of medicine. Vol. 61, no. 1. (January 1994.): 76-7.

Podraza, A, M; Bornstein, R, A; Whitacre, C, C; Para, M, F; Fass, R, J; Rice, R R Jr; Nasrallah, H A. "Neuropsychological performance and CD4 levels in HIV-1 asymptomatic infection.." Journal of clinical and experimental neuropsychology : official journal of the International Neuropsychological Society. Vol. 16, no. 5. (January 1994.): 777-83.

Fletcher, C, V; Collier, A, C; Rhame, F, S; Bennett, D; Para, M, F; Beatty, C, C; Jones, C, E; Balfour, H H Jr. "Foscarnet for suppression of human immunodeficiency virus replication.." Antimicrobial agents and chemotherapy. Vol. 38, no. 3. (January 1994.): 604-7.

Bornstein, R, A; Nasrallah, H, A; Para, M, F; Whitacre, C, C; Fass, R J. "Duration of illness and neuropsychological performance in asymptomatic HIV infection.." The Journal of neuropsychiatry and clinical neurosciences. Vol. 6, no. 2. (January 1994.): 160-4.

Koletar SL, O'Grady NP, Para MF, Fass RJ.. "Cluster of histoplasmosis cases in prisoners with HIV infection.." Infect Dis Clin Prac,. Vol. 4, (January 1995.): 466-468.

Reichman RC, Morse GD, Demeter LM, Resnick L, Bassiakos Y, Fischl M, Para MF, Powderly W, Leedom J, Gehab H, Cox S, Batts D, Timpone J.. "Phase I study of atevirdine, a non-nucleoside reverse transcriptase inhibitor given in combination with zidovudine.." . J Infect Dis. Vol. 171, (January 1995.): 297-304.

Reichman,R,C; Morse,G,D; Demeter,L,M; Resnick,L; Bassiakos,Y; Fischl,M; Para,M; Powderly,W; Leedom,J; Greisberger,C; Nevin,T; Wood,K; Meehan,P,M; GEHEB,H; Cox,S; Batts,D; Timpone,J; Slack,A; Royal,M; QUESADA,N,R; Geiseler,P,J; Stark,N; Neidig,J; Hill,M. "PHASE-I STUDY OF ATEVIRDINE, A NONNUCLEOSIDE REVERSE-TRANSCRIPTASE INHIBITOR, IN COMBINATION WITH ZIDOVUDINE FOR HUMAN-IMMUNODEFICIENCY-VIRUS TYPE-1 INFECTION." JOURNAL OF INFECTIOUS DISEASES. Vol. 171, no. 2. (February 1995.): 297-304.

Reichman,R,C; Morse,G,D; Demeter,L,M; Resnick,L; Bassiakos,Y; Fischl,M; Para,M; Powderly,W; Leedom,J; Greisberger,C. "Phase I study of atevirdine, a nonnucleoside reverse transcriptase inhibitor, in combination with zidovudine for human immunodeficiency virus type 1 infection. ACTG 199 Study Team.." journal of infectious diseases. Vol. 171, no. 2. (February 1995.): 297-304.

Fischl,M,A; STANLEY,K; Collier,A,C; ARDUINO,J,M; Stein,D,S; Feinberg,J,E; Allan,J,D; Goldsmith,J,C; Powderly,W,G; Raines,C,P; MAYJO,K,J; Keruly,J,C; Craven,D; HIRSHORN,L; Hirsch,M,S; Jayaweera,D,T; Young,S,W; PATRONEREESE,J; Brettler,D; Sperber,K; Gerits,P; Seremetis,S; Gill,J,C; Gelb,L,D; MCGUIRE,M,L; Stiffler,T; Lederman,M,M; Carey,J,T; Wallace,M; MacArthur,R,D; Berge,P; Mildvan,D; Corey,L; COOMBS,R,W; CUMMINGS,D,K; Schooley,R,T; Ray,M,G; WAITE,V; Kuritzkes,D,R; Fuhrer,J; TENZLER,R,J; Donlon,W; VANDERHORST,C,M; Troiani,L; Horton,J; Lane,T,W; Murphy,R,R; Phair,J,P; KESSLER,H,A; Benson,C,A; Rosenwald,V; Yonren,S; Valentine,F; Haslett,P; Mitsuyasu,R,T; Guerro,M; Goetz,M,B; Mathisen,G,E; Frame,P,T; BRINKDOPKE,J; Powell,T; HOELLE,M; Merigan,T,C; Shafer,R; Cain,P; Fessell,J; Henry,K; Rhame,F; Christenson,J; Stryke,D; Zingman,B; Kahl,P; Soeiro,R; Choi,Y,S; REICHMAN,R,L; Reid,J; Blair,D,C; Steigbigel,R,T; Hewitt,R,G; Cameron,M,L; Donnelly,M,A; PACKARD,M,V; Bartlett,J,A; Fife,K,H; ZWICKL,B,W; Borum,J; Burack,J,H; DYBECK,K,A; Coleman,R,L; Johnson,W,R; McKinley,G,F; Grieco,M,H; KOLATCH,B,R; Sepkowitz,K; Ponticello,L; Giordano,M,F; Murray,H,W; GOCKE,D,J; Fass,R,J; Para,M,F; Stern,J,S; Drew,L,J; Spector,S,A; Havlir,D,V; NUFFER,K,L; Richman,D,D; Connor,E,M; Kloser,P,C; PICARDI,J,M; VANMATERMINER,C; Leedom,J,M; Holtom,P,D; Richardson,W; Ehmann,W,C; ZURLO,J,J; Kreher,M; Eyster,M,E; Hyslop,N,E; Mushatt,D,M; Hoadley,D,J; ZACHARY,J,A; SIMON,G,L; Parenti,D,M; LELACHEUR,S; Schuck,S; Ho,M,T; McMahon,D,K; PAZIN,G,J; ROSENER,R; Cheeseman,S,H; MANGINI,L,A; Sands,M,G; Kazial,K; Jones,G; Pettinelli,C,B; Landry,B; Martinez,A,I. "COMBINATION AND MONOTHERAPY WITH ZIDOVUDINE AND ZALCITABINE IN PATIENTS WITH ADVANCED HIV DISEASE." ANNALS OF INTERNAL MEDICINE. Vol. 122, no. 1. (January 1995.): 24-32.

Dolin R, Amato DA, Fischl MA, Pettinelli C, Beltangady M, Song-heng Liou, Brown M, Cross AP, Hirsch MS, Hardy WD, Mildvan D, Blair DC, Powderly WG, Para MF, Fife KH, Steigbigel RT, Smaldone L.. "Zidovudine compared to didanosine in patients with advanced HIV-1 infection and little or no previous experience with zidovudine.." Arch Intern Med.. Vol. 155, (January 1995.): 961-975.

Fischl,M,A; Finkelstein,D,M; He,W,L; Powderly,W,G; Triozzi,P,L; Steigbigel,R,T; MAIEWSKI,S; Dale,E; Millar,L; Gould,M; Ratner,L; Para,M,F; Gower,R; Tenzler,R; Fuhrer,J; Mildvan,D; Malamud,S,C; Dezube,B; Chapman,B; Crumpacker,C; ISRAEL,H,B; Feinberg,J; Hood,A; Raines,C,P; Miles,S,A; Mitsuyasu,R,T; Carden,J; McMahon,D; PAZIN,G; Schulof,R,S; Cortless,J,L; LELACHEUR,S,F; Ehmann,W,C; Eyster,M,E; McKinley,G,F; Grieco,M,H; Kolatch,B; Bennett,J,M; Rybak,M,E; Cheeseman,S,H; Koup,R,A; Diamond,A. "A phase II study of recombinant human interferon-(alpha 2a) and zidovudine in patients with AIDS-related Kaposi's sarcoma." JOURNAL OF ACQUIRED IMMUNE DEFICIENCY SYNDROMES AND HUMAN RETROVIROLOGY. Vol. 11, no. 4. (January 1996.): 379-384.

Plouffe,J,F; Baird,I; Barnishan,J; PorterfieldBaxa,J; Best,M; Dalieh,S; EMERICK,J; Fass,R,J; GIANAKOPOULOS,G; Hackman,B,A; Hadley,S; Herbert,M; Koletar,S,L; Maher,W; Minor,J,A; Oglevee,B,A; Para,M,F; Parsons,J; Rogers,T; SCOTTTIBBS,G; Tumbleson,C,S. "Levofloxacin in vitro activities bacteremic isolates of Streptococcus pneumoniae." DIAGNOSTIC MICROBIOLOGY AND INFECTIOUS DISEASE. Vol. 25, no. 1. (May 1996.): 43-45.

Plouffe,J,F; HERBERT,M,T; File,T,M; Baird,I; Parsons,J,N; Kahn,J,B; RiellyGauvin,K,T; Best,M; Dalieh,S; Fass,R,J; Francis,S; Gray,G; Hackman,B,A; Koletar,S,L; Maher,W,E; Mazur,C; Minor,J; Oglevee,B,A; Para,M,F; PorterfieldBaxa,J; Rogers,T; Saltrom,S,J; Sarokis,M; SCOTTTIBBS,G; Signs,D; Stuart,D; Tan,J; Tumbleson,C,S; Walker,P. "Ofloxacin versus standard therapy in treatment of community-acquired pneumonia requiring hospitalization." ANTIMICROBIAL AGENTS AND CHEMOTHERAPY. Vol. 40, no. 5. (May 1996.): 1175-1179.

Fischl, M, A; Richman, D, D; Flexner, C; Para, M, F; Haubrich, R; Karim, A; Yeramian, P; Holden-Wiltse, J; Meehan, P M. "Phase I/II study of the toxicity, pharmacokinetics, and activity of the HIV protease inhibitor SC-52151.." Journal of acquired immune deficiency syndromes and human retrovirology : official publication of the International Retrovirology Association. Vol. 15, no. 1. (January 1997.): 28-34.

Fehniger TA, Herbein G, Yu H, Para MF, Berstein ZP, O’Brien WA, Caligiuri MA.. "Natural Killer Cells from HIV-1 infected patients produce chemokines and inhibit HIV-1 infection.." J Immunology. Vol. 161, (January 1998.): 6433-6438.

Demeter LM, Meehan PM, Morse G, Fischl M, Para M, Powderly W, Leedom J, Holden-Wiltse J, Greisberger C, Wood K, Timpone J, Wathen LK, Resnick L, Batts DH, Reichman RC.. "Phase I Study of atevirdine mesylate (U-87201E) Monotherapy in HIV-1 infected patients.." J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr Hum Retrovirol. Vol. 19, (January 1998.): 135-144.

Triozzi, P, L; Aldrich, W; Bresler, H, S; Para, M, F; Flancbaum, L J. "Cellular immunotherapy of advanced human immunodeficiency virus type 1 infection using autologous lymph node lymphocytes: effects on chemokine production.." The Journal of infectious diseases. Vol. 179, no. 1. (January 1999.): 245-8.

Para, M, F; Meehan, P; Holden-Wiltse, J; Fischl, M; Morse, G; Shafer, R; Demeter, L, M; Wood, K; Nevin, T; Virani-Ketter, N; Freimuth, W W. "ACTG 260: a randomized, phase I-II, dose-ranging trial of the anti-human immunodeficiency virus activity of delavirdine monotherapy. The AIDS Clinical Trials Group Protocol 260 Team.." Antimicrobial agents and chemotherapy. Vol. 43, no. 6. (January 1999.): 1373-8.

Demeter, L, M; Shafer, R, W; Meehan, P, M; Holden-Wiltse, J; Fischl, M, A; Freimuth, W, W; Para, M, F; Reichman, R C. "Delavirdine susceptibilities and associated reverse transcriptase mutations in human immunodeficiency virus type 1 isolates from patients in a phase I/II trial of delavirdine monotherapy (ACTG 260).." Antimicrobial agents and chemotherapy. Vol. 44, no. 3. (January 2000.): 794-7.

Albrecht, M, A; Hughes, M, D; Liou, S, H; Katzenstein, D, A; Murphy, R; Balfour, H, H; Para, M, F; Valdez, H; Hammer, S, M; Hammer, S M. "Effect of lamivudine in HIV-infected persons with prior exposure to zidovudine/didanosine or zidovudine/zalcitabine.." AIDS research and human retroviruses. Vol. 16, no. 14. (January 2000.): 1337-44.

Para, M, F; Glidden, D, V; Coombs, R, W; Collier, A, C; Condra, J, H; Craig, C; Bassett, R; Leavitt, R; Snyder, S; McAuliffe, V; Boucher, C. "Baseline human immunodeficiency virus type 1 phenotype, genotype, and RNA response after switching from long-term hard-capsule saquinavir to indinavir or soft-gel-capsule saquinavir in AIDS clinical trials group protocol 333.." The Journal of infectious diseases. Vol. 182, no. 3. (January 2000.): 733-43.

Para, M, F; Finkelstein, D; Becker, S; Dohn, M; Walawander, A; Black, J R. "Reduced toxicity with gradual initiation of trimethoprim-sulfamethoxazole as primary prophylaxis for Pneumocystis carinii pneumonia: AIDS Clinical Trials Group 268.." Journal of acquired immune deficiency syndromes. Vol. 24, no. 4. (January 2000.): 337-43.

Morse,G,D; Reichman,R,C; Fischl,M,A; Para,M; Leedom,J; Powderly,W; Demeter,L,M; Resnick,L; Bassiakos,Y; Timpone,J; Cox,S; Batts,D. "Concentration-targeted phase I trials of atevirdine mesylate in patients with HIV infection: dosage requirements and pharmacokinetic studies." ANTIVIRAL RESEARCH. Vol. 45, no. 1. (January 2000.): 47-58.

Katzenstein DA, Hughes M, Albrecht M, Hammer S, Para M, Murphy R, Valdez H, Haubrich R, Liou S.. "Virologic and CD4+ cell responses to new nucleoside regimens: switching to stavudine or adding lamivudine after prolonged zidovudine treatment of human immunodeficiency virus infection. ACTG 302 Study Team. AIDS Clinical Trials Group.." AIDS Res Hum Retroviruses. Vol. 16, (January 2000.): 1031-1037.

DeGruttola, V, Dix L, D’Aquila R, Holder D, Phillips A, Ait-Khaled M, Baxter J, Clevenbergh P, Hammer S, Harrigan R, Katzenstein D, Lanier R, Miller M, Para M, Yerly S, Zolopa A, Murray J, Patick A, Miller, Castillo S, Pedneault L, Mellors J.. "The relation between baseline HIV drug resistance and response to antiretroviral therapy: re-analysis of retrospective and prospective studies using a standardized data analysis plan.." Antiviral Therapy. Vol. 5, (January 2000.): 41-48.

Morse G, Reichman RC, Fischl M, Para M, Leedom J, Powderly W, Demeter LM, Resnick L, Bassiakos Y, Timpone J, Cox S, Batts D, and the ACTG 187 and 199 Study Teams.. "Concentration-targeted phase I trials of atevirdine mesylate: in patients with HIV.." Antiviral Res. Vol. 45, (January 2000.): 47-58.

Sevin, A, D; DeGruttola, V; Nijhuis, M; Schapiro, J, M; Foulkes, A, S; Para, M, F; Boucher, C A. "Methods for investigation of the relationship between drug-susceptibility phenotype and human immunodeficiency virus type 1 genotype with applications to AIDS clinical trials group 333.." The Journal of infectious diseases. Vol. 182, no. 1. (January 2000.): 59-67.

Murphy, E, L; Collier, A, C; Kalish, L, A; Assmann, S, F; Para, M, F; Flanigan, T, P; Kumar, P, N; Mintz, L; Wallach, F, R; Nemo, G, J; Nemo, G J. "Highly active antiretroviral therapy decreases mortality and morbidity in patients with advanced HIV disease.." Annals of internal medicine. Vol. 135, no. 1. (January 2001.): 17-26.

Para, M, F; Kalish, L, A; Collier, A, C; Pollard, R, B; Kumar, P, N; Mintz, L; Wallach, F, R; Drew, W, L; Drew, W L. "Qualitative and quantitative PCR measures of cytomegalovirus in patients with advanced HIV infection who require transfusions.." Journal of acquired immune deficiency syndromes. Vol. 26, no. 4. (January 2001.): 320-5.

Katzenstein DA, Hughes MD, Albrecht M, Liou SH, Murphy R, Balfour H, Para M, Hammer S. "Virologic and CD4 cell response to zidovudine or zidovudine and lamivudine following didanosine treatment of human immunodeficiency virus infection.." AIDS Res Hum Retroviruses.. Vol. 17, no. 3. (February 2001.): 203-210.

Para, M, F; Kalish, L, A; Collier, A, C; Murphy, E, L; Drew, W, L; Drew, W L. "Correlates of change in cytomegalovirus viremia in patients with advanced human immunodeficiency virus infection who require transfusion.." The Journal of infectious diseases. Vol. 183, no. 11. (January 2001.): 1673-7.

Smith, B, A; Neidig, J, L; Nickel, J, T; Mitchell, G, L; Para, M, F; Fass, R J. "Aerobic exercise: effects on parameters related to fatigue, dyspnea, weight and body composition in HIV-infected adults.." AIDS. Vol. 15, no. 6. (January 2001.): 693-701.

Albrecht, M, A; Bosch, R, J; Hammer, S, M; Liou, S, H; Kessler, H; Para, M, F; Eron, J; Valdez, H; Dehlinger, M; Katzenstein, D, A; Katzenstein, D A. "Nelfinavir, efavirenz, or both after the failure of nucleoside treatment of HIV infection.." The New England journal of medicine. Vol. 345, no. 6. (January 2001.): 398-407.

Knudtson E, Para M, Boswell H, and Fan-Havard P. "Drug rash, eosinophilia, systemic syndrome and renal toxicity with nevirapine-containing regimen in a pregnant patient with HIV.." Obstet Gynecol. Vol. 101, (January 2003.): 1094-1097.

Joy, Saju; Poi, Ming; Hughes, Laura; Brady, Michael, T; Koletar, Susan, L; Para, Michael, F; Fan-Havard, Patty. "Third-trimester maternal toxicity with nevirapine use in pregnancy.." Obstetrics and gynecology. Vol. 106, no. 5 Pt 1. (January 2005.): 1032-8.

Bartholow, Buchbinder S, Celum C, Goli V, Koblin B, Para M, Marmor M, Novak RM, Mayer K, McKirnan DJ, Creticos C, Orozco-Cronin P, Popovic V, and Mastro TD. "For the VISION/VAX004 Study HIV Sexual Risk Behavior over 36-Months of Follow-up in the World’s First HIV Vaccine Efficacy Trial.." BN J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr. Vol. 39, (May 2005.): 90-101.

Smith PF, DiCenzo R, Forrest A, Shelton M, Friedland G, Michael F. Para MF, Pollard R, Fischl M, DiFrancesco R, Morse GD.. "Population pharmacokinetics of delavirdine and N-delavirdine in HIV-infected individuals.." Clinical Pharmacokinet. Vol. 44, (January 2005.): 99-109.

Morse, Gene, D; Rosenkranz, Susan; Para, Michael, F; Segal, Yoninah; Difrancesco, Robin; Adams, Elizabeth; Brizz, Barbara; Yarasheski, Kevin, E; Reichman, Richard C. "Amprenavir and efavirenz pharmacokinetics before and after the addition of nelfinavir, indinavir, ritonavir, or saquinavir in seronegative individuals.." Antimicrobial agents and chemotherapy. Vol. 49, no. 8. (January 2005.): 3373-81.

Flynn, Neil, M; Forthal, Donald, N; Harro, Clayton, D; Judson, Franklyn, N; Mayer, Kenneth, H; Para, Michael, F; Para, Michael F. "Placebo-controlled phase 3 trial of a recombinant glycoprotein 120 vaccine to prevent HIV-1 infection.." The Journal of infectious diseases. Vol. 191, no. 5. (January 2005.): 654-65.

Whittington WL, Morris M, Buchbinder SP, McKirnan DJ, Mayer KH, Para MF, Bartholow BN, Celum CL. "Partner-specific sexual behavioral differences between phase 3 HIV vaccine efficacy trial participants and controls: Project VISION.." J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr.. Vol. 43, no. 2. (October 2006.): 234-238.

Okusanya, Olanrewaju; Forrest, Alan; DiFrancesco, Robin; Bilic, Sanela; Rosenkranz, Susan; Para, Michael, F; Adams, Elizabeth; Yarasheski, Kevin, E; Reichman, Richard, C; Morse, Gene, D; Morse, Gene D. "Compartmental pharmacokinetic analysis of oral amprenavir with secondary peaks.." Antimicrobial agents and chemotherapy. Vol. 51, no. 5. (January 2007.): 1822-26.

Rosenkranz SL, Yarasheski KE, Para MF, Reichman R, Morse GD, and the ACTG 5043 Protocol Team. "Antiretroviral drug levels and interactions affect lipid, lipoprotein and glucose metabolism in HIV-1 seronegative subjects: A pharmacokinetic- pharmacodynamic analysis." Metabolic Syndrome and Related Conditions. Vol. 5, no. 2. (January 2007.): 163-173.

Ma Qing, Forrest A, Rosenkranz S, Para MF, Yarasheski K, Reichman R, Morse G, ACTG 5043 team. "Pharmacokinetic Interactions between efavirenz and dual protease inhibitors.." Biopharmaceutics and Drug Disposition. Vol. 29, no. 2. (January 2007.): 91-101.

Ma,Qing; Forrest,Alan; Rosenkranz,Susan,L; Para,Michael,E; Yarasheski,Kevin,E; Reichman,Richard,C; Morse,Gene,D. "Pharmacokinetic interaction between efavirenz and dual protease inhibitors in healthy volunteers." BIOPHARMACEUTICS & DRUG DISPOSITION. Vol. 29, no. 2. (March 2008.): 91-101.

Lalezari J, Yadavalli G, Para M, Richmond G, DeJesus E, Brown R, Cai W, Chen C, Zhon J, Novello L., Lerderman M, Subramanian M.. "Safety, pharmacokinetics and antiviral activity of HGS004, a novel fully human IgG4 monoclonal antibody against CCR5, in HIV-1 infected.." J Infect Dis.. Vol. 197, no. 5. (March 2008.): 721-727.

Gust DA, Wiegand RE, Para M, Chen R, Bartholow BN. "HIV testing outside of the study among men who have sex with men participating in an HIV vaccine efficacy trial.." J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr. no. 52. (October 2009.): 290-298.

Para MF, Schouten J, Rosenkranz SL, Yu S, Weiner D, Tebas P, White CJ, Reeds D, Lertor J, Patterson K, Daar ES, Cavert W, Brizz B, the ACTG 5200 team.. "Phase I/II Trial of the Anti-HIV Activity of Mifepristone in HIV-infected Subjects ACTG 5200.." J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr. Vol. 53, no. 4. (April 2010.): 491-495.

Gandhi R, Bosch RJ, Aga E, Albrecht M, Adams E, Demeter L, Dykes C, Bastow B, Para, M, Si;iciano R, Siliciano J, Eron J, for the ACTG 5173 Team. "No evidence for decay in the latent reservoir in HIV infects patients receiving intensive enfuvirdtide- containing antiretroviral therapy.." Journal of Infectious Diseaes. Vol. 201, no. 2. (January 2010.): 293-296.

Wang D, Para MF, Koletar SL, Sadee W.. "Human N-acetyltransferase 1 *10 and *11 alleles increase protein expression through distinct mechanisms and associate with sulfamethoxazole-induced hypersensitivity.." Pharmacogenet Genomics. Vol. 21, no. 10. (October 2011.): 652-664.

Kynyk,Jessica,A; Parsons,Jonathan,P; Para,Michael,F; Koletar,Susan,L; Diaz,Philip,T; Mastronarde,John,G. "HIV and asthma, is there an association?." RESPIRATORY MEDICINE. Vol. 106, no. 4. (April 2012.): 493-499.

Wang,Danxin; Curtis,Amanda; Papp,Audrey,C; Koletar,Susan,L; Para,Michael,F. "Polymorphism in glutamate cysteine ligase catalytic subunit (GCLC) is associated with sulfamethoxazole-induced hypersensitivity in HIV/AIDS patients." BMC MEDICAL GENOMICS. Vol. 5, (July 2012.): 32-.

Zheng,Lu; Rosenkranz,Susan,L; Taiwo,Babafemi; Para,Michael,F; Eron,Joseph,J; Hughes,Michael,D. "The Design of Single-Arm Clinical Trials of Combination Antiretroviral Regimens for Treatment-Naive HIV-Infected Patients." AIDS RESEARCH AND HUMAN RETROVIRUSES. Vol. 29, no. 4. (April 2013.): 652-657.

 

Professional Activities

1985 - present Ohio Department of Health Advisory Committee. Columbus, OH.
1994 - present Ohio Department of Health AIDS Drugs Assistance Program - Member. Columbus, OH.
1981 - 1988 Ohio Department of Health - Advisor. Columbus, OH.
1981 - 1988 Columbus HELP Chapter - Medical Advisor. Columbus, OH.
1986 - 2003 Ohio Department of Health Hemophilia Advisory Committee - Member. Columbus, OH.
1997 - 2006 Columbus AIDS Task Force - Board Member. Columbus, OH.