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William E. Maher, MD


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410 W 10th Ave
Columbus, OH 43210

Phone: (614) 293-8732

Email: maher.1@osu.edu

 

Certifications

1982 - present American Board of Internal Medicine: American Board of Internal Medicine
1984 - present American Board of Internal Medicine: American Board of Internal Medicine
 

Chapters in Books

Maher, W.E. and R.L. Perkins.. "Staphylococcus epidermidis endocarditis." In Endocarditis: Medical and Surgical Management. Edited by Magilligan, D.J. Jr. -. New York, NY, US|USA: marcel Dekker, January 1986.

Maher, W.E. "Clinical case studies." In Contemporary Internal Medicine. Edited by Bowen J., and E.L. Mazzaferri. 148-157. New York, NY, US|USA: Plenum Medical Book Company, January 1988.

Thomas Lamarre, William Maher, and Robert Fass. "Commonly used oral antibiotics." In Medical Management of Infectious Diseases.. Edited by Christopher Grace, M.D. -. New York, NY: Marcel Dekker, January 2001.

 

Conferences

Plouffe, J., M. Para, B. Hackman, L. Webster,W. Maher. "Disease: Difference in attack rates associated with two strains of Legionella pneumophila serogroup." Legionella, Proceedings of the Second International Symposium on Legionella. (January 1984). 216-218.

Maher, W.E., J.F. Plouffe, M.F. Para. "Plasmid profiles of clinical and environmental isolates of serogroup 1 Legionella pneumophila." Legionella, Proceedings of the Second International Symposium on Legionella. (January 1984). 272-274.

Maher W.E., B. Hackman, J.F. Plouffe. "Rapid thermal disinfection of Legionella contaminated water with a drip coffee maker. In." Legionella: Current Status and Emerging Perspectives. (January 1993). 273-275.

 

Degrees

1972 B.S., John Carroll University

1976 M.S., John Carroll University

1979 M.D., The Ohio State University

1980 None Indicated, Ohio State University College of Medicine

1982 None Indicated, Ohio State University College of Medicine

1985 None Indicated, Ohio State University College of Medicine

 

Editorial Activities

present Journal of Clinical Microbiology
present European Journal of Epidemiology
present Clinical Infectious Diseases
 

Honors

1978 Maurice B. Rusoff Award for Academic Excellence.
1978 Alpha Omega Alpha.
1979 Physiology Award.
1983 - 1984 Beecham Fellowship in Nosocomial Disease Research. National Foundation in Infectious Diseases.
 

Journal Articles

Maher, W.E., J.F. Plouffe and M.F. Para. "profiles of clinical and environmental isolates of serogroup 1 Legionella pneumophila." J. Clin. Microbiol.. Vol. 18, (January 1983.): 1422-1423.

Plouffe, J.F., M.F. Para, W.E. Maher, B. Hackman, L. Webster. "Subtypes of Legionella pneumophila serogroup." Lancet ii. (January 1983.): 649-650.

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. (December 1987.): 2281-2284.

McDonald,C,L; Maher,W,E; Fass,R,J. "REVISED INTERPRETATION OF OXACILLIN MICS FOR STAPHYLOCOCCUS-EPIDERMIDIS BASED ON MECA DETECTION." ANTIMICROBIAL AGENTS AND CHEMOTHERAPY. Vol. 39, no. 4. (April 1995.): 982-984.

Gulick RM, Ribaudo HJ, Shikuma CM, Lustgarten S, Squires KE, Meyer WA, Acosta EP, Schackman BR, Pilcher CD, Murphy RL, Maher WE, Witt MD, Reichman RC, Snyder S, Klingman KL, Kuritzkes DR. "Triple nucleoside analogue vs. efavirenz-containing regimens for the initial treatment of HIV-1 infection: AIDS Clinical Trials Group (ACTG) Study A5095." Engl J Med. Vol. 350, no. 4. (January 2004.): 850-861.

Bakri H. Elsheikh; William E. Maher; John T. Kissel. "Cerebellar Atrophy Associated With Human Immunodeficiency Virus Infection." Arch Neurol. Vol. 167, no. 5. (May 2010.): 634-635.

Abandeh,Foad,I; Balada-Llasat,Joan-Miquel; Pancholi,Preeti; Risaliti,Carleen,M; Maher,William,E; Bazan,Jose,A. "A rare case of Neisseria bacilliformis native valve endocarditis.." Diagnostic microbiology and infectious disease. Vol. 73, no. 4. (August 2012.): 378-379.

Abandeh FI, Balada-Llasat JM, Pancholi P, Risaliti CM, Maher WE, Bazan JA.. "A rare case of Neisseria bacilliformis native valve endocarditis." Diagn Microbiol Infect Dis.. Vol. 73, no. 4. (August 2012.): 378-379.

 

Reference Works

June 1983 Para, M.F., J.F. Plouffe, and W.E. Maher."Production of monoclonal antibodies to Legionella pneumophila and the relationship of monoclonal antibody binding to plasmid content" Atlanta.
June 1983 Maher, W.E., J.F. Plouffe and M.F. Para."Detection of several large molecular weight plasmids in clinical and environmental isolates of Legionella pneumophila" tlanta.
March 1984 Maher, W.E., M.F. Para, and J.F. Plouffe."Restriction endonuclease analysis of plasmids of Legionella pneumophila serogroup" St. Louis.
March 1984 Maher, W.E., J.F. Plouffe and M.F. Para."Combined plasmid and monoclonal antibody sub typing of Legionella pneumophila serogroup 1 strains" St. Louis.
March 1984 Maher, W.E., J.F. Barnishan, L.W. Ayers, and R.J. Fass."Emergence of multi-drug resistant Staphylococcus haemolyticus in critically ill hospitalized patients" St. Louis.
October 1984 Para, M.F., W.E. Maher, J.F. Plouffe."Monoclonal antibodies to Legionella pneumophila recognize endotoxin" Washington DC.
May 1986 Rae, E., L. Cordero and W.E. Maher."Time Course of colonization of newborns with Staphylococcus haemolyticus" Las Vegas.
May 1989 Maher, W.E., and R. J. Fass."Acquired resistance by Pseudomonas Aeruginosa strains during monotherapy with ciprofloxacin" New Orleans.
May 1990 T. Herchline and Maher, W.E."Plasmid analysis of 27 Staphylococcal species" Anaheim.
May 1990 Gianakopoulos, G. , T. Herchline and Maher, W.E.,."Chlorhexidine bathing with antibiotic discontinuation as control measures for methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus" Anaheim.
January 1992 Maher W.E., B. Hackman, J.F. Plouffe."Rapid thermal disinfection of Legionella- contaminated water with a drip coffee maker" Orlando.
October 1994 Maher, W. E. and T.M. File."Molecular epidemiological analysis of nosocomial Xanthomonas maltophilia isolates" Orlando.
September 1995 Maher, W.E. and I. Ribeiro."Clustering of vancomycin-resistant Enterococcus faecium (VRE) among solid organ transplant recipients: epidemiologic analysis and genotypic characterization" San Francisco.
April 2004 Maher, WE and MF Para."The role of Telemedicine in the treatment of HIV infected inmates in The Ohio Department of Corrections (ODRC)" New Port.

Softwares

William E. Maher, MD."Infectious Diseases Picture Gallery"

Presentations

"Application of plasmid analysis to the study of nosocomial Legionnaires' Disease." Presented at Presentation to the Scientific Session, Salt Fork Conference, Infectious Diseases for the Practicing Physician, Cambridge, OH, US|USA. (August 1983)

"Nosocomial Legionnaires' Disease." Presented at Presentation to The Society for Infection Control in Ohio, Columbus, OH, US|USA. (March 1984)

"Plasmid and monoclonal antibody subtyping of Legionella serogroup 1 strains." Presented at Presentation to Scientific Session, Salt Fork Conference, Infectious Diseases for the Practicing Physician, Cambridge, OH, US|USA. (August 1984)

"Aminoglycoside therapy." Presented at Presentation to the Medical Staff of the Fayette County Memorial Hospital, Washington Court House, OH, US|USA. (January 1984)

"Quinolones: A New Class of Antimicrobials." Presented at Presentation to Scientific Session, Salt Fork Conference, Infectious Diseases for the Practicing Physician, Cambridge, OH, US|USA. (July 1986)

"Infectious Diarrhea." Presented at Ohio State University Department of Internal Medicine, Internal Medicine Board Review Course, Columbus, OHho, US|USA. (August 1987)

"Clinical use of new antibiotics." Presented at Presentation, Medical Grand Rounds, Southside Medical Center, Youngstown, OH, US|USA. (August 1987)

"New Fluoroquinolone Antibiotics." Presented at Conference on: Infectious Diseases Issues and Antibiotic Therapy in the Elderly Patient, Rootstown, OH, US|USA. (November 1987)

"Post-influenza Bacterial Infections." Presented at Medical Staff Meeting: Middletown Regional Hospital, Middletown, Middletown, OH, US|USA. (December 1987)

"Quinolone antibiotics." Presented at Presentation, Salt Fork Conference: Infectious Diseases for the Practicing Physician, Cambridge, OH, US|USA. (June 1987)

"Acquired resistance to quinolone antibiotics by Pseudomonas aeruginosa strains." Presented at Presentation to Scientific Session, Salt Fork Infectious Diseases Conference, Cambridge, OH, US|USA. (June 1987)

"Tuberculosis 1988." Presented at Salt Fork Conference: Infectious Diseases for the Practicing Physician,, Cambridge, OH, US|USA. (July 1988)

"Infectious Diarrhea." Presented at Ohio State University Department of Internal Medicine, Internal Medicine Board Review Course, Columbus, OH, US|USA. (August 1988)

"New Quinolone Antibiotics." Presented at Muskingum County Academy of Family Practice, Zanesville, OH, US|USA. (January 1988)

"New Quinolone Antibiotics." Presented at Monthly Meeting, Dayton Area Society of Hospital Pharmacists, Middletown, OH, US|USA. (February 1988)

"Empiric Antibiotic Therapy." Presented at District Meeting, Merck, Sharp, and Dohme Hospital Representatives,, Dublin, OH, US|USA. (February 1988)

"Three cases of Tuberculosis." Presented at Grand Rounds, Department of Internal Medicine, Columbus, OH, US|USA. (August 1989)

"Pneumonia." Presented at Comprehensive Review of Internal Medicine, Columbus, OH, US|USA. (August 1989)

"Infectious Diseases--Hepatitis, AIDS, Meningitis--What the pre-hospital provider needs to be aware of." Presented at OSU EMS/Fire Prevention and Skymed, Columbus, OH, US|USA. (August 1989)

"Update on Newer Antibiotics." Presented at Ohio State University Department of Family Practice Dinner Meeting, Columbus, OH, US|USA. (March 1989)

"Quinolone Antibiotics." Presented at Practicing Physicians Urologic Update, Columbus, OH, US|USA. (June 1989)

"Newer -lactam Antibiotics." Presented at Salt Fork Conference: Infectious Diseases for the Practicing Physician, Cambridge, OH, US|USA. (June 1989)

"Clinical Use of Imipenem/Cilastatin." Presented at Seminar for Infectious Disease Physicians and Clinical Pharmacists, Sandusky, OH, US|USA. (June 1989)

"Newer Antibiotic Therapy." Presented at Midwest Allergy Forum, Columbus, OH, US|USA. (October 1989)

"Update on Pneumonia." Presented at Licking County Memorial Hospital, Newark, OH, US|USA. (April 1989)

"Diabetic Foot Infections." Presented at Chillicothe Veterans Administration Hospital, Chillicothe, OH, US|USA. (April 1989)

"Antibiotic Choice for Bacterial Pneumonia." Presented at Lancaster Fairfield Hospital,, LANCASTER, OH, US|USA. (April 1989)

"Antibiotic Uppdate." Presented at Grand Rounds, OSU Department of Otolaryngology, Columbus, OH, US|USA. (July 1989)

"Infectious Complications in The Elderly Patient." Presented at Medical Staff, Mansfield General Hospital, Mansfield, OH, US|USA. (November 1989)

"Antibiotic Update." Presented at Pickaway County Medical Society, Circleville, OH, US|USA. (November 1989)

"Quinolone Antibiotics." Presented at Physicians, Columbus, OH, US|USA. (September 1989)

"Tuberculosis." Presented at Fairfield County Medical Society, Lancaster, OH, US|USA. (February 1990)

"Prophylactic Antimicrobials." Presented at Infectious Disease Symposium, Columbus, OH, US|USA. (February 1990)

"Antibiotic Update." Presented at Physicians group, St. Ann's and Grant-Riverside Hospitals, Worthington, OH, US|USA. (February 1990)

"Tuberculosis." Presented at Comprehensive Review of Internal Medicine, Columbus, OH, US|USA. (August 1990)

"Infectious Diseases Bloopers." Presented at Salt Fork Conference, Infectious Diseases for the Practicing Physician, Cambridge, OH, US|USA. (June 1990)

"Antibiotics in the management of nosocomial infections." Presented at Knox County Medical Society, Mt. Vernon, OH, US|USA. (January 1990)

"Antibiotic Update." Presented at Practicing Physicians, Cambridge, OH, US|USA. (January 1990)

"Antibiotic Update." Presented at Physicians group, Zanesville, OH, US|USA. (February 1990)

"Antibiotic Update." Presented at Belmont County Medical Society, St. Clairesville, OH, US|USA. (February 1990)

"Management of Septicemia." Presented at Ashland County Medical Society, Ashland, OH, US|USA. (March 1990)

"Antibiotic Update." Presented at Medical Staff Union County Memorial Hospital, Marysville, OH, US|USA. (May 1990)

"Nosocomial Clostridium difficile infections: epidemiology, management and diagnosis." Presented at Medical Staff Grand Rounds, Good Samaritan Hospital, Zanesville, OH, US|USA. (April 1991)

"Antibiotic Update." Presented at Grand Rounds, Athens, OH, US|USA. (October 1991)

"Update on Parenteral Antibiotics." Presented at Salt Fork Conference, Infectious Diseases for the Practicing Physician, Cambridge, OH, US|USA. (June 1991)

"Antibiotic Update." Presented at County Medical Society, Fostoria, OH, US|USA. (June 1991)

"Infectious Diseases Bloopers." Presented at Salt Fork Conference, Infectious Diseases for the Practicing Physician, Cambridge, OH, US|USA. (July 1992)

"Hepatitis B and Hepatitis C Problems." Presented at Wednesday Morning Conference, Columbus VA, Columbus, OH, US|USA. (September 1992)

"Antibiotics for the Hospital Formulary." Presented at Infectious Disease Symposium Hyatt at Capitol Square, Columbus, OH, US|USA. (February 1992)

"Infectious Diseases Bloopers." Presented at Salt Fork Conference, Infectious Diseases for the Practicing Physician, Cambridge, OH, US|USA. (July 1993)

"Infectious Diarrhea Cases." Presented at Infectious Disease Symposium, Columbus, OH, US|USA. (February 1994)

"Differential Diagnosis of Fever." Presented at Presentation to Merck Co., Dublin, OH, US|USA. (April 1994)

"Clinical Aspects of Urinary Tract Infections." Presented at Medical Grand Rounds, Dayton, OH, US|USA. (April 1994)

"Most Important Infectious Diseases Publication of the Year." Presented at Update in Internal Medicine, Columbus, OH, US|USA. (September 1994)

"Antibiotic Cheat Sheets." Presented at Presentation to Residents Medical Students Noon Conference, Columbus, OH, US|USA. (April 1995)

"Most Important Infectious Diseases Publication of the Year." Presented at Update in Internal Medicine, Columbus, OH, US|USA. (October 1995)

"Spectra of Antibiotic Therapy." Presented at Presentation to Resident and Staff Physicians, Department of Emergency Medicine, Columbus, OH, US|USA. (June 1995)

"Emerging Infectious Diseases." Presented at Department of Internal Medicine Grand Rounds, Columbus, OH, US|USA. (July 1996)

"Drug Resistant Pathogens." Presented at OMEN Audio and Television Presentation, Columbus, OH, US|USA. (January 1997)

"Emerging Infectious Diseases." Presented at OMEN Audio and Television Presentation, Columbus, OH, US|USA. (January 1998)

"Community Acquired and Nosocomial Pneumonia." Presented at OMEN Audio and Television Presentation, Columbus, OH, US|USA. (January 1999)

"MRSA infections." Presented at Presentation to The Ohio Department of Rehabilitation and Corrections, Medical and Nursing Staff, London, OH, US|USA. (November 2003)

"HIV care." Presented at Meeting of ODRC medical directors, Orient, OH, US|USA. (June 2003)

"Hepatitis C/HIV Coinfection.." Presented at Meeting of ODRC prison medical Directors, Orient, OH, US|USA. (August 2003)

"Update on antibiotics." Presented at Presentation to The Veterans Administration Medical Stafff, Chillicothe, OH, US|USA. (August 2004)

"Update on respiratory infections." Presented at Presentation to The Veterans Administration Medical Stafff, Chillicothe, OH, US|USA. (February 2004)

"Update on correctional HIV care." Presented at Ohio Correctional Institution Infectious Disease Conference, Worthington, OH, US|USA. (November 2004)

"Culture Negative Endocarditis." Presented at Department of Internal Medicine Grand Rounds, Columbus, OH, US|USA. (January 2005)

"Antibiotic and Antifungal Updates." Presented at CME Conference “Infectious Diseases 2005, a course for the primary care physician, Columbus, OH, US|USA. (May 2005)

"Update on Immunizations�.." Presented at WebNet 21 webcast. Center for Continuing Medical Education,, Columbus, OH, US|USA. (December 2005)

"Antibiotic Update." Presented at CME Conference: Infectious Diseases Update 2006, Columbus, OH, US|USA. (November 2006)

"Update on Respiratory Infections." Presented at Infectious Diseases 2007 Update, Columbus, OH, US|USA. (September 2007)

"MRSA in Corrections." Presented at Annual Meeting of Ohio Department of Corrections Medical Directors and Health Care Administrators, London, OH, US|USA. (January 2007)

"HIV:The Initial Evaluation." Presented at ASCHA Meeting, Columbus, OH, US|USA. (October 2008)

"Emerging Infectious Diseases." Presented at Infectious Diseases 2008 Update, Columbus, OH, US|USA. (November 2008)

"Emerging Drug Resistant Pathogens." Presented at Infectious Diseases Update 2009, Columbus, OH, US|USA. (November 2009)

 

Professional Activities

2005 - present Infectious Diseases 2005. The Division of Infectious Diseases. Columbus, OH.
2006 - present Infectious Diseases Update 2006. The Division of Infectious Diseases. Columbus, OH.
2007 - present Infectious Diseases 2007 Update. The Division of Infectious Diseases. Columbus, OH.
2008 - present Infectious Diseases 2008 Update. The Division of Infectious Diseases. Columbus, OH.