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Peter Chin-Hong

Address513 Parnassus Ave, Med Sci
San Francisco CA 94143
Phone415-502-9585
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    University of California, San FranciscoCert.2006 Medicine (Advance Training in Clinical Research)
    University of California, San FranciscoResidency School of Medicine
    Brown UniversityM.D.1997School of Medicine

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    Peter Chin-Hong specializes in treating infectious diseases, particularly infections that develop in patients who have suppressed immune systems, such as solid organ and hematopoietic stem cell transplant recipients and HIV+ organ transplant recipients. He directs the immunocompromised host infectious diseases program at UCSF. His research focuses on human papillomavirus, Chagas disease and other donor derived infections in transplant recipients, and viral and fungal infections in patients with suppressed immune systems.

    He earned his undergraduate and medical degrees from Brown University, before completing an internal medicine residency and infectious diseases fellowship at UCSF, where he is Professor of Medicine and Director of the Pathways to Discovery Program in Clinical and Translational Research for the school of medicine. He holds the Academy Endowed Chair for Innovation in Teaching.

    He is a member of the UCSF Academy of Medical Educators and is course director of the Infection, Immunity and Inflammation block in the school of medicine, and the Designing Clinical Research course in the Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics. He has won several teaching awards including the UCSF Henry J. Kaiser Award for Excellence in Teaching in 2009, and Essential Core teaching awards from the classes of 2009, 2011, 2013 and 2014. He is interested in curriculum development, teaching with the electronic medical record, small group learning and interprofessional education.


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    Human papillomavirus as a risk factor for HIV infection
    NIH/NIAID K23AI054157Apr 1, 2003 - Feb 28, 2009
    Role: Principal Investigator
    General Clinical Research Center
    NIH/NCRR M01RR000079Dec 1, 1974 - Mar 31, 2009
    Role: Co-Investigator

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    1. Sircar AD, Abanyie F, Blumberg D, Chin-Hong P, Coulter KS, Cunningham D, Huskins WC, Langelier C, Reid M, Scott BJ, Shirley DA, Babik JM, Belova A, Sapp SG, McAuliffe I, Rivera HN, Yabsley MJ, Montgomery SP. Raccoon Roundworm Infection Associated with Central Nervous System Disease and Ocular Disease - Six States, 2013-2015. MMWR Morb Mortal Wkly Rep. 2016; 65(35):930-3. PMID: 27608169.
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    2. Chin-Hong PV. Human Papillomavirus in Kidney Transplant Recipients. Semin Nephrol. 2016 Sep; 36(5):397-404. PMID: 27772624.
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    3. Langelier C, Reid MJ, Halabi C, Wietek N, LaRiviere A, Shah M, Wilson MR, Chin-Hong P, Douglas V, Kazacos KR, Babik JM. Baylisascaris procyonis-Associated Meningoencephalitis in a Previously Healthy Adult, California, USA. Emerg Infect Dis. 2016 Aug; 22(8):1480-4. PMID: 27434260.
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    4. Shekarchian S, Schwartz BS, Teherani A, Irby D, Chin-Hong P, et al. Is it time for a coordinated and longitudinal approach to antibiotic stewardship education? Clin Infect Dis. 2016 Jun 25. PMID: 27343546.
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    5. Reid MJ, Shannon EM, Baxi SM, Chin-Hong P. Steak tartare endocarditis. BMJ Case Rep. 2016; 2016. PMID: 26917729.
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    6. Shannon EM, Reid MJ, Chin-Hong P. Late aspergilloma of a renal allograft without need for operative management: a case report and review of the literature. Transpl Infect Dis. 2016 Jan 10. PMID: 26751414.
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    7. Bock M, Garcia HH, Chin-Hong P, Baxi SM. Under seize: neurocysticercosis in an immigrant woman and review of a growing neglected disease. BMJ Case Rep. 2015; 2015. PMID: 26682841.
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    8. Pettersen KD, Pappas PG, Chin-Hong P, Baxi SM. A paradoxical decline: intracranial lesions in two HIV-positive patients recovering from cryptococcal meningitis. BMJ Case Rep. 2015; 2015. PMID: 26475880.
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    9. Babik JM, Katrak S, Miller S, Shah M, Chin-Hong P. Epstein-Barr virus encephalitis in a renal transplant recipient manifesting as hemorrhagic, ring-enhancing mass lesions. Transpl Infect Dis. 2015 Oct; 17(5):744-50. PMID: 26252540.
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    10. Riley ED, Cohen J, Dilworth SE, Grimes B, Marquez C, Chin-Hong P, Philip SS. Trichomonas vaginalis infection among homeless and unstably housed adult women living in a resource-rich urban environment. Sex Transm Infect. 2016 Jun; 92(4):305-8. PMID: 26347544.
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    11. Mansh M, Binstock M, Williams K, Hafeez F, Kim J, Glidden D, Boettger R, Hays S, Kukreja J, Golden J, Asgari MM, Chin-Hong P, Singer JP, Arron ST. Voriconazole Exposure and Risk of Cutaneous Squamous Cell Carcinoma, Aspergillus Colonization, Invasive Aspergillosis and Death in Lung Transplant Recipients. Am J Transplant. 2016 Jan; 16(1):262-70. PMID: 26372838.
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    12. Babik JM, Chin-Hong P. Transplant tourism: understanding the risks. Curr Infect Dis Rep. 2015 Apr; 17(4):473. PMID: 25870141.
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    13. He SY, Makhzoumi ZH, Singer JP, Chin-Hong PV, Arron ST. Practice variation in Aspergillus prophylaxis and treatment among lung transplant centers: a national survey. Transpl Infect Dis. 2015 Feb; 17(1):14-20. PMID: 25620387.
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    14. Langelier C, Baxi SM, Iribarne D, Chin-Hong P. Beyond the superficial: Coccidioides immitis fungaemia in a man with fever, fatigue and skin nodules: a case of an emerging and evolving pathogen. BMJ Case Rep. 2014; 2014. PMID: 25228676.
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    15. Vazquez J, Reboli AC, Pappas PG, Patterson TF, Reinhardt J, Chin-Hong P, Tobin E, Kett DH, Biswas P, Swanson R. Evaluation of an early step-down strategy from intravenous anidulafungin to oral azole therapy for the treatment of candidemia and other forms of invasive candidiasis: results from an open-label trial. BMC Infect Dis. 2014; 14:97. PMID: 24559321; PMCID: PMC3944438.
    16. Rutishauser RL, Langelier C, Baxi SM, Hanks D, Chin-Hong P. Think global, act local: chronic dysuria and sterile pyuria in an Eritrean-American woman. BMJ Case Rep. 2014; 2014. PMID: 24518390.
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    17. Williams K, Mansh M, Chin-Hong P, Singer J, Arron ST. Voriconazole-associated cutaneous malignancy: a literature review on photocarcinogenesis in organ transplant recipients. Clin Infect Dis. 2014 Apr; 58(7):997-1002. PMID: 24363331.
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    18. Malcolm TR, Chin-Hong PV. Endemic mycoses in immunocompromised hosts. Curr Infect Dis Rep. 2013 Dec; 15(6):536-43. PMID: 24197921.
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    19. Tugizov SM, Herrera R, Chin-Hong P, Veluppillai P, Greenspan D, Michael Berry J, Pilcher CD, Shiboski CH, Jay N, Rubin M, Chein A, Palefsky JM. HIV-associated disruption of mucosal epithelium facilitates paracellular penetration by human papillomavirus. Virology. 2013 Nov; 446(1-2):378-88. PMID: 24074602; PMCID: PMC3809142.
    20. Thompson G, Wang S, Bercovitch R, Bolaris M, Van Den Akker D, Taylor S, Lopez R, Catanzaro A, Cadena J, Chin-Hong P, Spellberg B. Routine CSF analysis in coccidioidomycosis is not required. PLoS One. 2013; 8(5):e64249. PMID: 23717579; PMCID: PMC3661666.
    21. Chin-Hong P, Beatty G, Stock P. Perspectives on liver and kidney transplantation in the human immunodeficiency virus-infected patient. Infect Dis Clin North Am. 2013 Jun; 27(2):459-71. PMID: 23714349; PMCID: PMC4283564.
    22. Hickey MD, Quan DJ, Chin-Hong PV, Roberts JP. Use of rifabutin for the treatment of a latent tuberculosis infection in a patient after solid organ transplantation. Liver Transpl. 2013 Apr; 19(4):457-61. PMID: 23526600.
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    23. Chin-Hong PV, Kwak EJ. Human papillomavirus in solid organ transplantation. Am J Transplant. 2013 Mar; 13 Suppl 4:189-200. PMID: 23465011.
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    24. Chin-Hong P, Roland M, Stock P, Beatty G. . Clin Infect Dis. Organ Transplantation in HIV-infected individuals. 2013; in pr..
    25. Spellberg B, Kontoyiannis DP, Fredricks D, Morris MI, Perfect JR, Chin-Hong PV, Ibrahim AS, Brass EP. Risk factors for mortality in patients with mucormycosis. Med Mycol. 2012 Aug; 50(6):611-8. PMID: 22435877; PMCID: PMC3951871.
    26. Wiita AP, Roubinian N, Khan Y, Chin-Hong PV, Singer JP, Golden JA, Miller S. Cytomegalovirus disease and infection in lung transplant recipients in the setting of planned indefinite valganciclovir prophylaxis. Transpl Infect Dis. 2012 Jun; 14(3):248-58. PMID: 22385394.
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    27. Spellberg B, Ibrahim AS, Chin-Hong PV, Kontoyiannis DP, Morris MI, Perfect JR, Fredricks D, Brass EP. The Deferasirox-AmBisome Therapy for Mucormycosis (DEFEAT Mucor) study: a randomized, double-blinded, placebo-controlled trial. J Antimicrob Chemother. 2012 Mar; 67(3):715-22. PMID: 21937481; PMCID: PMC3383100.
    28. Shubov A, Jagannathan P, Chin-Hong PV. Pantoea agglomerans pneumonia in a heart-lung transplant recipient: case report and a review of an emerging pathogen in immunocompromised hosts. Transpl Infect Dis. 2011 Oct; 13(5):536-9. PMID: 21504526.
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    29. Schwartz BS, Paster M, Ison MG, Chin-Hong PV. Organ donor screening practices for Trypanosoma cruzi infection among US Organ Procurement Organizations. Am J Transplant. 2011 Apr; 11(4):848-51. PMID: 21426487.
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    30. Chin-Hong PV, Schwartz BS, Bern C, Montgomery SP, Kontak S, Kubak B, Morris MI, Nowicki M, Wright C, Ison MG. Screening and treatment of chagas disease in organ transplant recipients in the United States: recommendations from the chagas in transplant working group. Am J Transplant. 2011 Apr; 11(4):672-80. PMID: 21401868.
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    31. Liu C, Schwartz BS, Vallabhaneni S, Nixon M, Chin-Hong PV, Miller SA, Chiu C, Damon L, Drew WL. Pandemic (H1N1) 2009 infection in patients with hematologic malignancy. Emerg Infect Dis. 2010 Dec; 16(12):1910-7. PMID: 21122221; PMCID: PMC3294592.
    32. Chin-Hong PV, Husnik M, Cranston RD, Colfax G, Buchbinder S, Da Costa M, Darragh T, Jones D, Judson F, Koblin B, Mayer KH, Palefsky JM. Anal human papillomavirus infection is associated with HIV acquisition in men who have sex with men. AIDS. 2009 Jun 1; 23(9):1135-42. PMID: 19390418; PMCID: PMC4577294.
    33. Berry JM, Palefsky JM, Jay N, Cheng SC, Darragh TM, Chin-Hong PV. Performance characteristics of anal cytology and human papillomavirus testing in patients with high-resolution anoscopy-guided biopsy of high-grade anal intraepithelial neoplasia. Dis Colon Rectum. 2009 Feb; 52(2):239-47. PMID: 19279418.
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    34. Chin-Hong PV, Klausner JD. New diagnostic tests for HPV in the developed and the developing world. MLO Med Lab Obs. 2008 Nov; 40(11):48, 50, 52-3. PMID: 19065945.
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    35. Chin-Hong PV, Berry JM, Cheng SC, Catania JA, Da Costa M, Darragh TM, Fishman F, Jay N, Pollack LM, Palefsky JM. Comparison of patient- and clinician-collected anal cytology samples to screen for human papillomavirus-associated anal intraepithelial neoplasia in men who have sex with men. Ann Intern Med. 2008 Sep 2; 149(5):300-6. PMID: 18765699.
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    36. GuimarĂ£es MD, Grinsztejn B, Chin-Hong PV, Campos LN, Gomes VR, Melo VH, Pilotto JH, Carmo RA, Palefsky JM. Behavior surveillance: prevalence and factors associated with high-risk sexual behavior among HIV-infected men in Brazil in the post-HAART era. AIDS Behav. 2008 Sep; 12(5):741-7. PMID: 18491224.
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    37. Chin-Hong PV. Cutting human papillomavirus infection in men. J Infect Dis. 2008 Mar 15; 197(6):781-3. PMID: 18284370.
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    38. Graber CJ, Lauring AS, Chin-Hong PV. Clinical problem-solving. A stitch in time--a 64-year-old man with a history of coronary artery disease and peripheral vascular disease was admitted to the hospital with a several-month history of fevers, chills, and fatigue. N Engl J Med. 2007 Sep 6; 357(10):1029-34. PMID: 17804848.
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    39. Chin-Hong PV, Hecht FM, Klausner JD. Newly diagnosed HIV infection. N Engl J Med. 2006 Feb 16; 354(7):771-2; author reply 771-2. PMID: 16481652.
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    40. Chin-Hong P . Johns Hopkins Advanced Studies in Medicine. Infections in Patients With Diabetes Mellitus: Importance of Early Recognition, Treatment, and Prevention. 2006; 6(2):71-81.
    41. Chin-Hong PV, Deeks SG, Liegler T, Hagos E, Krone MR, Grant RM, Martin JN. High-risk sexual behavior in adults with genotypically proven antiretroviral-resistant HIV infection. J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr. 2005 Dec 1; 40(4):463-71. PMID: 16280703.
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    42. Chin-Hong PV, Vittinghoff E, Cranston RD, Browne L, Buchbinder S, Colfax G, Da Costa M, Darragh T, Benet DJ, Judson F, Koblin B, Mayer KH, Palefsky JM. Age-related prevalence of anal cancer precursors in homosexual men: the EXPLORE study. J Natl Cancer Inst. 2005 Jun 15; 97(12):896-905. PMID: 15956651.
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    43. Chin-Hong PV, Palefsky JM. Human papillomavirus anogenital disease in HIV-infected individuals. Dermatol Ther. 2005 Jan-Feb; 18(1):67-76. PMID: 15842614.
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    44. Chin-Hong PV, Vittinghoff E, Cranston RD, Buchbinder S, Cohen D, Colfax G, Da Costa M, Darragh T, Hess E, Judson F, Koblin B, Madison M, Palefsky JM. Age-Specific prevalence of anal human papillomavirus infection in HIV-negative sexually active men who have sex with men: the EXPLORE study. J Infect Dis. 2004 Dec 15; 190(12):2070-6. PMID: 15551204.
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    45. Chin-Hong PV, Klausner JD. Diagnostic tests for HPV infection. MLO Med Lab Obs. 2004 Oct; 36(10):10-2, 14-6; quiz 18-9. PMID: 15536803.
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    46. Phan DD, Chin-Hong P, Lin ET, Anderle P, Sadee W, Guglielmo BJ. Intra- and interindividual variabilities of valacyclovir oral bioavailability and effect of coadministration of an hPEPT1 inhibitor. Antimicrob Agents Chemother. 2003 Jul; 47(7):2351-3. PMID: 12821497; PMCID: PMC161865.
    47. Chin-Hong PV, Palefsky JM. Natural history and clinical management of anal human papillomavirus disease in men and women infected with human immunodeficiency virus. Clin Infect Dis. 2002 Nov 1; 35(9):1127-34. PMID: 12384848.
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    48. Aberg JA, Chin-Hong PV, McCutchan A, Koletar SL, Currier JS. Localized osteomyelitis due to Mycobacterium avium complex in patients with Human Immunodeficiency Virus receiving highly active antiretroviral therapy. Clin Infect Dis. 2002 Jul 1; 35(1):E8-E13. PMID: 12060894.
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    49. Chin-Hong PV, Sutton DA, Roemer M, Jacobson MA, Aberg JA. Invasive fungal sinusitis and meningitis due to Arthrographis kalrae in a patient with AIDS. J Clin Microbiol. 2001 Feb; 39(2):804-7. PMID: 11158158; PMCID: PMC87827.
    50. Rich JD, Chin-Hong PV, Busi KA, Mayer KH, Flanigan TP. Hepatitis C and HIV in male prisoners. J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr Hum Retrovirol. 1997 Dec 15; 16(5):408-9. PMID: 9420323.
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    51. Chin-Hong PV, McGarvey ST. Lifestyle incongruity and adult blood pressure in Western Samoa. Psychosom Med. 1996 Mar-Apr; 58(2):131-7. PMID: 8849629.
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    52. Galanis DJ, Chin-Hong P, McGarvey ST, Messer E and Parkinson D. Ecology of Food and Nutrition. Dietary Intake Changes Associated With Post-Cyclone Food Aid in Western Samoa. 1995; (34):137-147.
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