Sky Vanderburg, MD

Title(s)Clinical Fellow, Medicine
SchoolSchool of Medicine
Address505 Parnassus Avenue
San Francisco CA 94117
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    University of California, San FranciscoFellow2022Pulmonary & Critical Care
    Duke HealthResident2019Internal Medicine & Global Health
    Harvard School of Public HealthMPH2015Quantitative Methods
    Duke University School of MedicineMD2015
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    2018  - 2020Thrasher Research Foundation Early Career Award

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    BREATHE: Building Respiratory support in East Africa Through High flow versus low flow oxygen Evaluation
    Wellcome Trust 222165/Z/20/ZJan 15, 2022 - Jan 14, 2025
    Role: Co-Investigator
    Description: The goal of this study is to determine the resource burden and clinical impact of high flow nasal oxygen for African patients with acute hypoxemic respiratory failure.
    Vanderbilt-Emory-Cornell-Duke Consortium for Global Health Fellows (VECDor)
    NIH D43TW009337Jul 4, 2012 - Jun 30, 2022
    Role: Postdoctoral Scholar
    Description: Dr. Vanderburg is a co-investigator in the Respiratory Infection Severity and Etiology in Sri Lanka (RISE-SL) Study, which is a large prospective cohort of patients with lower respiratory tract infections (LRTIs). This cohort represents an opportunity to test the performance of known LRTI severity prediction scores and biomarkers with the aim to improve early recognition and treatment of severe LRTIs in Sri Lanka and comparable LMICs.
    Vanderbilt-Emory-Cornell-Duke Consortium for Global Health Fellows (VECDor)
    NIH R25TW009337Apr 4, 2012 - Jun 30, 2017
    Role: Predoctoral Scholar
    Description: In northern Tanzania, bacterial zoonoses (e.g. brucellosis, leptospirosis, and Q fever) are more common causes of febrile illness than malaria, yet much is still unknown about epidemiologic trends and strategies for treatment of these infections in Africa. As part of a multi-year effort to study these infections at a tertiary care center in Northern Tanzania, Dr. Vanderburg investigated the burden of Q fever, including leading systematic review of all published epidemiologic studies of Q fever in animals and humans in Africa. This work served as a foundation for future OneHealth research to address this neglected tropical disease.

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    1. Knowledge, Perceptions, and Attitudes Regarding Antibiotic Use for Lower Respiratory Tract Infections: Insights from Patients in Sri Lanka. Am J Trop Med Hyg. 2021 09 27; 105(6):1690-1695. van Melle DT, Ten Asbroek G, Rolfe R, Vanderburg S, Abeysinghe YW, Halloluwa C, Zhang HL, Ostbye T, Kurukulasooriya R, Sheng T, Kanchana S, Wijayaratne G, Bodinayake C, Nagahawatte A, Watt MH, Woods CW, de Silva V, Tillekeratne G. PMID: 34583336; PMCID: PMC8641348.
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    2. Outbreak of severe acute respiratory infection in Southern Province, Sri Lanka in 2018: a cross-sectional study. BMJ Open. 2020 11 06; 10(11):e040612. Vanderburg S, Wijayaratne G, Danthanarayana N, Jayamaha J, Piyasiri B, Halloluwa C, Sheng T, Amarasena S, Kurukulasooriya R, Nicholson BP, Peiris JSM, Gray GC, Gunasena S, Nagahawatte A, Bodinayake CK, Woods CW, Devasiri V, Tillekeratne LG. PMID: 33158834; PMCID: PMC7651749.
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    3. Management and Outcomes of Critically-Ill Patients with COVID-19 Pneumonia at a Safety-net Hospital in San Francisco, a Region with Early Public Health Interventions: A Case Series. medRxiv. 2020 May 29. Vanderburg S, Alipanah N, Crowder R, Yoon C, Wang R, Thakur N, Slown K, Shete PB, Rofael M, Metcalfe JZ, Merrifield C, Marquez C, Malcolm K, Lipnick M, Jain V, Gomez A, Burns G, Brown LB, Berger C, Auyeung V, Cattamanchi A, Hendrickson CM. PMID: 32511538; PMCID: PMC7273306.
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    4. Respiratory Viral Infection: An Underappreciated Cause of Acute Febrile Illness Admissions in Southern Sri Lanka. Am J Trop Med Hyg. 2019 03; 100(3):672-680. Tillekeratne LG, Bodinayake CK, Simmons R, Nagahawatte A, Devasiri V, Kodikara Arachchi W, Nicholson BP, Park LP, Vanderburg S, Kurukulasooriya R, De Silva AD, Østybe T, Reller ME, Woods CW. PMID: 30594268; PMCID: PMC6402941.
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    5. Epidemiology of Coxiella burnetii infection in Africa: a OneHealth systematic review. PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 2014 Apr; 8(4):e2787. Vanderburg S, Rubach MP, Halliday JE, Cleaveland S, Reddy EA, Crump JA. PMID: 24722554; PMCID: PMC3983093.
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    6. Sustainability of cancer registration in the Kilimanjaro Region of Tanzania--a qualitative assessment. World Health Popul. 2014; 15(1):21-30. Zullig LL, Vanderburg SB, Muiruri C, Abernethy A, Weiner BJ, Bartlett J. PMID: 24702763; PMCID: PMC4114571.
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