Biography

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My fields of interest include clinical microbiology-related epidemiology, the evaluation of new diagnostic methods in clinical microbiology, the evaluation of new antimicrobial agents in vitro, general and tropical infectious diseases, especially Chagas’ disease, neurocysticercosis, as well as traveler’s health.

Education

Undergraduate
Abilene Christian University (1953), Accounting
Medical School
UT Southwestern Medical Center (1959), Law
Medical School
London School of Hygiene & Tro (1993), Medicine

Research Interest

  • Antimicrobial resistance
  • Diagnostic methods in clinical microbiology
  • Epidemiology of Chagas Disease in Belize
  • Neurocysticercosis in North America

Publications

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Acute gonococcal urethritis: failure of response to phosphonomycin therapy.
Southern PM, Barnett JA, Luby JP, Smith JW, Sanford JP Antimicrob Agents Chemother (Bethesda) 1969 9 343-5
Efficacy of phosphonomycin in treatment of urinary-tract infections.
Barnett JA, Southern PM, Luby JP, Sanford JP Antimicrob Agents Chemother (Bethesda) 1969 9 349-51
RELAPSING FEVER: A Clinical and Microbiological Review.
Southern, Paul M; Sanford, Jay P Medicine 1969 48 2 129-150
Exposure chamber for 66 mice suitable for use with the henderson aerosol apparatus.
Southern PM, Pierce AK, Sanford JP Appl Microbiol 1968 Mar 16 3 540-2
Clinical significance of lincomycin-resistant Neisseria gonorrhoeae.
Kutscher E, Southern PM, Sanford JP Antimicrob Agents Chemother (Bethesda) 1968 8 331-4
Prevalence of toxoplasma dye test antibodies in a medically indigent adult population in Dallas, Texas.
Southern PM Tex. Rep. Biol. Med. 1968 26 3 357-62
Pulmonary clearance of gram-negative bacilli.
Jackson AE, Southern PM, Pierce AK, Fallis BD, Sanford JP J. Lab. Clin. Med. 1967 May 69 5 833-41

Honors & Awards

  • Secretary-Treasurer, ACCTMTH (Clinical section of American Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene)
    National tropical diseases professional organization (2011)
  • Kuwait University Faculty of Medicine, Department of Microbiology
    Visiting Professor (2009-2009)
  • Kuwait University Faculty of Medicine, Department of Microbiology
    Visiting Professor (1982)
  • President and charter member
    Southwestern Association of Clinical Microbiology (1982)
  • Kuwait University Faculty of Medicine, Department of Microbiology
    Visiting Professor (1981-1981)
  • President and charter member
    Texas Infectious Diseases Society (1980)
  • Visiting Professor
    St. Thomas’s Hospital and Medical School, London (1980)
  • President and cofounder
    Texas Society for Clinical Microbiology (1973)
  • Alpha Omega Alpha
    Honor Medical Society (1959)

Professional Associations/Affiliations

  • Anaerobe Society of the Americas (2005)
  • International Society of Travel Medicine (2005)
  • American Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene (1995)
  • Royal Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene (1993)
  • College of American Pathologists (1980)
  • Texas Infectious Diseases Society (1980)
  • American Society for Clinical Pathology (1977)
  • Southwestern Association of Clinical Microbiology (1975)
  • Infectious Diseases Society of America (1974)
  • American Society for Microbiology (1967)