Graduate School
Tulane University , Parasitology
Medical School
University of Yaounde (1989), Medicine


Featured Publications LegendFeatured Publications

HIV Infection, Cardiovascular Disease Risk Factor Profile, and Risk for Acute Myocardial Infarction.
Paisible AL, Chang CC, So-Armah KA, Butt AA, Leaf DA, Budoff M, Rimland D, Bedimo R, Goetz MB, Rodriguez-Barradas MC, Crane HM, Gibert CL, Brown ST, Tindle HA, Warner AL, Alcorn C, Skanderson M, Justice AC, Freiberg MS J. Acquir. Immune Defic. Syndr. 2015 Feb 68 2 209-16
CD8 (+) T-Cells Count in Acute Myocardial Infarction in HIV Disease in a Predominantly Male Cohort.
Badejo OA, Chang CC, So-Armah KA, Tracy RP, Baker JV, Rimland D, Butt AA, Gordon AJ, Rinaldo CR, Kraemer K, Samet JH, Tindle HA, Goetz MB, Rodriguez-Barradas MC, Bedimo R, Gibert CL, Leaf DA, Kuller LH, Deeks SG, Justice AC, Freiberg MS Biomed Res Int 2015 2015 246870
Impact of empiric weight-based vancomycin dosing on nephrotoxicity and mortality in geriatric patients with methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus bacteraemia.
Hall RG, Blaszczyk AT, Thompson KA, Brouse SD, Giuliano CA, Frei CR, Forcade NA, Mortensen EM, Bell T, Bedimo RJ, Alvarez CA J Clin Pharm Ther 2014 Sep
MSG-01: A randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled trial of caspofungin prophylaxis followed by preemptive therapy for invasive candidiasis in high-risk adults in the critical care setting.
Ostrosky-Zeichner L, Shoham S, Vazquez J, Reboli A, Betts R, Barron MA, Schuster M, Judson MA, Revankar SG, Caeiro JP, Mangino JE, Mushatt D, Bedimo R, Freifeld A, Nguyen MH, Kauffman CA, Dismukes WE, Westfall AO, Deerman JB, Wood C, Sobel JD, Pappas PG Clin. Infect. Dis. 2014 May 58 9 1219-26
Empiric Weight-Based Vancomycin in Intensive Care Unit Patients With Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus Bacteremia.
Alvarez CA, Giuliano CA, Haase KK, Thompson KA, Frei CR, Forcade NA, Brouse SD, Mortensen EM, Bell T, Bedimo RJ, Toups NM, Hall RG Am. J. Med. Sci. 2014 Apr
CD4 counts and mortality in virologically suppressed US veterans.
Drechsler H, Zhang S, Holodniy M, Bedimo R J Int Assoc Provid AIDS Care 2014 Mar-Apr 13 2 120-6
Acute and chronic immune biomarker changes during interferon/ribavirin treatment in HIV/HCV co-infected patients.
Jain MK, Adams-Huet B, Terekhova D, Kushner LE, Bedimo R, Li X, Holodniy M J. Viral Hepat. 2014 Feb
The RADAR Study: Week 48 Safety and Efficacy of RAltegravir Combined with Boosted DARunavir Compared to Tenofovir/Emtricitabine Combined with Boosted Darunavir in Antiretroviral-Naive Patients. Impact on Bone Health.
Bedimo RJ, Drechsler H, Jain M, Cutrell J, Zhang S, Li X, Farukhi I, Castanon R, Tebas P, Maalouf NM PLoS ONE 2014 9 8 e106221
The VACS index accurately predicts mortality and treatment response among multi-drug resistant HIV infected patients participating in the options in management with antiretrovirals (OPTIMA) study.
Brown ST, Tate JP, Kyriakides TC, Kirkwood KA, Holodniy M, Goulet JL, Angus BJ, Cameron DW, Justice AC PLoS ONE 2014 9 3 e92606
Hepatitis C co-infection and severity of liver disease as risk factors for osteoporotic fractures among HIV-infected patients.
Maalouf NM, Zhang S, Drechsler H, Brown GR, Tebas P, Bedimo R J. Bone Miner. Res. 2013 Dec 28 12 2577-83

Honors & Awards

  • Fellow
    American College of Physicians (2007)
  • Alpha Omega Alpha
    Ohio Epsilon Chapter (2001)
  • Resident of the Year Award
    Miami Valley Hospital, Dayton, Ohio (2001)
  • Teacher of the Year
    Internal Medicine Residency, WSU Internal Medicine (2001)

Professional Associations/Affiliations

  • International AIDS Society - USA (2006)
  • Infectious Diseases Society of America (2001)
  • American College of Physicians (1998)
  • American Medical Association (1998)
  • Royal Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene (1994)