Authors and Reviewers

Authors and Reviewers

We gratefully acknowledge the following authors and reviewers who generously contributed their time and expertise in developing the Testing and Treatment of Latent Tuberculosis Infection in the United States: Clinical Recommendations.

Writing Group

Marcos Burgos, MD, Co-Chair, Professor, Division of Infectious Diseases, Department of Internal Medicine, University of New Mexico School of Medicine, Albuquerque, NM; Section Chief Infectious Diseases, New Mexico Veterans Administration Health Care System, Albuquerque, NM; Medical Director, Tuberculosis Program, Public Health Division, New Mexico Department of Health, Santa Fe, NM

Charles M. Crane, MD, MPH, Co-Chair, Tuberculosis Medical Consultant, Berkeley, CA; former Medical Director, Tuberculosis Program, Contra Costa Public Health, Martinez, CA

Lisa Y. Armitige, MD, PhD, FACP, FAAP, FIDSA, Assistant Medical Director, Heartland National Tuberculosis Center, San Antonio, TX; Associate Professor of Medicine/Pediatrics/Adult Infectious Disease, University of Texas Health Northeast, Tyler, TX

Pennan M. Barry, MD, MPH, Chief, Surveillance and Epidemiology Section, Tuberculosis Control Branch, California Department of Public Health, Richmond, CA

Robert Belknap, MD, Director, Denver Metro Tuberculosis Program, Denver Public Health, Denver, CO; Associate Professor, Infectious Diseases, Denver Health and the University of Colorado, Denver, CO

John Bernardo, MD, Tuberculosis Medical Officer, Division of Global Populations and Infectious Disease Prevention, Massachusetts Department of Public Health, Jamaica Plain, MA; Professor of Medicine and Research Professor of Biochemistry, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, MA

Benita Cook, BS, RN, former Tuberculosis Nurse Consultant, Infectious Disease Bureau, Public Health Division, New Mexico Department of Health, Santa Fe, NM

Thomas Dobbs, MD, MPH, State Health Officer, Mississippi State Department of Health, Jackson, MS; Associate Professor, University of Mississippi Medical Center School of Population Health, Jackson, MS

Diana Fortune, BSN, RN
, Tuberculosis Nurse Consultant, National Tuberculosis Controllers Association, Smyrna, GA; former Tuberculosis Program Manager, Infectious Disease Bureau, Public Health Division, New Mexico Department of Health, Santa Fe, NM

David E. Griffith, MD, FACP, FCCP, ATSF, OFRSM, Professor of Medicine, National Jewish Health, Denver, CO; former Assistant Medical Director, Heartland National Tuberculosis Center, San Antonio, TX

Deborah Isaacks, BSN, RN, CIC, Infection Preventionist, Northwest Texas Healthcare System, Amarillo, TX; former Tuberculosis Nurse Consultant, Infectious Disease Bureau, Public Health Division, New Mexico Department of Health, Santa Fe, NM

Ronald J. Karpick, MD, FACP, FCCP, formerly Tuberculosis Consultant, Fairfax County Health Department, Fairfax, VA

Quratulain (Annie) Kizilbash, MD, MPH, Associate Professor, Department of Medicine, University of Texas Health Science Center, Tyler, TX; Medical Director, Texas Center for Infectious Disease, San Antonio, TX; Medical Consultant, Heartland National Tuberculosis Center, San Antonio, TX

Julie Low, MD, Tuberculosis Controller for the County of Orange, Orange County Health Care Agency, Santa Ana, CA

Brenda Montoya Denison, BSN, RN, Tuberculosis Program Manager, Infectious Disease Bureau, Public Health Division, New Mexico Department of Health, Santa Fe, NM

Diana M. Nilsen, MD, RN, Director of Medical Affairs, Bureau of TB Control, New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene, Long Island City, NY

Carlos M. Perez-Velez, MD
, Deputy Chief Medical Officer and Director of the Tuberculosis Clinic, Pima County Health Department, Tucson, AZ; Clinical Associate Professor of Medicine, University of Arizona College of Medicine, Tucson, AZ

Barbara J. Seaworth, MD, FIDSA, Medical Director, Heartland National Tuberculosis Center of Excellence, San Antonio, TX; Professor of Medicine and Infectious Disease, University of Texas Health Science Center, Tyler, TX

Wendy Thanassi, MA, MD, MRO, Chief, PAVAHCS Occupational Health Service, Department of Veterans Affairs, Washington, DC; Chief, Occupational Health Service, VA Palo Alto Health Care System, Palo Alto, CA; Associate Clinical Professor, Stanford Hospital and Clinics, Palo Alto, CA

Dean Tsukayama, MD, former Medical Director, Hennepin County Public Health Clinic, Hennepin County Medical Center, Minneapolis, MN

Kevin L. Winthrop MD, MPH, Professor, Division of Infectious Diseases and School of Public Health, Oregon Health and Science University, Portland, OR

Reviewers and Contributors

The authors also gratefully acknowledge the following persons for their support and assistance in the preparation of this manuscript: Julianna Ferreira, Jennifer Flood, Carol Dukes Hamilton, Julie Higashi, John Jereb, Shereen Katrak, Chris Keh, Masa Narita, Margaret Oxtoby, Farah Parvez, Timothy Sterling, Lisa Villaroel, Shu-Hua Wang, and Jon Warkentin.