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Michael Thomas Melia, MD

Associate Director, Infectious Diseases Fellowship Program
Assistant Professor of Medicine
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410-583-2900

Main Location

Johns Hopkins Medicine - Green Spring Station

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Titles

  • Associate Director, Infectious Diseases Fellowship Program
  • Assistant Professor of Medicine

Expertise

HIV/AIDS, Infectious Disease, Infectious Diseases, Lyme Disease

Research Interests

Medical Education, including Residents as Teachers; Lyme disease; Nocardia infections; Viral hepatitis clinical trials

Languages

  • English

Memberships

2004- Massachusetts Medical Society, Member
2004- American College of Physicians, Associate Member
2007- Infectious Diseases Society of America, Member

Clinical Trial Keywords

  • Hepatitis C Virus
Additional Resources +
  • Education +

    Training

    • Georgetown University School of Medicine (Washington DC) (2002)

    Residencies

    • Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center / Internal Medicine (Boston MA) (2007)
    • Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center / Internal Medicine (Boston MA) (2005)

    Fellowships

    • Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center / Infectious Diseases (Boston MA) (2008)

    Certifications

    • American Board of Internal Medicine / Infectious Disease (2008)
    • American Board of Internal Medicine / Internal Medicine (2005)
  • Research & Publications +

    Selected Publications

    Publications: Original Articles

    1. Oz M, Melia MT, Soldatov NM, Abernethy DR, Morad M. Functional coupling of human L-type Ca2+ channel and angiotensin AT1A receptor co-expressed in Xenopus laevis oocytes: Involvement of the carboxyl-terminal Ca2+ sensors. Molecular Pharmacology. 1998;54(6):1106-1112.

    2. Melia M, O''Neill S, Calderon S, Hewitt S, Orlando K, Bithell-Taylor K, Affeln D, Conti C, Wright SB. Development of a Flexible, Computerized Database to Prioritize, Record, and Report Influenza Vaccination Rates for Health Care Personnel. Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 2009;30(4):361-9.3. Melia MT, Muir AJ, McCone J, Shiffman ML, King JW, Herrine SK, Galler GW, Bloomer JR, Nunes FA, Brown KA, Mullen KD, Ravendhran N, Ghalib RH, Boparai N, Jiang R, Noviello S, Brass CA, Albrecht JK, McHutchison JG, Sulkowski MS. Racial Differences in Hepatitis C Treatment Eligibility. Hepatology. 2011;54(1):70-78. PMID 21488082.4. Dooley KE, Bliven-Sizemore EE, Weiner M, Lu Y, Nuermberger EL, Hubbard WC, Fuchs EJ, Melia MT, Burman WJ, Dorman SE. Safety and Pharmacokinetics of Escalating Daily Doses of the Antituberculosis Drug Rifapentine in Healthy Volunteers. Clin Pharmacol Ther. 2012;91(5):881-8. PMID 22472995.5. Barclay SS, Melia MT, Auwaerter PG. Misdiagnosis of late-onset Lyme arthritis by inappropriate use of Borrelia burgdorferi immunoblot testing with synovial fluid. Clin Vaccine Immunol. 2012;19(11):1806-9. PMID 22971779.6. Auwaerter PG, Melia MT. Bullying Borrelia: When the Culture of Science is Under Attack. Trans Am Clin Climatol Assoc. 2012;123:79-90. PMID 23303970.

    Publications: Abstracts

    1. Soldatov NM, Oz M, Melia MT, Abernethy DR, Morad M. Co-expression of recombinant human L-type Ca2+ channel and angiotensin AT1A receptor in Xenopus oocytes. The American Society for Pharmacology and Experimental Therapeutics 98 Meeting, San Francisco. FASEB Journal 1998;12(5):A917.

    2. Oz M, Soldatov NM, Melia MT, Sandberg K, Abernethy DR, Morad M. Inhibition of recombinant human L-type Ca2+ channel by the activation of angiotensin AT1A receptors co-expressed in Xenopus oocytes. The 42nd Annual Meeting of the Society for Biophysics, Kansas City. Biophysical Journal 1998;74:A378.

    3. Melia MT, Karginova EA, Abernethy DR, Morad M, Soldatov NM. Stimuli- and age-dependent expression of Ca2+ channel α1C subunit splice variant with exon 21 contributing to lower dihydropyridine sensitivity. The 43rd Annual Meeting of the Society for Biophysics, Baltimore. Biophysical Journal 1999;76:A396.4. Melia MT, Muir AJ, McCone J, Shiffman ML, King J, Herrine SK, Galler GW, Bloomer J, Nunes FA, Brown KA, Mullen KD, Ravendhran N, Cassidy W, Ghalib R, Boparai N, Jiang R, Noviello S, Brass CA, Albrecht JK, McHutchison JG, Sulkowski MS. Analysis of Reasons for Treatment Ineligibility in the IDEAL Study: African Americans (AAs) vs. Non-African Americans (Non-AAs). The 60th Annual Meeting of the American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases, 2009, Boston, MA.5. Melia MT, Jablkowski M, Pulkstenis E, Subramanian M, Sulkowski MS. Risk Factors for Incident Infections During Hepatitis C Treatment. The 48th Annual Meeting of the Infectious Diseases Society of America, 2010, Vancouver, BC, Canada.6. Melia MT, Mehta SH, Sutcliffe C, Moore RD, Thomas DL, Sulkowski MS. Risk Factors for Incident Thrombocytopenia Among HIV-Infected Persons During the HAART Era: The Impact of Hepatitis C. The 48th Annual Meeting of the Infectious Diseases Society of America, 2010, Vancouver, BC, Canada.7. Barclay SS, Melia MT, Auwaerter PG. Misdiagnosis of Late Lyme Arthritis by Synovial Fluid Borrelia burgdorferi Western Blot Testing. The 48th Annual Meeting of the Infectious Diseases Society of America, 2010, Vancouver, BC, Canada.8. Melia M, Bru N, Poordad F, Lawitz EJ, Shiffman ML, McHutchison JG, Muir AJ, Galler GW, McCone J, Nyberg LM, Lee WM, Ghalib R, Schiff E, Long J, Noviello S, Brass CA, Pedicone LD, Albrecht JK, Sulkowski MS. Infections during Peginterferon (PegIFN)/Ribavirin (RBV) Therapy are Associated with the Magnitude of Decline in the Total Lymphocyte Count: Results of the IDEAL Study. The 46th Annual Meeting of the European Association for the Study of the Liver, 2011, Berlin, Germany.9. Piggott D, Higgins Y, Melia MT, Ellis B, Carroll K, McFarland E, Auwaerter P. Propionibacterium acnes Prosthetic Joint Infections 2000-2012: Potential Role of Nonoperative Management. IDWeek 2013, San Francisco, California.

    Clinical Trials

    Co-Investigator. A Staged Phase I/II Study, to Assess Safety, Efficacy and Immunogenicity of a New Hepatitis C Prophylactic Vaccine Based on Sequential Use of AdCh3NSmut1 and MVA-NSmut
  • Academic Affiliations & Courses +
  • Activities & Honors +

    Honors

    1997: magna cum laude, Duke University
    2002: Alpha Omega Alpha National Medical Honor Society
    2002: cum laude, Georgetown University School of Medicine
    2002: Edward B. Bunn, SJ Award for outstanding academic performance and superior demonstration of the art of medicine
    2008: Society for Healthcare Epidemiology of America (SHEA) Travel Award

    Professional Activities

    2006-2007: Chief Residency in Internal Medicine, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, MA
  • Videos & Media +
  • Events +

    Grand Rounds Lectures

    12/10/10: Johns Hopkins Medical Grand Rounds. Nocardia Infections. Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD.

    9/30/11: Harbor Hospital Medical Grand Rounds. Urinary Tract Infections. Baltimore, MD.

    3/1/12: Greater Baltimore Medical Center Medical Grand Rounds. The UTI That Wouldnt Leave. Baltimore, MD.

    10/18/13: Harbor Hospital Medical Grand Rounds. Complicated Urinary Tract Infections. Baltimore, MD.

  • Contact & Locations +

    Locations

    Johns Hopkins Medicine - Green Spring Station
    10751 Falls Road
    Falls Concourse Room 412
    Lutherville, MD 21093
    Phone: 410-583-2919
    Appointment Phone: 410-583-2900
    Fax: 410-583-2654
    Location Map
    The Johns Hopkins Hospital
    600 N. Wolfe Street
    1830 Building Room 448
    Baltimore, MD 21287
    Phone: 410-583-2919
    Appointment Phone: 410-583-2900
    Fax: 410-583-2654
    Location Map

    Department/Division

    • Medicine - Infectious Diseases

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