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Paul Wilson Blair, M.D., M.H.S., M.S.P.H.

Paul Wilson Blair, M.D., M.H.S., M.S.P.H.

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Hospitalist, Infectious Disease

Research Interests

Rickettsioses; viral hemorrhagic fevers; point-of-care diagnostics more


Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center

4940 Eastern Avenue
Baltimore, MD 21224 map

The Johns Hopkins Hospital

600 N. Wolfe Street
Baltimore, MD 21287 map


Departments / Divisions



  • MD; Wright State University School of Medicine (2013)


  • Internal Medicine; The George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences (2016)


  • Infectious Diseases; Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine (2016)
  • Infectious Diseases; Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine (2019)

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Internal Medicine (Infectious Disease) (2018)
  • American Board of Internal Medicine (Internal Medicine) (2016)

Research & Publications

Selected Publications

Blair PW, Brown DM, Jang M, Antar AAR, Keruly JC, Bachu VS, Townsend JL, Tornheim JA, Keller SC, Sauer L, Thomas DL, Manabe YC. The Clinical Course of COVID-19 in the Outpatient Setting: A Prospective Cohort Study. Open Forum Infect Dis. 2021;8(2):ofab007. Epub 2021/02/23. doi: 10.1093/ofid/ofab007. PubMed PMID: 33614816; PMCID: PMC7881750

Blair PW, Kortepeter MG, Downey LG, Madar CS, Downs IL, Martins KA, Rossi F, Williams JA, Madar A, Schellhase CW, Bearss JJ, Zeng X, Bavari S, Soloveva V, Wells JB, Stuthman KS, Garza NL, Vantongeren SA, Donnelly GC, Steffens J, Kalapaca J, Wiseman P, Henry J, Marko S, Chappell M, Lugo-Roman L, Ramos-Rivera E, Hofer C, Blue E, Moore J, Fiallos J, Wetzel D, Pratt WD, Unangst T, Miller A, Sola JJ, Reisler RB, Cardile AP. ICU-like Care of Nonhuman Primates with Ebola Virus Disease. J Infect Dis. 2020;224(4):632-42. Epub 2020/12/29. doi: 10.1093/infdis/jiaa781. PubMed PMID: 33367826; PMCID: PMC8366444

Karaba AH, Blair PW, Martin K, Saheed MO, Carroll KC, Borowitz MJ, editors. The Effects of a Systemwide Diagnostic Stewardship Change on West Nile Virus Disease Ordering Practices. Open Forum Infectious Diseases; 2019: Oxford University Press US

Blair PW, Kuhn JH, Pecor DB, Apanaskevich DA, Kortepeter MG, Cardile AP, Polanco Ramos A, Keshtkar-Jahromi M. An Emerging Biothreat: Crimean-Congo Hemorrhagic Fever Virus in Southern and Western Asia. Am J Trop Med Hyg. 2019;100(1):16-23. Epub 2019/01/18. doi: 10.4269/ajtmh.18-0553. PubMed PMID: 30652673; PMCID: PMC6335890

Blair PW, Keshtkar-Jahromi M, Psoter KJ, Reisler RB, Warren TK, Johnston SC, Goff AJ, Downey LG, Bavari S, Cardile AP. Virulence of Marburg Virus Angola Compared to Mt. Elgon (Musoke) in Macaques: A Pooled Survival Analysis. Viruses. 2018;10(11). Epub 2018/11/25. doi: 10.3390/v10110658. PubMed PMID: 30469360

Activities & Honors


  • Infectious Diseases Society of America
  • The American Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene

Videos & Media

Lectures and Presentations

  • The Effect of Intensive Care Treatment Bundle on Serum Cytokines and Viral Load During Ebola Virus (Zaire) Infection.
    Oral presentation, ASTMH Annual Meeting, Washington National Harbor, DC. (11/22/2019)
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