Michael Lauzardo

Michael Lauzardo, MD, MSc

Associate Professor Of Medicine; Deputy Director Of Emerging Pathogens Institute

Department: MD-MEDICINE GLOBAL HEALTH
Business Phone: (352) 273-9378
Business Email: lauzam@medicine.ufl.edu

About Michael Lauzardo

Michael Lauzardo, MD, MSc, is an associate professor within the division of infectious diseases and global medicine. Also serving as the director of the CDC funded Southeastern National Tuberculosis Center (SNTC) at the University of Florida, he has been involved in public health, teaching and patient care within the College of Medicine since 1997. Trained as an internist and pulmonologist, throughout his career he has been involved in the clinical care of patients with tuberculosis. He has also played a key role with the Florida Department of Health, serving as the Deputy TB Controller for the Florida TB Program and is currently the director of the Florida TB Physicians Network. Previously, he was the chief of the division of infectious diseases and global medicine. His clinical practice and research centers around tuberculosis among at-risk populations and he is involved in various international health activities.

Accomplishments

Vice President/Program Chair North American Region
2008-2010 · International Union Against Tuberculosis and Lung Disease
Bryant L. Galusha Internship Award-Intern of the Year
1992 · Carolinas Medical Center

Board Certifications

  • Pulmonary Disease
    American Board of Internal Medicine

Clinical Profile

Specialties
  • Medicine
Subspecialties
  • Pulmonary Disease
Areas of Interest
  • Pulmonary tuberculosis

Research Profile

Professional Memberships: 2003-present: National TB Controllers Association  1997-present: American Thoracic Society  1997-present: International Union Against Tuberculosis and Lung Disease 1996-2000: American College of Chest Physicians 1987-1991: Christian Medical Society

Areas of Interest
  • Global Health
  • Latent tuberculosis treatment
  • Molecular epidemiology of tuberculosis
  • Tuberculosis treatment

Publications

2020 Clinical infectious diseases : an official publication of the Infectious Diseases Society of America
2020 medRxiv : the preprint server for health sciences
2020 Transplant infectious disease : an official journal of the Transplantation Society
2020 International journal of infectious diseases : IJID : official publication of the International Society for Infectious Diseases
2019 American journal of respiratory and critical care medicine
2018 Revista panamericana de salud publica = Pan American journal of public health
2017 Infection, genetics and evolution : journal of molecular epidemiology and evolutionary genetics in infectious diseases
2016 Expert opinion on pharmacotherapy
2015 Infection, genetics and evolution : journal of molecular epidemiology and evolutionary genetics in infectious diseases
2015 Infection, genetics and evolution : journal of molecular epidemiology and evolutionary genetics in infectious diseases
2015 American journal of respiratory and critical care medicine
2015 Infection, genetics and evolution : journal of molecular epidemiology and evolutionary genetics in infectious diseases
2014 Journal of the American Board of Family Medicine : JABFM
2012 Expert opinion on pharmacotherapy
1994 Archives of internal medicine

Grants

Aug 2020 ACTIVE
TB Physicians Consultation Network
FL DEPT OF HLTH · Principal Investigator
Jan 2018 ACTIVE
SNTC 2018 TB COE Cooperative Agreement Submission.
CTRS FOR DISEASE CONTROL AND PREVENTION · Principal Investigator
Nov 2017 – Jul 2019
Florida Integrated Food Safety Center of Excellence
FL DEPT OF HLTH · Principal Investigator
Nov 2016 – Apr 2017
Florida Integrated Food Safety Center of Excellence
FL DEPT OF HLTH · Principal Investigator
Apr 2016 – Jun 2016
Florida Integrated Food Safety Center of Excellence
FL DEPT OF HLTH · Principal Investigator
Mar 2016 – Jul 2018
BacT/ALERT MP Improvement
BIOMERIEUX · Principal Investigator
Nov 2015 – Apr 2016
Florida Integrated Food Safety Center of Excellence
FL DEPT OF HLTH · Project Manager
Jul 2014 – Jun 2020
TB Physicians Consultation Network
FL DEPT OF HLTH · Principal Investigator
Jan 2013 – Dec 2017
Tuberculosis Regional Training and Medical Consultation Centers
CTRS FOR DISEASE CONTROL AND PREVENTION · Principal Investigator
Sep 2011 ACTIVE
TBESC: Prospective Comparison of the Tuberculin Skin Test (TST) vs. Interferon Gamma Release Assays (IGRAs) in Diagnosing Latent Tuberculosis Infection (LTBI)
CTRS FOR DISEASE CONTROL AND PREVENTION · Principal Investigator
Mar 2008 ACTIVE
Virginia TB Foundation
TUBERCULOSIS FOUNDATION OF VIRGINIA · Principal Investigator

Education

Residency – Pulmonary Disease and Critical Care
1997 · University of Florida
Residency – Internal Medicine
1994 · Carolinas Medical Center
Medical Degree
1991 · University of Florida

Contact Details

Phones:
Business:
(352) 273-9378
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