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Mauricio Montezuma-Rusca, M.D.

Assistant Professor of Medicine
Academic Office Location:
Infectious Diseases
UConn Health
263 Farmington Avenue
Farmington, CT 06030

Infectious Diseases

M.D.Universidad del ValleMedicine
M.P.H.George Washington USAPublic Health

Post-Graduate Training
ResidencyJackson Memorial Hospital/University of MiamiInternal Medicine
FellowshipNational Institutes of HealthInfectious Diseases

Name of Award/HonorAwarding Organization
UConn Health John Dempsey Hospital Medical Staff Award of ExcellenceUConn Health
First Place Poster Presentation, "A Very PSEUDO Pancreatic Cyst: Pancreatic Tuberculosis" (Florida Chapter Meeting)American College of Physicians
Sponge Award for the Thirst of Knowledge from the Internal Residency ProgramJackson Memorial Hospital
Name & DescriptionCategoryRoleTypeScopeStart YearEnd Year
COVID-19 Think TankOtherCo-ChairUConn HealthLocal2020
Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Committee. Department of MedicineEducation CommitteeMemberUConn HealthLocal2020
Mortality Review CommitteeEducation CommitteeRepresentative of Infectious Diseases DivisionUConn HealthLocal2018

Journal Articles

Title or AbstractTypeSponsor/EventDate/YearLocation
The global Treponema pallidum OMPeome: a structural platform for deciphering stealth pathogenicity and developing a syphilis vaccine with worldwide efficacy. NESS. October 24, 2020. Farmington, CT.Poster2020Farmington, CT
Pyrococcus furiosus thioredoxin as a platform to express extracellular loops of Treponema pallidum outer membrane proteins to assess antigenicity and isolate antigen-specific B-cells: a new structural approach for syphilis vaccine development. NESS. October 24, 2020. Farmington, CT.Poster2020Farmington, CT
A global public health problem requires a global response: a UConn Health-led consortium to develop a syphilis vaccine with worldwide efficacyLectureUConn Health2019UConn Health Center
Bone Marrow Plasma Cells Dictate Serum HIV-specific Antibodies in Chronic ViremiaLectureCROI2015Seattle, WA
Microbiological Outcomes as Surrogate Endpoints for All-Cause Mortality in Treatment of Cryptococcal Meningitis: Systematic ReviewLectureICAAC2014Washington DC