Coccidioidomycosis and rheumatic diseases

Friday, March 3, 2017 - 9:00am
UAHS - College of Medicine - Tucson
Chase Auditorium, Room 8403

Rheumatology Grand Rounds

SPEAKER: Dominick Sudano, MD
TOPIC: Coccidioidomycosis and rheumatic diseases

Dominick Sudano, MD recently joined the UA faculty as an Assistant Professor and a practicing rheumatologist after completing his Rheumatology fellowship at the University of Arizona in 2014. He earned his Bachelor’s degree in biochemistry and molecular biology at Pennsylvania State University in 2001 and his medical doctorate from Drexel University College of Medicine in 2008. He completed his Internal Medicine residency at the University of Arizona in 2012.

His major research interest is the diagnosis and management of coccidioidomycoses in patients with rheumatic disease treated with disease modifying antirheumatic drugs (DMARDs), corticosteroids and biologic response modifiers.

Dr. Sudano is a member of the American College of Physicians, the American College of Rheumatology, the Housestaff Committee at the University of Arizona and the Peer Review Committee for SAVAMC. He has authored several articles on topics ranging from exon skipping mutations in collagen, new molecular mechanisms in Muscular Dystrophy and comparative analyses of gene-expression patterns in human and African great ape cultured fibroblasts. Dr. Sudano is the recipient of the Barry M. Goldwater Scholarship and was honored twice as a Howard Hughes Undergraduate Scholar and Fellow.

Dr. Sudano is Board Certified in Internal Medicine and Rheumatology.