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Thomas F. O'Brien, MD
Senior Physician, Brigham and Women's Hospital
Associate Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School

Brigham and Women's Hospital
Department of Medicine
Infectious Diseases
75 Francis Street
Boston, MA 02115


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Education:
Harvard Medical School , 1954, MD

Publications (Pulled from Harvard Catalyst Profiles):

1. O'Brien TF, Clark A, Peters R, Stelling J. Why surveillance of antimicrobial resistance needs to be automated and comprehensive. J Glob Antimicrob Resist. 2019 Jun; 17:8-15.

2. Tsutsui A, Yahara K, Clark A, Fujimoto K, Kawakami S, Chikumi H, Iguchi M, Yagi T, Baker MA, O'Brien T, Stelling J. Automated detection of outbreaks of antimicrobial-resistant bacteria in Japan. J Hosp Infect. 2019 Jun; 102(2):226-233.

3. Lewis RH, Glazer ES, Bittenbinder DM, O'Brien T, Deneve JL, Shibata D, Behrman SW, Vanatta JM, Satapathy SK, Dickson PV. Outcomes Following Resection of Hepatocellular Carcinoma in the Absence of Cirrhosis. J Gastrointest Cancer. 2018 Aug 16.

4. Weatherall T, Denbo J, Sharpe J, Martin M, O'Brien T, Gupta R, Groshart K, Behrman S, Dickson P. Well-Differentiated, Non-Functional, Non-Ampullary Duodenal Neuroendocrine Tumors: Toward Defining Evaluation and Management. World J Surg. 2017 Mar; 41(3):844-850.

5. Cerqueira GC, Earl AM, Ernst CM, Grad YH, Dekker JP, Feldgarden M, Chapman SB, Reis-Cunha JL, Shea TP, Young S, Zeng Q, Delaney ML, Kim D, Peterson EM, O'Brien TF, Ferraro MJ, Hooper DC, Huang SS, Kirby JE, Onderdonk AB, Birren BW, Hung DT, Cosimi LA, Wortman JR, Murphy CI, Hanage WP. Multi-institute analysis of carbapenem resistance reveals remarkable diversity, unexplained mechanisms, and limited clonal outbreaks. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2017 01 31; 114(5):1135-1140.

6. Park R, O'Brien TF, Huang SS, Baker MA, Yokoe DS, Kulldorff M, Barrett C, Swift J, Stelling J. Statistical detection of geographic clusters of resistant Escherichia coli in a regional network with WHONET and SaTScan. Expert Rev Anti Infect Ther. 2016 11; 14(11):1097-1107.

7. Pillappa R, O'Brien TF, Sullivan JL, Weksler B. Esophageal Actinomycoses Mimicking Malignancy. Ann Thorac Surg. 2016 May; 101(5):1967-70.

8. Chang HH, Cohen T, Grad YH, Hanage WP, O'Brien TF, Lipsitch M. Origin and proliferation of multiple-drug resistance in bacterial pathogens. Microbiol Mol Biol Rev. 2015 Mar; 79(1):101-16.

9. O'Brien TF, Stelling J. The world's microbiology laboratories can be a global microbial sensor network. Biomedica. 2014 Apr; 34 Suppl 1:9-15.

10. Siedner MJ, Galar A, Guzmán-Suarez BB, Kubiak DW, Baghdady N, Ferraro MJ, Hooper DC, O'Brien TF, Marty FM. Cefepime vs other antibacterial agents for the treatment of Enterobacter species bacteremia. Clin Infect Dis. 2014 Jun; 58(11):1554-63.