Cesar Cabezas

BIOGRAPHICAL SKETCH

 INSTITUTION AND LOCATION

 DEGREE

 (if applicable)

 MM/YY

 FIELD OF STUDY

Universidad Nacional Mayor de San Marcos

Universidad Peruana Cayetano Heredia

Universidad Peruana Cayetano Heredia

MD

Specialist

Master

1985

1991

1993

Medicine

Tropical and Infectious Diseases

Medicine

A.           Personal Statement

I, Cesar Cabezas, MD, am Head of the Peruvian National Institute of Health and also a Tropical and Infectious Diseases Specialist.  I also have a master of public health degree.  I have been working in the field of topical and infectious diseases for many years and have worked at the Peruvian NIH since 1991.  I am author and co-author on many articles on tropical and infectious diseases including malaria and hepatitis. I also teach at the Universidad Nacional Mayor de San Marcos in the School of Medicine.  I am currently involved in TB research in Lima, Peru.

B.           Positions and Honors

Positions and Employment

1991-                    National Institute of Health of Peru, Tropical and Infectious Diseases Assistant Physician

1991 -                   National Institute of Health of Peru, Tropical and Infectious Diseases Investigator

1993                     Pan American Health Organization, Viral B Hepatitis Immunization Program, Temporary advisor

1995 – 1998        National Institute of Health of Peru, Institute of Transmitted Diseases, General Director

2006 -                   Universidad Nacional Mayor de San Marcos, School of Medicine, Professor

2006 -                   Universidad Nacional Mayor de San Marcos, Specialty of Infectious and Tropical Diseases, Committee Chair

2008 – 2010        National Institute of Health of Peru, Deputy Head

2010 – 2011        National Institute of Health of Peru, Head

2010 – 2011        South American National Institutes of Health Network, Coordinator

2012 -                   National Institute of Health of Peru, Head

Other Experience and Professional Membreship

1992                     Peruvian Society of Infectious and Tropical Diseases, Member

1995                     Pan-American Society of Infectology, Member

1996                     Latin American Society of Pediatric Infectology, Membero

2000                     Peruvian Society for Liver study, Member

2000                     Peruvian Society of Epidemiology, Member

2005                     Sociedad Iberoamericana de Enfermedades Infecciosas y Tropicales, Member

2005                     Peruvian Society of Parasitology, Member

2008 – 2009        Peruvian Society of Infectious and Tropical Diseases, Chair

2011                     Peruvian Academy of Medicine, Associated member

2010 – 2013         Coordinator of Network of National Institutes of Health, UNASUR/HEALTH            

Honors

1995                     Scientific Award LUSA, First award

1996                     United States Navy Medical Research and Investigation Detachment, Acknowledgement

1999                     First national award, Fundación Hipólito Unanue

1997                     Scientific Research award, Latin American Pediatric Infectology Society and World Pediatric

                              Infectology Society

C.  Selected peer-reviewed publications (selected from a total of 34)

1.            Sanchez JL, Vasquez B, Begue RE, Meza R, Castellares G, Cabezas C, Watts DM, Svennerholm AM, C, Taylor DN. Protective efficacy of oral whole-cell/recombinant-B-subunit cholera vaccine in Peruvian military recruits. Lancet. 1994 Nov 5; 344(8932):1273-6.

2.            Cabezas C, Bustamante B, HolgadoW, Begue RE. Treatment of cutaneous sporotrichosis with one daily dose of potassium iodide. Pediatr Infect Dis J. 1996 Apr;15(4):352-4.

3.            Bryant J, Wang H, Cabezas C, Ramirez G, Watts D, Russell K, Barrett A Enzootic transmission of yellow fever virus in Peru. Emerg Infect Dis. 2003 Aug;9(8):926-33.

4.            Zunt JR, La Rosa AM, Peinado J, Lama JR, Suarez L, Pun M, Cabezas C, Sanchez J. Risk factors for HTLV-II infection in Peruvian men who have sex with men. Am J Trop Med Hyg. 2006 May;74(5):922-5.

5.            Helfand RF, Cabezas C, Abernathy E, Castillo-Solorzano C, Ortiz AC, Sun H, Osores F, Oliveira L, Whittembury A, Charles M, Andrus J, Icenogle J. Dried blood spots versus sera for detection of rubella virus-specific immunoglobulin m (IgM) and IgG on samples collected during a rubella outbreak in Peru. Clin Vaccine Immunol. 2007; 14 (11): 1522-1525.

6.            Cairo J, Durand S, Marquiño W, Cabezas C, Lachira A, Quintana F, Vegas W, Ruebush TK, UTz G, Bacon DJ. Surveillance for adverse drug reactions to combination antimalarial therapy with sulfadoxine- pyrimethamine plus artesunate in Peru. Am J Trop Med Hyg. 2008; 79 (1): 42-44.

7.            Whittembury A, Ramirez G, Hernández H, Ropero AM, Waterman S, Ticona M, Brinton M, Uchuya J, Gershman M, Toledo W, Staples E, Campos C, Martínez M, Chang GJ, Cabezas C, Lanciotti R, Zaki S, Montgomery JM, 3 Monath T, Hayes E. Viscerotropic disease following yellow fever vaccination in Peru. Vaccine. 2009; 27 (42): 5974-5981.

8.            La Rosa AM, Zunt JR, Peinado J, Lama JR, Ton TG, Suarez L, Pun M, Cabezas C, Sanchez J; Peruvian HIV Sentinel Surveillance Working Group. Retroviral infection in Peruvian men who have sex with men. Clin Infect Dis. 2009; 49 (1): 112-117.

9.            Lama JR, Lucchetti A, Cabezas C, Suarez-Ognio L, Sanchez J; Peruvian HIV Sentinel Surveillance Working Group. Lack of evidence of hepatitis C and HIV co-infection among men who have sex with men in Peru. Am J Trop Med Hyg. 2009; 81 (1): 184-186.

10.          Abernathy E, Cabezas C, Sun H.Zheng Q, Chen MH, Castillo-Solorzano C, Ortiz AC, Osores F, Oliveira L, Whittembury A, Andrus J, Helfand RF, Icenogle J. Confirmation of rubella within 4 days of rash onset: comparison of rubella virus RNA detection in oral fluid with immunoglobulin M detection serum or oral fluid. J Clin Microbiol. 2009; 47 (1): 182-188.

11.          JR Lama, H Agurto, J Guanira, C Ganoza, M Casapia, N Ojeda, A Ortiz, V Zamalloa, L Suarez-Ognio, C Cabezas, JL. Sanchez, and J Sanchez. Hepatitis B infection and association with other sexually transmitted infections among men who have sex with men in Peru. Am. j.trop. med. hyg., 83(1), 2010, pp. 194-200. 2010; 83 (1): 194-200.

12.          García MP, Percy S, Herrera AL, Donaires F, Alvarez C, Arrasco J, Cabezas C, Rodríguez H,Mamani E. Etiologic confirmation of the first two cases of human hantavirosis in Perú.Rev peru med exp salud publica..2011; 28 (3): 566-567

13.          Griffing SM,Mixson-Hayden T, Sridaran S, Alam MT, McCollum AM, Cabezas C, Marquiño QuezadaW, Barnwell JW,Macedo De Oliveira A, Lucas C, Arrospide N, Escalante AA, Bacon DJ, Udhayakumar V . South american plasmodium falciparum after the malaria eradication era: clonal population expansion and survival of the fittest hybrids Plos one. 2011;6(9):e23486. epub 2011 sep 16.. 2011; 6 (9): 0-0.

14.          De Oliveira AM, Chavez J, de Leon GP, Durand S, Arrospide N, Roberts J, Cabezas C, Marquiño W. Efficacy and effectiveness of mefloquine and artesunate combination therapy for uncomplicated plasmodium falciparum malaria in the peruvian amazon Am j trop med hyg. 2011; 85 (3): 573-578.

15.          Kohlhoff M, Borges MH, Yarleque A, Cabezas C, Richardson M, Sanchez EF. Exploring the proteomes of the venoms of the peruvian pit vipers bothrops atrox, b. barnetti and b. pictus J proteomics. 2012. 2012; 32 (1): 57- 61.

16.           Yáñez P, Mamani E, Valle J, García MP, León W, Villaseca P, Torres D, Cabezas C. Genetic variability of aedes aegypti determined by mitochondrial gene nd4 analysis in eleven endemic areas for dengue in peru. Rev peru med exp salud publica.. 2013; 30 (2): 246-50

17.          Vagenas P, Ludford KT, Gonzales P, Peinado J, Cabezas C, Gonzales F, Lama JR, Sanchez J, Altice FL; for the Peruvian HIV Sentinel Surveillance Working Group . Being unaware of being hiv-infected is associated with alcohol use disorders and high-risk sexual behaviors among men who have sex with men in Peru  Aids behav. 2013 may 14. 2013; 12 (1):

18.          Condori-Condori RE, Streicker DG, Cabezas-Sanchez C, Velasco-Villa A. Enzootic and epizootic rabies associated with vampire bats, Peru. Emerg infect dis. 2013 sep;19(9). 2013; 19 (9): 1809-1828

D.           Research support

ACTIVE RESEARCH

(Cabezas)             January, 2012 – November 2013

Instituto Nacional de Salud - Peru

Pathological characterization and molecular diagnosis of tuberculosis granulomas with quiescent. Principal Objective:  Pathological characterization and molecular diagnosis of tuberculosis granulomas with quiescent in people who died in Lima.

COMPLETED RESEARCH

(Cabezas)             January 2011 – September 2013

Instituto Nacional de Salud – Peru

Prevalence of viral hepatitis B and delta and viral load determination for the treatment of chronic HBV carriers in Matsés community residents in the Peruvian Amazon, Loreto 2011.

Principal Objective:  To determine the prevalence of HBV and Delta, as well as viral load for the treatment of chronic HBV carriers

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