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Mireya Wessolossky MD

TitleAssociate Professor
InstitutionUniversity of Massachusetts Medical School
AddressUniversity of Massachusetts Medical School
55 Lake Avenue North
Worcester MA 01655
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    InstitutionUMMS - School of Medicine
    DivisionInfectious Diseases And Immunology

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    Central University of Venezuela, Caracas, , VenezuelaMDMedicine

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    • M.D., Universidad Central de Venezuela, Caracas 1989
    • MPH, University of Massachusetts, Worcester, MA 2009

    Post-Graduate Training:

    • 1989-1990 Rotating Internship, Hospital General “Perez Carreno”, Caracas, Venezuela
    • 1991-1993Internal Medicine Residency, Universidad Central de Venezuela Hospital Vargas, Caracas, Venezuela
    • 1994-1995 Visiting Scientific Associate, New England Deaconess Hospital, Boston, MA
    • 1995-1998 Infectious Disease Fellow, University of Massachusetts Medical Center, Worcester, MA
    • 1998-1999 Internship, Internal Medicine, The Stamford Hospital, Affiliated to Columbia University, Stamford, CT
    • 1999-2001 Residency, Internal Medicine, St Raphael Hospital, Affiliated to Yale University, New Haven, CT

    Board Certification:

    • Board Certified in Internal Medicine (2001)
    • Board Certified in Infectious Diseases (2002)

    Honors and Awards:

    • 1994: Mariscal Ayacucho Foundation, Scholarship for One-year International Training. Visiting Scientific Associate at New England Deaconess Hospital
    • 1997: The Edward H. Kass Award for Clinical Excellence. Massachusetts Infectious Disease Society
    • 2009: The Sarah L. Stone Faculty Award for Excellence in Medical Education. UMass Medical School
    • 2010 & 2012: Educational Recognition Award. UMass Medical School


    • Spanish and English (Fluent written and spoken)
    • Portuguese (Conversational)

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    1. Siddiqui UM, Matta S, Wessolossky MA, Haas R. Fever of Unknown Origin: Could It Be a Pheochromocytoma? A Case Report and Review of the Literature. Case Rep Endocrinol. 2018; 2018:3792691. PMID: 30057828.
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    2. Gandra S, Azar A, Wessolossky M. Anal high-risk human papillomavirus infection and high-grade anal intraepithelial neoplasia detected in women and heterosexual men infected with human immunodeficiency virus. HIV AIDS (Auckl). 2015; 7:29-34. PMID: 25670914.
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    3. Wessolossky M, Welch VL, Sen A, Babu TM, Luke DR. Invasive Aspergillus infections in hospitalized patients with chronic lung disease. Infect Drug Resist. 2013; 6:33-9. PMID: 23761976.
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    4. Young H, Wessolossky M, Ellis J, Kaminski M, Daly JS. A retrospective evaluation of completion rates, total cost, and adverse effects for treatment of latent tuberculosis infection in a public health clinic in central massachusetts. Clin Infect Dis. 2009 Aug 1; 49(3):424-7. PMID: 19548835.
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    5. Wessolossky M, Haran JP, Bagchi K. Paecilomyces lilacinus olecranon bursitis in an immunocompromised host: case report and review. Diagn Microbiol Infect Dis. 2008 Jul; 61(3):354-7. PMID: 18358663.
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    6. Gerstadt K, Daly JS, Mitchell M, Wessolossky M, Cheeseman SH. Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus intermedius pneumonia following coronary artery bypass grafting. Clin Infect Dis. 1999 Jul; 29(1):218-9. PMID: 10433599.
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    7. Hernández DE, Rodriguez N, Wessolossky M, Convit J. Visceral leishmaniasis due to a Leishmania variant that shares kinetoplast DNA sequences with Leishmania braziliensis and Leishmania mexicana in a patient infected with human immunodeficiency virus: identification of the Leishmania species with use of the polymerase chain reaction. Clin Infect Dis. 1995 Sep; 21(3):701-2. PMID: 8527582.
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