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James D Homans, MD
Associate Professor of Clinical Pediatrics
Co Director, Mca For Infectious Diseases and Virology
Pediatrics
HRA 300 1640 Marengo Off Campus Los Angeles
+1 626 457 5820

Overview

Dr. Homans completed a combined Medicine/Pediatrics Residency Program in 1992, and subsequently an Infectious Disease Fellowship in 1994, at the LAC+USC Medical Center. He is board-certified in Pediatrics, Internal Medicine, and Infectious Disease. He has worked in the Pediatric Infectious Disease Division/MCA Program since 1997.

His current research and clinical interests include the management of congenital CMV, HIV in pregnant women, adolescents, and children as well as diagnosis and management of infectious diseases in all ages. His work involves collaboration between the departments of Pediatrics, Obstetrics/Gynecology, and Internal Medicine. In addition to his clinical work, he is a Principal Investigator at LAC+USC’s Maternal, Child, and Adolescent Program and is involved in the teaching and training of medical students, residents, mid-level providers, and foreign physicians involved in HIV care. He is a resource to physicians throughout the Los Angeles area in Pediatric Infectious Disease and HIV.

Publications

Systemic Immune Activation and HIV Shedding in the Female Genital Tract. J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr. 2016 Feb 1; 71(2):155-62. View in: PubMed

Systemic Immune Activation and HIV Shedding in the Female Genital Tract. J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr. 2016 Feb 01; 71(2):155-62. View in: PubMed

Valganciclovir for symptomatic congenital cytomegalovirus disease. N Engl J Med. 2015 Mar 5; 372(10):933-43. View in: PubMed

Valganciclovir for symptomatic congenital cytomegalovirus disease. N Engl J Med. 2015 Mar 05; 372(10):933-43. View in: PubMed

An 18-year-old man with bilateral violaceous cervical adenopathy. JAMA Pediatr. 2014 Aug; 168(8):773-4. View in: PubMed

An 18-year-old man with bilateral violaceous cervical adenopathy. JAMA Pediatr. 2014 Aug 1; 168(8):773-4. View in: PubMed

A 14-year-old girl with hip pain and fever after a skateboard fall. Pediatr Infect Dis J. 2014 Jun; 33(6):667. View in: PubMed

The effect of prenatal highly active antiretroviral therapy on the transmission of congenital and perinatal/early postnatal cytomegalovirus among HIV-infected and HIV-exposed infants. Clin Infect Dis. 2012 Sep; 55(6):877-84. View in: PubMed

Permissive and protective factors associated with presence, level, and longitudinal pattern of cervicovaginal HIV shedding. J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr. 2012 May 01; 60(1):99-110. View in: PubMed

Permissive and protective factors associated with presence, level, and longitudinal pattern of cervicovaginal HIV shedding. J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr. 2012 May 1; 60(1):99-110. View in: PubMed

Posaconazole for chronic refractory coccidioidal meningitis. Clin Infect Dis. 2011 Dec; 53(12):1252-4. View in: PubMed

Itraconazole treatment of nonmeningeal coccidioidomycosis in children: two case reports and review of the literature. Pediatr Infect Dis J. 2010 Jan; 29(1):65-7. View in: PubMed

Pharmacokinetic and pharmacodynamic assessment of oral valganciclovir in the treatment of symptomatic congenital cytomegalovirus disease. J Infect Dis. 2008 Mar 15; 197(6):836-45. View in: PubMed

Ganciclovir population pharmacokinetics in neonates following intravenous administration of ganciclovir and oral administration of a liquid valganciclovir formulation. Clin Pharmacol Ther. 2007 Jun; 81(6):867-72. View in: PubMed

HCV viremia is associated with drug use in young HIV-1 and HCV coinfected pregnant and non-pregnant women. Addiction. 2005 May; 100(5):626-35. View in: PubMed

Single-dose safety and pharmacokinetics of amprenavir (141W94), a human immunodeficiency virus type 1 (HIV-1) protease inhibitor, in HIV-infected children. Antimicrob Agents Chemother. 2005 Jan; 49(1):336-41. View in: PubMed

Tuberculosis pyomyosits of the soleus muscle in a fifteen-year-old boy. Pediatr Infect Dis J. 2002 Dec; 21(12):1169-71. View in: PubMed

Spinal intramedullary cysticercosis in a five-year-old child: case report and review of the literature. Pediatr Infect Dis J. 2001 Sep; 20(9):904-8. View in: PubMed

Fluconazole treatment of coccidioidal meningitis in children: two case reports and a review of the literature. Pediatr Infect Dis J. 2000 Dec; 19(12):1204-8. View in: PubMed

Thrombosis of the deep leg veins due to prolonged sitting. N Engl J Med. 1954 Jan 28; 250(4):148-9. View in: PubMed

Pulmonary embolism; evaluation of a policy for prophylaxis and therapy. N Engl J Med. 1950 Jun 15; 242(24):923-8. View in: PubMed

Venous thrombosis and pulmonary embolism. N Engl J Med. 1947 Feb 06; 236(6):196-201. View in: PubMed

Venous thrombosis and pulmonary embolism. N Engl J Med. 1947 Feb 6; 236(6):196-201. View in: PubMed

The late results of femoral thrombophlebitis and their treatment. N Engl J Med. 1946 Aug 22; 235:249-53. View in: PubMed

Diseases of the veins. N Engl J Med. 1946 Aug 01; 235(5):163-7. View in: PubMed

Diseases of the veins. N Engl J Med. 1946 Aug 1; 235(5):163-7. View in: PubMed

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