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G  Thomas  Strickland

G Thomas Strickland M.D., Ph.D.

Academic Title: Adjunct Professor
Primary Appointment: Epidemiology & Public Health
Secondary Appointments: Medicine, Microbiology and Immunology
Location: Howard Hall, 102D
Phone: (410) 706-7550
Fax: (410) 706-8013

Personal History:

1956 B.A. History, University North Carolina, Chapel Hill 1960 M.D. University North Carolina School of Medicine
1960-1961 Internship, National Naval Medical Center, Bethesda, MD
1963-1966 Residency (internal medicine), NNMC, Bethesda, MD
1970-1971 D.C.M.T. (clinical tropical medicine) London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine, London, UK
1971-1974 Ph.D. (immunoparasitology) LSH&TM, London, UK

1966 Diploma, Radioisotope Techniques and Nuclear Medicine for Medical Officers
1968 Diplomat, American Board of Internal Medicine

1957-1960 Ensign, Navy Medical Student Program, UNC Med School
1960-1961 LT, Intern, NNMC, Bethesda, MD
1961-1963 LT, Medical Officer, U.S. Embassy, Nicosia, Cyprus
1963-1966 LT/LCDR, Resident, Internal Medicine, NNMC
1966-1967 LCDR, Department of Medicine, NNMC, Bethesda 1967-1970 LCDR, Head, Clinical Investigation Department, Naval Medical Research Unit #2, Taipei, Taiwan
1970-1972 CDR, Postgraduate Student, London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine, London
1972-1977 CDR/CAPT, Research Medical Officer (1972-1974, 1975-1977) & Head (1974-1975), Division of Immunoparasitol-ogy, Naval Medical Research Institute, Bethesda, MD
1975-1976 CDR, Infectious Diseases Research Program Manager, Naval Medical Research & Development Command, Bethesda
1974-1982 CDR/CAPT, Attending Physician, Consultant in Tropical Medicine & Infectious Diseases & Co Director of Infectious Diseases Fellowship Program (1977-1980), NNMC
1976-1981 CAPT, Director of Research and Education, Department of Medicine, Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences, Bethesda
1981-1982 CAPT, Senior Scientist, Department of Infectious & Parasitic Disease Pathology, Armed Forces Institute of Pathology, Washington, D.C.

1968-1970 Lecturer, Department of Medicine, Tri Services General Hospital/National Defense Medical College & Taipei Medical College, Taipei, Taiwan
1971-1972 Visiting Physician, Department of Medicine, Hammersmith Hospital/Royal Postgraduate Medical School & Department of Medicine, Royal Free Hospital and Medical School, London, UK
1975-1979 Associate Professor of Medicine, USUHS, Bethesda 1976-2000 Senior Associate, Department of Molecular Virology & Immunology, Johns Hopkins School of Hygiene & Public Health, Baltimore
1979-1982 Professor of Medicine, USUHS, Bethesda
1982- Professor of Microbiology & Immunology, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD
1984-1995 Professor of Medicine, UMSM, Baltimore
1986- Professor of Epidemiology & Preventive Medicine, UMSM, Baltimore

1976-1981 Director of Research & Education, Department of Medicine, USUHS, Bethesda 1977-1980 Medical School Admissions Committee, USUHS, Bethesda
1982-2001 Director, International Health Program, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore
1983-1985 Director, International Center for Medical Research & Training, Lahore, Pakistan
1985- Graduate School Faculty, UMSM, Baltimore 1985-1990 School of Medicine Council, UMSM, Baltimore
1987-2005 Medical Student Admission Committee Interviewer, UMSM, Baltimore
1991-2007 Department of Epidemiology & Preventive Medicine Committees: Graduate Program (1992-1997); Residency Review (1992-2001); Undergraduate Teaching (1993-2002); Promotions & Appointments (2000-2007)
1991-2007 Academic Advisor for Medical and Graduate (Master & Doctorate degrees) Students & Preventive Medicine Residents & Infectious Disease Fellows
2001-2005 Director, International Health Division, DEPM, UMMS

1970-1987 Fellow, American College of Physicians
1976-2006 Fellow, Infectious Disease Society of America
1969- Fellow, American Society Tropical Medicine & Hygiene
1995-1998 Councillor, American Committee on Tropical Medicine & Traveler's Health
1996 Annual Meeting Local Coordinating Committee Chairman
1976-1983 National Council for International Health Public Affairs Committee(1978-1982); Chairman (1978-1980)
1970- Fellow, Royal Society of Tropical Medicine & Hygiene Local Secretary for Maryland (1978-1983)
1978- The Baltimore Tropical Medicine Dinner Club
1976-1982 National Council for International Health; Member of Governing Board (1976 1982); Vice Chairman (1977, 1979- 1980), Chairman (1978), Executive Committee (1977-1982)

1953 Phi Eta Sigma
1955 Phi Beta Kappa
1955 1956 Alpha Epsilon Delta (President, 1955 & 1956)
1971 Mark of Distinction, Diploma in Clinical Medicine in the Tropics, London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine
1984- Who's Who in America
1984- American Men & Women of Science
2008- US Military Annual â?oHunter-Strickland Excellence in Deployed Preventive Medicine Awardâ?

1984-1986 Editor, Parasitology Section (36 Chapters) Clinical Medicine, J.B. Lippincott Co., Philadelphia 1986
1985-1986 Editor, Malaria, first issue of Clinics in Tropical Medicine and Communicable Disease, W.B. Saunders Co., Eastbourne, England, April 1986 1985-1990 Editorial Board, Clinics in Tropical Medicine and Communicable Diseases
1988-2004 Consulting Editor (Tropical Medicine & Parasitology) of 27-30th Editions of Dorland's Illustrated Medical Dictionary, W.B. Saunders Co., Philadelphia
1998-2001 Editorial Board, Emerging Infectious Diseases Strickland, G.T., Simpson, T.W. and Mercer, M.A., New Developments in Tropical Medicine, National Council for International Health, Washington, 1982, 93 pp.
Strickland, G.T., and Hunter, K.W., Jr., Immunoparasitology: Principles and Methods in Malaria and Schistosomiasis Research. Praeger Press, New York, 1982, 295 pp.
Simpson, T.W., Strickland, G.T. and Mercer, M.A., New Developments in Tropical Medicine II, National Council for International Health, Washington, 1983. 125 pp.
Strickland, G.T., Hunter's Tropical Medicine, W.B. Saunders Co., Philadelphia, 6th (1984),7th (1991)& 8th editions, 2000

Research Interests:

* Hepatitis C and E
* Clinical tropical medicine and parasitology, particularly schistosomiasis & malaria
* Tropical epidemiology: study and control of endemic disease at village level
* Vector-borne & zoonotic infectious diseases, including Lyme disease and human ehrlichiosis

Clinical Speciality:

Internal medicine


Recent Publications

Hashem M, El-Karaksy H, Shata MT, Sobhy M, Helmy H, El-Naghi S, Galal G, Ali ZZ, Esmat G, Abdelwahab SF, Strickland GT, El-Kamary SS. Strong hepatitis C virus (HCV)-specific cell-mediated immune responses in the absence of viremia or antibodies among uninfected siblings of HCV chronically infected children. J Infect Dis. 2011;203:854-61.

Strickland GT. An epidemic of hepatitis C virus infection while treating endemic infectious diseases in Equatorial Africa more than a half century ago: did it also jump-start the AIDS pandemic? Clin Infect Dis. 2010; 51:785-7.

Strickland GT. Risk factors for HCV infection in Pakistan. J Viral Hepat. 2010;17:305-6.

Saleh DA, Shebl FM, El-Kamary SS, Magder LS, Allam A, Abdel-Hamid M, Mikhail N, Hashem M, Sharaf S, Stoszek SK, Strickland GT. Incidence and risk factors for community-acquired hepatitis C infection from birth to 5 years of age in rural Egyptian children. Trans R Soc Trop Med Hyg. 2010;104:357-63.

Shebl FM, El-Kamary SS, Saleh DA, Abdel-Hamid M, Mikhail N, Allam A, El-Arabi H, Elhenawy I, El-Kafrawy S, El-Daly M, Selim S, El-Wahab AA, Mostafa M, Sharaf S, Hashem M, Heyward S, Stine OC, Magder LS, Stoszek S, Strickland GT. Prospective cohort study of mother-to-infant infection and clearance of hepatitis C in rural Egyptian villages. J Med Virol. 2009 Jun;81(6):1024-31.

El-Kamary SS, Shardell MD, Abdel-Hamid M, Ismail S, El-Ateek M, Metwally M, Mikhail N, Hashem M, Mousa A, Aboul-Fotouh A, El-Kassas M, Esmat G, Strickland GT. A randomized controlled trial to assess the safety and efficacy of silymarin on symptoms, signs and biomarkers of acute hepatitis. Phytomedicine. 2009;16:391-400.

Inchauspé G, Honnet G, Bonnefoy JY, Nicosia A, Strickland GT. Hepatitis C vaccine: supply and demand. Lancet Infect Dis. 2008 Dec;8(12):739-40.

Périssé AR, Strickland GT. Usefulness of clinical algorithm as screening process to detected malaria in low-to-moderate transmission areas of scarce health related resources. Acta Trop. 2008;107:224-9; 2008.

Saleh DA, Shebl F, Abdel-Hamid M, Narooz S, Mikhail N, El-Batanony M, El-Kafrawy S, El-Daly M, Sharaf S, Hashem M, El-Kamary S, Magder LS, Stoszek SK, Strickland GT. Incidence and risk factors for hepatitis C infection in a cohort of women in rural Egypt. Trans R Soc Trop Med Hyg. 2008;102:921-8.

Strickland GT, El-Kamary SS, Klenerman P, Nicosia A. Hepatitis C vaccine: supply and demand. Lancet Infect Dis. 2008;8:379-86.

Lunney KM, Jenkins AL, Tavengwa NV, Majo F, Chidhanguro D, Iliff P, Strickland GT, Piwoz E, Iannotti L, Humphrey JH. HIV-positive poor women may stop breast-feeding early to protect their infants from HIV infection although available replacement diets are grossly inadequate. J Nutr. 2008;138:351-7.