Gail Reid MD
EducationBA Mount Holyoke College, South Hadley, MA
MD St. George’s University School of Medicine, Grenada, W.I.
Residency Department of Internal Medicine, University of Connecticut, Hartford, CT
Fellowship Division of Infectious Diseases, University of Illinois, Chicago, IL
1996 Valuable Volunteer Service Award, Martin Luther King, Jr. Center for Nonviolent Social Change
2002 Program Director’s Letter of Commendation for Excellence in Patient Care, University of Connecticut Residency Program
2003 Program Director’s Letter of Commendation for Excellence in Patient Care, University of Connecticut Residency Program
2004 Program Director’s Letter of Commendation for Excellence in Patient Care, University of Connecticut Residency Program
2005 Richard Garibaldi Humanitarian Award, U. of Conn
2008 Excellence in Teaching, IM Residency, UIC
Dr. Reid currently consults on the Transplant Infectious Diseases Consult Service at UIC, as well as the General Infectious Diseases Consult Service at West Side VA. She works closely with the Solid Organ Transplant and Bone Marrow Transplant Services in the management of infections associated with immunocompromised patients. She also is Assistant Program Director for the Infectious Diseases Fellowship Program at UIC.
Areas of Research
During her fellowship, Dr. Reid focused her research on post-transplant infections in liver transplant recipients. She is now currently investigating genetic risk factors associated with cryptococcal morbidity and mortality in solid organ transplant recipients. Her other interests include Vancomycin Resistant Enterococcus and Transplant-associated infections.
Reid, GE, Grim SA, Aldeza CA, Janda WM, Clark NM. “Rapid development of Acinetobacter baumannii resistance to tigecycline.” Pharmacotherapy 27(8): 1198-201, 2007.
- Reid GE, Sarda V. Chapter: “Urinary Tract Infections.” Textbook of Diagnostic Microbiology 4th Ed. Mahon, et al. 2009. (in press)
- Reid GE, Grim SA, Sankary H, Benedetti E, Oberholzer J, Clark NM. “Early Intraabdominal Infections Associated with Orthotopic Liver Transplantation.” Transplantation 87(11), June 2009 (in press)