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Maximo Brito, MD, MPH






Maximo Brito, MD, MPH

Associate Professor and Vice Chair of Medicine

University of Illinois at Chicago

Division of Infectious Diseases

808 S. Wood St. (MC 735) Rm 888

Chicago, IL  60612

312-996-0995

mbrito@uic.edu  










Research and clinical Interests:


Max Brito is an Associate Professor and Vice Chair for Urban Global Health in the Department of Medicine. His clinical research focuses on HIV prevention in the Caribbean. He specializes in the treatment of patients co-infected with the HIV and hepatitis viruses.




Selected Publications:



Brito MO, Lerebours L, Volquez C, Basora E, Khosla S, et al. A Pilot Study to Introduce Voluntary Medical Male Circumcision for HIV Prevention in Areas of High Prevalence in the Dominican Republic. Submitted for publication.


Brito MO, Davis M, Chakrabarti A. A cross national study to compare the knowledge, attitudes, perceptions of sexually transmitted diseases and the risk behaviors of Latino adolescents. Int J Adolesc Med Health 2014; 26(2):203-8. doi: 10.1515/ijamh-2013-0509.


Mena Lora A, Fernandez J, Morales A, Soto Y, Feris-Iglesias J,  Brito MO. Disease severity and mortality caused by dengue in a Dominican pediatric population. Am J Trop Med Hyg 2014; 90: 169-172.


Focaccia R,  Gonzalez A, Tavares A, Diament D, De Bortholi E, Savio E, Lecour H, Pedreira JD, Morano LE, Silva M, Brito MO, Lopes N, Sarmento R, Cimerman S,  Mattei S, Pedroto I. Recommendations for the management and treatment of hepatitis C from the Panamerican Society of Infectious Diseases.  Rev panam infectol 2013;15 (1 supl 2): s1-51.


Brito, MO. Male Circumcision and HIV: Do All Roads Lead to Rome? Journal of Global Infectious Diseases 2012: 4: 4-5.


Brito MO, Luna M, and Bailey, RC (2010) .The feasibility and acceptability of male circumcision among men, women, and health providers of the Altagracia Province, Dominican Republic. AIDS Care. Doi: 10.1080/09540121.2010.484455.


Brito MO, Caso LM, Balbuena H, Bailey RC (2009) Acceptability of Male Circumcision for the Prevention of HIV/AIDS in the Dominican Republic. PLoS ONE 4(11): e7687. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0007687


Templer SJ, Brito MO. Bacterial Skin and Soft Tissue Infections. Hospital Physician.

2009; 45: 9-16.


Brito MO, Alhyraba M. Hepatitis B in HIV-infected patients. Hospital Physician 2008; 44: 17-22.


Brito MO, Doyle T. Movement and extrapyramidal disorders associated with interferon use in HIV/hepatitis C coinfection. AIDS 2007; 21: 1987-89.


Quimby D, Brito, MO. Fanconi syndrome associated with use of tenofovir in HIV infected patients: a case report and review of the literature. The AIDS reader 2005; 15: 357-364.


Bisno AL, Brito MO, Collins CM. Molecular Basis of Group A Streptococcal Virulence. The Lancet Infectious Diseases 2003; 3: 191-200.


Lopez F, Brito MO, Aude W et al. Update in Internal Medicine. Archives of Medical Research. 2000; 31: 329-352.