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Division of Infectious Diseases, Immunology, and International Medicine
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
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-
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-
Mena Lora A, Fernandez J, Morales A, Soto Y, Feris-
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-
Brito, MO. Male Circumcision and HIV: Do All Roads Lead to Rome? Journal of Global
Infectious Diseases 2012: 4: 4-
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-
Brito MO, Alhyraba M. Hepatitis B in HIV-
Brito MO, Doyle T. Movement and extrapyramidal disorders associated with interferon
use in HIV/hepatitis C coinfection. AIDS 2007; 21: 1987-
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-
Bisno AL, Brito MO, Collins CM. Molecular Basis of Group A Streptococcal Virulence.
The Lancet Infectious Diseases 2003; 3: 191-
Lopez F, Brito MO, Aude W et al. Update in Internal Medicine. Archives of Medical
Research. 2000; 31: 329-