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    Gabriela Maria Maron Alfaro, MD

    Gabriela Marón, MD

    Assistant Member, St. Jude Faculty


    Infectious Diseases

    Contact Information

    Gabriela Marón, MD
    Infectious Diseases
    MS 600, Room Q1077C
    St. Jude Children's Research Hospital
    262 Danny Thomas Place
    Memphis, TN 38105-3678
    Phone: (901) 595-4127
    FAX: (901) 595-5068


    MD - Universidad Evangélica de El Salvador, San Salvador, El Salvador
    MS - University of Tennessee Health Science Center, Memphis, Tennessee

    Honors & Awards

    Research Interests

    Selected Publications

    Akbar NA, Allende I, Balmaseda A, Coelho IC, da Cunha RV, Datta B, Devi SS, Farrar J, Gaczkowski R, Guzman MG, Harris E, Hien TT, Horstick O, Hung NT, Jänisch T, Junghanss T, Kroeger A, Laksono IS, Lum LC, Marón GM, Martinez E, Mishra A, Ooi EE, Pleités EB, Ramirez G, Rosenberger K, Simmons CP, Siqueira JB Jr, Soria C, Tan LH, Thuy TT, Villalobos I, Villegas E, Wills B. Dengue--how best to classify it. Clin Infect Dis Jun;54(12):1820-1, 2012. Author reply 1821-2. doi: 10.1093/cid/cis328. Epub Apr 2, 2012. PMID: 22474173.

    Roberts SD, Wells GM, Gandhi NM, York NR, Marón G, Razzouk B, Hayden RT, Kaste SC, Shenep JL. Diagnostic value of routine chest radiography in febrile, neutropenic children for early detection of pneumonia and mould infections. Support Care Cancer Jan 26, 2012.

    Marón GM, Escobar GA, Hidalgo EM, Clara AW, Minniear TD, Martinez E, Pleites EB. Characterization of dengue shock syndrome in pediatric patients in El Salvador. Pediatr Infect Dis J May;30(5):449-50, 2011.

    Marón GM, Gaur AH, Flynn PM. Antiretroviral Therapy In HIV-Infected Infants and Children. Pediatr Infect Dis J Apr;29(4):360-3, 2010.

    Marón GM, Clara AW, Diddle W, Pleites EB, Miller L, MacDonald G, Adderson E. Association between Nutritional Status and Severity of Dengue Infection in Children in El Salvador. Am J Trop Med Hyg Feb; 82 (2):324-9, 2010.

    Caniza MA, Dueñas L, López B, Rodriguez A, Marón G, Hayden R, Srivastava K, McCullers J. A practical guide to alcohol-based hand hygiene infrastructure in a resource-poor pediatric hospital. Am J Infect Control Dec;37(10):851-4, 2009.

    Caniza MA, Marón G, McCullers J, Clara WA, Cedillos R, Dueñas L, Arnold S, Williams BF, Tuomanen EI. Planning and implementation of an infection control training program for healthcare providers in Latin America. Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol Dec;28(12):1328-33, 2007.

    Caniza MA, Clara W, Marón G, Navarro-Marin JE, Rivera R, Howard SC, Camp J, Barfield RC. Establishment of ethical oversight of human research in El Salvador: lessons learned. Lancet Oncol Dec;7(12):1027-33, 2006.

    Caniza MA, Marón G, Moore EJ, Quintana Y, Liu T. Effective hand hygiene education with the use of flipcharts in a hospital in El Salvador. J Hosp Infect Jan;65(1):58-64, 2007.

    Marón G. Factores Asociados a actitudes de estigma y discriminación hacia personas viviendo con VIH/SIDA en mujeres en El Salvador. (Factors associated to attitudes of stigma and discrimination towards people living with HIV/AIDS in women in El Salvador.) Published by USAID-POLICY, May 2005.

    Pleites E, Clará W, Chacón R, Marón G. Optimization of the clinical diagnosis of Dengue Hemorrhagic Fever. Revista Pediátrica Salvadoreña 2003.

    Last update: March 2013