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Miguel Cabada

Miguel Cabada, MD UTMB Health Provider

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    Specialties: Adult Infectious Diseases, Travel Medicine
    Languages: English
    Spanish
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  • Dr. Cabada graduated from Universidad Peruana Cayetano Heredia in Lima Peru. After medical school he spent 5 years working in the jungle and highlands of Peru as a post-doctoral fellow in tropical medicine. He spent most of that time performing epidemiologic studies on infectious diseases and travel medicine Cusco area. Dr. Cabada trained in internal medicine at Jackson Memorial Hospital University of Miami and in infectious diseases at University of Texas Medical Branch in Galveston. He obtained a master degree in clinical research from UTMB and also trained in field epidemiology, ultrasound of tropical diseases, and molecular biology.

    Dr. Cabada splits his time between Galveston where he does clinical work on general infectious diseases and travel medicine and Cusco-Peru where he does community based studies and translational research on Fasciola hepatica, soil transmitted diseases, and cestode infections. He heads the University of Texas Medical Branch and Universidad Peruana Cayetano Heredia Collaborative Research Center in Cusco. The center is a training site in tropical medicine and global health for medical students and fellows. The facilities include fully equipped molecular biology, bacteriology-parasitology, and clinical laboratories. Dr. Cabada's main research interests focus on neglected tropical disease including epidemiologic and translational research of new field applicable diagnostics for neglected parasites.

  • Medical/Professional School:

    University Peruana Cayetano Heredia - Lima, Peru, MD, 2000

    Residencies:

    Internal Medicine, Jackson Memorial Hospital, University of Miami - Miami, FL, 2008

    Fellowships:

    Infectious Diseases, University of Texas Medical Branch - Galveston, TX, 2011

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