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James B. Dale, MD

James B. Dale, MD

University of Tennessee Health Science Center
Chief, Division of Infectious Diseases

956 Court Avenue, Room E332
Memphis, TN 38163

Phone: 901-448-2101
jbdale@uthsc.edu

Member Since: 1986


Title

Gene H. Stollerman Professor of Medicine, Chief, Division of Infectious Diseases

Specialty/Subspecialty

Infectious

Clinical Interest(s)

Infectious Diseases

Research Interest(s)

  • Bacterial pathogenesis
  • Group A streptococcal infections
  • Vaccine development

Current / Former SSCI Roles

SSCI Council 1990-96 SSCI President 1995 Founders Medal 2002

About James B. Dale, MD

James B. Dale, MD, holds the Gene H. Stollerman Professorship of Medicine and is Chief of the Division of Infectious Diseases at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center in Memphis, Tennessee.

Dr. Dale's research interests are in the areas of molecular mechanisms of bacterial pathogenesis, immune responses to infectious agents, and vaccine design and development. His laboratory defined protective epitopes of group A streptococcal M proteins and subsequently developed highly complex multivalent recombinant protein vaccines which have progressed through early-stage clinical trials. In addition, he has developed international collaborations to study the epidemiology and disease burden of streptococcal infections in populations at high risk for rheumatic fever and invasive disease.

Dr. Dale is a member of the American Society for Clinical Investigation, the Association of American Physicians and past-chairman of the S-AFMR. He has been a member of the Southern Society for Clinical Investigation since 1986 and served past-president (1994-1995) of the SSCI. In 2002, Dr. Dale was honored by the Society in receiving the Founders' Medal Award. Dr. Dale presently serves on the Publications Committee and is a member of the Executive Advisory Committee.

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