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Chief Clinical Consultant for
Infectious Disease

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Dr. Jonathan Vilasier Iralu, MD, FACP
Tribe: Angami Naga

Gallup Indian Medical Center
516 E Nizhoni Blvd
Gallup, NM 87301


Voicemail: 505-722-1345
Clinic: 505-722-1575

jonathan.iralu@ihs.gov

Dr. Iralu is the Indian Health Service Chief Clinical Consultant for Infectious Diseases. He has a special interest in HIV, tuberculosis and sexually transmitted disease care in rural communities. His research has focused on undifferentiated febrile illness in the American Southwest and on rural HIV care delivery. He has worked at Gallup Indian Medical Center since 1994 and is an instructor at Harvard Medical School and Senior Physician at Brigham and Women's Hospital Division of Global Health Equity in Boston, Massachusetts.

Education

BS in Molecular Biophysics and Biochemistry 1983
Yale College

Doctor of Medicine 1987
Harvard Medical School

Internal Medicine Residency 1990
Brigham and Women's Hospital
Boston, MA

Infectious Disease Fellowship 1993
Brigham and Women's Hospital
Boston, MA

Publications

Iralu J, Bai Y, Crook L, Tempest B, Simpson G, McKenzie T, et al. Rodent-associated Bartonella febrile illness, Southwestern United States. Emerg Infect Dis 2006;12(7):1081-6

Iralu J, Duran B, Pearson CR, Jiang Y, Foley K, Harrison M. Risk factors for HIV disease progression in a rural southwest American Indian population. Public Health Rep 2010;125 Suppl 4:43-50.

Links of Interest

HIV Treatment Guidelines [PDF-40KB]

TB Clinical Guidelines [PDF-121KB]

Division of Epidemiology and Disease Prevention Program Tools for the STD Program

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