Ravi Ramesh Jhaveri

  • 1101 Citations
1993 …2019
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Research Interests

After having served on the faculty at both Duke and UNC, Dr. Jhaveri joined the faculty at Lurie/FSM in October 2018. He currently serves as Associate Division Head for Pediatric Infectious Diseases. Dr. Jhaveri is active in leadership of several infectious diseases society at the national level. He currently serves as a member of the Pediatric Infectious Diseases Society Board of Directors. He is the Vice-Chair of the Infectious Diseases Society of America Leadership Institute working group and is the PIDS liaison to the IDSA Standards, Practice and Guidelines Committee. He is a member of the AASLD-IDSA HCV Guidelines committee where he serves as one of the subgroup chairs on HCV in Children and Pregnant Women.

Dr. Jhaveri has focused on all aspects of Hepatitis C virus infection. In the past, he ran a laboratory dedicated to study the effect of HCV on lipid metabolism in liver cells and viral and host determinants of HCV vertical transmission. He has been very active in studies of HCV in infants and children: epidemiology, natural history and treatment, testing and advocacy. Dr. Jhaveri's other interests include outcomes studies in pediatric infectious diseases, influenza and the live-attenuated influenza vaccine, prevention, treatment and vertical transmission of Hepatitis B, management of febrile infants and physician decision-making.

Dr. Jhaveri's clinical practice is in all aspects of pediatric infectious diseases. His specialty is in management of children with Hepatitis B & C exposure and infection.

Training Experience

1999Residency, University of Chicago Hospitals
2003Fellowship, UCLA Medical Center, Los Angeles, CA

Education/Academic qualification

MD, Mount Sinai School of Medicine

… → 1996

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Research Output 1993 2019

Virus Diseases
Cost-Benefit Analysis
Antiviral Agents
Quality-Adjusted Life Years
Streptococcus pneumoniae
Risk Management
Urinary Tract Infections
Vaccinium macrocarpon
Bacterial Adhesion
Anti-Bacterial Agents
5 Citations (Scopus)

Call to Action: Prevention of Mother-to-Child Transmission of Hepatitis B in Africa

Wilson, P., Parr, J. B., Jhaveri, R. & Meshnick, S. R., Mar 28 2018, In : Journal of Infectious Diseases. 217, 8, p. 1180-1183 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Hepatitis B
Hepatitis B virus
Hepatitis B Vaccines
25 Citations (Scopus)

Hepatitis C guidance 2018 update: Aasld-idsa recommendations for testing, managing, and treating Hepatitis C Virus infection

Chung, R. T., Ghany, M. G., Kim, A. Y., Marks, K. M., Naggie, S., Vargas, H. E., Aronsohn, A. I., Bhattacharya, D., Broder, T., Falade-Nwulia, O. O., Fontana, R. J., Gordon, S. C., Heller, T., Holmberg, S. D., Jhaveri, R. R., Jonas, M. M., Kiser, J. J., Linas, B. P., Lo Re, V., Morgan, T. R. & 11 othersNahass, R. G., Peters, M. G., Reddy, K. R., Reynolds, A., Scott, J. D., Searson, G., Swan, T., Terrault, N. A., Trooskin, S. B., Wong, J. B. & Workowski, K. A., Oct 30 2018, In : Clinical Infectious Diseases. 67, 10, p. 1477-1492 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Virus Diseases
Hepatitis C
Communicable Diseases
Governing Board