International Journal of Prevention and Treatment

International Journal of Prevention and Treatment publishes the essential forum for new developments in the theory, research and practice of prevention. Prevention Science serves as a forum designed to disseminate new developments in the theory, research and practice of prevention.

Roberto Santos

Assistant Professor, Albany Medical Center, USA

Research Areas

HIV&AIDS in Children and Adolescents


2006-2008 M.S.Univ. of Texas Southwestern Medical Ctr Dallas
1991-1995M.D.University of Santo Tomas, Manila, Philippines
1987-1991B.S. University of Santo Tomas, Manila, Philippines


2008-present Assistant Professor, Dept. of Pediatrics, Div. of Infectious Dis., Albany Medical Center, NY
2005-2008PEDIATRIC INFECTIOUS DISEASES FELLOWSHIP TRAINING PROGRAM Dept. of Pediatrics, Div. of Infectious Diseases, UT Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas, TX
2002-2005 PEDIATRIC RESIDENCY TRAINING PROGRAM Dept. of Pediatrics, State University of New York, Upstate Medical University, Syracuse, NY

Academic Achievement

Abbott Laboratories Fellowship Award


Member, American Academy of HIV Medicine (AAHIVM), 2011-present
Membership Committee Member, Pediatric Infectious Disease Society (PIDS), 2010-present
Research Sub-committee Member, Antimicrobial Stewardship Program, PIDS, 2010-present
Member, Section of Infectious Disease, American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP), 2009-present
Member, Section on Clinical Pharmacology & Therapeutics, AAP, 2009-present
Member, HIV Medicine Association (HIVMA), Infectious Dis. Society of America, 2008-present
Member, Pediatric Infectious Diseases Society (PIDS), 2005-present

Publications: Conferences/Workshops/Symposiums/Journals/Books

[1]  Chao J, Nepo AG, Butt S, Stellrecht KA, Pearce JM, Lepow LM. The use of intravenous palivizumab for treatment of persistent RSV infection in children with leukemia. Pediatrics 2012 (doi: 10.1542/peds.2008-1536, On-line Early Release).
[2]  et al. Deep sequencing reveals mixed infection of pandemic H1N1/2009 viruses and the emergence of oseltamivir resistance. J Infect Dis. 2011 Jan15;203(2):168-74.
[3]  Prestidge CB, Brown ME, et al. Pharmacokinetics and pharmacodynamics of linezolid in children with cystic fibrosis. Pediatr Pulmonol. 2009 Feb;44(2):148-54.
[4]  Revell P, Garcia C, et al. Prolonged use of linezolid in children with cystic fibrosis: Effect on MRSA isolates in the respiratory tract. Pediatr Pulmonol. 2008 Supplement 31:338-9.
[5]  Mayo TW, Siegel JD. Active surveillance cultures and contact precautions for control of multidrug-resistant organisms: Ethical considerations. Clin Infect Dis. 2008 Jul 1;47(1):110-6.
[6]  Ramilo O, Barton T. Nevirapine-associated DRESS (Drug Rash with Eosinophilia and Systemic Symptoms) syndrome in an adolescent with HIV infection. Pediatr Infect Dis J 2007;26:1053–56.
[7]  Sanchez PJ, Mejias A, at al. Successful medical treatment of cutaneous aspergillosis in a premature infant using liposomal amphotericin B, voriconazole and micafungin. Pediatr Infect Dis J.2007;26(4):364-6.
[8]  Awa E, Anbar RD. Inhaled tobramycin solution-associated recurrent eosinophilia and severe persistent bronchospasm in a patient with cystic fibrosis: a case report. BMC Pediatrics 2007, 7:11.
[9]  Hoo J. Difficulty in recognizing multiple sulfatase deficiency in an infant. Pediatrics 2006; 117(3):955-8.
[10]  Pergolizzi JJ. Transient neonatal jitteriness due to maternal use of sertraline (Zoloft) Journal of Perinatology 2004;24(6):392-4.