DonaldWheeler

Donald Wheeler, MD

Assoc Professor, College Of Medicine Internal Medicine

Assoc Professor, College Of Medicine Pathology & Cell Biology

College Of Medicine Pathology & Cell Biology

Associate Professor, Dept. of Pathology and Cell Biology, College of Medicine, University of South Florida

Contact Info 12901 Bruce B. Downs Blvd.
MDC 11
Tampa, FL 33612

Academic Email: dwheeler@health.usf.edu

Academic Phone: (813) 974-5192

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Education

  • MD, Medicine, The University Of Texas Health Science Center At Dallas, 1981
  • B.S., Texas Christian University, 1977

Interdisciplinary and Emerging Signature Programs

  • Allergy, Immunology & Infectious Disease

Research Interests

  • Clinical Studies in the Medical Diseases of the Kidney and Liver.

Memberships

  • Hans Popper Hepatopathology Society (Member, 2008 - Present)
  • International Association of Medical Science Educators (Member, 2008 - Present)
  • College of American Pathologists (Member, 2008 - Present)
  • International Liver Transplant Society (Member, 2008 - Present)
  • United States and Canadian Academy of Pathology (Member, 2008 - Present)
  • Group for Research in Pathology Education (President, 2007 - Present)

Recent Publications

  • Schultz, SM.Twickler, DM.Wheeler, DE.Hogan, TD. Ameloblastoma associated with basal cell nevus (Gorlin) syndrome: CT findings. Journal of computer assisted tomography. 11(5) : 901-4http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/3655059
  • Pandrangi, S.Singh, A.Wheeler, DE.Rossi, NF. Rituximab treatment for a patient with type I cryoglobulinemic glomerulonephritis. Nature clinical practice. Nephrology. 4(7) : 393-7, 2008. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/18493239
  • Perez, NE.Siddiqui, FA.Mutchnick, MG.Dhar, R.Tobi, M.Ullah, N.Saksouk, FA.Wheeler, DE.Ehrinpreis, MN. Ultrasound diagnosis of fatty liver in patients with chronic liver disease: a retrospective observational study. Journal of clinical gastroenterology. 41(6) : 624-9, 2007. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/17577120
  • Combes, B.Emerson, SS.Flye, NL.Munoz, SJ.Luketic, VA.Mayo, MJ.McCashland, TM.Zetterman, RK.Peters, MG.Di Bisceglie, AM.Benner, KG.Kowdley, KV.Carithers, RL.Rosoff, L.Garcia-Tsao, G.Boyer, JL.Boyer, TD.Martinez, EJ.Bass, NM.Lake, JR.Barnes, DS.Bonacini, M.Lindsay, KL.Mills, AS.Markin, RS.Rubin, R.West, AB.Wheeler, DE.Contos, MJ.Hofmann, AF. Methotrexate (MTX) plus ursodeoxycholic acid (UDCA) in the treatment of primary biliary cirrhosis. Hepatology (Baltimore, Md.). 42(5) : 1184-93, 2005. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/16250039
  • Jamal, MM.Soni, A.Quinn, PG.Wheeler, DE.Arora, S.Johnston, DE. Clinical features of hepatitis C-infected patients with persistently normal alanine transaminase levels in the Southwestern United States. Hepatology (Baltimore, Md.). 30(5) : 1307-11, 1999. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/10534355
  • Combes, B.Markin, RS.Wheeler, DE.Rubin, R.West, AB.Mills, AS.Eigenbrodt, EH.Maddrey, WC.Munoz, SJ.Garcia-Tsao, G.Bonner, GF.Boyer, JL.Luketic, VA.Shiffman, ML.Peters, MG.White, HM.Zetterman, RK.Carithers, RL. The effect of ursodeoxycholic acid on the florid duct lesion of primary biliary cirrhosis. Hepatology (Baltimore, Md.). 30(3) : 602-5, 1999. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/10462363
  • Hays, WS.Wheeler, DE.Eghtesad, B.Glew, RH.Johnston, DE. Expression of cytosolic beta-glucosidase in guinea pig liver cells. Hepatology (Baltimore, Md.). 28(1) : 156-63, 1998. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/9657108
  • Johnston, DE.Wheeler, DE. Chronic hepatitis related to use of fluoxetine. The American journal of gastroenterology. 92(7) : 1225-6, 1997. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/9219808
  • Combes, B.Carithers, RL.Maddrey, WC.Lin, D.McDonald, MF.Wheeler, DE.Eigenbrodt, EH.Muñoz, SJ.Rubin, R.Garcia-Tsao, G. A randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled trial of ursodeoxycholic acid in primary biliary cirrhosis. Hepatology (Baltimore, Md.). 22(3) : 759-66, 1995. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/7657280
  • Ahsan, N.Wheeler, DE.Palmer, BF. Leprosy-associated renal disease: case report and review of the literature. Journal of the American Society of Nephrology : JASN. 5(8) : 1546-52, 1995. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/7756586
  • Nadasdy, T.Laszik, Z.Lajoie, G.Blick, KE.Wheeler, DE.Silva, FG. Proliferative activity of cyst epithelium in human renal cystic diseases. Journal of the American Society of Nephrology : JASN. 5(7) : 1462-8, 1995. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/7703384

Positions Held

  • Associate Professor (Pathology, School of Medicine, Wayne State University 2001 - 2005)
  • Academic Director (Information Technologies, St. George's University 1999 - 2001)
  • Associate Professor (Dept. of Pathology, School of Medicine, University of New Mexico 1997 - 1999)

Awards/Honors

  • Outstanding Sophomore Instructor Award, Class of 2010 (University of South Florida, College of Medicine - 2009)
  • Outstanding Pre-clinical Science Course, Class of 2009 (University of South Florida, College of Medicine - 2009)
  • 2009 Promising Medical Education Scholar Award (Southern Group on Educational Affairs of the AAMC - 2009)
  • Outstanding Pre-clinical Science Course, Class of 2008 (University of South Florida, College of Medicine - 2008)
  • Outstanding Sophomore Instructor Award, Class of 2009 (University of South Florida, College of Medicine - 2008)
  • Outstanding Sophomore Instructor Award (USF College of Medicine - 2007)
  • Invited Baccalaureate Speaker (Wayne State University SOM - 2007)
  • Excellence in Pathology Teaching award (Wayne State University SOM - 2002)
  • Lamp Award for Teaching Excellence in Basic Science Years 1-2, class of 2004 (Wayne State University SOM - 2002)