Medical Director, Nebraska Medical Center Microbiology Section
Staphylococcal biology and pathogenesis, antibiotic resistance of clinical relevant pathogens
For more details on Dr. Fey's research, please visit his webpage.
Education and Training
B.S., Kansas State University, 1990 (Biology and Microbiology)
Ph.D., Creighton University, 1995 (Medical Microbiology)
Post-Doctoral Fellowship, Medical College of Virginia, 1995-1997
Diplomat American Board of Medical Microbiology D(ABMM), 2012
PAMM950 Bacterial Pathogenesis
PAMM 871 Antibiotics-Mechanism of Action and Resistance
PAMM 950 Topics in Staphylococcal Biology
Four Ph.D. students
Medical Students - Streptococcal infections
Direct clinical microbiology rounds for Infectious Disease/Pathology residents and fellows
Member: American Society for Microbiology
Editorial Board: Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy
2012: Joint IDSA/ATS guidelines committee for HAP/VAP therapy
2006-Present: NIH NIAID Study Section ZRG IDM-M (12) “Food Safety, non-HIV Infectious Agents Sterilization and Bioremediation”
2012: State of Pennsylvania Department of Health-Antibiotic Resistance Study section.
2011: Reviewer of graduate program (M.S., Ph.D., M.D./Ph.D.) of the University of South Dakota Sanford School of Medicine.
2011: DMRDP Study Section.Clinical Trials of Infectious Disease
2011: NIAID ZRG IDM-B (02) M Study Section. Microbial Pathogens
2010: USDA Agriculture and Food Research Initiative (AFRI). Addressing critical and emerging food safety issues. Study section.
2010: MRC (Medical Research Council)-United Kingdom. Expert reviewer
2010: NIAID PCMB Study Section. Ad-Hoc Member.
2009-2011: NIAID BACP Study section. Ad-Hoc Member.
K.A. Bryant, T.C. Van Schooneveld, I. Thapa, D. Bastola, L.O. Williams, T.J. Safranek, S.H. Hinrichs, M.E. Rupp, and P.D. Fey. 2012. KPC-4 is encoded within a truncated Tn4401 in an IncL/M plasmid pNE1280 isolated from Enterobacter cloacae and Serratia marcescens. Accepted, Antimicrob. Agents Chemother.
A.S. Nuxoll, S.M. Halouska, M.R. Sadykov, M.L. Hanke, K.W. Bayles, T. Kielian, R. Powers, and P.D. Fey. 2012. CcpA Regulates Arginine Biosynthesis in Staphylococcus aureus through Repression of Proline Catabolism. Accepted, PLoS Pathogens.
J.L. Bose, M.K. Lehman, D.E. Moormeier, P.D. Fey, and K.W. Bayles. 2012. Contribution of the Staphylococcus aureus Atl AM and GL domains in cell division, autolysis and the necessity of their enzymatic activity in biofilm formation. PLoS One 7(7):e42244
P.D. Fey, P.C. Iwen, E.B. Zentz, A.M. Briska, J.K. Henkhaus, M.A. Larson, R.K. Noel, and S.H. Hinrichs. 2012. Assessment of Whole Genome Mapping in a well-defined outbreak of Salmonella enterica Serotype Saintpaul. J. Clin Microbiol. 50(9):3063-5
Pozzi, C., Waters, E.M. Rudkin, J.K., Schaeffer, C, Pier, G.B., Fey, P.D., Massey, R.C., and O’Gara, J.P. 2012. Methicillin resistance alters the biofilm phenotype and attenuates virulence in Staphylococcus aureus device-associated infections. PLoS Pathogens. Apr;8(4):e1002626.
M.E. Rupp, S. Yu, T. Huerta, R.J. Cavalieri, R. Alter, P.D. Fey, T. Van Schooneveld, and J.R. Anderson. 2012. Adequate disinfection of a needleless intravascular catheter connector with a five second alcohol scrub. Clin. Infect. Dis. 33:661-665
D.F. Florescu, F. Qiu, M.A. McCartan, C. Mindru, P.D. Fey, and A.C. Kalil. 2012. What is the efficacy and safety of colistin for the treatment of ventilator-associated pneumonia? A systematic review and meta-analysis. Clin. Infect. Dis. 54:670-680. Comment by M.E. Falagas and P.I. Rafailidis. 2012. Colistin in Ventilator Associated Pneumonia. Clin. Infect. Dis 54. 681-683.
D.F. Florescu, W. Grant, J. Botha, P.D. Fey, and A.C. Kalil. 2012. Is multivisceral transplantation indicated in patients colonized with multidrug resistant Pseudomonas aeruginosa? Microbial Drug Resistance 18:74-80
For a detailed list of publications, click here.
985900 Nebraska Medical Center
Omaha, NE 68198-5900