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Alice Thornton, MD, Infectious Disease, Lexington, KY, Shriners Hospitals for Children-Lexington

AliceChaffinThorntonMD

Infectious Disease Lexington, KY

Professor, Chief Infectious Diseases, Internal Medicine, University of Kentucky College of Medicine

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Education & Training

  • Indiana University School of Medicine
    Indiana University School of MedicineFellowship, Infectious Disease, 1995 - 1998
  • Wake Forest University School of Medicine
    Wake Forest University School of MedicineResidency, Internal Medicine, 1992 - 1995
  • Marshall University School of Medicine
    Marshall University School of MedicineClass of 1992

Certifications & Licensure

  • KY State Medical License
    KY State Medical License 1998 - 2023
  • NC State Medical License
    NC State Medical License 1994 - 1998
  • American Board of Internal Medicine Infectious Disease

Awards, Honors, & Recognition

  • Regional Top Doctor Castle Connolly, 2014
  • CMS Meaningful Use Stage 1 Certification Allscripts Enterprise EHR, Allscripts, 2013

Publications & Presentations

PubMed

Journal Articles

  • Alcohol Use and Multimorbidity Among Individuals Living with HIV  
    Alice Thornton, MD, AIDS and Behavior

Press Mentions

  • Do Persons with Opioid Use Disorder and Injection-Related Infections Really Need Prolonged Hospitalizations to Complete Intravenous Antibiotic Therapy?
    Do Persons with Opioid Use Disorder and Injection-Related Infections Really Need Prolonged Hospitalizations to Complete Intravenous Antibiotic Therapy?October 5th, 2018
  • New Plan to Treat Opioid Use Disorder Could Help Rural Communities Combat Addiction
    New Plan to Treat Opioid Use Disorder Could Help Rural Communities Combat AddictionNovember 6th, 2020
  • Opioid Use Curbed by Team at Infectious Diseases Clinic; Multidisciplinary Plans May Hold Key, Particularly in Rural Areas
    Opioid Use Curbed by Team at Infectious Diseases Clinic; Multidisciplinary Plans May Hold Key, Particularly in Rural AreasOctober 22nd, 2020
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