Debra Tristram, MD

Debra Tristram, MD

Pediatric Infectious Disease Albany, NY

Professor, Pediatrics, Albany Medical College

Office Address

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  • 43 new scotland ave
    Albany Medical Center, Dept of Peds, MC88
    Albany, NY 12208
    Phone: (518) 262-5332

Dr. Tristram's Clinical Specialties & Interests

  • Pediatric Infectious Disease: General Pediatric Infectious Disease

Dr. Tristram's Faculty Appointments & Work History

  • Attending PhysicianAlbany Medical Center
    Albany, NY
    Professor of Pediatrics, Division Chief, Pediatric Infectious Disease
  • Director of Pediatric HIV programECU School of Medicine
    Greenville, NC
    Associate Clinical Professor of Pediatrics, Division Chief, Pediatric Infectious Disease (1998-2004); Clinical Professor of Pediatrics Division Chief, Pediatric Infectious Disease (2004-2012); Director of Pediatric HIV program (2000-2012)
  • DirectorErwin Neter Bacteriology & Serology Laboratory
  • Assistant ProfessorState University of New York at Buffalo
    Buffalo, NY
    Research Assistant Professor of Pediatrics (1990-1993)
  • Associate AttendingChildren's Hospital of Buffalo
    Buffalo, NY
    Assistant Attending in Pediatrics (1989-1994)
  • Attending PediatricianMichigan State University/Kalamazoo Campus
    Assistant Director for Pediatric Education, SMAHEC Pediatric Clinic
  • Assistant Clinical ProfessorSUNY Health Science Center
    Syracuse, NY
  • Staff PhysicianCrouse Irving Memorial Hospital
    Syracuse, NY
  • PhysicianOnondaga County Dept. of Health
    Syracuse, NY
  • Summer Research FellowLederle Laboratories
    Pearl River, NY

Dr. Tristram's Education & Medical Training

  • Children's Hospital of BuffaloChildren's Hospital of BuffaloOther Training, Pediatric Infectious Dis.
  • SUNY Upstate Medical UniversitySUNY Upstate Medical UniversityResidency, Pediatrics
  • SUNY Health Science CenterSUNY Health Science CenterOther Training, Pediatric Infectious Diseases
  • Albany Med CollAlbany Medical CollegeMedical School
  • State University of New York at AlbanyState University of New York at AlbanyOther Training, B.S.

Dr. Tristram's Certifications & Licensure

  • NY State Medical LicenseNY State Medical LicenseActive through 2014
  • NC State Medical LicenseNC State Medical LicenseCurrent
  • American Board of PediatricsAmerican Board of PediatricsPediatrics, 1987
  • American Board of PediatricsAmerican Board of PediatricsPediatric Infectious Diseases, 1994

Dr. Tristram's Awards, Honors, & Recognition

  • Consumer's Research Council of AmericaAmerica's Top PediatriciansConsumer's Research Council of America, 2006-2012
  • Housestaff Teaching Award1985
  • Medical Student Summer Research Grant1979
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Dr. Tristram's Publications & Presentations

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Journal Articles

  • Influenza vaccine: awareness and barriers to adequate immunicazation.Mirza A, Subedar A, Fowler SL, Murray DL, Arnold S, Tristram D, Abuelreish M, Wludyka P, Chiu TT, Rathore MH, South Med J., 1/1/2008
  • Interleukin-1 facilitates airway epithelial migration in response to injury.Hicks W Jr., Hall LA 3rd., Tristram DA., Gardella JA Jr,. Bright FV., Hard R,. Sigurdson L, Laryngoscope, 1/1/2003
  • Palivizumab Prophylaxis reduces hospitalization due to Respiratory Syncytial Virus in Young Children with Hemodymanically Significant Heart Disease.Feltes, TF, Cabalka, AK, Meissner, HC and the Cardiac Synagis Study Group., J Ped, 1/1/2003
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Books/Book Chapters

  • Conn’s Current TherapyChapter: Necrotizing Infections.Page 85 - 88
    Tristram, DA
    Editors: Bope, ET Kellerman , R and Rakel, RE.Elsevier, Philadelphia, PA
  • Consensus in Pediatrics. Respiratory Tract Infections in Children: New Developments in Diagnosis and TreatmentChapter: PharyngitisPage 1 - 11
    Tristram, DA
    Editors: Feld, L and Hyams, J.Mead Johnson and Co.
  • Consensus in Pediatrics. Respiratory Tract Infections in Children: New Developments in Diagnosis and TreatmentChapter: Otitis MediaPage 12 - 18
    Tristram, DA
    Editors: Feld, L and Hyams, J.Mead Johnson and Co.
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  • Brain abscess: rare but fatal complication of sinusitis.Rallabandi , S., Tristram, DA, NC Pediatric Society presentation., 8/1/2010
  • Physician recommendation is the most important determinant for vaccination in children with chronic medical conditions (CMC).Mirza1, A., Subedar, A., Fowler, S., Murray, D.L., Arnold, S., Tristram, D., Wludyka, P., Rathore, M., Presentation for NIC Meeting., 3/1/2007
  • Influenza vaccine: Awareness and barriers, a survey of families of children with chronic medical conditions.Abuelrich, M, Rathore M, Arnold S, Fowler S, Tristram D, Wludyka P. Dyer k. Murray D, 41st IDSA, San Diego, CA., 10/1/2003
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  • "Pediatric HIV symposium; how kids are really different "Pharmacy degree students program, Campbell University. - 3/1/2012
  • "HIV MTCT issues for the 21st century"NCCAN (NC Children’s ADIS Network) - 11/1/2011
  • "IDSA update 2011"NC Infectious Disease Society - 11/1/2011
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  • Review of: Infection Control In the Child Care Center and Preschool, 5th Edition. ED. Donowitz, L. Lippincott and Wilkins, 2001.Tristram, DA, Doody's Review Service (on-line)

Dr. Tristram's Professional Memberships

  • FellowAmerican Academy of Pediatrics - AAPFellow

Hospital Affiliations

Insurance Accepted

  • CIGNA Open Access
  • Empire BCBS PPO
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • Multiplan PPO
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO

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