Ruth Berggren, MD

Ruth Berggren, MD

Infectious Disease San Antonio, TX

Professor, Medicine, University of Texas Medical School, San Antonio


Office Address

  • 7300 Floyd Curl Drive
    Center for Medical Humanities & Ethics
    San Antonio, TX 78229
    Phone: (210) 567-0795

Ruth Berggren, MD

Infectious Disease San Antonio, TX

Professor, Medicine, University of Texas Medical School, San Antonio

Clinical Specialties & Interests

  • Infectious Disease: General Infectious Disease, HIV/AIDS Medicine, International Health, Travel & Tropical
  • Clinical Interests: HIV/HCV coinfection; Global Health Education; Behavior Change Communication; Medical Humanities; Medical Ethics; Community Service Learing; Medical Education

Education & Training

  • University of ColoradoUniversity of Colorado
  • Massachusetts General HospitalMassachusetts General Hospital
  • Harvard Medical SchoolHarvard Medical School

Certifications & Licensure

  • TX State Medical LicenseTX State Medical License1998 - 2017
  • American Board of Internal MedicineInternal Medicine
  • American Board of Internal MedicineInfectious Disease

    Awards, Honors, & Recognition

    • Nicholas E. Davies Memorial Scholar Award2015
    • Top Doctors:SE TexasCastle Connolly, 2013
    • FellowAmerican College of Physicians, 2013

    Publications & Presentations

    PubMed

    Journal Articles

    • After the Storm: Health Care Infrastructure in post-Katrina New Orleans  Berggren R. and Curiel T, New England J Med, 1/13/2006
    • Adaptations  Berggren, R, New England J Med, 1/13/2006
    • Interferon-induced Sarcoidosis  Doyle MK, Berggren R, and Magnus JH, J. Clin. Rheumatology, 1/1/2006

    Books/Book Chapters

    • AIDS THERAPY Chapter: Hepatitis B and GB virus C 
      Berggren, R and Murphy, H
      Editors: Masur H, and Saag M.
      2008
    • The Parkland Guide to HIV Therapy Chapter: Hepatitis C in HIV: Management 
      Berggren R
      Editors: .
      Edition 3rd,2005
    • Antimicrobial Therapy and Vaccines Chapter: Ribavirin 
      Berggren R, Clay P, and Lertora J
      Editors: Victor L. Yu, Rainer Weber, Didier Raoult.
      2004

    Abstracts/Posters

    • I’m Falling Apart Deming, S and Berggren, R, Society of General Internal Medicine 28th Annual Meeting, New Orleans, LA, 1/1/2005
    • Mobile Voluntary Counseling and Testing (VCT) Services for Remote Populations in Haiti Augustin A, Murphy H, McDonald J, Ulysse J, and Berggren R, International Conference “A Multicultural Caribbean United Against HIV/AIDS, Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic, 1/5/2004
    • Feeding Practices Among HIV-Infected Women in Rural Haiti Sheahan M, Murphy H, McDonald J, Augustin A, and Berggren R, American Anthropology Society Meeting, Dallas, TX, 1/1/2004

    Lectures

    • Choices in the Storm San Antonio, TX - 1/18/2007
    • Katrina Lessons and Disaster Preparedness from a Women’s Perspective Atlanta, GA - 1/17/2006
    • Katrina Lessons and Disaster Preparedness Philadelphia, PA - 1/8/2006

    Grant Support

    • A ROOT Cause Analysis Of Hiv/Aids-Related Hospital AdmissionsNational Center For Research Resources
      2005 - 2006
    • Comparison Of PEG Interferon PLUS Ribavirin Treatment In Patients With HepatitisNational Center For Research Resources
      2005 - 2005
    • Comparison Of PEG Interferon PLUS Ribavirin TreatmentNational Center For Research Resources
      2004 - 2004
    • ROOT Cause Analysis Of Hiv/Aids-Related HospitalizationsNational Center For Research Resources
      2004 - 2004
    • Mentored Patient Oriented Research Career Development AwNational Center For Research Resources
      2001 - 2004
    • Mentored Patient Oriented Research Career Development AwNational Center For Research Resources
      2000 - 2000
    • Augmentation Of Mucosal Immune Responses To HIV VaccinesNational Institute Of Allergy And Infectious Diseases
      1997 - 1999
    • Recombinant Salmonella As An Oral HIV VaccineNational Institute Of Allergy And Infectious Diseases
      1994 - 1996

    Professional Memberships

    Other Languages

    • Creole, French, Spanish

    Hospital Affiliations

    Insurance Accepted

    • Aetna Choice POS II
    • Aetna HMO
    • BCBS Blue Card PPO
    • CIGNA HMO
    • CIGNA Open Access
    • CIGNA PPO
    • Great West 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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