James A. Watson Wellness Center

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Marcia Redwood MS MD



SPECIALTY:

Internal Medicine
(Board Eligible June 2010)

RESIDENCY:

Alameda County Medical Center,
Oakland, CA (2007-present)
Alameda County Medical Center is a 236-bed acute care facility primarily serving uninsured and medically needy residents

  • -Internal Medicine, Primary Care Program with a focus on HIV Medicine
  • -Spend 1/2 day/wk in HIV clinic with >20 pts in panel
  • -Poster, Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus Aureus Pericarditis, accepted for ACP Regional Meeting, San Francisco, 2008
  • -Responsible for teaching 3rd and 4th year medical students
  • -Nocturnal Moonlighter during 3rd year at Kindred Hospital, a 99-bed long-term acute care medical facility located in San Leandro, CA

EDUCATION:

Virginia Commonwealth University, School of Medicine,
Richmond, VA (2003-2007)
  • -MD, 2007
  • -Inner City/Rural Preceptorship Program (2004-2007)
Presented poster on TB in Migrant Farm workers in Eastern VA
  • -Student National Medical Association, Member (2003-2007)
  • -Summer Research Fellowship in Pharmacology (2004)

University of Maryland, Baltimore, School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD (2000-2002)
  • -MS in Pharmacology, 2002

University of Maryland, College Park, College Park, MD (1994-1999)
  • -BS in Chemistry, 1999

RESEARCH/PUBLICATIONS:

  • -Investigation of alternative splicing of GABA alpha 1 subunit under David Burt, PhD in Dept of Pharmacology, Univ of Maryland, Baltimore (2001-2002)
  • -Investigation of the role of all major Protein Kinase C Isoforms in the expression of morphine tolerance in mice; research resulted in publication in Pain Journal (2004)
  • -Investigation of gender differences among patients with violently-acquired spinal cord injury; abstract resulted in publication in Psychosocial Process Journal (2004)
  • -Three case reports of community-associated methicillin-resistant staphylococcus aureus pericarditis published in Infectious Disease in Clinical Practice (2009)


MEMBERSHIPS:

American College of Physicians,
Associate Member, 2008-Present
American Academy of HIV Medicine, Fellowship Member, 2009-Present

LICENSURES:

California State Medical License: May 2009
DEA Certification: July 2009

VOLUNTEER ACTIVITIES:

HEPPAC (HIV Education and Prevention Project of Alameda County): 2008 - 2009
  • -Performed incision & drainage of abscesses of intravenous drug abusers infected with HIV and/or Hepatitis C

African-American HIV Support Group: March 2010 – Current
  • -Initiated support group for infected African-American patients, specifically at Alameda County Medical Center
  • -Give series of lectures on basics of pathophysiology, epidemiology, and treatment of HIV/AIDS to patients

INTERESTS:

  • -General Adult Primary Care in an outpatient setting
  • -General Adult Clinical Care in an inpatient setting

References available upon request.