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Deans of the College of Medicine--Historic Overview

Historic Insights to Photographic Exhibit

Biography--Thomas T. Yoshikawa, MD, Interim Dean, College of Medicine, 1998-1999

Dr. Yoshikawa's biographical information comes courtesy of the AXIS 2018 Webpage.



Below is a column Dr. Yoshikawa wrote for the College of Medicine's newsletter, Academic Affairs, upon newly becoming the Interim Dean.


Bibliography--Books and Articles

1: Yoshikawa TT, Norman DC. Geriatric Infectious Diseases: Current Concepts on
Diagnosis and Management. J Am Geriatr Soc. 2017 Mar;65(3):631-641. doi:
10.1111/jgs.14731. Epub 2017 Jan 31. Review. PubMed PMID: 28140454.

2: Yoshikawa TT, Ouslander JG, Applegate WB. Influence of Studies Published by
the Journal of the American Geriatrics Society: Top 20 Articles from 2000-2015. J
Am Geriatr Soc.
2016 Sep;64(9):1763-8. doi: 10.1111/jgs.14492. Epub 2016 Aug 24.
PubMed PMID: 27553684.

3: White MB, Rajagopalan S, Yoshikawa TT. Infectious Diarrhea: Norovirus and
Clostridium difficile in Older Adults. Clin Geriatr Med. 2016 Aug;32(3):509-22.
doi: 10.1016/j.cger.2016.02.008. Epub 2016 Apr 20. Review. PubMed PMID: 27394020.

4: Yoshikawa TT. Sixteen Years as Your Editor in Chief. Thank You, AGS! J Am
Geriatr Soc.
2016 Jun;64(6):1163-4. doi: 10.1111/jgs.14149. PubMed PMID:

5: Rajagopalan S, Yoshikawa TT. Norovirus Infections in Long-Term Care
Facilities. J Am Geriatr Soc. 2016 May;64(5):1097-103. doi: 10.1111/jgs.14085.
Review. PubMed PMID: 27225361.

6: Yoshikawa TT. Conundrum of contagions causing cold in the old: not everybody's
got the fever. J Am Geriatr Soc. 2014 Jan;62(1):186-8. PubMed PMID: 25180382.

7: Yoshikawa TT. Future direction of geriatrics: "gerogeriatrics". J Am Geriatr
2012 Apr;60(4):632-4. doi: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2012.03896.x. Epub 2012 Mar
14. Review. PubMed PMID: 22416738.

8: Yoshikawa TT. Changes for the Journal of the American Geriatrics Society
effective January 1, 2012. J Am Geriatr Soc. 2011 Dec;59(12):2199-200. doi:
10.1111/j.1532-5415.2011.03722.x. PubMed PMID: 22188070.

9: Yoshikawa TT. Journal of the American Geriatrics Society at 10 years:
achievements and future directions. J Am Geriatr Soc. 2011 Jan;59(1):1-2. doi:
10.1111/j.1532-5415.2010.03260.x. PubMed PMID: 21226673.

10: High KP, Bradley SF, Gravenstein S, Mehr DR, Quagliarello VJ, Richards C,
Yoshikawa TT; Infectious Diseases Society of America. Clinical practice guideline
for the evaluation of fever and infection in older adult residents of long-term
care facilities: 2008 update by the Infectious Diseases Society of America. J Am
Geriatr Soc.
2009 Mar;57(3):375-94. doi: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2009.02175.x. PubMed
PMID: 19278394.

11: High KP, Bradley SF, Gravenstein S, Mehr DR, Quagliarello VJ, Richards C,
Yoshikawa TT. Clinical practice guideline for the evaluation of fever and
infection in older adult residents of long-term care facilities: 2008 update by
the Infectious Diseases Society of America. Clin Infect Dis. 2009 Jan
15;48(2):149-71. doi: 10.1086/595683. PubMed PMID: 19072244.

12: Norman DC, Wong MB, Yoshikawa TT. Fever of unknown origin in older persons.
Infect Dis Clin North Am. 2007 Dec;21(4):937-45, viii. Review. PubMed PMID:

13: Yoshikawa TT, Ouslander JG. Integrity in publishing: update on policies and
statements on authorship, duplicate publications, and conflict of interest. J Am
Geriatr Soc.
2007 Feb;55(2):155-7. PubMed PMID: 17302649.

14: Yoshikawa TT. Paul Beeson, MD: Today's Sir William Osler. J Am Geriatr Soc.
2006 Nov;54(11):1639-40. PubMed PMID: 17087688.

15: Yoshikawa TT, Ouslander JG. Supplements to medical journals: adding knowledge
or subtracting from the public trust? J Am Geriatr Soc. 2006 Jan;54(1):1-2.
PubMed PMID: 16420191.

16: Yoshikawa TT. Five more years--thank you! J Am Geriatr Soc. 2005 Jan;53(1):1.
PubMed PMID: 15667368.

17: Yoshikawa TT. State of the journal: 3 years and looking ahead. J Am Geriatr
2004 Jan;52(1):1-2. PubMed PMID: 14687307.

18: Yoshikawa TT, Reuben DB, Ouslander JG. Biographical sketch of David H.
Solomon, MD. J Am Geriatr Soc. 2003 Jul;51(7 Suppl):S330-2. PubMed PMID:

19: Yoshikawa TT. Antimicrobial resistance and aging: beginning of the end of the
antibiotic era? J Am Geriatr Soc. 2002 Jul;50(7 Suppl):S226-9. Review. PubMed
PMID: 12121517.

20: Yoshikawa TT. Resistant pathogens: considerations in geriatrics and
infectious disease. J Am Geriatr Soc. 2002 Jul;50(7 Suppl):S225. PubMed PMID:

21: Bentley DW, Bradley S, High K, Schoenbaum S, Taler G, Yoshikawa TT. Practice
guideline for evaluation of fever and infection in long-term care facilities. J
Am Geriatr Soc.
2001 Feb;49(2):210-22. Review. PubMed PMID: 11207876.

22: Yoshikawa TT. JAGS Enters the New Millennium: Direction, Decision,
Determination, Dedication, and Distinction. J Am Geriatr Soc. 2001 Jan;49(1):3-4.
PubMed PMID: 11207835.

23: Rajagopalan S, Yoshikawa TT. Tuberculosis in the elderly. Z Gerontol Geriatr.
2000 Oct;33(5):374-80. Review. PubMed PMID: 11130191.

24: Bentley DW, Bradley S, High K, Schoenbaum S, Taler G, Yoshikawa TT; American
Geriatrics Society;; Gerontological Society of America, Clinical Medicine
Section;; Infectious Diseases Society of America;; Society for Healthcare
Epidemiology of America. Practice guideline for evaluation of fever and infection
in long-term care facilities. Clin Infect Dis. 2000 Sep;31(3):640-53. Epub 2000
Oct 4. PubMed PMID: 11017809.

25: Yoshikawa TT. Epidemiology and unique aspects of aging and infectious
diseases. Clin Infect Dis. 2000 Jun;30(6):931-3. Epub 2000 Jun 30. Review. PubMed
PMID: 10880303.

26: High KP, Yoshikawa TT. Introduction: integrating geriatrics into the
subspecialty of infectious diseases. Clin Infect Dis. 1999 Apr;28(4):708-9.
PubMed PMID: 10825022.

27: Yoshikawa TT. You are what you urinate: fact or fiction. J Am Geriatr Soc.
1998 Aug;46(8):1051-2. PubMed PMID: 9706900.

28: Yoshikawa TT. Fungus among us: making a mountain out of a "mold" hill. J Am
Geriatr Soc.
1998 Jul;46(7):916-7. PubMed PMID: 9670884.

29: Funnyé AS, Ganesan K, Yoshikawa TT. Tuberculosis in African Americans:
clinical characteristics and outcome. J Natl Med Assoc. 1998 Feb;90(2):73-6.
PubMed PMID: 9510620; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC2608320.

30: Yoshikawa TT. VRE, MRSA, PRP, and DRGNB in LTCF: lessons to be learned from
this alphabet. J Am Geriatr Soc. 1998 Feb;46(2):241-3. PubMed PMID: 9475457.

31: Yoshikawa TT. Perspective: aging and infectious diseases: past, present, and
future. J Infect Dis. 1997 Oct;176(4):1053-7. Review. PubMed PMID: 9333166.

32: Yoshikawa TT, Nicolle LE, Norman DC. Management of complicated urinary tract
infection in older patients. J Am Geriatr Soc. 1996 Oct;44(10):1235-41. Review.
PubMed PMID: 8856005.

33: Yoshikawa TT, Norman DC. Approach to fever and infection in the nursing home.
J Am Geriatr Soc. 1996 Jan;44(1):74-82. Review. PubMed PMID: 8537596.

34: Norman DC, Castle S, Yamamura RH, Yoshikawa TT. Interrelationship of fever,
immune response and aging in mice. Mech Ageing Dev. 1995 Apr 21;80(1):53-67.
PubMed PMID: 7564561.


35: Yoshikawa TT. Important infections in elderly persons. West J Med. 1981
Dec;135(6):441-5. Review. PubMed PMID: 7039132; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC1273317.

36: Maitra SK, Yoshikawa TT, Guze LB, Schotz MC. Properties of binding of
Escherichia coli endotoxin to various matrices. J Clin Microbiol. 1981
Jan;13(1):49-53. PubMed PMID: 7007429; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC273719.

37: Yoshikawa TT, Herbert P, Oill PA. Salmonellosis. West J Med. 1980
Nov;133(5):408-17. PubMed PMID: 7467295; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC1272351.

38: Yoshikawa TT, Shibata SA, Herbert P, Oill PA. In vitro activity of Ro
13-9904, cefuroxime, cefoxitin, and ampicillin against Neisseria gonorrhoeae.
Antimicrob Agents Chemother. 1980 Aug;18(2):355-6. PubMed PMID: 6778381; PubMed
Central PMCID: PMC283996.


39: Maitra SK, Yoshikawa TT, Steyn CM, Guze LB, Schotz MC. Amikacin assay in
serum by high-performance liquid chromatography. Antimicrob Agents Chemother.
1978 Dec;14(6):880-5. PubMed PMID: 369456; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC352573.

40: Maitra SK, Schotz MC, Yoshikawa TT, Guze LB. Determination of lipid A and
endotoxin in serum by mass spectroscopy. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 1978
Aug;75(8):3993-7. PubMed PMID: 16592555; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC392916.

41: Yoshikawa TT, Shibata SA. In vitro antibacterial activity of amikacin and
ticarcillin, alone and in combination, against Pseudomonas aerurginosa.
Antimicrob Agents Chemother. 1978 Jun;13(6):997-9. PubMed PMID: 98109; PubMed
Central PMCID: PMC352379.

42: Nilsson-Ehle I, Yoshikawa TT, Schotz MC, Guze LB. Quantitation of
antibiotics by high-pressure liquid chromatography: cephalothin. Antimicrob
Agents Chemother.
1978 Feb;13(2):221-7. PubMed PMID: 646344; PubMed Central
PMCID: PMC352218.

43: Yoshikawa TT, Shibata SA, Chow AW, Guze LB. Outbreak of multiply
drug-resistant Proteus mirabilis originating in a surgical intensive care unit:
in vitro susceptibility pattern. Antimicrob Agents Chemother. 1978
Feb;13(2):177-9. PubMed PMID: 348093; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC352209.

44: Maitra SK, Yoshikawa TT, Hansen JL, Nilsson-Ehle I, Palin WJ, Schotz MC,
Guze LB. Serum gentamicin assay by high-performance liquid chromatography. Clin
1977 Dec;23(12):2275-8. PubMed PMID: 411610.

45: Yoshikawa TT, Guze LB. Concentrations of trimethoprim-sulfamethoxazole in
blood after a single, large oral dose. Antimicrob Agents Chemother. 1976
Sep;10(3):462-3. PubMed PMID: 984788; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC429771.

46: Nilsson-Ehle I, Yoshikawa TT, Schotz MC, Guze LB. Quantitation of
antibiotics using high-pressure liquid chromatography: tetracycline. Antimicrob
Agents Chemother.
1976 May;9(5):754-60. PubMed PMID: 821388; PubMed Central
PMCID: PMC429616.

47: Yoshikawa TT, Miyamoto S, Guze LB. Comparison of in vitro susceptibility of
Neisseria gonorrhoeae to trimethoprim-sulfamethoxazole on three different media.
Antimicrob Agents Chemother. 1975 Nov;8(5):515-7. PubMed PMID: 813569; PubMed
Central PMCID: PMC429409.

48: Yoshikawa TT. Bacterial pericarditis. West J Med. 1975 Apr;122(4):305-6.
PubMed PMID: 1154761; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC1129718.

49: Montgomerie JZ, Lewis AJ, Fiala M, Locks MO, Yoshikawa TT, Turner JA.
Pericarditis. Hemodynamic and diagnostic features of pericardial disease. West J
1975 Apr;122(4):295-9. PubMed PMID: 1154759; PubMed Central PMCID:

50: Yoshikawa TT, Miyamoto S, Chow AW, Guze LB. In vitro resistance of Neisseria
gonorrhoeae to metronidazole. Antimicrob Agents Chemother. 1974 Sep;6(3):327-9.
PubMed PMID: 15830482; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC444646.