Personal profile

After receiving his doctoral degree in Epidemiology from The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, School of Public Health in 1993, Dr. Graviss joined the Michael DeBakey Houston VA Medical Center in Houston as an infectious disease epidemiologist, a position he still holds. He became a Research Instructor of Medicine at Baylor College of Medicine in 1994, and was later promoted to dual Associate Professorships there in the Departments of Pathology and Medicine in the section of Infectious Diseases, where he still holds adjunct positions. Dr. Graviss joined the Center for Molecular and Translational Human Infectious Diseases Research in the Houston Methodist Research Institute in 2008. Dr. Graviss holds several other joint adjunct positions including; Associate Professorships at the UT School of Public Health and the Division of the Health Sciences, the School of Biotechnology, and Health Tecnolóico de Monterrey, Monterrey, Mexico. In 2015, Dr. Graviss became a Fellow of the Infectious Disease Society of America. 

 

Research interests

Dr. Graviss has extensive expertise in the study of the epidemiology and population-based surveillance of a variety of infectious agents including Mycobacterium tuberculosis. His recent studies focus on evaluation of the new Interferon Gamma Release Assays (IGRAs) in the diagnosis of latent tuberculosis infection. In addition, Dr. Graviss has an interest in outcomes resarch and has performed extensive biostatistical and epidemiologic analyses for the HMH Department of Surgery and JC Walter Jr. Transplant Center.

Keywords

    Free-text keywords

  • Infectious agents, Mycobacterium tuberculosis, Latent tuberculosis, Transplant Outcomes

    Research Area Keywords

  • Infectious Disease & Pathology
  • Transplantation

External positions

Adjunct Professor, Division of the Health Sciences, School of Biotechnology and Health Tecnológico de Monterrey, Monterrey, Mexico

Jun 2010 → …

Adjunct Associate Professor, Department of Pathology and Immunology and Infectious Diseases, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas

Aug 2008 → …

Adjunct Associate Professor, Center for Infectious Diseases, University of Texas School of Public Health, Houston, Texas

Jul 2003 → …

Epidemiologist, Section of Infectious Diseases, Department of Medicine, Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Houston, Texas

Mar 1993 → …

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Tuberculosis
Concept: Tuberculosis
Weight: 100%
Domain: Medicine & Life Sciences
Mycobacterium tuberculosis
Concept: Mycobacterium tuberculosis
Weight: 66%
Domain: Medicine & Life Sciences
HIV
Concept: HIV
Weight: 24%
Domain: Medicine & Life Sciences
Gold
Concept: Gold
Weight: 19%
Domain: Medicine & Life Sciences
Pulmonary Tuberculosis
Concept: Pulmonary Tuberculosis
Weight: 18%
Domain: Medicine & Life Sciences
Tuberculin Test
Concept: Tuberculin Test
Weight: 17%
Domain: Medicine & Life Sciences
Infection
Concept: Infection
Weight: 16%
Domain: Medicine & Life Sciences
Interferon-gamma Release Tests
Concept: Interferon-gamma Release Tests
Weight: 16%
Domain: Medicine & Life Sciences
Latent Tuberculosis
Concept: Latent Tuberculosis
Weight: 15%
Domain: Medicine & Life Sciences
China
Concept: China
Weight: 15%
Domain: Medicine & Life Sciences
Research OutputsResearch Output authored by Edward A. Graviss is tagged with the concept

Journals

Tuberculosis

ISSNs: 1472-9792

Additional searchable ISSN (Electronic): 1873-281X

Elsevier

Journal

18

Journal of Clinical Microbiology

ISSNs: 0095-1137

Additional searchable ISSN (Electronic): 1098-660X

American Society for Microbiology

Journal

16

International Journal of Tuberculosis and Lung Disease

ISSNs: 1027-3719

International Union against Tubercul. and Lung Dis.

Journal

15

Journal of Infectious Diseases

ISSNs: 0022-1899

Oxford University Press

Journal

14

Clinical Infectious Diseases

ISSNs: 1058-4838, 1537-6591

Oxford University Press

Journal

12
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Shared Pub. Internal Organizations

Weill Cornell Medical College

Organizational unit: Schools & Hospitals

114

J.C. Walter Jr. Transplant Center

Organizational unit: Centers of Excellence

36

Immunobiology & Transplant Science Center

Organizational unit: Programs

30
28

Department of Medicine

Organizational unit: Departments

20
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Shared Pub. External Organizations

Baylor College of Medicine

External organization: Academic

105

Houston Methodist Research Institute

External organization: Unknown

41

Michael E. DeBakey VA Medical Center

External organization: Unknown

23

Houston Methodist Hospital

External organization: Medical

19

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

External organization: Government

18
has Research OutputsResearch Output by Edward A. Graviss

Shared Pub. Internal co-authors

has co-authored Research OutputsResearch Output with Edward A. Graviss

Shared Pub. External co-authors

Larry D. Teeter

External person

49

D. T M Nguyen

External person

36

Duc T. Nguyen

External person

26

D. M. Musher

External person

14

A. Clinton White

External person

13
has co-authored Research OutputsResearch Output with Edward A. Graviss

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