Last Name

Thomas W. Barber, MD

TitleAssociate Professor
InstitutionBoston University School of Medicine
DivisionGeneral Internal Medicine
Address801 Massachusetts Ave Crosstown Center
Boston MA 02118
Phone(617) 638-7510
ORCID ORCID Icon0000-0001-6272-5726
 Awards and Honors

2014Boston University School of Medicine: Leonard Tow Humanism in Medicine Award
 Research Expertise & Professional Interests
Expertise includes the practice of Internal Medicine, both outpatient and inpatient, with emphasis on the care of patients with infectious diseases including HIV, as well as transgender health care. I am also interested in the health care of patients with mental illness. As a medical educator, my interests include clinical teaching of Internal Medicine, with emphasis on clinical decision making, communication skills, evidence based medicine, the humanities in medicine, and nurturing spirituality and wellness.

 Self-Described Keywords
  • Clinical decision making
  • Communication
  • Humanities in Medicine
  • Infectious Diseases
  • Internal Medicine
  • Medical Education
  • Mental Health
  • Poetry
  • Primary Care
  • Sexually Transmitted Diseases
  • Transgender
  • Wellness
Publications listed below are automatically derived from MEDLINE/PubMed and other sources, which might result in incorrect or missing publications. Faculty can login to make corrections and additions.
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  1. Ramani S, Orlander JD, Strunin L, Barber TW. Whither bedside teaching? A focus-group study of clinical teachers. Acad Med. 2003 Apr; 78(4):384-90. PMID: 12691971.
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  2. Tangpricha V, Ducharme SH, Barber TW, Chipkin SR. Endocrinologic treatment of gender identity disorders. Endocr Pract. 2003 Jan-Feb; 9(1):12-21. PMID: 12917087.
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  3. Orlander JD, Barber TW, Fincke BG. The morbidity and mortality conference: the delicate nature of learning from error. Acad Med. 2002 Oct; 77(10):1001-6. PMID: 12377674.
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  4. Freedberg KA, Cohen CJ, Barber TW. Prophylaxis for disseminated Mycobacterium avium complex (MAC) infection in patients with AIDS: a cost-effectiveness analysis. J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr Hum Retrovirol. 1997 Aug 1; 15(4):275-82. PMID: 9292586.
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  5. Slutsky AM, Arbeit RD, Barber TW, Rich J, von Reyn CF, Pieciak W, Barlow MA, Maslow JN. Polyclonal infections due to Mycobacterium avium complex in patients with AIDS detected by pulsed-field gel electrophoresis of sequential clinical isolates. J Clin Microbiol. 1994 Jul; 32(7):1773-8. PMID: 7929773.
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  6. Arbeit RD, Slutsky A, Barber TW, Maslow JN, Niemczyk S, Falkinham JO, O'Connor GT, von Reyn CF. Genetic diversity among strains of Mycobacterium avium causing monoclonal and polyclonal bacteremia in patients with AIDS. J Infect Dis. 1993 Jun; 167(6):1384-90. PMID: 8501328.
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  7. Barber TW, Craven DE, McCabe WR. Bacteremia due to Mycobacterium tuberculosis in patients with human immunodeficiency virus infection. A report of 9 cases and a review of the literature. Medicine (Baltimore). 1990 Nov; 69(6):375-83. PMID: 2122171.
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  8. Craven DE, Barber TW, Steger KA, Montecalvo MA. Nosocomial pneumonia in the 1990s: update of epidemiology and risk factors. Semin Respir Infect. 1990 Sep; 5(3):157-72. PMID: 2255802.
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