Tara Bouton, MD, MPH
Assistant Professor
Boston University School of Medicine
Dept of Medicine
Infectious Diseases

MD, Tulane University School of Medicine
MPH, Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine

Dr. Bouton's research focuses on the interactions between tuberculosis resistance-conferring mutations, HIV, and clinical outcomes in both diseases. She has lived and worked in Brazil, Ghana, Botswana, and South Africa.

2019 NIH Office of AIDS Research Training Fellowship Award
2018 Brown University: Nora Kahn Piore Award
2018-2021 Burroughs Wellcome Fund-ASTMH Postdoctoral Fellowship
2017 Brown University: Framework in Global Health, Global Health Scholarship
2016 Infectious Disease Society of America Trainee Travel Grant
2016 Center for AIDS Research Trainee Support Award
2011 Gold Humanism Honor Society

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  1. Barocas JA, Blackstone E, Bouton TC, Kimmel SD, Caputo A, Porter SJ, Walley AY. Prevalence of Covid-19 Infection and Subsequent Cohorting in a Residential Substance Use Treatment Program in Boston, MA. J Addict Med. 2020 Jun 09.View Related Profiles. PMID: 32530889
  2. Bouton TC, Jacobson KR. Symptom screens are not sufficient: the fight against tuberculosis needs better weapons. Clin Infect Dis. 2020 Apr 16.View Related Profiles. PMID: 32296819
  3. Bouton TC, de Vos M, Ragan EJ, White LF, Van Zyl L, Theron D, Horsburgh CR, Warren RM, Jacobson KR. Switching to bedaquiline for treatment of rifampicin-resistant tuberculosis in South Africa: A retrospective cohort analysis. PLoS One. 2019; 14(10):e0223308.View Related Profiles. PMID: 31622366
  4. Szkwarko D, Bouton TC, Rybak NR, Carter EJ, Chiang SS. Tuberculosis: An Epidemic Perpetuated by Health Inequalities. R I Med J (2013). 2019 Sep 03; 102(7):47-50. PMID: 31480821
  5. Bouton TC, Gillani FS, Lu S, Carter EJ. High Rates of Indeterminate TB Tests Among Hospitalized Patients: Can We Optimize Use of Gamma Interferon Release Assays in Tuberculosis? R I Med J (2013). 2019 Aug 01; 102(6):27-30. PMID: 31398965
  6. Bouton TC, Forson A, Kudzawu S, Zigah F, Jenkins H, Bamfo TD, Carter J, Jacobson K, Kwara A. High mortality during tuberculosis retreatment at a Ghanaian tertiary center: a retrospective cohort study. Pan Afr Med J. 2019; 33:111.View Related Profiles. PMID: 31489089
  7. Myers B, Bouton TC, Ragan EJ, White LF, McIlleron H, Theron D, Parry CDH, Horsburgh CR, Warren RM, Jacobson KR. Impact of alcohol consumption on tuberculosis treatment outcomes: a prospective longitudinal cohort study protocol. BMC Infect Dis. 2018 Sep 29; 18(1):488.View Related Profiles. PMID: 30268101
  8. Bouton TC, Phillips PPJ, Mitnick CD, Peloquin CA, Eisenach K, Patientia RF, Lecca L, Gotuzzo E, Gandhi NR, Butler D, Diacon AH, Martel B, Santillan J, Hunt KR, Vargas D, von Groote-Bidlingmaier F, Seas C, Dianis N, Moreno-Martinez A, Horsburgh CR. An optimized background regimen design to evaluate the contribution of levofloxacin to multidrug-resistant tuberculosis treatment regimens: study protocol for a randomized controlled trial. Trials. 2017 Nov 25; 18(1):563.View Related Profiles. PMID: 29178937
  9. Lorenz ML, Bouton TC, Caliendo AM. First reported case of vertebral osteomyelitis due to Erysipelothrix rhusiopathiae. IDCases. 2018; 11:3-5. PMID: 29619319

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Global Health
Infectious Diseases
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