Andrew S. Pumerantz, DO, MPH
Professor and Director, Department of Population Health Science Co-Director, DO-MPH Dual Enrollment ProgramAdjunct Professor, School of Community and Global Health, Claremont Graduate University
College of Osteopathic Medicine of the Pacific
Phone: 909-469-5227 | Fax: 909-469-5660
Join year: 2007
Education and Postdoctoral Training:
2019-2021 Master of Public Health, University of California, Berkeley, School of Public Health, Berkeley, CA
2012 Value-Based Health Care Delivery Intensive Seminar, Harvard Business School, Boston, MA
2010 Management Development Program, Harvard Graduate School of Education, Harvard Institutes of Higher Education, Cambridge, MA
1993-1995 Fellow in Infectious Diseases, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT
1992-1993 Chief Medical Resident, Mount Sinai Beth Israel, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY
1989-1992 Resident in Internal Medicine, Mount Sinai Beth Israel, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY
1988-1989 Rotating Intern, Metropolitan Hospital, Springfield, PA
1984-1988 Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine, Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine, Philadelphia, PA
1980-1984 Bachelor of Arts, Biology, Occidental College, Los Angeles, CA
2012-2022 Internal Medicine, American Board of Internal Medicine
2006-2016 Infectious Disease, American Board of Internal Medicine
2002-2012 Internal Medicine, American Board of Internal Medicine
2005 Certificate in Travel Health, International Society of Travel Medicine
1996-2006 Infectious Disease, American Board of Internal Medicine
1992-2002 Internal Medicine, American Board of Internal Medicine
1989 New York State
1989 National Board of Osteopathic Medical Examiners
2021- Co-Director, DO-MPH Dual Enrollment Program; Adjunct Professor, School of Community and Global Health, Claremont Graduate University, Claremont, CA
2018- Professor and Director, Department of Population Health, College of Osteopathic Medicine of the Pacific (California) & COMP-NW (Oregon), Western University of Health of Sciences (WesternU)
2015- Professor of Internal Medicine, WesternU/COMP, Pomona, CA
2015- Visiting Clinical Professor of Global Health, Jodhpur School of Public Health, Jodhpur, Rajasthan, India
2012-2018 Assistant Provost for Strategic Initiatives, WesternU
2009-2018 Founder and Executive Director, Western Diabetes Institute at WesternU
2007-2016 Chief, Division of Infectious Disease, WesternU/COMP, Pomona, CA
2008-2012 Chair, Department of Internal Medicine, WesternU/COMP, Pomona, CA
2007-2015 Associate Professor of Internal Medicine, WesternU/COMP, Pomona, CA
1995-1999 Instructor, Department of Internal Medicine, Section of Infectious Diseases, Yale School of Medicine, New Haven, CT
1992-1993 Associate in Medicine, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY
2010-2012 Consultant, Pomona Valley Hospital Medical Center, Pomona, CA
2007-2011 Consultant, Arrowhead Regional Medical Center, Colton, CA
2001-2007 Consultant, Long Island Jewish Medical Center, New Hyde Park, NY
1999-2007 Assistant Attending/Consultant, North Shore University Hospital, Manhasset, NY
1999-2007 Consultant, St. Francis Hospital, Roslyn, NY
1999-2007 Consultant, North Shore University Hospital, Glen Cove, NY
1995-1999 Assistant Attending, Bridgeport Hospital, Bridgeport, CT
1995-1999 Assistant Attending, St. Vincent's Medical Center, Bridgeport, CT
1995-1999 Consultant, Milford Hospital, Milford, CT
1995-1999 Courtesy Staff, Norwalk Hospital, Norwalk, CT
1992-1993 Assistant Attending, Beth Israel Medical Center, New York, NY
2013-2018 WDI Diabetes Research Registry (Approved by the Institutional Review Board of Western University of Health Sciences; Protocol #13/ IRB/017)
2008-2012 PEGylated liposomal encapsulation of vancomycin for MRSA pneumonia
2012 Outstanding Faculty Award for Outstanding Cross Campus Colleague
2008 American Osteopathic Association Mentor Hall of Fame Award
1988 Wilbur P. Lutz, DO, Memorial Internal Medicine/Physical Diagnosis Award, Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine
American College of Physicians (Fellow)
2020- Admissions Committee, WesternU College of Osteopathic Medicine of the Pacific
2017-2018 Diabetes Working Group, International Consortium for Health Outcomes Measurement (ICHOM)
2011 Faculty Practice Plan Task Force, WesternU 2011 Preliminary Exam Review, COMLEX Level 1, National Board of Osteopathic Medical Examiners
2010 Standard Setting, COMLEX Level 1, National Board of Osteopathic Medical Examiners
2009-2012 Governor's Council, American College of Physicians Southern California Region II
2009 Chair, Ad Hoc Working Group for Development of MPH Joint-Degree Program WesternU and Claremont Graduate University
2007-2012Curriculum, WesternU College of Osteopathic Medicine of the Pacific
2007 Task Force on Guidelines for Community-Acquired Pneumonia, North Shore-LIJ Health System
Desai R, Khobaragade B, McCracken G, Wassall R, Taylor JJ, Bissett, SM, Pumerantz AS, Preshaw PM. Impact of diabetes and periodontal status on life quality. BDJ Open 2021; 7(9). https://doi.org/10.1038/s41405-021-00061-w
NanoJ, Carinci F, Okunade O, Whittaker S,Walbaum M, Barnard-Kelly K, Barthelmes D, BensonT, Calderon-Margalit R, Dennaoui J, Fraser S, Haig R, Hernández-Jimenéz S, Levitt N, Mbanya JC, Naqvi S, Peters AL, Peyrot M, Prabhaharan M, Pumerantz A, RaposoJ, Santana M, Schmitt A,SkovlundSE, Ulloa ACG, Wee H-L, Zaletel J, Massi-Benedetti M;onbehalfofthe Diabetes Working Group of the International Consortium for Health OutcomesMeasurement (ICHOM). A standard set of person-centred outcomes for diabetes mellitus: results of an international and unified approach. Diabet Med 2020; published online 2 March2020, doi: 10.1111/DME.14286.
Wan SH, Pumerantz AS, Dong F, Ochoa C, Chen HH. Comparing the Influence of 2009 versus 2016 ASE/EACVI Diastolic Function Guidelines on the Prevalence and Echocardiographic Characteristics of Preclinical Diastolic Dysfunction (Stage B Heart Failure) in a Hispanic Population with Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus. J Diabetes Complications 2019; 33: 579-584.
Pumerantz AS, Bissett SM, Dong F, Ochoa C, Wassall RR, Davila H, Barbee, Nguyen J, Vila P, Preshaw PM. Standardized Screening for Periodontitis as an Integral Part of Multidisciplinary Management of Adults with Type 2 Diabetes: An Observational Cross-Sectional Study of Cohorts in the USA and UK. BMJ Open Diab Res Care 2017; 5(1): e000413. doi: 10.1136/bmjdrc-2017-000413
Pham C, Pumerantz AS. Integrated Practice Unit (IPU) Model at Western Diabetes Institute. California Pharmacist 2015; 62 (3): 32-37.
Bissett, SM, Pumerantz AS, Preshaw PM. Periodontal Disease and Diabetes. J Diabetes Nurs 2015; 19(4): 134-40.
Muppidi K, Pumerantz AS, Betageri G, Wang J. Development and Validation of a Rapid High-Performance Liquid Chromatography Method with UV Detection for the Determination of Vancomycin in Mouse Plasma. J Chromat Separation Techniq 2013; 4: 165.
Pumerantz AS. PEGylated Liposomal Vancomycin: A Glimmer of Hope for Improving Treatment Outcomes in MRSA Pneumonia. Recent Pat Antiinfect Drug Discov 2012; Vol. 7, No. 3: 205-212.
Muppidi K, Pumerantz AS, Wang J, Betageri G. Development and Stability Studies of Novel Liposomal Vancomycin Formulations. ISRN Pharmaceutics 2012; Volume 2012, Article ID 636743, 8 pages. doi:10.5402/2012/636743
Muppidi K, Wang J, Betageri G, Pumerantz AS. PEGylated Liposome Encapsulation Increases the Lung Tissue Concentration of Vancomycin. Antimicrob Agents Chemother 2011; 55(10): 4537-4542.
Pumerantz A, Muppidi K, Agnihotri S, Guerra C, Venketaraman V, Wang J, Betageri G. Preparation of liposomal vancomycin and intracellular killing of meticillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA). Int J Antimicrob Agents 2011; 37: 140-144.
Selwyn PA, Pumerantz AS, Durante A, Alcabes PG, Gourevitch MN, Boiselle PM, Elmore JG. Clinical Predictors of Pneumocystis carinii pneumonia, bacterial pneumonia and tuberculosis in HIV-infected patients. AIDS 1998; 12: 885-893.
Boiselle PM, Tocino I, Hooley RJ, Pumerantz AS, Selwyn PA, Nekiesa VP, Lange RC. Chest radiograph interpretation of Pneumocystis carinii pneumonia, bacterial pneumonia, and pulmonary tuberculosis in HIV-positive patients: accuracy, distinguishing features, and mimics. J Thoracic Imaging 1997; 1: 47-53.