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Texas Medical Center

Phone: 832-824-5152
Fax: 832-825-5110


6621 Fannin Street
Suite WB1100
Houston, TX 77030

James Dunn, PhD, D(ABMM)

Medical Director of Medical Microbiology and Virology

Texas Children's Hospital
Program Director, Medical and Public Health Microbiology Fellowship, Baylor College of Medicine
Associate Professor of Pathology & Immunology, Baylor College of Medicine


School Education Degree Year
University of Utah Health Sciences Center Fellowship Clinical Microbiology Fellowship Program 2002
University of Nebraska Medical Center PhD Pathology and Microbiology 2000


Dr. Dunn's research interests include the development and implementation of clinical molecular diagnostic assays for viral and bacterial infectious diseases.  He has largely focused on testing for clinical syndromes involving the respiratory tract, central nervous system, and gastrointestinal tract.  He has assessed the utility of rapid diagnosis of infection for these conditions and their impact on patient management, infection control practices, and healthcare utilization.


Organization Name Role
American Board of Medical Microbiology tem Development Committee Member
American Society for Microbiology Professional Practice Committee Member
American Society of Clinical Pathologists Member
Association for Molecular Pathology Member
Journal of Clinical Microbiology Editorial Board Member

Selected Publications

Dunn JJ, Miller MB. Emerging respiratory viruses other than influenza. Clinics in Laboratory Medicine 2014 Jun;34(2):409-30.

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