Catherine F. Decker
MD FACP FIDSA
EducationBS Biology: King's College Wilkes-Barre, PA
Medical Degree (MD): Georgetown University School of Medicine Washington, D.C.
Internal Medicine Residency: The George Washington University Medical Center Washington, D.C.
Infectious Diseases Fellowship: The George Washington University Medical Center Washington, D.C.
Representative publications, projects, and/or deployments
Fellow American College of Physician
Fellow Infectious Diseases Society of America
Past President, Greater Washington Infectious Diseases Society
Alpha Omega Alpha (AOA) honor medical society
TEACHER OF THE YEAR awarded by the NNMC Internal Medicine Residents: June 1996
TEACHER OF THE YEAR awarded by the NNMC Internal Medicine Residents: June 1998
STAFF TEACHER OF THE YEAR awarded by the National Naval Medical Center June 1999; STAFF PHYSICIAN OF THE YEAR (Internal Medicine) awarded by the National Naval Medical Center: June 2002
Meritorious Civilian Service Department of Navy June 1999
STAFF TEACHER OF THE YEAR National Naval Medical Center U.S. Navy Chapter American College of Physicians October 2010
JAMES E. LEONARD TEACHING AWARD: AMBULATORY TEACHER OF YEAR: 3RD YEAR CLERKSHIP IN INTERNAL MEDICINE awarded by USHUS Department of Internal Medicine 2000
Blaylock J.M., Hakre S., Decker C.F., Wilson B., Bianchi E., Michael N., Beckett C., Okulicz J., Scott P.T. HIV PrEP in the military: Experience at a tertiary care medical center. Mil Med 2018 Mar 1:138 (suppl_1): 445-449.
Ganesan A., Crum-Cianflone N., Higgins J., Qin J., Rehm C., Metcalf J., Brandt C., Vita J., Decker C.F., Sklar P., Bavaro M., Tasker S., Follmann D., Maldarelli F. High dose atorvastatin decreases cellular markers of immune activation without affecting HIV-1 RNA levels: Results of a double-blind randomized placebo controlled clinical trial. J Infect Dis 2011;203(6):756-64.
Nayak G., Ferguson M., Tribble D.R., Porter C., Rapena R., Marchicelli M., Decker C.F. Cardiac diastolic dysfunction is prevalent in HIV-infected patients. AIDS Patient Care STDs 2009 Apr;23(4):231-8.
Blaylock J.M., Byers D.K., Gibbs B.K., Nayak G., Ferguson M., Tribble D.R., Porter C., Decker C.F. Longitudinal assessment of cardiac diastolic function in HIV-infected patients. Int J STD AIDS 2012 Feb;23(2):105-10.
Decker, C.F. Emerging sexually transmitted diseases: Hepatitis C, lymphogranuloma venereum (LGV) and mycoplasma genitalium infections. Dis Mon. 2016 Aug; 62(8):314-8.