Ryan C Maves


Commander, Navy

Department of Primary Appointment:
School of Medicine
Program Director, NMCSD Infectious Diseases Fellowship
Location: Naval Medical Center, San Diego, CA
Research Interests:
Sepsis, respiratory infections, critical care
HIV infection, tropical medicine
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MD - ​University of Washington School of Medicine, 1999
Internship - Internal Medicine, Naval Medical Center San Diego, 2000
Residency - Internal Medicine, Naval Medical Center San Diego, 2005
Fellowship - Infectious Diseases, Naval Medical Center San Diego, 2007
Fellowship - Critical Care Medicine, Naval Medical Center San Diego, 2014

Career Highlights: Positions, Projects, Deployements, Awards and Additional Publications

Prior Positions: Vice Chair, NMCSD Department of Medicine (2014-2017); Head, NMCSD Division of Infectious Diseases (2010-2013); Head, Department of Bacteriology, Naval Medical Research Center Detachment-Peru (2007-2010)

Deployments: Flight Surgeon, Carrier Air Wing SEVENTEEN, embarked on board USS GEORGE WASHINGTON (CVN-73) in support of Operation Enduring Freedom, 2002; Director of Medical Services, NATO Role 3 Multinational Medical Unit, Kandahar, Afghanistan, 2012

Academic Awards: RADM Edward R. Stitt Award for NMCSD GME Faculty Member of the Year, 2016-2017; Master Teacher Award, American College of Physicians (U.S. Navy Chapter), 2015; Master Clinician Award, NMCSD, 2015; CAPT Richard Daly Award for NMCSD Internal Medicine Teaching Attending of the Year, 2014-2015; CAPT Richard Keating Award for NMCSD Internal Medicine Teaching Fellow of the Year, 2005-2006; CAPT Colleen Counihan Award for NMCSD Internal Medicine Teaching Resident of the Year, 2004-2005.

Representative Bibliography

Maves RC, Tripp MS, Franzos T, Wallace SC, Drinkwine B, Villines TC. “Pyogenic pericarditis and cardiac tamponade due to Streptococcus anginosus in a combat theater.” Open Forum Infectious Diseases 2017; 10;4:ofw267.

Jennings MC, Tilley DH, Ballard SB, Villanueva M, Costa FM, Lopez M, Steinberg HE, Luna CG, Meza R, Silva ME, Gilman RH, Simons MP, Maves RC, Cabada MM. “Case-Case Analysis Using 7 Years of Travelers' Diarrhea Surveillance Data: Preventive and Travel Medicine Applications in Cusco, Peru.” American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene 2017; 96:1097-1106.

Hilger KA, Hilger JR, Putnam SD, Carstairs SD, Maves RC. “Feasibility and patient acceptance of emergency department-based influenza vaccination.” Military Medicine 2016; 181:883-886.

Delaney HM, Lucero PF, Maves RC, Lawler JV, Maddry JK, Biever KA, Womble SG, Coffman RV, Murray CK. “Ebola Virus Disease Simulation Case Series: Patient With Ebola Virus Disease in the Prodromal Phase of Illness (Scenario 1), the ‘Wet’ Gastrointestinal Phase of Illness (Scenario 2), and the Late, Critically Ill Phase of Disease (Scenario 3).” Simul Healthc 2016; 11:106-116.

Medina AM, Rivera FP, Pons MJ, Riveros M, Gomes C, Bernal M, Meza R, Maves RC, Huicho L, Chea-Woo E, Lanata CF, Gil AI, Ochoa TJ, Ruiz J. “Comparative analysis of antimicrobial resistance in enterotoxigenic Escherichia coli isolates from two paediatric cohort studies in Lima, Peru.” Transactions of the Royal Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene 2015; 109:493-502.

Sanchez JF, Halsey ES, Bayer AM, Beltran M, Razuri HR, Velasquez DE, Cama VA, Graf PCF, Quispe AM, Zavaleta C, Maves RC, Montgomery JM, Sanders JW, Lescano AG. “The health of young children and local attitudes regarding health and humanitarian medical assistance in remote Peruvian Amazon River basin communities.” American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene 2015; 92:1090-1099.

Maves RC, Tripp MS, Dell TG, Bennett JW, Ahluwalia JS, Naik S, Baldwin J, Rivera Starr C, Grinkemeyer MD, Dempsey MP. “Disseminated varicella and multiorgan failure due to Oka vaccine-strain virus as initial presentation of the acquired immunodeficiency syndrome: a case report and review of the literature.” Journal of Clinical Virology 2014; 59:63-66.

Canal E, Pollett S, Heitzinger K, Kasper M, Halsey ES, Bernal M, Meza Y, Meza R, Gregory M, Maves RC. “Detection of human leptospirosis as a cause of acute fever by capture ELISA using an M20 Leptospira interrogans Icterohaemorrhagiae serovar Copenhageni strain-derived antigen.” BMC Infectious Diseases 2013; 13:438.

Chen HW, Zhang Z, Halsey E, Guevara C, Canal E, Hall E, Maves R, Tilley D, Kochel T, Ching WM. “Detection of Leptospira-specific antibodies using a recombinant antigen-based enzyme-linked immunoassay.” American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene 2013; 89:1088-1094.

Maves RC, Castillo Oré RM, Porter KR, Kochel TJ. “Immunogenicity and protective efficacy of a psoralen-inactivated dengue-1 virus vaccine candidate in Aotus nancymaae monkeys.” Vaccine 2011; 29: 2691–2696