Thomas F. Patterson, MD, FACP
  Professor of Medicine
  The University of Texas Health Science Center at
  San Antonio, TX

Thomas F. Patterson received his Bachelor of Arts degree from Baylor University, in Waco, TX, and his medical degree from the University of Texas Medical School at Houston, TX. He completed his internship and residency at Vanderbilt University Medical School, in Nashville, TN, and Yale–New Haven Hospital, and a fellowship in infectious diseases at Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT, where he also served as an Assistant Professor of Medicine.

Dr. Patterson is currently Professor of Medicine in Infectious Diseases and Director of the Infectious Diseases Fellowship Training Program at the University of Texas Health Science Center in San Antonio, TX. He is also an Attending Physician at the South Texas Veterans Healthcare System, Audie Murphy Division, San Antonio, and Director of the Inpatient HIV Service at University Hospital, also in San Antonio.

He has extensive experience in opportunistic fungal infections. Dr. Patterson’s clinical and research interests focus on the diagnosis and treatment of fungal diseases in immunocompromised hosts. He has been involved in developing new antifungal drugs and in clinical trials of new antifungal compounds.

Dr. Patterson has published and lectured extensively on fungal infections. He is a member of the Interscience Conference on Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy Program Committee. He is a Fellow of the American College of Physicians and is a past-president of the Texas Infectious Disease Society.