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Michael K. Foxworth, II, MD, FAAP

Michael K. Foxworth, II, MD, FAAP

Specialties
Pediatrics, Pediatric Infectious Diseases
Degrees and Certifications
Bachelor of Arts in Music, University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC, 2001
Doctor of Medicine, Medical University of South Carolina College of Medicine, Charleston, SC, 2006
Pediatric Residency, Virginia Commonwealth University Health System-Medical College of Virginia, Richmond, VA, 2006-2009

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About Dr. Foxworth

Dr. Foxworth, originally from Marion, SC, is board-certified in Pediatrics and Pediatric Infectious Diseases. A graduate of the Medical University of South Carolina, Dr. Foxworth completed his residency, chief residency, and fellowship at the Children’s Hospital of Richmond in the Virginia Commonwealth University Health System. He is a recent CATCH Implementation Grant recipient, is the current SC AAP Chapter co-CATCH Facilitator, and a Contributing Section Editor in AAP Grand Rounds. Recently, Dr. Foxworth was selected to participate in the AAP Young Physicians’ Leadership Alliance through the Section on Early Career Physicians. He is one of only a few doctors in the state specializing in pediatric infectious diseases, implementing treatment and prevention in newborns, infants, children, and young adults with normal and abnormal immune systems.

Education

Research

  • Sub-Investigator: “A Pivotal Randomized, Single-Blind, Dose-Finding Study to Evaluate Immunogenicity, Safety and Tolerability of Different Formulations of an Adjuvanted and Non-Adjuvanted Egg-Derived, Inactivated Novel Swine Origin A/H1N1 Monovalent Subunit Influenza Virus Vaccine in Healthy Pediatric Subjects 3 to <9 Years of Age”
    PI: Linda Meloy, MD
    Sponsor: Novartis Vaccines
    09/2009-10/2010
  • Sub-Investigator: “A Multicenter, Randomized, Observer-Blinded, Active-Controlled Study to Evaluate the Safety, Tolerability, Efficacy and Pharmacokinetics of Ceftaroline Versus Comparator in Pediatric Subjects With Acute Bacterial Skin and Skin Structure Infections”
    PI: Suzanne Lavoie, MD
    Sponsor: Cerexa, Inc.
    12/2011-11/2014

Publications

Poster Presentations:

  • Foxworth II MK, Donowitz J, Lavoie S. Multifocal Group A Beta-Hemolytic Streptococcal Pyomyositis. VCU Resident/Fellow Research Day 6/7/12
  • Foxworth II MK, Adler SP. CMV Infections Among Adolescents. VCU Resident/Fellow Research Day. 6/6/13

Publications:

  • Marshall BC, Foxworth II MK. About Epstein-Barr virus-associated infectious mononucleosis. Contemp Pediatr. 2012; 29(10):52-64.
  • Taormina Y, Gannon C, Nguyen J, Rhodes, Foxworth M, Koch W, Dodson K. April 5, 2013. Cuterebral Ophthalmomyiasis Externa Presenting as Preseptal Cellulitis. Eplasty Vol. 13; 1937-5719. http://www.eplasty.com/images/PDF/eplasty13ic40.pdf.
  • Foxworth II MK, Donovan S, Lavoie S. Decision Support in Medicine-Epiglottitis. In Press 2013.
  • Foxworth II MK, Wilms IR, Brookman R, Adler SP. The Prevalence of CMV infection among sexually active adolescents: a matched case-control study. Adolesc Health Med Ther. 2014 Apr 29;5:73-8. Doi: 10.2147/AHMT.S60103. eCollection 2014.

Associations

Community Involvement

  • Laboratory Technician, WJB Dorn VA Medical Center, Columbia
  • Child Life Volunteer, Palmetto Richland Memorial Children’s Hospital, Columbia
  • Charlestowne Academy, Charleston
  • George F. Baker Elementary, Richmond, VA

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