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Medical Health Care

Location:
Houston, Texas, United States
Salary:
$260,000
Posted:
November 29, 2017

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VERONIKA ANNA NICHOLSON, B.S., M.D., M.P.H.

ADDRESS:

**** ********* **. #**

Houston, TX 77054

(713) ***-****

EDUCATION:

**** *.*. (Microbiology) University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida

1988 M.D. Howard University College of Medicine, Washington, D.C.

2008 M.P.H. University of Texas, Houston, Texas

1988-92 Internship and Residency, University of Texas Medical School, Houston, Texas,

Combined Pediatrics/Internal Medicine.

1992-94 Fellowship, MD Anderson Cancer Center/University of Texas Medical School, Houston, Texas.

Infectious Diseases.

BOARD CERTIFICATIONS:

American Board of Internal Medicine, 1996, 2006, 2016,

American Board of Pediatrics, 1999, 2006, 2016

Board Eligible- Infectious Diseases

MEDICAL LICENSE:

Texas #H6473 1989 - present

Belize, Central America #5311035

CERTIFICATIONS:

National Registry of Certified Medical Examiners

PROFESSIONAL CAREER:

1998-current Physican, Occupational Medicine, U.S. Healthworks, Houston, Texas. Managing Physician, Participated in the day to day management of the clinic. Fit for Duty, DOT, Coast Guard exams, Work related injuries and urgent care. Returned injured employees to work expediently. Established a strong rapport with employers. Educational presentations to employers and associations on a variety of topics affecting the industry.

1997-current Medical Director, Maruba Resort Jungle Spa, Maskall Village, Belize. Designed Spa program, diet, and treatments. Botox and facial filler treatments for facial rejuvenation. Resort physician, examination and treatment of guest.

2006-2011 Physician, Internal Medicine and Pediatrics, Internal Medicine & Pediatric Associates, Houston, Texas. Primary health care provider for patients with acute and chronic problems.

2005-2006 Physician, Internal Medicine, Pediatrics, Occupational Medicine, East End Medical Clinic, Houston, Texas. Health care provider for indigent with acute and chronic medical problems including work related injuries.

1997-2007 Physician, Locum Tenens in Internal Medicine, Pediatrics, Occupational Medicine, and Urgent Care facilities throughout Houston and the surrounding area, Physician Resources, Inc., Houston, Texas. Health care provider for patients with acute and chronic medical problems including work related injuries.

1997-2002 Physician, Occupational Medicine, Occupational Clinical Consultants, Dr. Louis Puig, Pasadena, Texas. Completed employment physicals, evaluated and provided treatment for employees with work related injuries.

1997-99 Physician, Internal Medicine/Pediatrics, University Medical

Group, Houston, Texas. Health Care provider for patients with acute and chronic problems. Responsibilities also included splinting, suturing, incision and drainage, etc.

1990-97 Physician, Internal Medicine/Pediatrics, MacGregor Medical Association, Houston, Texas. Health Care provider for patients with acute medical problems.

1989-90 Herman Hospital Life Flight. Transfer and stabilize patients.

LANGUAGE PROFICIENCY:

English and German

TEACHING:

University of Texas Occupational Medicine Program, Preceptor and mentor to the Occupational Medicine residents. Lectures to the Occupational Medicine students at the University of Texas, Public Health School.

Texas Department of State Health Services General Preventive Medicine Residency Program, Preceptor and mentor to the residents.

Walden University, Preceptor and mentor to Nurse Practioner Students

Texas Womans University, Preceptor and mentor to Nurse Practioner Students

ACHIEVEMENTS:

2008-current University Of Texas, Occupational Medicine Residency Advisory Committee, Review residency candidate applications, assist in the implementation of changes in the Occupational Medicine program.

Harris County Infectious Disease Society- President, 2013-2015

Harris County Infectious Disease Society- Treasurer, 2015-current

Physician Organization of Women- Secretary/Treasurer, 2012-current

1981 Preprofessional Peer Advisor, University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida

1984-86 Recipient of Dean's Academic Scholarship, Howard University College of Medicine, Washington, D.C.

PUBLICATIONS:

1993 Veronika Nicholson, MD, James M. Goodrich, Ph.D., MD: Preventing viral infections in cancer patients. Contemporary Oncology, Dec. 1993, 3(12): 26-30.

1994 Veronika Nicholson, MD, Philip Johnson, MD: Infectious complications in solid organ transplant recipients. Surgical Clinics of North America, Oct. 1994, 74(5): 1223-1245.

1997 Veronika A. Nicholson, MD, et al: Comparison of Cytomegalovirus antigenemia and shell vial culture in allogeneic marrow transplantation recipients receiving ganciclovir prophylaxis. Bone Marrow Transplantation, Jan. 1997, 19: 37-41.

1999 Director of Health and Medical Issues, Oceana Magazine, Houston, Texas.

2000Editorial Advisory Committee, International Spa Association, Pulse Magazine,

Lexington, KY.

ABSTRACTS:

1994 Veronika Nicholson, MD, James M. Goodrich, Ph.D., MD, Estella Whimbey, MD, et al, Comparison of cytomegalovirus antigenemia and shell vial culture in allogeneic marrow transplantation recipients receiving ganciclovir prophylaxis. 34th Interscience Conference on Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy, Orlando, FL.

VOLUNTEER EXPERIENCES:

10 -2000-current Physician, Concerned Haitian Americans of Illinois, Secured donations, medication and supplies. Recruited physicians. Provided examinations, diagnosis and treatment to the people in Cape Haitian, Haiti.

09-2002 Physician, Project Hope, Vanuatu, Islands, Provided medical supplies, services and treatment to the people of the Vanuatu Islands. Completed Health, Hygiene, and Nutrition seminars to the different villages in the Vanuatu Islands.

1991 Physician, Port of Spain General Hospital, Port of Spain, Trinidad, W.I., Diagnosis and treatment for patients with dermatological problems in the clinic and inpatient setting. Assisted in Hansen’s Disease Clinic.

12-1990 Physician, Maskall Village Clinic, Belize, Central America, Primary Health Care Provider for community within a 40 mile radius. Participated also in mobile unit which, provided health care for surrounding community and Childhood Immunization Program.

07-1990 Physician, Allgemeines Krankenhaus der Stadt Wien, Endocrinology Clinic, Vienna, Austria, Assisted in the clinical diagnosis and treatment of patients in the endocrinology clinic as well as the inpatient hospital service. Assisted in the performance of thyroid biopsies.

06-08-1986 Fellowship at Mopan Clinic, Benque, Belize awarded by Jesuit

International (an affiliate of the University of Missouri Medical School). Assisted in clinical diagnosis and provided treatment to patients presenting with various tropical diseases; participated in programs involving childhood immunization in rural areas, diabetes and hypertension control in adults, and comprehensive prenatal care.

PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIPS:

Texas Medical Association

Harris County Medical Society

Harris County Infectious Disease Society

Physician Organization of Women

Mary Susan Moore Society

Hispanic American Medical Association

HOBBIES:

Traveling, Sailing, Bicycling, Horseback Riding, Racquet Ball



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