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TitleAssistant Professor
InstitutionBaylor College of Medicine
DepartmentDepartment of Surgery
DivisionSurgery-General Surgery Div
Address6501 Fannin St., Suite NC100S
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    Dr. Robert Southard’s research interests involve determining why critically ill and injured patients develop hospital-acquired infections.

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    • Trauma
    • Immune function
    • Infection

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    1. Turnbull IR, Ghosh S, Fuchs A, Hilliard J, Davis CG, Bochicchio GV, Southard RE. Polytrauma Increases Susceptibility to Pseudomonas Pneumonia in Mature Mice. Shock. 2016 May; 45(5):555-63. PMID: 26863126.
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    2. Bonne SL, Turnbull IR, Southard RE. Technique for repair of fractures and separations involving the cartilaginous portions of the anterior chest wall. Chest. 2015 Jun; 147(6):e199-204. PMID: 26033132.
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    3. Winfield RD, Southard RE, Turnbull IR, Bochicchio K, Reese S, Freeman BD, Bochicchio GV. Angiotensin Inhibition Is Associated with Preservation of T-Cell and Monocyte Function and Decreases Multiple Organ Failure in Obese Trauma Patients. J Am Coll Surg. 2015 Aug; 221(2):486-94.e4. PMID: 26141470.
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    4. Taylor B, Brody R, Denmark R, Southard R, Byham-Gray L. Improving enteral delivery through the adoption of the “Feed Early Enteral Diet adequately for Maximum Effect (FEED ME)” protocol in a surgical trauma ICU: a quality improvement review. Nutr Clin Pract. 2014 Oct; 29(5):639-48. PMID: 25155862.
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    5. Southard R, Ghosh S, Hilliard J, Davis C, Mazuski C, Walton A, Hotchkiss R. Pulmonary contusion is associated with toll-like receptor 4 upregulation and decreased susceptibility to pseudomonas pneumonia in a mouse model. Shock. 2012 Jun; 37(6):629-33. PMID: 22392148; PMCID: PMC3356504.
    6. Southard RE, Boyle WA. Corticosteroids and the original vasopressin and septic shock trial subgroups. Crit Care Med. 2010 Jan; 38(1):338; authore reply 338-9. PMID: 20023496.
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    7. Torre-Amione G, Southard RE, Loebe MM, Youker KA, Bruckner B, Estep JD, Tierney M, Noon GP. Reversal of secondary pulmonary hypertension by axial and pulsatile mechanical circulatory support. J Heart Lung Transplant. 2010 Feb; 29(2):195-200. PMID: 19782604.
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    8. Jangro WC, Preval H, Southard R, Klotz SG, Francis A. Conventional intramuscular sedatives versus ziprasidone for severe agitation in adolescents: case-control study. Child Adolesc Psychiatry Ment Health. 2009 Mar 12; 3(1):9. PMID: 19284622; PMCID: PMC2663548.
    9. Barshes NR, Udell IW, Joyce DL, Southard RE, O'Mahony CA, Goss JA. A pooled analysis of posttransplant survival following combined heart-liver transplantation. Transplantation. 2007 Jan 15; 83(1):95-8. PMID: 17220801.
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    10. Jahanyar J, Joyce DL, Southard RE, Loebe M, Noon GP, Koerner MM, Torre-Amione G, Youker KA. Decorin-mediated transforming growth factor-beta inhibition ameliorates adverse cardiac remodeling. J Heart Lung Transplant. 2007 Jan; 26(1):34-40. PMID: 17234515.
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    11. Perme CS, Southard RE, Joyce DL, Noon GP, Loebe M. Early mobilization of LVAD recipients who require prolonged mechanical ventilation. Tex Heart Inst J. 2006; 33(2):130-3. PMID: 16878612; PMCID: PMC1524705.
    12. Kohen I, Preval H, Southard R, Francis A. Naturalistic study of intramuscular ziprasidone versus conventional agents in agitated elderly patients: retrospective findings from a psychiatric emergency service. Am J Geriatr Pharmacother. 2005 Dec; 3(4):240-5. PMID: 16503319.
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    13. Schneider N, Joyce D, Southard R, Cross CA, Noon GP, Koerner MM, Loebe M. Rupture of inlet graft of the HeartMate System: a case report. J Heart Lung Transplant. 2006 Jan; 25(1):137-9. PMID: 16399545.
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    14. Joyce DL, Southard RE, Torre-Amione G, Noon GP, Land GA, Loebe M. Impact of left ventricular assist device (LVAD)-mediated humoral sensitization on post-transplant outcomes. J Heart Lung Transplant. 2005 Dec; 24(12):2054-9. PMID: 16364849.
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    15. Southard RE, Nelson JC, Joyce DL, Thompson LO, Skrabal CA, Torre-Amione G, Youker KA, Noon GP, Loebe M. Placement of a left ventricular assist device in a patient with dextrocardia. J Heart Lung Transplant. 2005 Mar; 24(3):338-9. PMID: 15737762.
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    16. Preval H, Klotz SG, Southard R, Francis A. Rapid-acting IM ziprasidone in a psychiatric emergency service: a naturalistic study. Gen Hosp Psychiatry. 2005 Mar-Apr; 27(2):140-4. PMID: 15763126.
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    17. Skrabal CA, Thompson LO, Potapov EV, Southard RE, Joyce DL, Youker KA, Noon GP, Loebe M. Organ-specific regulation of pro-inflammatory molecules in heart, lung, and kidney following brain death. J Surg Res. 2005 Jan; 123(1):118-25. PMID: 15652959.
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    18. Skrabal CA, Thompson LO, Southard RE, Joyce DL, Noon GP, Loebe M, Youker KA. Interaction between isolated human myocardial mast cells and cultured fibroblasts. J Surg Res. 2004 May 1; 118(1):66-70. PMID: 15093719.
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    19. Joyce D, Loebe M, Noon GP, McRee S, Southard R, Thompson L, Skrabal C, Youker K, Torre-Amione G. Revascularization and ventricular restoration in patients with ischemic heart failure: the STICH trial. Curr Opin Cardiol. 2003 Nov; 18(6):454-7. PMID: 14597886.
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    20. Kimura RS, Nye CL, Southard RE. Normal and pathologic features of the limbus spiralis and its functional significance. Am J Otolaryngol. 1990 Mar-Apr; 11(2):99-111. PMID: 2344002.
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    21. Kimura RS, Iverson NA, Southard RE. Selective lesions of the vestibular labyrinth. Ann Otol Rhinol Laryngol. 1988 Nov-Dec; 97(6 Pt 1):577-84. PMID: 3264488.
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