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Makoto M. Jones, M.D., M.S.

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Clinical Details

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Bio

My clinical interests lie primarily in the diagnosis and treatment of nosocomial pathogens and evidence-based prescription of antimicrobials.

Board Certification and Academic Information

Academic Departments Internal Medicine - Assistant Professor
Academic Divisions Epidemiology
Board Certification National Board of Medical Examiners
American Board of Internal Medicine
American Board of Internal Medicine (Sub: Infectious Disease)

Academic Profile

Research Interests

  • Infection Control
  • Antimicrobial Stewardship
  • Medical Informatics
  • Health Services Research
  • Decision Support Systems, Clinical
  • Epidemiology/Nosocomial Infections
  • Antibiotic-Resistant Pathogens
  • Mathematical Modeling

Board Certification and Academic Information

Academic Departments Internal Medicine - Assistant Professor
Academic Divisions Epidemiology
Board Certification National Board of Medical Examiners
American Board of Internal Medicine
American Board of Internal Medicine (Sub: Infectious Disease)

Academic Office Locations

Academic Office Phone Number Academic Office Address
(801) 582-1565 Ext 4474 VA - Building #2
Division of Epidemiology
500 S Foothill Dr
Salt Lake City, UT 84148

Academic Bio

My research efforts to date have been directed toward applied informatics and the epidemiology of infectious nosocomial pathogens and my work has involved the extraction and validation of microbiology and antimicrobial across all Veterans Affairs (VA) facilities. I am currently using these data to investigate models of transmission for nosocomial pathogens and develop metrics of antimicrobial prescription quality.

Education

Education History

Type School Degree
Graduate Training University of Utah
Clinical Investigation
M.S.
Fellowship University of Utah
Infectious Diseases
Fellow
Residency University of Washington
Internal Medicine
Resident
Professional Medical Saint Louis University School of Medicine
Medicine
M.D.
Undergraduate Brigham Young University
Microbiology
B.S.

Publications

Selected Provider Publications

Journal Article

  1. Chou AF, Graber CJ, Jones M, Zhang Y, Goetz MB, Madaras-Kelly K, Samore M, Kelly A, Glassman PA (2016). Characteristics of Antimicrobial Stewardship Programs at Veterans Affairs Hospitals: Results of a Nationwide Survey. Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol, 37(6), 647-54.
  2. Fitzpatrick MA, Suda KJ, Safdar N, Goldstein B, Jones MM, Poggensee L, Ramanathan S, LeWan R, Evans CT (2016). Unique Risks and Clinical Outcomes Associated With Extended-Spectrum beta-Lactamase Enterobacteriaceae in Veterans With Spinal Cord Injury or Disorder: A Case-Case-Control Study. Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol, 37(7), 768-76.
  3. Brown KA, Jones M, Daneman N, Adler FR, Stevens V, Nechodom KE, Goetz MB, Samore MH, Mayer J (2016). Importation, Antibiotics, and Clostridium difficile Infection in Veteran Long-Term Care: A Multilevel Case-Control Study. Ann Intern Med, 164(12), 787-94.
  4. Nelson RE, Stevens VW, Khader K, Jones M, Samore MH, Evans ME, Douglas Scott R 2nd, Slayton RB, Schweizer ML, Perencevich EL, Rubin MA (2016). Economic Analysis of Veterans Affairs Initiative to Prevent Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus Infections. Am J Prev Med, 50(5 Suppl 1), S58-65.
  5. Jones M, Butler J, Graber CJ, Glassman P, Samore MH, Pollack LA, Weir C, Goetz MB (2016). Think twice: A cognitive perspective of an antibiotic timeout intervention to improve antibiotic use.LID - S1532-0464(16)30048-X [pii]LID - 10.1016/j.jbi.2016.06.005 [doi]. (Epub ahead of print) J Biomed Inform.
  6. Goto M, OShea AM, Livorsi DJ, McDanel JS, Jones MM, Richardson KK, Beck BF, Alexander B, Evans ME, Roselle GA, Kralovic SM, Perencevich EN (2016). The Effect of a Nationwide Infection Control Program Expansion on Hospital-Onset Gram-Negative Rod Bacteremia in 130 Veterans Health Administration Medical Centers: An Interrupted Time Series Analysis.LID - ciw423 [pii]. (Epub ahead of print) Clin Infect Dis.
  7. Nelson RE, Jones M, Leecaster M, Samore MH, Ray W, Huttner A, Huttner B, Khader K, Stevens VW, Gerding D, Schweizer ML, Rubin MA (2016). An Economic Analysis of Strategies to Control Clostridium Difficile Transmission and Infection Using an Agent-Based Simulation Model. PLoS One, 11(3), e0152248.
  8. Madaras-Kelly K, Jones M, Remington R, Caplinger CM, Huttner B, Jones B, Samore M (2016). Antimicrobial de-escalation of treatment for healthcare-associated pneumonia within the Veterans Healthcare Administration. J Antimicrob Chemother, 71(2), 539-46.
  9. Islam R, Weir CR, Jones M, Del Fiol G, Samore MH (2015). Understanding complex clinical reasoning in infectious diseases for improving clinical decision support design. BMC Med Inform Decis Mak, 15, 101.
  10. Patterson OV, Jones M, Yao Y, Viernes B, Alba PR, Iwashyna TJ, DuVall SL (2015). Extraction of Vital Signs from Clinical Notes. Stud Health Technol Inform, 216, 1035.
  11. Jones MM, Nelson RE, Rubin MA (2015). Cumulative Attributable Difference: An Infection Metric That Reflects a Value System. Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol, 1-3.
  12. Madaras-Kelly K, Jones M, Remington R, Caplinger C, Huttner B, Samore M (2015). Description and validation of a spectrum score method to measure antimicrobial de-escalation in healthcare associated pneumonia from electronic medical records data. BMC Infect Dis, 15, 197.
  13. Stevens VW, Khader K, Nelson RE, Jones M, Rubin MA, Brown KA, Evans ME, Greene T, Slade E, Samore MH (2015). Excess Length of Stay Attributable to Clostridium difficile Infection (CDI) in the Acute Care Setting: A Multistate Model. Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol, 1-7.
  14. Jones BE, Sauer B, Jones MM, Campo J, Damal K, He T, Ying J, Greene T, Goetz MB, Neuhauser MM, Hicks LA, Samore MH (2015). Variation in Outpatient Antibiotic Prescribing for Acute Respiratory Infections in the Veteran Population: A Cross-sectional Study. Ann Intern Med, 163(2), 73-80.
  15. Jones BE, Jones MM, Huttner B, Stoddard G, Brown KA, Stevens VW, Greene T, Sauer B, Madaras-Kelly K, Rubin M, Goetz MB, Samore M (2015). Trends in Antibiotic Use and Nosocomial Pathogens in Hospitalized Veterans With Pneumonia at 128 Medical Centers, 2006-2010. Clin Infect Dis, 61(9), 1403-10.
  16. Nelson RE, Samore MH, Jones M, Greene T, Stevens VW, Liu CF, Graves N, Evans MF, Rubin MA (2015). Reducing Time-dependent Bias in Estimates of the Attributable Cost of Health Care-associated Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus Infections: A Comparison of Three Estimation Strategies. Med Care, 53(9), 827-34.
  17. Huttner B, Jones M, Madaras-Kelly K, Neuhauser MM, Rubin MA, Goetz MB, Samore MH (2015). Initiation and termination of antibiotic regimens in Veterans Affairs hospitals. J Antimicrob Chemother, 70(2), 598-601.
  18. Jones M, Nielson C, Gupta K, Khader K, Evans M (2015). Collateral benefit of screening patients for methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus at hospital admission: isolation of patients with multidrug-resistant gram-negative bacteria. Am J Infect Control, 43(1), 31-4.
  19. Nelson RE, Stevens VW, Jones M, Samore MH, Rubin MA (2015). Health care-associated methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus infections increases the risk of postdischarge mortality. Am J Infect Control, 43(1), 38-43.
  20. Nelson RE, Jones M, Liu CF, Samore MH, Evans ME, Graves N, Lee B, Rubin MA (2015). The impact of healthcare-associated methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus infections on post-discharge healthcare costs and utilization. Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol, 36(5), 534-42.
  21. Jones M, Huttner B, Leecaster M, Huttner A, Damal K, Tanner W, Nielson C, Rubin MA, Goetz MB, Madaras-Kelly K, Samore MH (2014). Does universal active MRSA surveillance influence anti-MRSA antibiotic use? A retrospective analysis of the treatment of patients admitted with suspicion of infection at Veterans Affairs Medical Centers between 2005 and 2010. J Antimicrob Chemother, 69(12), 3401-8.
  22. Madaras-Kelly K, Jones M, Remington R, Hill N, Huttner B, Samore M (2014). Development of an antibiotic spectrum score based on veterans affairs culture and susceptibility data for the purpose of measuring antibiotic de-escalation: a modified Delphi approach. Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol, 35(9), 1103-13.
  23. Jones M, Ying J, Huttner B, Evans M, Maw M, Nielson C, Rubin MA, Greene T, Samore MH (2014). Relationships between the importation, transmission, and nosocomial infections of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus: an observational study of 112 Veterans Affairs Medical Centers. Clin Infect Dis, 58(1), 32-9.
  24. Fridkin S, Baggs J, Fagan R, Magill S, Pollack LA, Malpiedi P, Slayton R, Khader K, Rubin MA, Jones M, Samore MH, Dumyati G, Dodds-Ashley E, Meek J, Yousey-Hindes K, Jernigan J, Shehab N, Herrera R, McDonald CL, Schneider A, Srinivasan A (2014). Vital signs: improving antibiotic use among hospitalized patients. MMWR Morb Mortal Wkly Rep, 63(9), 194-200.
  25. Weir C, Drews FA, Butler J, Barrus RJ, Jones ML, Nebeker JR (2013). Support for contextual control in primary care: a qualitative analysis. AMIA Annu Symp Proc, 2013, 1463-71.
  26. Huttner B, Jones M, Huttner A, Rubin M, Samore MH (2013). Antibiotic prescription practices for pneumonia, skin and soft tissue infections and urinary tract infections throughout the US Veterans Affairs system. J Antimicrob Chemother, 68(10), 2393-9.
  27. Rubin MA, Jones M, Leecaster M, Khader K, Ray W, Huttner A, Huttner B, Toth D, Sablay T, Borotkanics RJ, Gerding DN, Samore MH (2013). A simulation-based assessment of strategies to control Clostridium difficile transmission and infection. PLoS One, 8(11), e80671.
  28. Nelson RE, Jones M, Rubin MA (2012). Decolonization with Mupirocin and Subsequent Risk of Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus Carriage in Veterans Affairs Hospitals. Infect Dis Ther, 1(1), 1.
  29. Jones M, Samore MH, Carter M, Rubin MA (2012). Long-term care facilities in Utah: a description of human and information technology resources applied to infection control practice. Am J Infect Control, 40(5), 446-50.
  30. Jones MM, DuVall SL, Spuhl J, Samore MH, Nielson C, Rubin M (2012). Extraction of Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus Data from the Nation's Veterans Affairs Medical Centers. BMC Med Informat Decis Making, 12, 34.
  31. Huttner B, Jones M, Rubin MA, Madaras-Kelly K, Nielson C, Goetz MB, Neuhauser MM, Samore MH (2012). Double trouble: how big a problem is redundant anaerobic antibiotic coverage in Veterans Affairs medical centres? J Antimicrob Chemother, 67(6), 1537-9.
  32. Jones M, Huttner B, Madaras-Kelly K, Nechodom K, Nielson C, Bidwell Goetz M, Neuhauser MM, Samore MH, Rubin MA (2012). Parenteral to oral conversion of fluoroquinolones: low-hanging fruit for antimicrobial stewardship programs? Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol, 33(4), 362-7.
  33. Jones M, DuVall SL, Spuhl J, Samore MH, Nielson C, Rubin M (2012). Identification of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus within the nation's Veterans Affairs medical centers using natural language processing. BMC Med Inform Decis Mak, 12(1), 34.
  34. Huttner B, Jones M, Rubin MA, Neuhauser MM, Gundlapalli A, Samore M (2012). Drugs of last resort? The use of polymyxins and tigecycline at US Veterans Affairs medical centers, 2005-2010. PLoS One, 7(5), e36649.
  35. South BR, Shen S, Jones M, Garvin J, Samore MH, Chapman WW, Gundlapalli AV (2009). Developing a manually annotated clinical document corpus to identify phenotypic information for inflammatory bowel disease. Summit on Translat Bioinforma, 2009, 1-32.
  36. South BR, Shen S, Jones M, Garvin J, Samore MH, Chapman WW, Gundlapalli AV (2009). Developing a manually annotated clinical document corpus to identify phenotypic information for inflammatory bowel disease. BMC Bioinformatics, 10 Suppl 9, S12.

Conference Proceedings

  1. South BR, Shen S, Jones M, Garvin J, Samore MH, Chapman WW Gundlapalli AV (2009). Applying Annotation Methods to Large Repositories of Electronic Clinical Documents to extract Phenotypic Information: Where Should We Start the Search? American Medical Informatics Association – Second Annual Summit on Translational Bioinformatics, San Francisco, Spring2009.

Letter

  1. Graber CJ, Madaras-Kelly K, Jones MM, Neuhauser MM, Goetz MB (2013). Unnecessary antimicrobial use in the context of Clostridium difficile infection: a call to arms for the Veterans Affairs Antimicrobial Stewardship Task Force [Letter to the editor]. Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol, 34(6), 651-3.

Abstract

  1. Jones M, Huttner B, Huttner A, Nielson C, Samore M, Rubin MA (10/19/2012). Can Active Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus Surveillance Increase Vancomycin Use? A Retrospective Analysis of Antibiotic Use and Microbiology Data from 129 Veterans Affairs Hospitals between 2005 and 2010 [Abstract]. IDWeek 2012.
  2. Jones M, Huttner B, Nechodom K, Nielson C, Rubin M, Samore M (10/20/2012). Rapid Turnaround Time and Improved Adoption of PCR for Admission Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus Screening at Veterans Affairs Hospitals [Abstract]. ID Week 2012.
  3. Jones, M, DuVall, SL, Spuhl, J, Samore, MH, Nielson, C, Rubin, M (02/2011). Extraction of Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus Data from the Nations' Veterans Affairs Medical Centers [Abstract].
  4. Jones, M, Rubin, M, Greene, T, Leecaster, M, Spuhl, J, Nielson, C, Evans, M, Jain, R, Samore, M (10/2011). Comparing the Performance of Clinical History of MRSA vs. Active Surveillance at Individual and Hospital Ward Levels [Abstract]. Infectious Disease Society of America Conference, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada.
  5. Jones, M, Ying, J, Greene, T, Leecaster, M, Huttner, B, Mayer, J, Rubin, M, Samore, M (04/2011). Analysis of MRSA Transmission Dynamics in the Veterans Affairs System [Abstract]. Annual Scientific Meeting of The Society for Healthcare Epidemiology of America.
  6. Jones, M, Huttner, B, Mayer, J, Rubin, M, Madaras-Kelly, M, Samore, M (04/2011). Variation of Inpatient Antibiotic Use in Acute Care Facilities of the Veterans Health Administration between 2005 and 2009 [Abstract]. Annual Scientific Meeting of The Society for Healthcare Epidemiology of America.
  7. Jones, M, Leecaster, M, Ford, L, Spuhl, J, Howell, J, Nechodom, P, Samore, M, Rubin, M (10/2010). Bias Over Time When Human Reviewers Diagnose Healthcare-Associated Infection (HAI) Due to Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) [Abstract].
  8. Jones MM, Samore MH, Nechodom P, Rubin MA (2010). Comparison of Automated and Manual Methods of Estimating Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) Healthcare-Associated Infection (HAI) Rates. SHEA. Atlanta. Accepted as a poster [Abstract].
  9. Jones MM, Samore MH, Nechodom P, Rubin MA (2009). Surveillance for hospital-acquired VRE and MRPA infections using electronic algorithms. Infectious Disease Society of America. Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Accepted as a poster. Received IDSA fellow’s travel grant [Abstract].
  10. South BR, Shen S, Jones MM, Garvin J, Samore MH, Chapman WW, Gundlapalli AV (2009). Applying Annotation Methods to VA Clinical Documents: Where Should We Start the Search? AMIA. Orlando, Florida. Accepted and presented as a poster by Brett South [Abstract].
  11. Shen S, South BR, Jones MM, Garvin JH, Samore MH, Chapman WW, Gundlapalli AV (2009). Using Open Source Tools to Build an Annotated Corpora for Inflammatory Bowel Disease. AMIA. Orlando, FA. Accepted and presented as a poster by Shuying Shen [Abstract].
  12. Jones MM, Samore MH, Jernigan JA, OConnor-Wright S, Nechodom P, Rubin M (2008). Surveillance for hospital-acquired methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus(MRSA) infections using electronic algorithms. SHEA. San Diego. Accepted and oral presentation delivered by Makoto Jones 3/21/09 [Abstract]. Society for Healthcare Epidemiology of America Conference.

Report

  1. Rubin MA, Jones M, Huntington JL, Durfee MJ, Moore SL, Lloyd JF, Nielson C, Gilmartin H, Evans RS, Biffl WL, Savitz LA, Price CS (June 2014). Advances in the Prevention and Control of HAIs: Screening for Surgical Site Infections by Applying Classification Trees to Electronic Data (14-0003). Rockville, MD.: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality.

Poster

  1. Nelson RE, Jones M, Liu CF, Samore MH, Evans ME, Graves N, Lee B, Rubin MA (2014). ?The impact of healthcare-associated methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus infections on post-discharge healthcare costs and utilization. Poster session presented at IDWeek, Philadelphia, PA.
  2. Nelson RE, Jones M, Liu CF, Samore MH, Evans ME, Graves N, Lee B, Rubin MA (2014). Avoiding time-dependent bias in estimating the attributable cost of healthcare-associated methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus infections. Poster session presented at IDWeek, Philadelphia, PA.
  3. Nelson RE, Stevens V, Jones M, Samore MH, Rubin MA (2014). Infection Control & Hospital Epidemiology. Poster session presented at IDWeek, Philadelphia, PA.
  4. Nelson RE, Jones M, Leecaster M, Ray W, Huttner A, Huttner B, Khader K, Campo J, Gerding D, Samore M, Rubin MA (2013). Using an agent-based simulation model to conduct an economic analysis of strategies to control Clostridium difficile transmission and infection. Poster session presented at IDWeek, San Francisco, CA.
  5. Huttner, B, Jones, M, Madaras-Kelly, K, Nechodom, K, Nielson, C, Goetz, MB, Neuhauser, M, Samore, MH, Rubin, MA (7/16/2012). Parenteral to Oral Conversion of Fluoroquinolones: Low-Hanging Fruit for Antimicrobial Stewardship Programs? Poster session presented at VA Health Services Research and Development, Washington, D.C..
  6. Jones MM, Samore MH, Nechodom P, Rubin MA (2009). Surveillance for hospital-acquired VRE and MRPA infections using electronic algorithms. Poster session presented at 47th Annual Meeting of the Infectious Diseases Society of America, Philidelphia, PA.

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