Alice C. Thornton, MD

Chief, Division of Infectious Disease

Practice areas

Practice areas

Clinical interests


Alice C. Thornton, MD

Chief, Division of Infectious Disease

Biography

My name is Alice Thornton; I received my medical degree from Marshall University, School of Medicine, Huntington, W.Va. I completed a fellowship at Indiana University Medical Center, Indianapolis.

I am board certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine in Infectious Disease and have HIV Certification from the American Academy of HIV Medicine (AAHIVM).

Faculty rank

Professor of Medicine

Education

Degree
Marshall University, School of Medicine, Huntington, W.Va.

Residency
Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center, Winston-Salem, N.C.

Fellowship
Infectious Disease, Indiana University Medical Center, Indianapolis

Certifications or Special training
American Board of Internal Medicine, Infectious Disease
HIV Certification from the American Academy of HIV Medicine (AAHIVM)

Infectious Disease

Bluegrass Care Clinic

Kentucky Clinic
Fifth Floor, Wing D, Room L504
740 S. Limestone
Lexington KY 40536-0284

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Fax 859-257-4953

Amenities
Dining, Internet/Wi-Fi, Information desk, Pharmacy services, Wheelchairs

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  1. Davis T, Teaster PB, Watkins JF, Thornton AC, Alexander L, Zanjani F. A Qualitative Approach to Increasing HIV Prevention in Primary Care Settings for Older Adults: Perspectives From Primary Care Providers. J Appl Gerontol. 2016 Jul 6.
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  2. Fanucchi L, Leedy N, Li J, Thornton AC. Perceptions and practices of physicians regarding outpatient parenteral antibiotic therapy in persons who inject drugs. J Hosp Med. 2016 Aug;11(8):581-2.
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  3. Ratermann KL, Ereshefsky BJ, Fleishaker EL, Thornton AC, Buch KP, Martin CA. Fulminant Invasive Pulmonary Aspergillosis After a Near-Drowning Accident in an Immunocompetent Patient. Ann Pharmacother. 2014 Jun 17;48(9):1225-1229.
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  4. Crawford T, Caldwell G, Bush HM, Browning S, Thornton A. Foreign born status and HIV/AIDS: a comparative analysis of HIV/AIDS characteristics among foreign and U.S. born individuals. J Immigr Minor Health. 2012 Feb; 14(1):82-8. PMID: 21327966.
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  5. Jhaveri MA, Mawad HW, Thornton AC, Mullen NW, Greenberg RN. Tenofovir-associated severe bone pain: I cannot walk! J Int Assoc Physicians AIDS Care (Chic). 2010 Sep-Oct; 9(5):328-34. PMID: 20923957.
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  6. Armstrong KE, Bush HM, Collins JD, Feola DJ, Caldwell GC, Thornton AC. Role of CD4 count in immunity development after hepatitis A and B vaccination among HIV-infected patients: Kentucky, 2002-2007. J Int Assoc Physicians AIDS Care (Chic). 2010 May-Jun; 9(3):179-86. PMID: 20530473.
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  7. Jhaveri MA, Browning SR, Bush H, Thornton A, Greenberg RN. Comparison of 3-drug versus 4-drug and PI versus non-PI combinations as initial HAART: experience from 1998 to 2007. J Int Assoc Physicians AIDS Care (Chic). 2009 Sep-Oct; 8(5):299-307. PMID: 19759256.
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  8. Venugopalan V, Thornton AC, Steinke DT, Rapp RP, Romanelli F, Feola DJ. Trimethoprim-sulfamethoxazole exposure alters ex vivo function of B lymphocytes isolated from human immunodeficiency virus-infected patients receiving Zidovudine. Pharmacotherapy. 2009 Apr; 29(4):373-82. PMID: 19323617.
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  9. Feola DJ, Garvy BA, Rapp RP, Thornton AC. Blunted humoral response to influenza vaccination in patients exposed to zidovudine plus trimethoprim-sulfamethoxazole. Pharmacotherapy. 2007 Jul; 27(7):937-47. PMID: 17594199.
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  10. Olges JR, Murphy BS, Caldwell GG, Thornton AC. Testing practices and knowledge of HIV among prenatal care providers in a low seroprevalence state. AIDS Patient Care STDS. 2007 Mar; 21(3):187-94. PMID: 17428186.
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  11. Feola DJ, Thornton AC, Garvy BA. Effects of antiretroviral therapy on immunity in patients infected with HIV. Curr Pharm Des. 2006; 12(9):1015-22. PMID: 16515483.
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  12. Thornton AC, Romanelli F, Collins JD. Reproduction decision making for couples affected by HIV: a review of the literature. Top HIV Med. 2004 May-Jun; 12(2):61-7. PMID: 15184713.
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  13. Romanelli F, Smith KM, Thornton AC, Pomeroy C. Poppers: epidemiology and clinical management of inhaled nitrite abuse. Pharmacotherapy. 2004 Jan; 24(1):69-78. PMID: 14740789.
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  14. Thornton AC, Jennings-Conklin KS, McCormick MI. Noroviruses: agents in outbreaks of acute gastroenteritis. Disaster Manag Response. 2004 Jan-Mar; 2(1):4-9. PMID: 14760287.
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  15. Feola DJ, Thornton AC. Metronidazole-induced pancreatitis in a patient with recurrent vaginal trichomoniasis. Pharmacotherapy. 2002 Nov; 22(11):1508-10. PMID: 12432979.
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  16. Empey PE, Jennings HR, Thornton AC, Rapp RP, Evans ME. Levofloxacin failure in a patient with pneumococcal pneumonia. Ann Pharmacother. 2001 Jun; 35(6):687-90. PMID: 11408985.
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