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Poonam Mathur, DO, MPH

Academic Title:

Assistant Professor

Primary Appointment:


Additional Title:

Assistant Professor of Medicine


725 W. Lombard Street

Education and Training

Medical School- Nova Southeastern University College of Osteopathic Medicine

Residency- Penn State/Milton S. Hershey Medical Center

Chief Residency- Penn State/Milton S. Hershey Medical Center

Fellowship- University of Maryland Medical Center

MPH- Nova Southeastern University College of Osteopathic Medicine

Research/Clinical Keywords

HIV infection, Hepatitis C, HIV and HCV-related comorbidities

Highlighted Publications

Mathur P, Kottilil S, Husson J. Treatment of hepatitis C in renal impairment and renal transplant. Current Treatment Options in Infectious Diseases. (2016). 8(4): 438-448.

Mathur P, Gilliam B. (2017). Overview of antiretroviral therapy. In Fundamentals of HIV Medicine. New York, NY: Oxford University Press.  

Mathur P, Comstock E, McSweegan E, Mercer N, Kumar N, Kottilil S. A pilot study to expand treatment of chronic hepatitis C in resource-limited settings. Antiviral Research (2017). 146 184e190.

Mathur P, Emmanuel B, Sneller M, Zhang X, Poonia B, Kottilil S. Recovery of hepatitis C specific T cell responses after rituximab therapy in hepatitis C mixed cryoglobulinemic vasculitis.  J Med Virology. (2018). 90(5): 936-941..

Mathur P, Kottilil S, Wilson E. Use of ribavirin for hepatitis C treatment in the modern direct-acting antiviral era. J Clin and Trans Hep. (2018). 6(4):1–7.

Mathur P, Kottilil S, Wilson E. Sofosbuvir/velpatasvir/voxilaprevir: a highly effective option for re-treatment of hepatitis C in difficult-to-treat patients. Antiviral Therapy. (2018). doi: 10.3851/IMP3264. [Epub ahead of print].

Additional Publication Citations

Norcross M, Mathur P, Enoch AJ, Karlsson RM, Brigman J, Cameron HA, Harvey-White J, Holmes A. Effects of adolescent fluoxetine treatment on fear-, anxiety-, or stress-related behaviors in C57BL/6J or BALB/cJ mice. Psychopharmacology (2008). 200(3): 413-424.

Mathur P, Graybeal C, Feyder M, Davis M, Holmes A. Fear memory impairing effects of systemic treatment with the NMDA NR2B subunit antagonist, Ro 25-6981, in mice: attenuation with ageing. Pharmacology, Biochemistry & Behavior (2009). 91(3): 453-460.

Brigman J, Mathur P, Lu L, Williams RW, Holmes A. Genetic relationship between anxiety- and fear-related behaviors in BXD recombinant inbred mice. Behavioural Pharmacology(2009). 20(2): 204-209.

Feyder M, Karlsson RM, Mathur P, Lyman MT, Cameron HA, Davis MI, Grant SGN, Holmes A. Association of mouse DLG4 (PSD-95) gene deletion and human DLG4 gene variation with phenotypes relevant to autism spectrum disorders and Williams’ syndrome. The American Journal of Psychiatry (2010). 167(12): 1508-1517.

Brigman J, Mathur P, Harvey-White J, Izquierdo A, Saksida LM, Bussey TJ, Murphy DL, Deneris E, Holmes A. Pharmacological or genetic inactivation of the serotonin transporter improves reversal learning in mice. Cerebral Cortex (2010). 20(8): 1955-1963.

Brigman JL, Wright T, Talani G, Prasad-Mulcare S, Jinde S, Seabold GK, Mathur P, Davis MI, Bock R, Gustin R, Colbran R, Alvarez VA, Nakazawa K, Delpire E, Lovinger DM, Holmes A. Loss of Glu2B-containing NMDA receptors in CA1 hippocampus and cortex impairs long-term depression, reduces dendritic spine density, and disrupts learning. The Journal of Neuroscience(2010). 30(13): 4590-4600.

Mathur P, Shah S, Beck M. Fevers. Eschars on right leg and groin. Inguinal lymphadenopathy. Dx? The Journal of Family Practice (2015). 64(11): 720-722.

Mathur P, Lopez-Viego MA, Howell M. Giant primary retroperitoneal teratoma in an adult: a case report.  Case Reports in Medicine (2010). Volume 2010, Article ID 650424.

Mathur P, Zurlo J, Crook T. The intricate relationship of histoplasmosis and sarcoidosis: a case report. Journal of Medical Case Reports (2014). 8:235. 

Research Interests

Dr. Mathur’s research interests include HIV infection and hepatitis C, and related comorbidities including cardiovascular disease.  

Clinical Specialty Details

Oncology Infectious Diseases, HIV, Hepatitis C

Awards and Affiliations

UMGCCC Program in Oncology (Tumor Immunology and Immunotherapy Program )