George Thompson, MD, FACP

George R. Thompson III, MD, FACP
Assistant Professor of Medicine
Assistant Director, Coccidioidomycosis Serology Laboratory
UC Davis School of Medicine
Davis, California

Dr Thompson is Assistant Professor of Medicine at the University of California, Davis, School of Medicine with a joint appointment in the Departments of Medical Microbiology and Immunology, and Internal Medicine, Division of Infectious Diseases.  Dr Thompson specializes in the care of patients with invasive fungal infections and has research interest in fungal diagnostics and host immunogenetics.  His current research focuses on the host-pathogen interaction of humans and both Coccidioides spp. (the agent of “Valley Fever”), and Cryptococcus spp.

Dr Thompson serves on the Mycoses Study Group Education Committee, which is responsible for the dissemination of materials and knowledge to clinicians across the country to improve the care of patients with fungal infections.  He additionally was recently appointed to the Coccidioidomycosis Study Group and the Infectious Diseases Society of America (IDSA) Journal Club, providing editorials in the monthly internationally disseminated IDSA Newsletter.