Ronald A. Sherman

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Assistant Researcher, Pathology
School of Medicine
M.D., University of California, Los Angeles
OTH, University of London
Phone: (949) 824-5829
Fax: (949) 824-1098
University of California, Irvine
Departments of Pathology and Medicine
Room D-440, Medical Sciences Bldg 1
Mail Code: 4800
Irvine, CA 92697-480
Research Interests
Maggot therapy; Medical entomology; Wound healing; Parasitology.
Sherman RA: Wound myiasis in urban and suburban U.S. Arch Intern Med; 160(13):2004-2014. 2000.

Sherman RA: Maggot therapy for foot and leg wounds. International Journal of Lower Extremity Wounds. 2002;1:135-42.

Sherman RA: Maggot vs conservative debridement therapy for the treatment of pressure ulcers. Wound Repair and Regeneration. 2002;10:208-14.

Sherman RA: Cohort study of maggot therapy for treating diabetic foot ulcers. Diabetes Care 2003; 26(2):446-51.

Sherman RA, Shimoda KJ: Presurgical maggot debridement of soft tissue wounds is associated with decreased rates of postoperative infection. Clinical Infectious Diseases 2004; 39:1067-70.
Sherman RA, Wyle F, Vulpe M: Maggot Debridement Therapy for treating pressure ulcers in spinal cord injury patients. Journal of Spinal Cord Medicine, 18: 71-74. 1995.
Sherman RA, Wyle FA, Thrupp L: Affect of antimicrobial agents on the growth, feeding and development of Phaenicia serricata (Calliphoridae, DIPTERA) larvae. Journal of Medical Entomology. 32: 646-649. 1995.
Sherman RA, Hall MJR, Thomas S: Medicinal maggots: an ancient remedy for some contemporary
afflictions. Annu Rev Entomol. 45:55-81. 2000.
Professional Societies
American Association for the Advancement of Science; American College of Physicians; American Society for Tropical Medicine and Hygeine; Entomology Society of America; Wound Healing Society
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