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Jana K. Dickter, M.D.

  • Associate Clinical Professor, Division of Infectious Disease, Department of Medical Specialties
  • Staff Physician

Jana K. Dickter, M.D.

Clinical Specialties
  • Infectious Disease
Research Focus
  • Antimicrobial Stewardship in Long Term Care Facilities

Jana Dickter, M.D., is an associate clinical professor in the department of medical specialists, division of infectious disease. She comes to City of Hope from Southern California Permanente Medical Group, where she spent more than a decade as an attending physician specializing in infectious diseases and internal medicine.

Dr. Dickter earned her undergraduate degree in cognitive sciences from the University of California, San Diego. She went on to receive her medical doctorate from Rush Medical College in Chicago. After an internal medicine residency at University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Dr. Dickter began her fellowship at UCLA’s Affiliated Program in Infectious Diseases.

Board-certified in internal medicine and infectious diseases, Dr. Dickter is also certified by the American Academy of HIV Medicine. She is interested in clinical trials and her most recent research has been as principal investigator in a clinical trial focused on antimicrobial stewardship in long term care facilities.  Dr. Dickter has presented her research work nationally.  She has served as Chair of the AIDS Advisory Committee, Kaiser Permanente Fontana/Ontario since 2005.

  • 2016 - present, Associate Clinical Professor, Division of Infectious Disease, Department of Medical Specialties, City of Hope, Duarte, CA
  • 2005 - 2016, Attending physician, Southern California Permanente Medical Group, Infectious Diseases/Internal Medicine, Fontana, CA
  • 2004 - 2005, Attending physician, Jana Kubrin, MD, A Professional Medical Corp., Infectious Diseases/Internal Medicine, Oxnard, CA


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  • 1999, Rush Medical College M.D., Chicago, IL, Undergraduate
  • 1993, University of California, San Diego B.S. Cognitive Science, La Jolla, CA Minor Chemistry, History


  • 2002 - 2004, Fellow, UCLA Affiliated Program in Infectious Diseases, Los Angeles, CA


  • 1999 - 2002, Internal Medicine, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, PA
  • 2004 - present, Diplomate, Infectious Diseases, American Board of Internal Medicine
  • 2002 - present, Diplomate, Internal Medicine, American Board of Internal Medicine
  • 2014 - present, American Academy of HIV Medicine Certificate
  • 2002 - present, Medical Board of California, Certificate Number A79210
  • 1999 - 2002, Commonwealth of Pennsylvania State Medical License
  • Vergidis P, Avery RK, Wheat LJ, Dotson JL, Assi MA5, Antoun SA, Hamoud KA, Burdette SD, Freifeld AG, McKinsey DS, Money ME, Myint T, Andes DR, Hoey CA, Kaul DA, Dickter JK, Liebers DE, Miller RA, Muth WE, Prakash V, Steiner FT, Walker RC, Hage CA. “Histoplasmosis Complicating Tumor Necrosis Factor-α Blocker Therapy: A Retrospective Analysis of 98 Cases.” Clinical Infectious Diseases 61(3):409-17, Aug 2015.
  • Aassi M, Martin S, Wheat LJ, Hage C, Freifeld A, Avery R, Baddley JW, Vergidis P, Miller R, Andes D, Young JH, Hammoud K, Hpurikar S, McKinsey D, Myintl T, Garcia-Diaz J, Esguerral E, Kwak EJ, Morris M, Mullane KM, Prakash V, Burdette SD, Sandid M, Dickter, J, Ostrander D, Antoun SA, Kaul DR. ““Histoplasmosis After Solid OrganTransplant.” Clinical Infectious Diseases 57(11): 1542-9, 2013 Dec.
  • Pineda JA, Westerfield M, Kronenberg BM, Kubrin J. “Human and monkey P3-like responses in a mixed modality paradigm: effects of context and context-dependent noradrenergic influences.” International Journal of Psychophysiology 27(3):223-40,1997 Dec.
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