Position:
Clinical Assistant Professor
Division:
Infectious Disease
Education:
University of Manitoba, Doctor of Medicine
University of Manitoba, Internal Medicine Residency
University of British Columbia, Infectious Diseases Fellowship
University of British Columbia, Master of Health Sciences in Clinical Epidemiology
Recent Publications:

Galanis E, Trerise S, Ahmed-Bentley J, Deans GD, Fraser E. Brucellosis and other diseases imported with dogs. B C Med J 2019;61(4):177,190.

Koo J, Deans GD. A rare case of Burkholderia cepacia complex septic arthritis. Case Rep Infect Dis 2018; 2018:6232760.

Wong M, Chapman MG, Malhotra S, Mirzanejad Y, Deans GD. Experience with high dose once-daily vancomycin for patients with skin and soft-tissue infections in an ambulatory setting. Open Forum Infect Dis 2017;4(suppl 1): S338. Abstract only.

Afra M, Wong M, Chapman MG, Mirzanejad Y, Deans GD. Effectiveness, safety, and impact on healthcare decongestion by a busy Canadian infusion centre for outpatient parenteral antimicrobial therapy. Open Forum Infect Dis 2014(suppl 1):S212. Abstract only.

Alavi M, Raffa JD, Deans GD, Lai C, Krajden M, Dore GJ, Tyndall MW, Grebely J. Continued low uptake of treatment for hepatitis C virus infection in a large community-based cohort of inner city residents. Liver Int 2014;34(8):1198-206.

Deans GD, Raffa JD, Lai C, Fischer B, Krajden M, Amin J, Walter SR, Dore GJ, Grebely J and Tyndall MW. Mortality in a large community-based cohort of inner city residents in Vancouver, Canada.  CMAJ Open 2013;1(2):E68-76.

Turvey SE, Leo SH, Boos A, Deans GD, Prendiville J, Crawford RI, Senger C, Conley ME, Tilley P, Junker A, Janz L, Azana R, Hoang L, Morton TL. Successful approach to treatment of Helicobacter bilis infection in X-linked agammaglobulinemia. J Clin Immunol 2012;32(6):1404-8.

Deans GD, Stiver HG, McElhaney JE. Influenza vaccines provide diminished protection but are cost-saving in older adults. J Intern Med 2010;267(2):220-7.

Deans GD, Patrick DM, Skowronski DM, Henry B. Swine-origin influenza virus: What the clinician needs to know. B C Med J 2009;51(6):257,273.

Awards & Recognition:
  • Honour Roll for Clinical Teaching Excellence for UBC postgraduate inpatient teaching  2016
  • Honour Roll for Clinical Teaching Excellence for UBC undergraduate outpatient teaching 2015