Vincent A. DeBari, PhD

Vincent A. DeBari, PhD
Professor of Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine, Seton Hall University
Associate Professor of Medicine, St. George’s University, School of Medicine
Phone: (973) 877-2813
Fax: (973) 754-2799


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Dr. Vincent A. DeBari received a PhD in Zoology and Biochemistry from Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ in 1981. His undergraduate education includes a MS in Chemistry from Newark College of Engineering, Newark, NJ in 1970 and a BS in Chemistry, from Fordham University, Bronx, NY in 1967.

Dr. DeBari is currently a Professor of Internal Medicine at Seton Hall University School of Health & Medical Sciences, in South Orange, NJ, and serves as Chairman of the Research Committee, is a member of the Institutional Review Board, and the Continuing Education Committee. Dr. DeBari also serves as a Consulting Research Specialist and Affiliate Medical Staff in Medicine & Pathology, with St. Joseph’s Regional Medical Center, Paterson, NJ.

Dr. DeBari has received several awards, honors, and recognition over the course of his career including  listings in Who’s Who in America, Who’s Who in Medicine and Healthcare, The McCarrick Outstanding Educator Award from Seton Hall University, and the Bernard F. Gerulat Award and Lectureship, American Association for Clinical Chemistry.He was the Seton Hall University School of Health and Medical Sciences Researcher of the Year for 2010.

Dr. DeBari’s editorial activities include reviewer, Clinical Chemistry, Seminars in Arthritis and Rheumatism, Respiratory Medicine, Journal of Postgraduate Medicine, and Member, Editorial Board, Annals of Clinical and Laboratory Science and the Online Journal of Clinical Chemistry.

Areas of Interest
Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Physiological and Clinical Chemistry, Immunochemistry and Molecular Immunology
Association of Clinical Scientists, (President 2008-2009), Clinical Professor of Medicine, University of New England, C.O.M.
Selected Publications

Shakov R, Salazar RS, Kagunye SK, Baddoura WJ, DeBari, VA. (2011).
Diabetes Mellitus as a Risk Factor for Recurrence of Clostridium difficult Infection In the Acute Care Hospital Setting, Am J Infect Control; 39: 194-198

Qaqa AY, DeBari VA, Isbitan, A, Mohammed N, Sison R, El-Kersh, K, Slim J, Perez, G, Shamoon FE. (2011). The Role of Post-exercise Measurements in the Diagnosis of Peripheral Arterial Disease in HIV-infected patients. Angiology 62:10-14

Kalra VK, DeBari VA, Zauk A, Kataria P, Myridakis D, Kiblawi F. (2011). Point- of-Care Testing for B-type Natriuretic Peptide in Premature Neonates with Patentm Ductus Arteriosus. Annals Clin Lab Sci 41: 32-38

Bajaj S, Shamoon F, Gupta N, Parikh, R, Parikh N, DeBari VA, Hamdan A, Bikkina M. (2011) Acute S-T Segment Elevation Myocardial Infarction in Young Adults: Who is at risk? Coronary Art. Dis; 22: 238-244

Qaqa AY, DeBari VA, Sison R, Mohammad N, Isbitan A, ElKersh K, Slim J, Perez G, Shamoon FE. (2012) Epidemiologic Aspects of Peripheral Arteria Disease In the HIV Population. Int. Angiology; 31; 227-233

Kumar A, Shah N, Modi Y, Shaaban, DePasquale J, DeBari VA, Yerrabothala S,Maroules M, Guron GK (2012). Characteristics of Colorectal Cancer in the Human Immunodeficiency Virus-infected African American Population. Med Oncol (in press)

Eddi R, Karki A, Shah A, DeBari VA, DePasquale JR. (2012). Association of Type 2 Diabetes and Colon Adenomas. J Gastrointest Cancer; 43: 87-92

Alsumrain M, Mellilo N, DeBari VA, Kirmani J, Moussavi M, Doraiswamy V, Katapally R, Korya D, Adelman M, Miller R. (2011) Predictors and Outcome of Pneumonia in Patients with Spontaneous Intracerebral Hemorrhage. J Intensive Care Med (in press)

Alfakir M, Moammar MQ, Ali MI, Alhatem E, Curran RD, Saoud RM, Chandran C, Khan MA, DeBari VA (2011). Pulmonary Gas Exchange during Hemodialysis: A comparison of subjects with and without COPD on Bicarbonate Hemodialysis. Annals Clin Lab Sci 41:301-306

Gauchan D, Joshi N, Gill AS, Patel V, DeBari VA, Guron G, Maroules M (2012). Does Elevated Serum Vitamin B12 Level Mask Actual Vitamin B12 Deficiency in Myeloproliferative Disorders? Clin Lymphoma Myeloma Leuk (in Press)

Elnahar Y, Daoko J, Al-Dehneh A, Gupta N, DeBari VA, Shamoon F, Costeas CA (2012). Risk factors for the development of atrial fibrillation in HIV infected patients J Atr Fibrillation 2: 1-5.

Baghal T, Qaqa, A, Parikh R, Bikkina M, Haft J, Millman A, DeBari VA, Shamoon F (2012). The Changes in Echocardiographic Parameters of Diastolic Function in response to Nesiritide Infusion in Patients with Isolated Diastolic Heart Failure. Eur Cardiol (in press)

Salazar-Kagunye R, Shah A, Loshkajian G, Baddoura W, DeBari VA (2012) The Association of Decreased Serum Protein Fractions with Clostridium difficult Infection in the Acute Care Setting: A Case-Control Study. Biomark Med (in press)

Qaqa AY, Suleiman A, Alsumrain M, DeBari VA, Kirmani J, Shamoon FE (2012).The Electrocardiographic Abnormalities in Patients Presenting with Intracranial Parenchymal Hemorrhage. Acta Cardiologica (in press)

Todd, DM, Walsh R, Tran M, Pula JL, DeBari, VA. (2012). Cardiovascular Risk Factors in Suburban American Late-Adolescents: A Cross-sectional,Community-based Study. Annals Clin Lab Sci (in press)

Selected Projects

Hospital epidemiology of C. difficult infection.

Markers of severity in community-acquired pneumonia.

Intra-dialytic exercise in hemodialysis patients and its effect on restless leg syndrome and quality of sleep.

Risk factors for exacerbation or stability in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease.