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Faculty Detail    
Campus Address MEB 230M Zip 3407
Phone  (205) 975-0522
Other websites UAB Medicine Provider Page

Faculty Appointment(s)
Appointment Type Department Division Rank
Primary  Medicine  Med - General Internal Medicine Assistant Professor

Biographical Sketch 
David McCollum finished medical school in 2002 at the University of Mississippi. He then completed his internal medicine residency at the University of Texas Southwestern in Dallas in 2005. Subsequently he was fortunate to spend four years in the southern African country of Swaziland with the Baylor International Pediatrics AIDS Initiative( He then completed an infectious diseases fellowship at UAB. Currently his job at UAB is divided between serving as a hospitalist, Tinsley Harrison ward attending, Medical Officer of the Day, and supervising tuberculosis physician for regions 5 and 6 of Alabama (

Selected Publications 
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McCollum DL, Rodriguez JM. Detection, Treatment, and Prevention of Clostridium difficile Infection. Clin Gastroenterol Hepatol. 2012 Jun;10(6):581-92.  22433924 
Quispe R, Rodriguez JM, McCollum D. Lymphomatoid granulomatosis presenting as tinnitus in a patient with acquired immunodeficiency syndrome. International Journal of Case Reports andImages 2014;5(4):264–269.   
McCollum DL. Update of the past year: a review from IDSA 2011. Top Antivir Med. Dec 2011;19(5):187-192.  22298888 
McCollum DL, Rodriguez JM. Sixty-Two-Year-Old Woman With Fever and Abdominal Pain: What Antibiotics Do I Use? Clin Gastroenterol Hepatol. 2012 Mar;10(3):240-3  22020061 
McCollum DL, Greene JL, McGuire DK. Severe sinus bradycardia after initiation of bupropion therapy: a probable drug-drug interaction with metoprolol. Cardiovasc Drugs Ther. Jul 2004;18(4):329-330.  15367832