Dr. Stuart Skinner
Assistant Professor, Department of Medical Microbiology, University of Manitoba
Assistant Professor, Department of Medicine, University of Saskatchewan

Degrees: M.D. (Saskatchewan 2002), DTM & H (Gorgas 2002), FRCPC Internal Medicine (2006), Certificate of Special Competence in Infectious Diseases (2007)

Mailing Address: Department of Medicine, Royal University Hospital, 103 Hospital Drive, Saskatoon Saskatchewan, S7N 0W8

Tel: (306) 655-1785 Fax: (306) 975-0383
E-mail: stuart.skinner@usask.ca
Research Interests:
Tropical and Travel Medicine ; Zoonotic infections ; HIV in Prairie Populations ; Haemophilus influenzae

Recent Publications:
  1. Himsworth CG, Jenkins E., Hill JE, Nsungu M., Ndao M., Andrew Thompson RC, Covacin C., Ash A., Wagner BA., McConnell A., Leighton FA., Skinner S.  Emergence of Sylvatic Echinococcus Granulosus as a Parasitic Zoonosis of Public Health Concern in an Indigenous Community in Canada  Am. J. Trop. Med. Hyg.  2010 APR;82(4):643-5.
  2. Shuel M., Law D., Skinner S., Wylie J., Karlowsky J., Tsang RS.  Characterization of Nontypeable Haemophilus Influenzae Collected From Respiratory Infections and Invasive Disease Cases in Manitoba, Canada  FEMS Immunol Med Microbiol. 2010 MAR;58(2):277-84.Lagace-Wiens P, Dookeran R, Skinner S, Leicht R, Colwell D, Galloway T. Human ophthalmomyiasis interna caused by Hypoderma tarandi, Northern Canada. Emerg Infect Dis. 2008 Jan;14(1):64-6
  3. Tsang R, Sill M, Skinner S , Law D, Zhou J, Wylie J. Invasive Haemophilus influenzae infections in Manitoba, Canada, from 2000 to 2006: Are we really seeing more invasive disease due to non-type b strains? Clin Infect Dis. 2007 Jun 15;44(12):1611-4.
  4. Skinner S , Embil J. Linezolid for the treatment of diabetic foot infections . Therapy. 2007 Jan:4(1):41-50.
  5. Skinner S , Aoki F. The Future of Herpes Zoster . Geriatrics and Aging. 2006. Dec;S9(10):10-14.
  6. Skinner S , Sanche S. Microbiology and Diagnosis of Infective Endocarditis.  In: Leung-Chan K, Embil J. editors. Endocarditis: Diagnosis and Management. Springer-Verlag, 2006.
  7. Tsang R, Mubareka S, Sill M, Wylie J, Skinner S , Law D. Invasive Haemophilus influenzae in Manitoba, Canada in the post-vaccination era. J Clin Microbiol. 2006 Apr;44(4):1530-5.