Javad Parvizi, M.D., Jefferson Medical College (image) Thomas Jefferson University Share Print E-Mail Caption Javad Parvizi, M.D., professor at Jefferson Medical College and director of Research at the Rothman Institute. Dr. Parvizi and colleagues at the Rothman Institute at Jefferson have worked for years to find periprosthetic joint infection, the infection of concern to the orthopedics community. Their most recent work has attempted to determine the optimal thresholds for two common biomarkers for systemic inflammation and infection. Credit Jefferson Medical College Usage Restrictions None Share Print E-Mail Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.