Infectious Disease

Research Mentors

Our faculty are highly productive and lead the Department of Internal Medicine in grant support and publications. Our division is home to multiple authors of chapters in major textbooks including the Mandell’s Infectious Disease, Harrison’s Internal Medicine, Nelson’s Pediatrics, and Guerrant’s Tropical Infectious Diseases. The diversity of our research interests contributes greatly to the strength of our program:

Lucas Blanton, MD – rickettsial diseases
Miguel Cabada, MD, MSc – tropical medicine, parasitology, fascioliasis
Mariale Caravedo, MD – tropical medicine, parasitology, transplant ID
Alejandro Castellanos, PhD – molecular parasitology, cryptosporidiosis
Sara Dann, PhD – mucosal immunology, enteric pathogens
Monique Ferguson, PhD – HIV pathogenesis, drug discovery
Michael Goodman, PhD, DrPH – applied social epidemiology, population health
Gregory Gray, MD, MPH – infectious diseases epidemiology; One Health
Philip Keiser, MD – HIV/AIDS, antimicrobial stewardship, global health, public health
A. Scott Lea, MD – transplant ID, wound care, surgical infections
April McDougal, DO – infection control & hospital epidemiology
Susan McLellan, MD, MPH – biocontainment and preparedness, COVID-19, global health
Peter Melby, MD; Division Director – tropical medicine, parasitology, leishmaniasis
David Reynoso, MD, PhD – antimicrobial stewardship, medical education
Juan Carlos Sarria, MD; Program Director – opportunistic infections, medical education
Robin Stephens, PhD – immunopathology, malaria
Melinda Tanabe, MD – neglected tropical diseases, travel medicine, global health
Bruno Travi, DVM, PhD – immunopathology, parasitology, leishmaniasis
A. Clinton White, MD – tropical medicine, host defense, parasitology, neurocysticercosis