Infectious Diseases Fellowship Program Graduates 1991-2017

John Rex, M.D. (1991)

Senior Vice President and Chief Strategy Officer, Infection Business Unit
AstraZeneca
Waltham, MA
NIH mentor: John Bennett, M.D.

David Paar, M.D. (1991)

Association Professor, Division of Infectious Diseases
University of Texas Medical Branch
Galveston, TX
NIH mentor: Stephen Straus, M.D.

Richard Kenney, M.D. (1991)

Principal Medical Advisor
Immune Design Corp.
Seattle, WA
NIH mentor: Thomas Leto, Ph.D.

Antonia Geber, M.D. (1991)

Information not available
NIH mentor: John Bennett, M.D.

David Margolis, M.D. (1991)

Professor, Division of Infectious Diseases
University of North Carolina School of Medicine
Chapel Hill, NC
NIH mentor: Stephen Straus, M.D.

Bach-Yen Nguyen, M.D. (1991)

Executive Director, Merck Research Laboratories, Infectious Diseases & Vaccines Clinical Research Department
Merck & Co., Inc.
North Wales, PA
NIH mentor: Robert Yarchoan, M.D.

Peter Williamson, M.D. (1992)

Chief, Translational Mycology Section
Laboratory of Clinical Immunology and Mycology
NIAID, NIH
Bethesda, MD
NIH mentor: John Bennett, M.D.

Edward Seidel, M.D. (1992)

Private Practice
Baltimore, MD
NIH mentors: Cliff Lane, M.D., & Norman Salzman, M.D.

Gail Scully, M.D., M.P.H. (1992)

Assistant Professor, Division of Infectious Diseases and Immunology
University of Massachusetts School of Medicine
Worcester, MA
NIH mentor: Cliff Lane, M.D.

Shirley Lee Lecher, M.D. (1993)

Medical Officer, Division of Global HIV and Tuberculosis
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Atlanta, GA
NIH mentor: Anthony Fauci, M.D.

Lawrence Fox, M.D. (1993)

Medical Officer, HIV Research Branch
Division of AIDS
NIAID, NIH
Bethesda, MD
NIH mentor: Guido Poli, M.D.

Sunil Ahuja, M.D. (1993)

Professor, Division of Infectious Disease, Microbiology, and Immunology
University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, TX
NIH mentor: John Gallin, M.D., and Philip Murphy, M.D.

Kathryn Spooner, M.D. (1993)

(Deceased)

Thomas Heineman, M.D., Ph.D. (1994)

Senior Director, Global Clinical Development
GlaxoSmithKline Vaccines
King of Prussia, PA
NIH mentor: Jeffrey Cohen, M.D.

Mark Parta, M.D. (1994)

Physician, Laboratory of Host Defenses
NIAID, NIH
Bethesda, MD
NIH mentor: K.J. Kwon-Chung, Ph.D.

Oren Cohen, M.D. (1994)

Chief Medical Officer
Viamet Pharmaceuticals
Durham, NC
NIH mentor: Giuseppe Pantaleo, M.D.

Jeffrey Ross, M.D. (1995)

Private Practice
Infectious Diseases and Internal Medicine Associates, P.C.
Albuquerque, NM
NIH mentor: Jeffrey Cohen, M.D.

Julie Lekstrom Himes, M.D. (1995)

Information not available
NIH mentor: Stephen Straus, M.D.

Thomas Moore, M.D. (1996)

Infectious Disease Consultants
Wichita, KS
NIH mentor: Thomas Nutman, M.D.

Sanjay Gurunathan, M.D. (1996)

Head, Global Clinical Development
Sanofi Pasteur
Bethlehem, PA
NIH mentor: Robert Seder, M.D.

Geetika Sharma, M.D. (1996)

Private Practice
Merrimack, NH
NIH mentor: Joshua Farber, M.D.

Jorge Tavel, M.D. (1997)

Associate Group Medical Director, Infectious Diseases Therapeutic Area Lead
Genentech
NIH mentor: Cliff Lane, M.D.

Brahm Segal, M.D. (1997)

Chief, Division of Infectious Diseases
Roswell Park Cancer Institute
Buffalo, NY
NIH mentor: Steven Holland, M.D.

Matthew Park, M.D., Ph.D. (1998)

Pulmonary/Critical Care Staff Physician
Baltimore Washington Medical Center
Glen Burnie, MD
NIH mentor: Joshua Farber, M.D.

David McDermott, M.D. (1998)

Staff Clinician, Laboratory of Molecular Immunology
NIAID, NIH
Bethesda, MD
NIH mentor: Philip Murphy, M.D.

Mark Dybul, M.D. (1998)

Executive Director, Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis, and Malaria
Washington, DC
NIH mentor: Anthony Fauci, M.D.

Daniel Fierer, M.D. (1998)

Assistant Professor, Division of Infectious Diseases
Mt. Sinai School of Medicine
New York, NY
NIH mentor: Mark Challberg, Ph.D.

Inger Damon, M.D. (1998)

Director, Division of High-Consequence Pathogens and Pathology
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Atlanta, GA
NIH mentor: Bernard Moss, M.D., Ph.D.

David Frucht, M.D. (1998)

Senior Supervisory Regulatory Research Officer, Office of Biotechnology Products, Center for Drug Evaluation and Research
Food and Drug Administration
Silver Spring, MD
NIH mentor: Steven Holland, M.D.

Susan Dorman, M.D. (1999)

Associate Professor, Division of Infectious Diseases
Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
Baltimore, MD
NIH mentor: Steven Holland, M.D.

Andrew McNeil, M.D. (1999)

Kaiser Permanente
Sacramento, CA
NIH mentor: Mark Connors, M.D.

Frank Maldarelli, M.D., Ph.D. (1999)

Head, Clinical Retrovirology Section, Host-Virus Interaction Branch
NCI, NIH
Bethesda, MD
NIH mentor: Malcolm Martin, M.D.

Irini Sereti, M.D. (2000)

Chief, HIV Pathogenesis Section, Laboratory of Immunoregulation
NIAID, NIH
Bethesda, MD
NIH mentor: Cliff Lane, M.D.

Stephen Migueles, M.D. (2000)

Staff Clinician, HIV-Specific Immunity Section, Laboratory of Immunoregulation
NIAID, NIH
Bethesda, MD
NIH mentor: Mark Connors, M.D.

Karen Near, M.D., M.S. (2000)

Information not available
NIH mentor: Louis Miller, M.D.

Gangadharan (“Mani”) Subramanian, M.D. (2000)

Vice President, Clinical Research
Gilead Sciences
Foster City, CA
NIH mentor: Louis Miller, M.D.

Laura O’Bryan Coster, M.D. (2000)

Western Infectious Diseases Consultants
Wheat Ridge, CO
NIH mentor: Theodore Nash, M.D.

Maria Allende, M.D. (2001)

Medical Officer, Center for Drug Evaluation & Research
Food and Drug Administration
Silver Spring, MD

Connie Savor Price, M.D. (2001)

Chief, Medical Officer, Professor of Medicine
Denver Health and Hospital
Denver, CO
NIH mentor: Anthony Fauci, M.D.

Douglas Brust, M.D., Ph.D. (2001)

Lee Physician Group
Fort Myers, FL
NIH mentor: Anthony Fauci, M.D.

Paul Keiser, M.D. (2001)

Director, Viral Diseases Branch
Walter Reed Army Institute of Research
Silver Spring, MD
NIH mentor: Thomas Nutman, M.D.

Nancy Hardy, M.D. (2002)

Associate Professor and Medical Director, Cell Therapy and Graft Engineering Laboratories
University of Maryland School of Medicine
Baltimore, MD
NIH mentor: Ron Gress, M.D.

Edward Mitre, M.D. (2002)

Associate Professor, Department of Microbiology and Immunology
Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences
Bethesda, MD
NIH mentor: Thomas Nutman, M.D.

Carl Kraus, M.D. (2002)

Chief Executive Officer
Arrevus
Research Triangle Park, NC
NIH mentor: Clifton Barry III, Ph.D.

Philip Tarr, M.D. (2002)

Chief, Infectious Diseases and Hospital Epidemiology
Kantonsspital Bruderholz
University of Basel
Switzerland
NIH mentor: Henry Masur, M.D.

Shefali Talwar, M.D. (2003)

Private Practice
Portola Valley, CA
NIH mentor: Anthony Suffredini, M.D.

Janaki Kuruppu, M.D. (2003)

Assistant Professor, Division of Infectious Diseases
University of Maryland Medical Center
Baltimore, MD
NIH mentor: Richard Koup, M.D.

Shyamsundaran Kottilil, M.D., Ph.D. (2003)

Co-Director, Clinical Research Unit
Institute for Human Virology, University of Maryland School of Medicine
Baltimore, MD
NIH mentor: Anthony Fauci, M.D.

Susan Hoover, M.D., Ph.D. (2004)

Population Health Group
Sanford Research
Sioux Falls, SD
NIH mentor: Jeffrey Cohen, M.D.

Robert Ross, M.D., Ph.D. (2004)

Infectious Diseases Associates
Ellicott City, MD
NIH mentor: Richard Koup, M.D.

Gregory Kirk, M.D., M.P.H., Ph.D. (2004)

Professor, Division of Infectious Diseases
Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health
Baltimore, MD
NIH mentor: James Goedert, M.D.

Kawsar Talaat, M.D. (2004)

Assistant Professor, Johns Hopkins Vaccine Initiative
Johns Hopkins School of Public Health
Baltimore, MD
NIH mentor: Thomas Nutman, M.D.

Tara Palmore, M.D. (2005)

Director, ID Fellowship Program, NIAID
Hospital Epidemiologist, NIH Clinical Center
Bethesda, MD
NIH mentor: Jonathan Yewdell, M.D., Ph.D.

Sophia Siddiqui, M.D. (2005)

Deputy Branch Chief, Collaborative Clinical Research Branch
NIAID, NIH
Bethesda, MD
NIH mentor: Mike Polis, M.D.

Sarah Read, M.D. (2005)

Director, Therapeutics Research Program, Division of AIDS
NIAID, NIH
Bethesda, MD
NIH mentor: Cliff Lane, M.D.

Laurie D'Avignon, M.D. (2006)

Bend Memorial Clinic
Bend, OR
NIH mentor: Mario Roederer, Ph.D.

Jacqueline Janka, M.D. (2006)

St. Joseph Health System
Mishawaka, IN
NIH mentor: Mark Gladwin, M.D.

Uri Lopatin, M.D. (2006)

Co-founder and Chief Medical Officer
Assembly Biosciences
New York, NY
NIH mentor: Brian Kelsall, M.D.

Philip Yin, M.D., Ph.D. (2006)

Vice President, Clinical Development
Boston Pharmaceuticals
Cambridge, MA
NIH mentor: Hiroaki Mitsuya, M.D., Ph.D.

David Greenberg, M.D. (2006)

Associate Professor of Medicine and Microbiology, Division of Infectious Diseases
University of Texas Southwestern Medical School
Dallas, TX
NIH mentor: Steven Holland, M.D.

Jessica Grubb, M.D. (2006)

Medical Director
Anthem
St. Louis, MO
NIH mentor: Mike Polis, M.D.

Peter Crompton, M.D., M.P.H. (2007)

Chief, Malaria Infection Biology and Immunity Unit, Laboratory of Immunogenetics
NIAID, NIH
Bethesda, MD
NIH mentor: Susan Pierce, Ph.D.

Jason Lane, M.D. (2007)

Information not available
NIH mentor: Patrick Murray, M.D.

Michelle Paulson, M.D. (2008)

Allegheny General Hospital
Pittsburg, PA
NIH mentor: Steven Holland, M.D.

Matthew Memoli, M.D. (2008)

Director, Clinical Studies Unit, Laboratory of Infectious Diseases
NIAID, NIH
Bethesda, MD
NIH mentor: Jeffery Taubenberger, M.D., Ph.D.

Roshan Ramanathan, M.D. (2008)

Medical Officer, Office of Vaccines Research and Review, Center for Biologics
Food and Drug Administration
Silver Spring, MD
NIH mentor: Thomas Nutman, M.D.

Sarah Kaplan Browne, M.D. (2009)

Medical Officer, Office of Vaccines Research and Review, Center for Biologics
Food and Drug Administration
Silver Spring, MD
NIH mentor: Steven Holland, M.D.

Grace Chen, M.D. (2009)

Deputy Chief Clinical Trials Program
Vaccine Research Center
NIAID, NIH
Bethesda, MD
NIH mentor: Kanta Subbarao, M.B.B.S., M.P.H.

Netanya Sandler Utay, M.D. (2009)

Assistant Professor, Division of General Medicine
University of Texas Health Science Center
Houston, TX
NIH mentor: Danny Douek, M.D., M.R.C.P., Ph.D.

Rhonda Colombo, M.D. (2009)

Assistant Professor, Section of Infectious Diseases
Augusta University
Augusta, GA
NIH mentor: Kenneth Olivier, MD

Larissa Stabinski, M.D. (2010)

Medical Officer, Division of Antiviral Products, Center for Drug Evaluation and Research
Food and Drug Administration
Silver Spring, MD
NIH mentor: Thomas Quinn, M.D., M.Sc. 

Michail Lionakis, M.D. (2010)

Chief, Fungal Pathogenesis Section, Laboratory of Clinical Immunology and Mycology
NIAID, NIH
Bethesda, MD
NIH mentor: Philip Murphy, M.D.

Daniel Mendoza, M.D. (2010)

Assistant Professor
Baylor College of Medicine
Michael E. DeBakey VA Medical Center
Houston, TX
NIH mentor: Mark Connors, M.D.

Sunny Yung, M.D., Ph.D. (2010)

Staff Physician
VA Northern California Health Care System
Mather, CA
NIH mentor: Philip Murphy, M.D.

Christa Zerbe, M.D. (2011)

Staff Clinician,  Laboratory of Clinical Immunology and Mycology
NIAID, NIH
Bethesda, MD
NIH mentor: Steven Holland, M.D.

Paul Saleeb, M.D. (2011)

Assistant Professor, Division of Infectious Diseases
University of Maryland Medical Center
Baltimore, MD
NIH mentors: Adrian Zelazny, Ph.D., and Michael Polis, M.D., M.P.H.

Virginia Wood Sheikh, M.D. (2011)

Medical Officer, Division of Antiviral Products, Center for Drug Evaluation and Research
Food and Drug Administration
Silver Spring, MD
NIH mentor: Irini Sereti, M.D.

Jesica Christensen, M.D., M.P.H. (2012)

Assistant Professor, Division of Infectious Diseases
University of Illinois at Chicago
Chicago, IL
NIH mentor: Tom Nutman, M.D.

Caroline Jjingo, M.D., M.P.H. (2012)

Medical Officer, Division of Anti-Infective Products, Center for Drug Evaluation and Research
Food and Drug Administration
Silver Spring, MD
NIH mentor: Tom Wynn, Ph.D.

Anita Kohli, M.D. (2012)

Director of Research, Department of Hepatology and Chief of Research, Department of Medicine
Creighton University School of Medicine
St. Joseph’s Hospital and Medical Center
Phoenix, AZ
NIH mentor: Shyam Kottilil, M.D.

Eleanor Wilson, M.D. (2012)

Assistant Professor, Division of Infectious Diseases
University of Maryland School of Medicine
Baltimore, MD
NIH mentor: Irini Sereti, M.D.

Eli Boritz, M.D., Ph.D. (2012)

Chief, Virus Persistence and Dynamics Section
Vaccine Research Center
NIAID, NIH
Bethesda, MD
NIH mentor: Daniel Douek, M.D.

Rojelio Mejia, M.D. (2012)

Assistant Professor, National School of Tropical Medicine
Baylor College of Medicine
Houston, TX
NIH mentor: Tom Nutman, M.D.

Soumya Chatterjee, M.D. (2013)

Assistant Professor, Division of Infectious Diseases, Allergy, and Immunology
St. Louis University School of Medicine
St. Louis, MO
NIH mentor: Thomas Nutman, M.D.

Emilia Falcone, M.D. (2013)

Assistant Clinical Investigator, Laboratory of Clinical Immunology and Mycology
NIAID, NIH
Bethesda, MD
NIH mentor: Steve Holland, M.D.

Eric Meissner, M.D., Ph.D. (2013)

Assistant Professor, Division of Infectious Diseases
Medical University of South Carolina
Charleston, SC
NIH mentor: Shyam Kottilil, M.D.

Uzma Sarwar, M.D. (2013)

Assistant Professor, Division of Infectious Diseases
Albert Einstein College of Medicine
Bronx, NY
NIH mentor: Julie Ledgerwood, D.O.

Tuan Tran, M.D., Ph.D. (2013)

Assistant Professor, Division of Infectious Diseases
Indiana University School of Medicine
Indianapolis, IN
NIH mentor: Peter Crompton, M.D., M.P.H.

Brooke Decker, M.D. (2014)

Director of Infection Prevention
VA Pittsburgh Healthcare System
Pittsburgh, PA
NIH mentor: Tara Palmore, M.D.

Jason Hataye, M.D., Ph.D. (2014)

Clinical Fellow, Immunology Section
Vaccine Research Center
NIAID, NIH
Bethesda, MD
NIH mentor: Richard Koup, M.D.

Jairo Mauricio Montezuma Rusca, M.D. (2014)

Community Health Services
Hartford, CT
NIH mentor: Susan Moir, M.D.

In Kwon Park, M.D. (2014)

Information not available
NIH mentor: Steven Holland, M.D.

Stacey Rose, M.D. (2014)

Assistant Professor, Division of Infectious Diseases
Baylor College of Medicine
Houston, TX
NIH mentor: Michail Lionakis, M.D.

Heather Hughes, M.D. (2015)

Hospital Epidemiologist
Charleston VA Medical Center
Charleston, SC
NIH mentor: Tara Palmore, M.D.

Eugene Liu, M.D. (2015)

Medical Officer, Epidemic Intelligence Service
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Atlanta, GA
NIH mentor: Peter Crompton, M.D.

Elise O’Connell, M.D. (2015)

Assistant Clinical Investigator, Laboratory of Parasitic Diseases
NIAID, NIH
Bethesda, MD
NIH Mentor: Tom Nutman, M.D.

Yingda Xie, M.D. (2015)

Clinical Fellow, Laboratory of Clinical Immunology and Mycology
NIAID, NIH
Bethesda, MD
NIH mentors: Clif Barry, Ph.D. and Susan Dorman, M.D. (Johns Hopkins)

Anamaria Bianca Bondici, M.D. (2016)

Private Practice
Grand Rapids, MI
NIH mentor: Michail Lionakis, M.D.

Alison Han, M.D. (2016)

Clinical Fellow, Laboratory of Infectious Diseases
NIAID, NIH
Bethesda, MD
NIH mentor: Jeffery Taubenberger, M.D., Ph.D.

Carmelle Norice, M.D., Ph.D. (2016)

Clinical Fellow, Laboratory of Parasitic Diseases
NIAID, NIH
Bethesda, MD
NIH mentor: Tom Nutman, M.D.

Agnes Mwakingwe, M.D., Ph.D. (2016)

Clinical Fellow, Laboratory of Malaria Immunology and Vaccinology
NIAD, NIH
Bethesda, MD
NIH mentor: Patrick Duffy, M.D.

Andrea Lisco, M.D., Ph.D. (2017) 

Assistant Clinical Investigator, Laboratory of Immunoregulation 
NIAID, NIH 
Bethesda, MD 
NIH mentor: Irini Sereti, M.D. 

Mukil Natarajan, M.D. (2017) 

Clinical Fellow, Laboratory of Clinical Immunology and Microbiology 
NIAID, NIH 
Bethesda, MD 
NIH mentor: Michail Lionakis, M.D. 

Catharine Paules, M.D. (2017) 

Medical Officer, Office of the Director 
NIAID, NIH 
Bethesda, MD 
NIH mentor: Kanta Subbarao, M.D.

Content last reviewed on January 31, 2018