Faculty

The Infectious Diseases Section is comprised of nationally known faculty committed to providing the highest quality education, research, and patient care possible. 


bronze-michael

Interests: Group A Streptococcus, hepatitis C, HIV 

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Interests: Infection and inflammation of the brain, Listeria monocytogenes infections, neurocysticercosis, monocyte biology, host defenses 





Nelson Iván Agudelo Higuita, MD 

Fellowship Director



AgudeloNelson-Infect

Interests: Chagas disease, leprosy, travel health, zoonoses, endocarditis, and HIV





Michelle Salvaggio, MD 

Associate Program Director


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Interests: HIV care and herpes infections

SalinasLinda-Infect

Interests: tick-borne illnesses, hospital epidemiology, and infection prevention and control

karen-kinney

Interests: antimicrobial stewardship, prevention and treatment of MDR infections, HIV, hepatitis C, tuberculosis, atypical mycobacterial infections

MelendezDante-Infect

Interests: solid organ and stem cell transplant infections, cytomegalovirus infections in transplant patients, prosthetic joint infections

GK

Interests: C. difficile infection, osteomyelitis, HIV

Thind
Interests: osteomyelitis, C. difficile infection, host response to infection