Current trainees

2014-2015 Trainees

Matthew Collins, MD, PhD                                                                                     Education/Residency: Medical College of Georgia- Georgia Regents University; University of Georgia; Boston Medical Center.  Project (Mentor): Adaptive immunity during infection (David Margolis, Alex Duncan, Kristina Abel)

Christopher Hauck, MD                                                                                               Education/Residency: New York Medical College, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill 
Project (Mentor): Immunocompromised Host ID (David van Duin)

Jonathan Parr, MD, MPH                                                                                      Education/Residency: University of Virginia School of Medicine, Harvard School of Public Health, Brigham and Women’s Hospital. Project (Mentor): Malaria (Jon Juliano, Steve Meshnick)

Sancta  St. Cyr, MD                                                                                                     Education/Residency: Louisiana State University; Mayo Clinic-Rochester. Project (Mentor): Sexually transmitted infections prevention (Arlene Sena-Soberano, Peter Leone)

 

2013-2014 Trainees

Parker Hudson, MD
Education/Residency: University of Pennsylvania; Hospital University of Pennsylvania/Children's Hospital of Philadelphia (Med-Peds) Chief Resident
Project (Mentor): Impact of anti-retroviral treatment intensification in infants on potential cure or reduction in viral reservoirs (Joe Eron, Mina Hosseinipour, Satish Gopal)

James Lewis, MD
Education/Residency: University of Arkansas, Washington University (Barnes-Jewish Hospital)
Project (Mentor): Combined ID Fellowship/Preventive Medicine Residency. Syphilis Prevention (Arlene Sena-Soberano, Peter Leone)

Onyeka Nwankwo, MD
Education/Residency: Case Western Reserve University, University of Michigan
Project (Mentor): Hospital epidemiology and prevention of infectious complications (David Weber, Bill Rutala).  Epidemic Intelligence Service training after fellowship

Sara Williford, MD
Education/Residency: University of Rochester, University of Rochester Chief Resident
Project (Mentor): Hepatitis C: innate immunity, laboratory-based research; HIV co-infection (Stan Lemon and Joe Eron)

 

2012-2013 Trainees

Sophia Califano, MD 
Education/Residency: Brown University, University of Michigan Chief Resident
Project (Mentor): Combined ID Fellowship/Preventive Medicine Residency (Mentor): Project HIV in the Correctional System (David Wohl)

Christopher Sellers, MD 
Education/Residency: UNC, Mt Sinai New York
Project (Mentor): HIV case finding and retention in HIV care in North Carolina and Malawi.  (Bill Miller, Annelies van Rie, Cindy Gay)

Andrea Shahum, MD, PhD 
Education/Residency: Bratislava, Norwalk-Yale Chief Resident
Project (Mentor): 1. Comparison of virological response in HIV positive children while on DOT with combination ART, with and without history of TB (Joseph Eron, Annelies van Rie).
2. Intensified Monitoring and Evaluation of the Phased Expansion of HIV Partner Notification, Tracing and Testing as Part of Integrated Active Case Management in Cambodia (Bill Miller, Vivian Go).

 

2011-2012 Trainees

Michael Herce, MD, MPH 
Education/Residency: Yale, Harvard, Brigham and Women’s Hospital Boston; Brigham/ Harvard global health faculty member 
Project (Mentor): Integrating ART programs and Kaposi sarcoma chemotherapy/ palliative care in rural Malawi, Option B+ operational research in Malawi (Charlie van der Horst, Bill Miller, Mina Hosseinipour, Irving Hoffman). Joining UNC faculty/ CIDRZ July 2014 to live in Zambia with his family and study effect of implementing new TB diagnostics on empirical TB treatment practices (Stewart Reid, Annelies van Rie). 2014-2015 Fogarty Global Health Fellow conducting research in Zambia

Arthur Jackson, MBBCh, DTMH
Education/Residency: Trinity College, Dublin, Ireland; St. James Hospital, Dublin 
Project (Mentor): Antibiotic Management (David Weber). Joined faculty of University of Cork 2013.

Anne Lachiewicz, MD, MPH 
Education/Residency: University of North Carolina; University of North Carolina
Project (Mentor): Compromised Host ID (David van Duin). Joined UNC faculty January 2014.