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Jonathan J. Juliano, MD, MSPH, has been named Fellow by the Infectious Diseases Society of America (IDSA), the nation’s leading infectious diseases professional society. Fellowship in IDSA is one of the highest honors in the field of infectious diseases. It recognizes distinguished physicians and scientists from the United States and around the world who have achieved professional excellence and provided significant service to the profession.

Jonathan Juliano, MD, MSPH
Jonathan Juliano, MD, MSPH

Dr. Juliano is a Professor of Medicine in the Division of Infectious Diseases and a Professor of Epidemiology. He also serves as the Associate Director of the Institute for Global Health and Infectious Diseases, and the Associate Program Director of Research and Professional Development for the UNC Infectious Disease Fellowship Program. Dr. Juliano conducts malaria research, leading the IDEEL laboratory for collaborative interdisciplinary studies that explore how pathogens interact with human hosts. He is also a preceptor in UNC’s Curriculum in Genetics and Molecular Biology.

Applicants for IDSA Fellowship are nominated by their peers and meet specified criteria that include continuing identification with the field of infectious diseases, national or regional recognition and publication of their scholarly work. They are elected by the IDSA Board of Directors and work in many different settings, including clinical practice, teaching, research, public health and health care administration.

The Infectious Diseases Society of America (IDSA) is an organization of over 12,000 physicians, scientists, public health experts and other health care professionals dedicated to promoting health through excellence in infectious diseases research, education, prevention and patient care. The Society was founded in 1963 and is based in Arlington, VA. For more information, see