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We are excited to announce that we have matched 4 physicians to the ID Fellowship for the 2022-2023 academic year! Drs. Briana Castillo, Alex Commanday, John Franzone, and Stephanie Sweitzer will be joining UNC in July.

Briana Castillo
Briana Castillo, MD

Interests: HIV, HCV, LGBTQIA+ health, and substance use
Residency: University of Illinois Chicago

Alex Commanday, MD

Interests: Domestic HIV implementation research
Residency: Emory University

John Franzone
John Franzone, MD

Interests: Clinical trial and COVID-19 research
Residency: New York-Presbyterian/Queens

Stephanie Sweitzer
Stephanie Sweitzer, MD, MSPH

Interests: Public health, global health
Residency: Emory University


Dr. Kanthi Vemuri will also be joining us as our 1-year Compromised Host Fellow.

Kanthi Vemuri

We are confident that our incoming fellows will make meaningful contributions to the field of infectious diseases. We are thrilled to have these physicians join our team, and we want to extend a huge Carolina welcome!