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Section of Infectious Diseases

Houston, Texas

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Section of Infectious Diseases
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  • Monisha Arya, M.D., MPH, Assistant Professor
    Research Interest: HIV
    Specialty: Infectious diseases, internal medicine
  • Robert Atmar, M.D., Professor
    Research Interests: Influenza, vaccination, virology basic science
    Specialty: Infectious diseases, internal medicine
  • Uddalak Bharadwaj, Instructor
  • Katherine Breaux, Instructor / PA
  • Thomas Cate, M.D., Professor Emeritus
    Research Interests: Viral respiratory infections-pathogenesis and vaccines
    Specialty: Infectious diseases, internal Medicine
  • Elizabeth Chiao, M.D., Assistant Professor
    Research Interests: Anal papilloma virus in HIV, HIV-related malignancies, HIV and aging
  • Robert Couch, M.D., Professor
    Research Interest: Influenza
    Primary appointment in Molecular Virology and Microbiology (MVM)
  • Rabih Darouiche, M.D., Professor
    Research Interest: Medical device-related infections
    Primary appointment in Physical MEdicine and Rehab (PM&R) at the Michael E. DeBakey Veterans Affairs Medical Center.
  • Shuo Dong, M.D., Ph.D., Assistant Professor
    Research Interest: Myeloid development
  • Bich Ngoc Dang, M.D., Assistant Professor
  • Herbert DuPont, M.D., Clinical Professor
    Research Interests: Infectious diarrhea, travelers' diarrhea
    Specialty: Internal Medicine
  • Hanaa El Sahli, M.D., Assistant Professor
    Research Interests: Tuberculosis, vaccines
  • Charlene A. Flash, M.D. , Assistant Professor
  • Thomas Giordano, M.D., M.P.H., Associate Professor
    Research Interests: HIV and HCV outcomes research
  • Stephen Greenberg, M.D., Professor
    Research Interests: Respiratory infections, viral diseases and antiviral therapy
  • Richard Hamill, M.D., Professor
    Research Interests: Fungal infections; resistance in E. coli, S. aureus, C. difficile; immune reconstitution inflammatory syndrome
  • Vagish Hemmige, M.D., Assistant Professor
  • Penny A. Jaffe, M.D., Associate Professor
    Research Interest: HIV/AIDS
  • Naijie Jing, Ph.D., Associate Professor
    Research Interests: Novel anti-cancer agents to target STAT3 signaling
  • Moses Kasembeli, Ph.D., Instructor
    Research Interests: Stat3 structure and function
  • Wendy Keitel, M.D., Professor
    Research Interest: Vaccines
  • Hoonmo Koo, M.D., Assistant Professor
  • Daniel Musher, M.D., Professor
  • Shital Patel, M.D., Assistant Professor
    Research Interest: Vaccine preventable diseases: epidemiology and vaccination strategies
  • Prema Robinson, Ph.D., Assistant Professor
    Research Interests: Neurocysticercosis
  • Maria Rodriguez-Barradas, M.D., Professor
    Research Interests: HIV—clinical trials, epidemiology and comorbidities, pneumococcal vaccination
  • Jose Serpa-Alvarez, M.D., Assistant Professor
  • Barbara W. Trautner, M.D., Ph.D., Associate Professor
    Research Interest: Catheter associated urinary tract infections, biofilm formation
    Specialty: Infectious diseases, internal medicine
  • Debra D. Trimble, Ph.D., R.N., Instructor / NP
  • David J. Tweardy, M.D., Professor
    Research Interests: Cytokine and cytokine signaling in injury, infections, and cancer
    Specialty: Infectious diseases, internal medicine
  • Lail Woc-Colburn, M.D., Assistant Professor
  • Edward Young, M.D., Professor
    Research Interests: Brucellosis, general infectious diseases

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