Infectious Diseases
dr-muhammad-saiman-ashraf.jpg Name: Dr. Muhammad Saiman Ashraf -- Career and Research Mentor
Specialty: Infectious Diseases
Medical School: Dow Medical College, Karachi, Pakistan
Residency: Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, Harlem Hospital Center, New York
Fellowship: East Carolina University
Hometown: Karachi, Pakistan
Career Interests: Infection control and antimicrobial stewardship in all healthcare settings with a special focus on long-term care facilities
Personal Interests: Spending time with families
Other: I have completed fellowship in both geriatrics and infectious diseases

 

dr-sara-bares.jpg Name: Dr. Sara Bares -- Career & Research Mentor
Specialty: Infectious Diseases
Medical School: Mount Sinai School of Medicine
Residency: University of Chicago
Fellowship: University of Chicago
Hometown: Norwalk, Connecticut
Career Interests: Infectious Diseases, HIV, Medical Education
Personal Interests: Ballet, cooking, time with kids/family

 

dr-kelly-cawcutt.jpg Name: Dr. Kelly Cawcutt -- Career & Research Mentor
Specialty: ID/CCM
Medical School: University of Minnesota
Residency: University of Minnesota
Fellowship: Mayo Clinic, Rochester
Hometown: Cloquet, MN
Career Interests: Prevention and treatment of infections in the ICU, faculty development
Personal Interests: Traveling, reading/writing, spending time with family outdoors

 

dr_nicolas_cortes-penfield.jpg Name: Dr. Nicolas Cortes-Penfield -- Career & Research Mentor
Specialty: Infectious Diseases
Medical School: Baylor College of Medicine
Residency: Baylor College of Medicine
Fellowship: Baylor College of Medicine
Hometown: Austin, TX
Career Interests: Medical education, clinical ethics, prosthetic device infections, (professional use of) social media
Personal Interests: Home brewing, gardening and permaculture, spending time with kids
Other: I am one of the newer/younger ID faculty and a recent transplant from outside the Midwest

  

dr-nada-fadul.jpg Name: Dr. Nada Fadul -- Career and Research Mentor
Specialty: Infectious Diseases
Medical School: University of Khartoum, Sudan
Residency: University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign
Fellowship: University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center & University of Texas Houston
Hometown: Khartoum, Sudan
Career Interests: HIV clinical care and research, HIV prevention research, health disparities, HIV testing, general infectious diseases clinical care and research, mentorship of under-represented minorities in medicine
Personal Interests: Reading, writing, traveling, spending time with family, community volunteerism

 

dr-diana-florescu.jpg Name: Dr. Diana Florescu -- Research Mentor
Specialty: Transplant Infectious Diseases
Medical School: Romania
Residency: Connecticut
Fellowship: New York
Hometown: Omaha
Career Interests: Transplant related infections
Personal Interests: Traveling and dancing

 

dr-james-lawler.jpg Name: Dr. James Lawler -- Research Mentor
Specialty: Infectious Diseases
Medical School: Georgetown University School of Medicine
Residency: National Naval Medical Center, Bethesda
Fellowship: National Naval Medical Center / Walter Reed Army Medical Center
Hometown: Greenville, NC
Career Interests: Emerging infectious diseases, pandemic and public health preparedness, tropical diseases, global health, health security
Personal Interests: Competitive corn hole, interpretive dance, crypto currency trading
Other: ISO interns interested in global health projects in Africa and SE Asia

 

dr-jasmine-marcelin.jpg Name: Dr. Jasmine Marcelin -- Career & Research Mentor
Specialty: Infectious Diseases
Medical School: American University of Antigua (Caribbean)
Residency: Mayo Clinic (Rochester, MN)
Fellowship: Mayo Clinic (Rochester, MN)
Hometown: Dominica (Caribbean)
Career Interests: Infectious Diseases, Antimicrobial Stewardship, Underrepresented minorities in medicine, Implementation Science
Personal Interests: Spending time with kids, reading, mentoring women and URM, cooking, entertaining guests
Other: I’m especially interested in mentoring URM and women

 

dr-mark-rupp.jpg Name: Dr. Mark Rupp -- Career & Research Mentor
Specialty: Infectious Diseases
Medical School: Baylor College of Medicine
Residency: Virginia Commonwealth Univ
Fellowship: Virginia Commonwealth Univ
Hometown: Houston
Career Interests: Healthcare Associated Infections, Antimicrobial Stewardship
Personal Interests: Gardening, Reading/history, Soccer

 

dr_richard_starlin.png Name: Dr. Richard Starlin -- Career Mentor
Specialty: Infectious Diseases
Medical School: UNMC
Residency: Washington University in St. Louis
Fellowship: Washington University in St. Louis
Hometown: Omaha
Career Interests: Non-tuberculous Mycobacterial infections, Community Infectious Disease, Employee Health
Personal Interests: Traveling, sports

 

dr_erica_stohs.jpg Name: Dr. Erica Stohs -- Career & Research Mentor
Specialty: Infectious Diseases
Medical School: UNMC
Residency: University of Arizona-Phoenix / Phoenix Children’s
Fellowship: University of Washington – Seattle
Hometown: Gothenburg, NE
Career Interests: Antimicrobial stewardship, immunocompromised patients, vaccines
Personal Interests: Yoga, hiking, raising my 2 young kids, visiting my Peruvian family
Other: I’m a proud Med-Peds alum, MPH advocate and Spanish speaker

 

dr-trevor-van-schooneveld.jpg Name: Dr. Trevor Van Schooneveld -- Career & Research Mentor
Specialty: Infectious Diseases
Medical School: UNMC
Residency: UNMC
Fellowship: Creighton
Hometown: Sterling, Colorado
Career Interests: Antibiotic stewardship, infection control, mycobacterial infections, education
Personal Interests: Spending time with my 5 children, reading, computer and board games

 

dr-andrea-zimmer.jpg Name: Dr. Andrea Zimmer -- Career or Research Mentor
Specialty: Infectious Diseases
Medical School: University of Kansas
Residency: University of Florida
Fellowship: Vanderbilt University, Mayo Clinic
Hometown: Hays, KS
Career Interests: Medical student education, graduate medical training, infections in cancer patients, infections in immunocompromised patients
Personal Interests: Traveling, spending time with my twin toddlers