Infectious Diseases

  • Research Curriculum

    Fellows have approximately 20 months to devote to investigative pursuits in any one of 6 specialized tracks.

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    Basic Research track

    Margaret K. Hostetter, MD, director. Mentored bench-based experience in bacterial, fungal, or viral pathogenesis in the laboratories of the Division of Infectious Diseases or in premier laboratories throughout Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center and the University of Cincinnati.

    Clinical Research track

    David Bernstein, MD, director. Hands-on experience in all aspects of clinical trials, including study design, industry proposals, subject recruitment, testing and evaluation, and methods of statistical evaluation.

    Global Health track

    Mark Steinhoff, MD, director. Intensive training in epidemiology and clinical investigation at more than 20 global research sites.

    Infection Control and Quality Improvement

    Beverly Connelly, MD, director. Training in the diagnosis, management, and prevention of hospital-acquired infections; administration of a hospital infection control program; application of quality improvement methodologies.

    Epidemiology / Surveillance track

    Mary Staat, MD, director. Training in the epidemiology and surveillance of CDC priorities for infectious diseases acquired in the hospital or the community.

    Transplant ID track

    Lara Danziger-Isakov, MD, MPH, director. An intensive experience in the evaluation and management of infections in immunocompromised hosts including hematopoietic stem cell transplant and solid organ transplant recipients. Hands-on training in clinical and translational research of transplant-related infections.

  • Fellows have approximately 20 months to devote to scholarly pursuits including clinical and / or basic science research in one of six specialized tracks.