Current and Past Trainees


Years Active

Research Topic

Current Position

Ryo Miyakawa, MD 2020-current    
Jane Symington, MD 2019-2022 TBD Current Fellow in Pediatric Infectious Diseases, UCSF

Peter Cooch, MD


Retrospective multicenter comparative effectiveness study of perioperative antibiotic prophylaxis on post-operative outcomes

Current Fellow in Pediatric Infectious Diseases, UCSF

Devan Jaganath, MD


Evaluation of novel diagnostics and biomarkers for childhood TB

Clinical Instructor, in Pediatric Infectious Diseases, UCSF

Ben Briggs, MD, PhD


Determining the Pathogenesis of Enterovirus D68 Related Acute Flaccid Myelitis Using Host Transcriptome and Viral Genome Analysis

Associate Director Medical and Scientific Affairs, IDbyDNA

Alison Kuchta, MD, PhD


Genetic Variance of Antimalarial Drug Resistance and Fitness

Clinical Science Director at Roche Diagnostics

Oliver Medzihradsky, MD, MPH, MSc


Serology as a Surveillance Tool to Measure Impact of Malaria Interventions and Predict Hotspots

Senior Director of Clinical Development, Meissa Vaccines

Mary Prahl, MD


The Impact of Placental Malaria on Neonatal Tolerance and Immunity to Malaria

Assistant Adjunct Professor Pediatric Infectious Diseases, UCSF

Rachel Wattier, MD, MHS


Utility of Serial Blood Cultures in Children with Persistent Fever and Neutropenia

Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, UCSF, Department of Pediatric Infectious Disease

Eileen Foy, MD, PhD


Exploring Virus-Host Protein Interactions During Enterovirus 71 Infection

Associate Medical Director at Vir Biotechnology, Inc

Susannah Kussmaul, MD


Evaluating Impact of Mandatory ID consultation Policy for Bacteremia on Antibiotic Usage in a Children's Hospital

Pediatric Infectious Diseases Specialist at Kaiser Permanente, San Francisco

Michelle Hsiang, MD


Evaluating Reactive Surveillance Strategy for Malaria Elimination in Swaziland

Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, UT Southwestern

Barbara Pahud, MD, MPH


Risk of Encephalitis Following Childhood Immunizations in California

Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, Children's Mercy Hospital

Adam Hersh, MD, PhD


National Trends in Ambulatory Visits and Antibiotic Prescribing for Skin and Soft-Tissue Infections

Associate Professor of Pediatrics, University of Utah

Theodore Ruel, MD


Disease Progression in HIV-infected African Children

Professor and Division Chief of Pediatric Infectious Disease, & Fellowship Program Director

Ritu Banerjee, MD, PhD


Extensively Drug-Resitant Tuberculosis in California, 1993-1996

In Vitro Selection and Characterization of Ceftobiprole-Resistant Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus auerus

Associate Professor of Pediatrics Pediatric Infectious Diseases, Medical Director Pediatric Antimicrobial Stewardship Program and Associate Program Director Pediatric Infectious Diseases Fellowship Program

Wassim Ballan, MD


NK cell changes in HIV-1-infected children

Pediatric Infectious Diseases Specialist at Phoenix Children's Hospital

Andrea Shane, MD, MPH, MSc


S. aureus Colonization of Children with Chronic Skin Conditions Attending a One-week Summer Camp

Associate Professor and Interim Chief of Pediatric Infectious Diseases, Emory University

Tara Greenhow, MD


Direct Fluorescent Antibody (DFA) Testing of Nasopharyngeal Washes in Children with and without Respiratory Tract Infections

Pediatric Infectious Diseases Specialist at Kaiser Permanente, San Francisco

Anette Sohn, MD


Prevalence of Nosocomial Infections in Neonatal Intensive Care Unit Patients

Vice President and Director, TREAT Asia, amfAR

Erica Pan, MD, MPH


Dramatic Increase in Methiciliin-Resistant S. aureus Clinical Isolates Among Jail Inmates in San Francisco, CA Between 1996-2001

Interim Health Office and prior Director, Division of Communicable Disease Control and Prevention, Alameda County Public Health Department

Michele Cheung, MD, MPH, FAAP


Outcomes in Clinical Encephalitis

Pediatric Infectious Diseases Specialist at Children's Hospital of Orange County

Sarah Park 1998-2001   Hawaii State Epidemiologist and Chief of the Disease Outbreak Control Division, Hawaii Department of Health and Assistant Clinical Professor at the University of Hawaii