Physicians and Faculty

Paul C. Adamson, MD, MPH

Paul C. Adamson, MD, MPH

Assistant Clinical Professor

My Interests: Sexually transmitted infections, antimicrobial resistance, HIV prevention, and global health

Oladunni B. Adeyiga, MD, PhD

Oladunni B. Adeyiga, MD, PhD

Assistant Clinical Professor

My Interests: Microfluidic technology and diagnostic test development in infectious diseases.

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Paul R. Allyn III, MD

Assistant Clinical Professor

My Interests: HIV, Hepatitis C, Infections in Immunocompromised hosts, hospital acquired infections, Travel Medicine.

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Omer E. Beaird, MD

Omer E. Beaird, MD

Clinical Instructor of Medicine

My Interests: Infection in immunocompromised patients, endemic and opportunistic fungal infections, respiratory viral infections, donor transmitted infections.

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Debika Bhattacharya, MD

Debika Bhattacharya, MD

Associate Clinical Professor

My Interests: Management of HIV and HIV/Viral hepatitis co-infection, predictors of clinical outcomes in HIV/HBV co-infected patients in South Africa

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Cherie S. Blair, MD

Cherie S. Blair, MD

Assistant Clinical Professor

My interests: HIV prevention and treatment, sexually transmitted infections, social and sexual networks, substance use.

Timothy F. Brewer, MD

Timothy F. Brewer, MD

Vice-Provost and Professor of Medicine

My interests: Prevention and control of multiple drug-resistant tuberculosis, global risk factors for emerging diseases and improvement of worldwide outbreak surveillance programs.

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Claire E. Brown, MD

Claire E. Brown, MD

Assistant Clinical Professor

My Interests: General infectious diseases, multi-drug resistant organisms, bone and joint infections, antibiotic stewardship.

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Margrit E. Carlson, MD

Margrit E. Carlson, MD

Clinical Professor

My Interests: HIV primary care, neurologic complications of HIV, novel therapies, and treatment of acute infection.

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Quen J. Cheng, MD, PhD

Quen J. Cheng, MD, PhD

Assistant Clinical Professor

My Interests: General clinical infectious diseases, determinants of infectious disease severity, post-infections complications, epigenomics and transcriptomics of immune response to infectious diseases.

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Kara Chew, MD, MS

Kara Chew, MD, MS

Associate Clinical Professor

My Interests: HIV, Hepatitis C, complications of HIV/HCV confection.

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Jesse L. Clark, MD

Jesse L. Clark, MD

Associate Professor in-Residence

My Interests: Partner Management: partner notification and treatment following STI diagnosis as mechanisms for HIV/STI control among MSM in Peru.

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Daniel Clemens, MD, PhD

Thomas J. Coates, PhD

Thomas J. Coates, PhD

Professor in-Residence

My Interests: HIV prevention, the relationship of prevention and treatment for HIV, and HIV policies.

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Judith S. Currier, MD

Judith S. Currier, MD

Professor of Medicine Chief, Division of Infectious Diseases Associate Director, UCLA Clinical AIDS Research and Education (CARE

My Interests: AIDS, HIV.

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Dvora Joseph Davey, PhD

Dvora Joseph Davey, PhD

Adjunct Assistant Professor of Infectious Diseases and Epidemiology

My Interests: Global health, infectious disease epidemiology, HIV prevention and treatment, sexually transmitted infections, biomedical interventions, sexual and reproductive health.

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Roger Detels

Roger Detels, MD

Professor of Epidemiology & Medicine

My Interests: Epidemiology, international health, and public health.

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Kate Dovel, PhD

Kate Dovel, PhD

Assistant Professor

My Interests: Global health, gender and sexuality, men's health and male engagement, HIV, HIV testing and treatment services.

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Jennifer A. Fulcher, MD, PhD

Jennifer A. Fulcher, MD, PhD

Assistant Professor in-Residence

My Interests: HIV/AIDS, mucosal immunology, HIV transmission, inflammation and infection risk.

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Pryce T. Gaynor, MD

Clinical Instructor of Medicine

My Interests: Transplant Infectious Diseases, Hospital Epidemiology and Infection Control.

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David Goodman Jr., MD, MAS

David Goodman Jr., MD, MAS

Assistant Clinical Professor

My Interests: Intersection of infectious diseases and substance use, natural language processing and machine learning, health services research.

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Dr. Pamina Gorbach, MHS, DrPH

Pamina M. Gorbach, PhD, MHS

Professor of Epidemiology

My Interests: HIV epidemiology, Sexually transmitted infections, substance use, global health.

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Sundeep Gupta, MD, MPH

Sundeep Gupta, MD, MPH

Assistant Professor

My Interests: Global Health, Health Systems Strengthening, Outbreak Response, HIV, Tuberculosis, Non-Communicable Diseases.

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Risa M. Hoffman, MD

Risa M. Hoffman, MD

Associate Clinical Professor

My Interest: HIV.

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Marcus Horwitz MD

Marcus Horwitz, MD

Distinguished Professor of Medicine

My Interests: Intracellular parasitism, especially the immunobiology of the etiologic agents of Legionnaires' disease, leprosy, tuberculosis, and tularemia.

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Paul M. Janoian III, MD

Paul M. Janoian III, MD

Clinical Instructor of Medicine
Theodoros Kelesidis, MD, PhD, MS

Theodoros Kelesidis, MD, PhD, MS

Assistant Professor In-Residence

My Interests: Role of oxidized lipids in HIV-1 Pathogenesis, Infections in immunocompromised patients, HIV, Immunology, Antimicrobial resistance.

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Jocelyn T. Kim, MD

Jocelyn T. Kim, MD

Assistant Clinical Professor

My Interests: General Infectious Diseases, Infection in immunocompromised patients, Viral infections.

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Kelika Konda, PhD

Kelika Konda, PhD

Adjunct Assistant Professor

My Interests: HIV/STI prevention with men who have sex with men, HIV/STI prevention in Latin America, HIV/STI epidemiology.

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Raphael J. Landovitz, MD

Raphael J. Landovitz, MD

Associate Professor of Medicine

My Interests: AIDS, HIV, Sexually Transmitted Disease. 

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Joaquín Madrenas, MD

Joaquín Madrenas, MD

Professor of Medicine Assistant Dean and Special Assistant for Faculty in the DGSOM
Ardis A. Moe, MD

Ardis A. Moe, MD

Clinical Professor

My Interests: AIDS, HIV.

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Ashrit Multani, MBBS

Assistant Clinical Professor

My Interests: Diagnosis, Treatment, and Prevention of Infectious Diseases in Immunocompromised Hosts.

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Claire Panosian, MD

Claire Panosian, MD

Emeritus Professor

My Interests: Travel Medicine, Tropical Diseases, Popular Medical Journalism.

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Kavitha K. Prabaker, MD

Kavitha K. Prabaker, MD

Assistant Clinical Professor

My Interests: HIV, ultidrug-resistant organisms, hospital epidemiology.

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Anne W. Rimoin, PhD, MPH

Anne W. Rimoin, PhD, MPH

Associate Professor of Epidemiology

My Interests: Global health, emerging infectious diseases, ebola virus, monkeypox virus, vaccine preventable diseases, disease surveillance, infectious disease epidemiology.

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Ashlyn N. Sakona, MD

Clinical Instructor of Medicine

My Interests: Global Health, HIV/AIDS, Tropical Medicine, TB, Refugee and Immigrant Health, Health Disparities

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Joanna M. Schaenman, MD, PhD

Joanna M. Schaenman, MD, PhD

Assistant Clinical Professor

My Interests: Infection in immunocompromised patients.

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Anita D. Sircar, MD

Anita D. Sircar, MD

Infectious Diseases
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Christopher N. Tymchuk, MD, PhD

Assistant Clinical Professor

My Interests: Global Health, Tropical Diseases, Travel Medicine, HIV/AIDS.

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Dan Uslan, MD

Dan Uslan, MD

Associate Clinical Professor Clinical Chief, Infectious Diseases

My Interests: Bacteremia, Cardiac and Endovascular Infections, Medical Device Infections, Antimicrobial Stewardship, Infection Prevention.

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Tara Vijayan, MD

Tara Vijayan, MD

Assistant Clinical Professor

My Interests: Medical education, implementation science, HIV and co-morbid infections (TB, cryptococcus), infectious diseases in marginalized and underserved communities.

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Otto O. Yang, MD

Otto O. Yang, MD

Professor of Medicine Associate Chief, Infectious Diseases

My Interests: Role of CD8+ T lymphocytes (CTL) in the development of rejection in organ transplant patients.

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Ramee L. Younes, MD

Ramee L. Younes, MD

Clinical Instructor of Medicine

My Interests: General infectious diseases, antibiotic stewardship, medical education, multi-drug resistant organisms.