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Grace M. Aldrovandi, MD

Division Chief - Professor of Pediatrics

Dr. Aldrovandi comes to us from CHLA where she has served as the Chief of the Division of Pediatric Infectious Diseases for the past two years and prior to that was a faculty member and conducted her research at the Saban Research Institute of CHLA. She is a translational physician-scientist and her expertise and innovative research has far-reaching collaborations. Dr. Aldrovandi received her MD degree from McGill University in Montreal, Canada, where she also did her pediatric residency.

Kristina N. Adachi, MD, MA

Kristina N. Adachi, MD, MA

Assistant Professor of Pediatrics

Dr. Adachi is a Assistant Professor in the Department of Pediatrics, Division of Infectious Diseases. She received her B.A. and M.A. from Stanford University and received her M.D. from UC San Diego School of Medicine in 2008. She completed her UCLA pediatrics internship and residency at UCLA in 2011 and later a three-year UCLA clinical fellowship in pediatric infectious diseases in 2015. She is board certified in both pediatrics (2011) and pediatric infectious diseases (2015). 

Yvonne J. Bryson, MD

Yvonne J. Bryson, MD

Professor of Pediatrics

Dr. Bryson is a Distinguished Professor at the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, and also a member of the UCLA AIDS Institute. She has significant experience in leading large multicenter clinical trials and networks and in developing clinical sites and laboratories. She is recognized as a national and international expert and leader in the field of HIV and perinatal transmission. 

James D. Cherry, MD, MSC

James D. Cherry, MD, MSC

Professor of Pediatrics

Dr. Cherry has more than 45 years of experience in research, teaching and clinical practice in the fields of infectious diseases and epidemiology. His laboratory experience has been in virology, mycoplasmology and more recently, molecular microbiology relating to Bordetella species. His main research over the last 40 years has focused on vaccines and vaccine preventable diseases. 

Annabelle M. De St. Maurice, MD, MPH

Annabelle M. De St. Maurice, MD, MPH

Assistant Professor of Pediatrics

Dr. de St. Maurice is an Assistant Professor of Pediatrics in the Division of Infectious Diseases and leads the Pediatric Infection Control and Antibiotic Stewardship Programs at UCLA. She obtained her medical degree at the University of Rochester and completed her Pediatrics residency at Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC. After fellowship she joined the Epidemic Intelligence Service at the CDC where she studied the epidemiology of viral hemorrhagic fevers.

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Jaime G. Deville, MD

Clinical Professor of Pediatrics

Dr. Deville is a Clinical Professor of Pediatrics in the Division of Infectious Diseases at the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA and provides primary care for patients in the Care-4-Families Clinic at UCLA. Dr. Deville obtained his MD from Universidad Peruana Cayetano Heredia, Lima, Peru. Dr. Deville is Vice-Chair of the Advisory Commission in Childhood Vaccines for the Health Resources and Services Administration of the US Department of Health and Human Services.

Paul A. Krogstad, MD

Paul A. Krogstad, MD

Professor of Pediatrics

Dr. Paul Krogstad attended UCLA and received his Bachelor of Science in Cybernetics and a Master's Degree in Engineering. After leaving Los Angeles, he attended the Tulane University School of Medicine in New Orleans, Louisiana, where he also completed his training in Pediatrics. He trained as a specialist in Pediatric Infectious Diseases at the University of Washington in Seattle, then returned to UCLA for additional postdoctoral training in human retrovirology.

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Deborah Lehman, MD

Professor of Pediatrics

Dr. Lehman, MD, is Professor of Pediatrics at the David Geffen School of Medicine at the University of California, Los Angeles. She received her undergraduate degree from Stanford University and MD from UCLA School of Medicine. She completed her pediatric residency at Children’s Hospital of Los Angeles and pediatric infectious diseases training at UCSF.

Karin A. Nielsen, MD

Karin A. Nielsen, MD

Clinical Professor of Pediatrics

Dr. Nielsen is a Clinical Professor of Pediatrics in the Division of Infectious Diseases at the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA and has been a member of the UCLA faculty since 1996. She has been the Co-PI of an international collaborative effort funded by the NIH for the conduct of HIV prevention and treatment trials in Brazil for the last seven years. Dr. Nielsen is an elected member of the Scientific Oversight Committee of the NIH funded pediatric network (IMPAACT) leadership group.

Nava Yeganeh, MD, MPH

Nava Yeganeh, MD, MPH

Assistant Professor of Pediatrics

Dr. Yeganeh is a Assistant Professor in the Department of Pediatrics, Division of Infectious Disease at the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA. She obtained her medical degree at University of Washington School of Medicine, her Masters of Public Health at Johns Hopkins School of Public Health. Dr. Yeganeh has been at UCLA since 2005, completing her training in pediatrics and infectious diseases.