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Department of Infectious Disease

Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center

School of Medicine
1542 Tulane Avenue
Room 331C
New Orleans, LA  70112

Phone: 504 568 5031
Fax: 504 568 5553
Website: https://www.medschool.lsuhsc.edu/internal_medicine/fellowship_id.aspx
Email: jfigue@lsuhsc.edu

Training Program Director

Julio E. Figueroa, II MD  Program Director, Acting Section Chief  Fellowship program director for Infectious diseases; education coordinator for medical students and residents in infectious diseases. Course Director, Clinical Microbiology Conference

Research Interests:  Clinical Microbiology/Antibiotic Stewardship

Participating Hospitals

  • University Medical Center: 446
  • Ochsner Medical Center: 473
  • Ochsner Medical Center – Kenner: 110
  • Touro Infirmary: 280

Program Training Offerings

How does this program meet the ABIM requirements for training in clinical microbiology?

Didactic Lectures
Hands-on Experience

The Program provides training in hospital epidemiology through:

Didactic Lectures
Continuity Clinic

The Program provides clinical experience for fellows in the following:

Infections in marrow transplant
Infections in solid organ transplant patients
Infections in travelers and tropical medicine
Infections in children
Continuity clinic for HIV+ patients
Fungal infections, diagnostics, therapeutics
Infections in HIV/AIDS, including opportunistic
Sexually transmitted diseases
Viral Infections (non-HIV), including HSV, CMV, VZ
Emerging pathogens
Vaccinology
International Health

This Program provides training in STD management through:

Didactic Lectures
Courses Elsewhere

The Program has a didactic lecture course for fellows:

Yes

If yes, what is the average number of lectures provided over a two-year period?

104

Training is for:

MD

Are there citizenship requirements?

Yes

Citizenship Requirements:

US citizen or J1

Types of visas accepted:

J1

Number of fellows accepted each year:

3

Duration of the Fellowship (years):

2

The Program has a training grant (T32):

No

Average number of infectious diseases consults per trainee per year:

50 - 70/month

Number of Fellows completing the Program in the last 5 years:

12

Additional Training/Faculty Resources (optional):

Applications accepted via Electronic Residency Application Service (ERAS®)?

Yes

Timeframe when applications are accepted:

continuous

Timeframe when interviews are done

August - October

Associate Professor, Acting Section Chief

Julio E. Figueroa, II , MD , Associate Professor, Acting Section Chief

Research Interests: Clinical microbiology/Antibiotic stewardship

Faculty

C. Lynn Besch , MD , Chief, HIV Division Director of Infectious Diseases; Associate Professor of Clinical Medicine

Research Interests: HIV/Aids. Serves as the HIV Clinical Lead for quality management/improvement activities for the 7 HIV outpatient clinics associated with the LSU Health Care Services Division hospitals.

Victoria E. Burke , MD , Asst. Professor of Clinical Medicine

Research Interests: Transplant infectious diseases.

Richard P. DiCarlo , MD , Asst. Dean for Undergraduate Education; Associate Professor of Clinical Medicine

Research Interests: Genital ulcer disease; STD education; Medical education and curriculum reform; STD education.

Lee S. Engel , MD, PhD , Associate Program Director, Internal Medicine Residency Program; Associate Professor of Clinical Medicine

Research Interests: Drug resistant infectious diseases and STDs.

Maria Frontini , DVM, PhD., M.Sc., MPH , Associate Professor, Research

Research Interests: Epidemiology methods of research; study design; translational research; research evaluation; longitudinal assessment of disease risks.

Michael E. Hagensee , MD, PhD , Professor of Medicine, Departments of Medicine and Microbiology

Research Interests: The role of human papillomavirus (HPV) in human malignancies. The role of HPV in anal cancer from basic biology to clinical trials and similar increases in anal cancer rates in HIV+ individuals.

Anne Hull , MD , Associate Professor of Clinical Medicine

Research Interests: Investigational therapeutic approaches in HIV/AIDS

Rebecca Lillis , MD , Associate Professor of Clinical Medicine; Assistant Medical Director, LSU-Crescent Care Sexual Health Center

Research Interests: Sexually transmitted infections.

Fred A. Lopez , MD , Richard Vial Professor Medicine; Vice Chair for Education, LSU School of Medicine; Assistant Dean for Student Affairs, LSU School of Medicine

Research Interests: Fever and rash, medical education, impact of disasters on academic medical centers.

Joanne T. Maffei , MD , Professor of Medicine; Medical Director, MCL Infection Control

Research Interests: Molecular epidemiology of bacterial infections; nosocomial infections.

David H. Martin , MD , Professor of Medicine Emeritus

Research Interests: C. trachomatis; mycoplasma genitalium infection.

John M. Nanfro , MD , Clinical Assistant Professor

Research Interests: Bone/Joint infections; clinical infectious diseases.

M. Jacques Nsuami , MD, MPH , Associate Professor of Research

Research Interests: Sexually transmitted diseases.

Christopher H. Parsons , MD , Professor of Medicine and Microbiology; Director, HIV Malignancy Program; Translational Tumor Virology Group, Louisiana Cancer Research Center - New Orleans, LA

Research Interests: Clinical trials for cancer treatment and prevention in the setting of HIV infection. Topics: use of anti-inflammatory agents for reduction of oncogenic viral reservoirs; sphingosine kinase inhibitors for targeting virus-infected tumors; treatment and prevention of Kaposi's sarcoma; treatment of diffuse large B-cell lymphoma.

Paula S. Seal , MD, MPH , Assistant Professor of Medicine

Research Interests: Health disparities; HIV prevention, engagement and retention in care.

Stephanie N. Taylor , MD , Professor of Medicine & Microbiology; Medical Director, LSU STD Program, LSU-CrescentCare Sexual Health Center and Louisiana Office of Public Health STD/HIV Program

Research Interests: Sexually transmitted infections; STI Clinical and Diagnostic Trials

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