Julio E. Figueroa, II
, Associate Professor, Acting Section Chief
Research Interests: Clinical microbiology/Antibiotic stewardship
C. Lynn Besch
, 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
, Asst. Professor of Clinical Medicine
Research Interests: Transplant infectious diseases.
Richard P. DiCarlo
, 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.
, 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.
, Associate Professor of Clinical Medicine
Research Interests: Investigational therapeutic approaches in HIV/AIDS
, Associate Professor of Clinical Medicine; Assistant Medical Director, LSU-Crescent Care Sexual Health Center
Research Interests: Sexually transmitted infections.
Fred A. Lopez
, 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
, Professor of Medicine; Medical Director, MCL Infection Control
Research Interests: Molecular epidemiology of bacterial infections; nosocomial infections.
David H. Martin
, Professor of Medicine Emeritus
Research Interests: C. trachomatis; mycoplasma genitalium infection.
John M. Nanfro
, 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
, 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
, 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