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Medical College of Georgia

Medical College of Georgia

Section of Infectious Diseases
1120 15th Street
CB 1835
Augusta, GA  30912

Phone: 706 721 2236
Fax: 706 721 7244

Training Program Director

Rhonda E. Colombo MD    

Research Interests: 

Participating Hospitals

  • VA Medical Center-Augusta : 900
  • Medical College of Georgia : 600

Program Training Offerings

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

Hands-on Experience

The Program provides training in hospital epidemiology through:

Continuity Clinic
Hands-on Experiences

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

This Program provides training in STD management through:

Didactic Lectures

The Program has a didactic lecture course for fellows:


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

Training is for:


Are there citizenship requirements?


Citizenship Requirements:

U.S. Preferred

Types of visas accepted:

Number of fellows accepted each year:


Duration of the Fellowship (years):


The Program has a training grant (T32):


Average number of infectious diseases consults per trainee per year:


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


Additional Training/Faculty Resources (optional):

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


Timeframe when applications are accepted:

Timeframe when interviews are done


J. Peter Rissing , MD , Prof.

Research Interests: Osteomyelitis and HIV


Brian A. Catto , MD , Assoc. Prof

Research Interests: Parasitology and epidemiology

D. Baxter Craig , MD , Assoc. Prof.

Maliga Ganapathy , MD , Asst. Prof.

Research Interests: Peptidometic pharmacology

David Habruchak , MD , Assoc. Prof.

Research Interests: Travel medicine and HIV

Cheryl L. Newman , MD , Assoc. Prof.

Research Interests: HIV/AIDS and CMV

Keith F. Woeltje , MD, PhD , Asst. Prof.

Research Interests: Hospital epidemiology

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