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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
Website: http://www.georgiahealth.edu/medicine/medicine/InfDis/fellowship.html
Email: rcolombo@gru.edu

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:

Yes

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

Training is for:

MD

Are there citizenship requirements?

Yes

Citizenship Requirements:

U.S. Preferred

Types of visas accepted:

Number of fellows accepted each year:

1

Duration of the Fellowship (years):

2

The Program has a training grant (T32):

No

Average number of infectious diseases consults per trainee per year:

400

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

4

Additional Training/Faculty Resources (optional):

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

No

Timeframe when applications are accepted:

Timeframe when interviews are done

Prof.

J. Peter Rissing , MD , Prof.

Research Interests: Osteomyelitis and HIV

Faculty

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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