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Wake Forest University

Wake Forest University

Wake Forest University School of Medicine
Division of Infectious Diseases
Medical Center Boulevard
Winston-Salem, NC  27157-1042

Phone: 336 716 4584
Fax: 336 716 3825

Training Program Director

Vera P. Luther, MD, FACP     

Research Interests: 

Participating Hospitals

  • NC Baptist : 800

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
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
Attendance at STD Clinic

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?


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):


Special emphasis on inflammation research, immunocompromised hosts, geriatric infectious diseases, and clinically-oriented research. Opportunities for Master of Science degree as part of fellowship with additional 1-2 years of training.


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


Timeframe when applications are accepted:

Timeframe when interviews are done

Kevin P. High, MD, Prof.

Research Interests: Transplant infections, immunocompromised hosts and infections in the elderly


Charles E. McCall, MD, Prof.

Research Interests: Sepsis and endotoxin tolerance

Joseph O'Flaherty, MD, Prof.

Research Interests: Lipid mediators of inflammation

Christopher A. Ohl, MD, Assoc. Prof.

Research Interests: Antibiotic stewardship and resistance

James J. Peacock, MD, Prof.

Research Interests: Infections in immunocompromised hosts, CNS infections

P. Samuel Pegram, MD, Prof.

Research Interests: HIV/AIDS, hepatitis and sexually transmitted diseases

Robert Sherertz, MD, Prof.

Research Interests: Device-related infections, infection control and hospital epidemiology

Barbara Yoza, PhD, Asst. Prof.

Research Interests: Inflammation and gene activation

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