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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

Training Program Director

Department of Infectious Disease Julio E. Figueroa, II MD 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 LecturesHands-on Experience

The Program provides training in hospital epidemiology through:

Didactic LecturesContinuity Clinic

The Program provides clinical experience for fellows in the following:

Infections in marrow transplantInfections in solid organ transplant patientsInfections in travelers and tropical medicineInfections in childrenContinuity clinic for HIV+ patientsFungal infections, diagnostics, therapeuticsInfections in HIV/AIDS, including opportunisticSexually transmitted diseasesViral Infections (non-HIV), including HSV, CMV, VZEmerging pathogensVaccinologyInternational Health

This Program provides training in STD management through:

Didactic LecturesCourses Elsewhere

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:

US citizen or J1

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:

50 - 70/month

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

August - October

Julio E. Figueroa, II MD

Julio E. Figueroa, II


C. Lynn Besch MD

C. Lynn Besch

Victoria E. Burke MD

Victoria E. Burke

Richard P. DiCarlo MD

Richard P. DiCarlo

Lee S. Engel MD, PhD

Lee S. Engel

Maria Frontini DVM, PhD., M.Sc., MPH

Maria Frontini

Michael E. Hagensee MD, PhD

Michael E. Hagensee

Anne E. Hull MD

Anne E. Hull

Rebecca Lillis MD

Rebecca Lillis

Fred A. Lopez MD

Fred A. Lopez

Joanne T. Maffei MD

Joanne T. Maffei

David H. Martin MD

David H. Martin

John M. Nanfro MD

John M. Nanfro

M. Jacques Nsuami MD, MPH

M. Jacques Nsuami

Lauren E. Richey MD, MPH, FIDSA

Lauren E. Richey

Paula S. Seal MD, MPH

Paula S. Seal

Stephanie N. Taylor MD

Stephanie N. Taylor

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