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Division of Infectious Diseases

Ohio State University

College of Medicine
N1137 Doan Hall
410 W 10th Ave
Columbus, OH 43210

Phone: 614 366 5405
Fax: 614 203 4556

Training Program Director

Division of Infectious Diseases Carlos Malvestutto MD, MPH

Participating Hospitals

Ohio State University Hospital : 963
Arthur G. James Cancer Hospital & Richard J. Solove Research Institute : 306
Ross Heart Hospital : 116

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 HealthHepC Clinic, Antimicrobial Stewardship Program, Columbus Public Health Rotation

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:

Types of visas accepted:

J1 and H1B

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):

Additional Training:

Antimicrobial Stewardship Program


Research Faculty:

Mark E. Drew, PhD Assistant Professor

Research Interests: The study of Plasmodium falciparum, the protozoan parasite that causes the most pathogenic form of human malaria

Jesse J. Kwiek, PhD Assistant Professor

Mother to child in utero HIV transmission

Abigail Norris Turner, PhD Assistant Professor

Research Interests:  Women’s reproductive health in a global context including HIV and STI prevention projects

Chad A. Rappleye, PhD   Assistant Professor

Research Interests: The molecular mechanisms that underlie the virulence of the respiratory fungal pathogen Histoplasma capsulatum, the causative agent of histoplasmosis

Larry S. Schlesinger, MD, Saslaw Professor of Internal Medicine and Molecular Virology, Immunology, and Medical Genetics  Chair, Department of Microbial Infection and Immunity

Research Interests: Tuberculosis and non-tuberculous mycobacterial infections

Jordi B. Torrelles, PhD Assistant Professor

Research Interests: study of the human alveolar microenvironment and how this may affect the outcome of lung diseases

Joanne Turner, PhD Associate Professor

Research Interests: Focuses on the changes that take place in the immune system during the natural aging process and the influence that this has on the capacity of the host to control infectious diseases

Daniel Wozniak, PhD Professor

Research Interests: To understand the molecular biology and pathogenesis of the bacterium Pseudomonas aeruginosa


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


Timeframe when applications are accepted:

July - September

Timeframe when interviews are done

August 1 - October 31

Susa L. Koletar MD, FACP, FIDSA, Pomerene Professor

Susa L. Koletar


Jose A. Bazan DO

Jose A. Bazan

John A. Davis MD

John A. Davis

Shandra Day MD

Shandra Day

Courtney Herbert MD

Courtney Herbert

Christina Liscynesky MD

Christina Liscynesky

William E. Maher MD

William E. Maher

Carlos Malvestutto MD, MPH

Carlos Malvestutto

Julie E. Mangino MD

Julie E. Mangino

Bradford S. McGwire MD, PhD

Bradford S. McGwire

Michael F. Para MD

Michael F. Para

Stephanie Pouch

Stephanie Pouch

Kurt B. Stevenson MD, MPH

Kurt B. Stevenson

Nicole Theodoropoulos MD

Nicole Theodoropoulos

Shu-Hua Wang MD, MPH, & TM

Shu-Hua Wang

David A. Wininger MD

David A. Wininger

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