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Infectious Diseases Therapeutic Development

St. Jude Children's Research Hospital

262 Danny Thomas Place

Memphis, TN 38105


Training Program Director

Elisabeth Adderson MD

Participating Hospitals

St. Jude Children's Research Hospital: 65

Program Training Offerings

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

Didactic Lectures

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 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 LecturesClinical Experience

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:

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):

Formal training in relevant techniques, including: GMP, use of animals, pharmacodynamics, diagnostics, high-throughput screening, grant writing, and exposure to ongoing projects in infectious diseases, structural biology, and chemical biology.

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


Timeframe when applications are accepted:

Timeframe when interviews are done

Elaine Tuomanen MD

Elaine Tuomanen

Stephen White DPhil

Stephen White


R. Kip Guy PhD

R. Kip Guy

Hans Haecker MD, PhD

Hans Haecker

Julia Hurwitz PhD

Julia Hurwitz

Richard Lee PhD

Richard Lee

Peter Murray PhD

Peter Murray

Fatima Rivas PhD

Fatima Rivas

Charles Rock PhD

Charles Rock

Jason Rosch PhD

Jason Rosch

Charles Russell PhD

Charles Russell

Stacey Schultz-Cherry PhD

Stacey Schultz-Cherry

Richard Webby PhD

Richard Webby

Jie Zheng PhD

Jie Zheng

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