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Texas A&M Health Science Center College of Medicine – Scott & White Healthcare

Texas A&M Health Science Center College of Medicine - Baylor Scott & White Health

2401 South 31st Street
Temple, TX 76508

Phone: 254 724 7633
Fax: 254 724 9280

Training Program Director

Texas A&M Health Science Center College of Medicine – Scott & White Healthcare Alan Howell MD

Research Interests: Prosthetic Joint Infections; Endocarditis

Participating Hospitals

Scott and White Hospital : 692
Central Texas VA Hospital : 108

Program Training Offerings

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

Didactic LecturesHands-on ExperienceThe Division of Infectious Disease selects two fellows each year from a competitive pool of applicants. Application are accepted through ERAS only.Following receipt of the completed application and letters of reference, etc., interviews will be arranged as appropriate. Applicants should apply in their R-3 year of residency. Before starting the program, the resident must have completed an ACGME residency program in good standing and be eligible for the ABIM Board Examination.

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:

Types of visas accepted:

J1 only

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):

M. D. Anderson, Houston, Texas - Transplant

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


Timeframe when applications are accepted:

July - October

Timeframe when interviews are done

September - November

John Midturi DO, MPH

John Midturi


David Allton MD

David Allton

Karen Brust MD

Karen Brust

Lizbeth J. Cahuayme-Zuniga MD

Lizbeth J. Cahuayme-Zuniga

Alan Howell MD

Alan Howell

Richmond L. Hunt MD

Richmond L. Hunt

Chetan Jinandatha MD, MPH

Chetan Jinandatha

Elisabeth Kehler MD

Elisabeth Kehler

Janice J. Koshy MD

Janice J. Koshy

Najma Parvez MD

Najma Parvez

Sangeetha Ranganath MD

Sangeetha Ranganath

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