Infectious Diseases Fellowship Faculty

Donald D. Anthony, MD, PhD

Professor, Medicine, Case Western Reserve University
Special Interests: Vasculitic Manifestations of Chronic HCV Infection, Autoimmune Disease

Keith Armitage

Keith B. Armitage, MD

Vice Chair for Education, Department of Medicine, UH Cleveland Medical Center
Medical Director, Roe Green Center for Travel Medicine, UH Cleveland Medical Center
Director, Internal Medicine Residency Training Program, Case Western Reserve University/UH Cleveland Medical Center
Professor, Medicine, Case Western Reserve University
Special Interests: General Infectious diseases, Bone and Joint Infections, Community Acquired Pneumonia, Fever of Unknown Origin, Soft Tissue Infections

Robert A. Bonomo, MD

Robert A. Bonomo, MD

Associate Chief of Staff (Faculty Affairs)/Chief Academic Officer, Northeast Ohio Health Care System, Louis Stokes Cleveland VA Medical Center
Distinguished University Professor, Medicine, Pharmacology, Molecular Biology,Microbiology, and Biochemistry, Case Western Reserve University
Director, VA Center for Antimicrobial Resistance and Epidemiology (Case -VA CARES), Case Western Reserve University
Director, Cleveland Geriatric Research Education and Clinical Care (GRECC), Louis Stokes Cleveland VA Medical Center

W. Henry Boom, MD

Division Chief, Division of Infectious Diseases & HIV Medicine, UH Cleveland Medical Center
Director, Tuberculosis Research Unit, Case Western Reserve University
Professor, Medicine, Case Western Reserve University
Special Interests: Tuberculosis

David Canaday

David H. Canaday, MD

Associate Director, Geriatric, Research, Education and Clinical Center (GRECC), Louis Stokes Cleveland VA Medical Center
Staff Physician, Louis Stokes Cleveland VA Medical Center
Professor, Medicine, Case Western Reserve University
Special Interests: Vaccine Immunology, Tuberculosis/HIV Co-infection3

Curtis Donskey

Curtis J. Donskey, MD

Director, Infection Control, Louis Stokes Cleveland VA Medical Center
Staff Physician, Infectious Diseases Section, Louis Stokes Cleveland VA Medical Center
Professor, Medicine, Case Western Reserve University
Special Interests: C. difficle infection, Infection Control

Jaishvi Eapen, MD

Jaishvi Eapen, MD

Staff Physician, Division of Infectious Diseases & HIV Medicine, UH Ahuja Medical Center & UH Cleveland Medical Center
Assistant Professor, Medicine, Case Western Reserve University
Special Interests: General Infectious Diseases
Michael Freeman

Michael Freeman, PhD

Research Scientist, Case Western Reserve University
Assistant Professor, Medicine, Case Western Reserve University
Special Interests: HIV/AIDS

Scott Fulton

Scott Fulton, MD

Staff Physician, Division of Infectious Diseases & HIV Medicine, UH Cleveland Medical Center
Assistant Professor, Medicine, Case Western Reserve University
Special Interests: Mycobacterium Tuberculosis, Infectious Diseases, Immunology, HIV, Tuberculosis, Lung Immunology

Jennifer Furin, MD

Staff Physician, Division of Infectious Diseases & HIV Medicine, UH Cleveland Medical Center
Assistant Professor, Medicine, Case Western Reserve University
Special Interests: Tuberculosis, HIV/AIDS

Barbara Gripshover

Barbara M. Gripshover, MD

Director, Special Immunology Unit, UH Cleveland Medical Center
Staff Physician, Division of Infectious Diseases & HIV Medicine, UH Cleveland Medical Center
Professor, Medicine, Case Western Reserve University
Special Interests: HIV/AIDS

Praveen Gundelly

Praveen Gundelly, MD

Staff Physician, Division of Infectious Diseases & HIV Medicine, UH Cleveland Medical Center
Clinical Assistant Professor, Medicine, Case Western Reserve University
Clinical Interest / Expertise: Infections in transplant and immunocompromised patients

Christina Hirsch

Christina S. Hirsch, MD, PhD

Staff Physician, Division of Infectious Diseases & HIV Medicine, UH Cleveland Medical Center
Associate Professor, Medicine, Case Western Reserve University
Special Interests: HIV/AIDS

Leila Hojat, MD

Leila Hojat, MD

Director, Antimicrobial Stewardship Program, UH Cleveland Medical Center
Staff Physician, Division of Infectious Diseases & HIV Medicine, UH Cleveland Medical Center
Assistant Professor, Medicine, Case Western Reserve University
Special Interests: Antimicrobial Stewardship

 Jeffrey Jacobson, MD

Jeffrey Jacobson, MD

Staff Physician, Division of Infectious Diseases & HIV Medicine, UH Cleveland Medical Center
Professor, Medicine, Case Western Reserve University
Director, AIDS Clinical Trials Unit, Case Western Reserve University
Special Interests: HIV/AIDS

John Johnson

John L. Johnson, MD

Staff Physician, Division of Infectious Diseases & HIV Medicine, UH Cleveland Medical Center
Professor, Medicine, Case Western Reserve University
Special Interests: Tuberculosis

Robin Jump

Robin Jump, MD

Staff Physician, Division of Infectious Diseases & HIV Medicine, Louis Stokes Cleveland VA Medical Center
Geriatric Research, Education and Clinical Center (GRECC), Louis Stokes Cleveland VA Medical Center
Associate Professor, Case Western Reserve University
Special Interests: Geriatric Infectious Diseases

Michael Lederman

Michael M. Lederman, MD

Emeritus Professor, Medicine, Case Western Reserve University
Special Interests: HIV Infection, Infectious Diseases

Tracy Lemonvich

Tracy L. Lemonovich, MD

Staff Physician, Division of Infectious Diseases & HIV Medicine, UH Ahuja Medical Center & UH Cleveland Medical Center
Associate Professor, Medicine, Case Western Reserve University
Special Interests: Transplant ID, General Infectious Diseases

Michelle Lisgaris

Michelle V. Lisgaris, MD

Staff Physician, Division of Infectious Diseases & HIV Medicine, UH Cleveland Medical Center
Assistant Professor, Medicine, Case Western Reserve University
Special Interests: HIV Infection, HIV Disease in Women, Hospital Acquired Infections, Orthopaedic Infections, Travelers' Medicine

Valsa Mariappuram

Valsa Mariappuram, MD

Staff Physician, Division of Infectious Diseases & HIV Medicine, UH Ahuja Medical Center
Clinical Instructor, Medicine, Case Western Reserve University

Krisztina Papp-Wallace

Krisztina M. Papp-Wallace, PhD

Research Scientist, Louis Stokes Cleveland Department of Veterans Affairs
Assistant Professor, Medicine, Case Western Reserve University
Special Interests: Antimicrobial Resistance

Federico Perez

Federico Perez, MD

Staff Physician, Louis Stokes Cleveland VA Medical Center
Associate Professor, Medicine, Case Western Reserve University
Program Director, ID Fellowship Training Program, Case Western Reserve University/UH Cleveland Medical Center
Special Interests: Antimicrobial Resistance

Elie Saade

Elie Saade, MD, MPH

Medical Director, Infection Control and Prevention, UH Cleveland Medical Center
Staff Physician, Division of Infectious Diseases & HIV Medicine, UH Cleveland Medical Center
Assistant Professor, Medicine, Case Western Reserve University
Special Interests: Vaccinations and Infection Control

Robert Salata

Robert A. Salata, MD

STERIS Chair of Excellence in Medicine, Case Western Reserve University
Professor and Chairman, Department of Medicine, Case Western Reserve University
Physician-in-Chief and Master Clinician in Infectious Diseases, University Hospitals & UH Cleveland Medical Center
Special Interests: HIV Medicine, Transplant Infections, Sepsis, Travelers' Medicine, Nosocomial Infections, Orthopaedic Infections

Scott Sieg

Scott Sieg, PhD

Research Scientist, Case Western Reserve University
Associate Professor, Medicine, Case Western Reserve University
Special Interests: HIV/AIDS

Marion Skalweit

Marion J. Skalweit, MD, PhD

Staff Physician, Louis Stokes Cleveland VA Medical Center
Professor, Medicine, Case Western Reserve University
Special Interests: Antimicrobial Resistance

Usha Stiefel

Usha Stiefel, MD

Section Chief, Infectious Diseases, Louis Stokes Cleveland VA Medical Center
Staff Physician, Louis Stokes Cleveland VA Medical Center
Associate Professor, Medicine, Case Western Reserve University
Special Interests: Antimicrobial Resistance

Carolos Subauste

Carlos Subauste, MD

Staff Physician, Division of Infectious Diseases & HIV Medicine, UH Cleveland Medical Center
Professor, Medicine, Ophthalmology and Pathology, Case Western Reserve University
Special Interests: HIV/AIDS

Myreen Tomas

Myreen Tomas, MD

Staff Physician, Division of Infectious Diseases & HIV Medicine, UH Ahuja Medical Center and UH Cleveland Medical Center
Assistant Professor, Medicine, Case Western Reserve University
Special Interests: General Infectious Diseases, HIV/AIDS

Puja Van Epps

Puja Van Epps, MD

Director, Infectious Diseases Clinic, Louis Stokes Cleveland VA Medical Center
Staff Physician, Louis Stokes Cleveland VA Medical Center
Assistant Professor, Medicine, Case Western Reserve University
Special Interests: HIV/AIDS

George Yendewa

George Yendewa, MD, MPH & TM

Staff Physician, Division of Infectious Diseases & HIV Medicine, UH Cleveland Medical Center
Assistant Professor, Medicine, Case Western Reserve University
Special Interests: HIV/AIDS

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