Pediatric Infectious Disease Faculty
Jeffrey S. Kahn, M.D., Ph.D.
Professor of Pediatrics and Microbiology
Director, Division of Pediatric Infectious Disease
Sarah M. and Charles E. Seay Chair in Pediatric Infectious Diseases
Fellowship Program Director
Interests: Respiratory syncytial virus, human metapneumovirus, coronaviruses, influenza viruses, parainfluenza viruses, rhinoviruses, human parvoviruses, human polyomaviruses, rhabdoviral vectors and vaccines, and pediatric HIV/AIDS
Theresa “Tess” Barton, M.D.
Director, ARMS (AIDS-related Medical Services) Clinic
Interim Director, UT Southwestern Clinical Fellowship in South Africa
Interests: Pediatric HIV infection, invasive pneumococcal infections, and pneumococcal conjugate vaccine
Amanda Evans, M.D.
Interests: Pathogenesis of infectious diseases, bacterial-viral pathogen interactions, Moraxella catarrhalis
Michelle A. Gill, M.D., Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, Immunology, and Internal Medicine
Interests: Pathogenesis and immunobiology of infectious diseases, host mucosal immune response to pediatric respiratory viral infections, and dendrite cells in the pathogenesis of respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) infection
Ruth Levitz, Ph.D.
Interests: Respiratory syncytial virus
George H. McCracken, M.D.
George McCracken Distinguished Professorship of Pediatric Infectious Diseases
Interests: Clinical pharmacology of antimicrobials, meningitis pathogenesis and treatment, and respiratory infections pathogenesis
Jeffrey S. McKinney, M.D., Ph.D.
Residency Program Director
Harry W. Bass Jr. Professorship in Pediatric Education
Interests: Fever of unknown origin, pneumonia, osteomyelitis, infections in immunocompromised hosts, resident and medical student education, antimicrobial stewardship, patient safety, and process improvements
Jane D. Siegel, M.D.
Medical Director, Infection Prevention and Control, Children’s Medical Center
Interests: Health care associated infections, community-acquired MRSA infections, and immunizations, especially strategies to improve delivery