Pediatric Infectious Disease Faculty
Jeffrey S. Kahn, M.D., Ph.D.
Professor of Pediatrics and Microbiology
Chief, 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
Amanda Evans, M.D.
Interests: Pathogenesis of infectious diseases, bacterial-viral pathogen interactions, Moraxella catarrhalis
Michelle A. Gill, M.D., Ph.D.
Associate 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
Michelle Hsiang, M.D.
Interests: General infectious diseases, malaria epidemiology, malaria diagnostics and surveillance, community based interventions for malaria elimination, operational research
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.
Vice Chair of Education
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
Michael Sebert, M.D.
Interests: Health care-associated infections, antimicrobial resistance pneumonia, tuberculosis, multidrug-resistant organisms, hospital epidemiology, pathogen transmission, genomic epidemiology, microbial evolution, bacterial pathogenesis, Streptococcus pneumoniae
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
Dawn M. Wetzel, M.D., Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Pediatrics and Pharmacology
Interests: Pediatric infectious diseases, parasitic infections, cellular and molecular pathogenesis of leishmaniasis and other parasitic infections, development of novel antiparasitics