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.
Assistant Professor
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.
Assistant Professor 

Ruth Levitz, Ph.D.
Instructor
Interests: Respiratory syncytial virus

George H. McCracken, M.D.
Professor
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.
Associate Professor
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.
Associate Professor
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.
Professor
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