​Current Infectious Diseases Fellows

  • Lawrence Purpura, MD

    2017-Present (Fellowship Year 1)

    • Medical School: Tulane University School of Medicine
    • Residency: Tulane Medical Center
    • Fellowship: Epidemic Intelligence Service, US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
    • Area of Interest: Global health; emerging infectious diseases
  • Deborah Theodore, MD

    2017-Present (Fellowship Year 1)

    • Medical School: Columbia University College of Physicians & Surgeons
    • Residency: Columbia University Medical Center
    • Area of Interest: Transplant infectious diseases, treatment of invasive fungal infections
  • Daniel Winetsky, MD

    2017-Present (Fellowship Year 1)

    • Medical School: Stanford University School of Medicine
    • Residency: Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
    • Area of Interest: Hepatitis C treatment and prevention in vulnerable patient populations
  • Thomas McConville, MD

    2016-Present (Fellowship Year 2)

    • Medical School: Columbia University College of Physicians & Surgeons
    • Residency: Columbia University Medical Center
    • Area of Interest: Molecular epidemiology of multi-drug resistant bacteria; bacterial genomics
    • Research Mentor: Anne-Catrin Uhlemann, MD, PhD
  • Tristan McPherson, MD

    2016-Present (Fellowship Year 2)

    • Medical School: University of Tennessee College of Medicine
    • Residency: Vanderbilt University Medical Center (Medicine & Pediatrics)
    • Area of Interest: Biomedical HIV prevention; clinical research in HIV vaccines; HIV/tuberculosis
    • access to care and implantation science
    • Research Mentors: Magdalena Sobieszczyk, MD, MPH; Michael Yin, MD, MS
  • Jennifer Small-Saunders, MD, PhD

    2016-Present (Fellowship Year 2)

    • Medical School: Weill Cornell Medical College
    • Residency: Columbia University Medical Center
    • Area of Interest: Drug development; evaluation of small molecule inhibitors for the treatment of
    • neglected tropical diseases
    • Research Mentor: David Fidock, PhD
  • Nenad Macesic, MD

    2015-Present (Fellowship Year 3)

    • Medical School: University of Melbourne (Australia)
    • Residency and Infectious Diseases Fellowship: Alfred Hospital, Austin Health (Australia)
    • Area of Research: Molecular epidemiology of MDR Gram-negative infections in solid organ
    • transplant recipients; bacterial genomics; mechanisms of drug resistance
    • Research Mentor: Anne-Catrin Uhlemann, MD, PhD
  • Jason Zucker, MD

    2015-Present (Fellowship Year 3; Combined Adult/Pediatrics Fellowship).

    • Medical School: Rutgers New Jersey Medical School
    • Residency and Chief Residency: Rutgers New Jersey Medical School (Medicine & Pediatrics)
    • Area of Research: HIV prevention cascade and using technology to address gaps in care;
    • adolescent HIV care; Zika virus transmission and effects on pregnant mothers
    • Research Mentors: Magdalena Sobieszczyk, MD, MPH; Michael Yin, MD, MS, and Peter
    • Gordon, MD