Division Leadership


Davey Smith, M.D., M.A.S.
Professor of Medicine
Head of Infectious Diseases and Global Public Health
Co-Director, San Diego Center for AIDS Research (CFAR)
Vice Chair of Faculty Affairs

Constance Benson, M.D.
Professor of Medicine
Vice Chief of Education
Program Director, ID Fellowship
Director, UCSD Antiviral Research Center (AVRC)
Director, UCSD CD4 Collaborative HIV/AIDS Clinical Trials Unit

Randy Taplitz, M.D., F.I.D.S.A.
Professor of Clinical Medicine
Vice Chief of Clinical Affairs
Associate Hospital Epidemiologist

Jamila Stockman, Ph.D., M.P.H.
Associate Professor of Medicine
Vice Chief of Global Public Health
Director, Disparities Core of the San Diego Center for AIDS Research
Joshua Fierer, M.D.
Professor of Medicine and Pathology
Chief, Infectious Diseases Section, VA San Diego Healthcare System
Director, Microbiology Laboratory, VA San Diego Healthcare System

Darcy Wooten, M.D., M.S.
Associate Professor of Medicine
Interim Director, Owen Clinic
Associate Program Director, ID Fellowship
Director of Education, Owen Clinic
Associate Division Chief of Mentoring
AAHIVM HIV Physician Specialist

John Ayers, Ph.D., M.A.
Associate Professor of Medicine
Vice Chief of Innovation
Co-Founder, Center for Data Driven Health at the Qualcomm Institute