Current Pediatric Infectious Diseases Fellows

Chris Cannavino, MD

Chris Cannavino, MD

ccannavino@ucsd.edu 2nd Year Fellow
Undergraduate: University of California, Los Angeles
Medical School: University of California, San Diego
Residency: University of California, San Diego
Research: Combination antibiotic therapy and molecular pathogenesis of community-acquired
methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus.
Eric J. Stern, MD

Eric J. Stern, MD

ericjstern@hotmail.com 1st Year Fellow
Undergraduate: University of Pennsylvania
Medical School: Boston University
Residency: UC San Diego
Research: Eric recently completed the 2-year CDC Epidemic Intelligence Service (EIS) fellowship in CDC's Meningitis & Special Pathogens Branch. Eric's areas of research with CDC included Neisseria meningitidis, leptospirosis, brucellosis, anthrax and pertussis. As part of his infectious disease fellowship training at UCSD, Eric will travel to SE Asia and Papua New Guinea to work in primary HIV care as a Clinton Foundation HIV/AIDS fellow.
Walter Dehority, MD

Walter Dehority, MD

wdehority@ucsd.edu 3rd Year Fellow
Undergraduate: UC San Diego
Medical School: UC San Francisco
Residency: University of New Mexico
Research: Walter's research is focused on the pathogenesis/mechanism of Plasmodium sporozoite invasion of the vertebrate host and on the biology and development of the mosquito stages of Plasmodium species, specifically as each relates to novel drug and vaccine development. He is also interested in methods to improve health care delivery in the developing world.