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Fellowship Alumni

​Graduating Year/ Training Notes
​Prior Training
​Career Leadership Positions
Yvonne Bryson, MD​1974
​Residency: UCSD

MD: University of Texas Southwestern
*Chief, Pediatric Infectious Diseases
*Director, Los Angeles Brazil AIDS Consortium 

​Margaret Keller. MD
​Residency: UCSD

MD: Albert Einstein
*Chief, Pediatric Infectious Diseases
*Director, Program for Pediatric HIV
*Chair, Bioethics Committee
​Stephen Spector, MD
​Residency: UCSF

MD: Tufts University
UCSD/Rady Children’s Hospital San Diego
*Chief, Division of Pediatric Infectious Diseases, UCSD
*Vice Chairman for Research, UCSD Department of Pediatrics
*Senior Advisor, William J. Clinton Foundation, Pediatric HIV/AIDS Initiative
*Senior Advisor, President’s Emergency Fund for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR)
*Principle Investigator & Chair Pediatric Executive Committee, Pediatric AIDS Clinical Trials Group (PACTG)
*WHO Interagency Task Team (IATT), Paediatric HIV Working Group
*WHO IATT, Prevention of HIV Infection in Pregnant Women, Mothers and 
their Children
*Pediatric HIV/AIDS Cohort Study (PHACS) Scientific Leadership Group
​Richard Straube, MD MSc
*Joint Adult and Pediatric ID Fellowship
*MSc, Clinical Trial Design
​MSc: London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine

Residency: University of Chicago 

MD: University of Chicago 
​UCSD/Rady Children’s Hospital San Diego

Centocor, Inc.
*Director of Clinical Investigations

Ohmeda Pharmaceticals

INO Therapeutics
*Founding Chief Medical Officer

Stealth Peptides, Inc.

*Senior Vice President and Chief Medical Officer
Russ Van Dyke, MD
​Residency: UCSD 

MD: Medical College of Wisconsin
Tulane University (New Orleans, Louisiana) 
*Section Chief, Pediatric Infectious Diseases
​Wayne Dankner, MD
​Residency: Stanford University

MD: New York Medical College
UCSD/Rady Children’s Hospital San Diego

PAREXEL International
*Global Therapeutic Area Lead for Infectious Diseases & Pediatrics

Atox Bio
*Chief Medical Officer
​Norm Waecker, MD
​Residency: Naval Medical Center San Diego 

MD: Rutgers New Jersey
​Naval Medical Center San Diego
*Residency Program Director, Navy
*Outpatient Medical Director, Navy
​Nectar Aintablian, MD
​Residency: University of Buffalo 

MD: American University of Beirut 
​Tallahassee Memorial Healthcare (Tallahassee, Florida)

​Douglas Pratt, MD MS MPH
Residency: University of Hawaii

MPH: University of Hawaii

MS: Tropical Medicine and Medical Microbiology, University of Hawaii

MD: University of Hawai
​Food and Drug Administration (Rockville, Maryland)
*Branch Chief, Center for Biologics Evaluation and Research/Office of Vaccines Research and Review/Division of Vaccines and Related Product Applications
​Robert Reid, MD
​Residency: SUNY Brooklyn 

MD: Instituto Technologico De Santo Domingo
​Joe DiMaggio Children’s Hospital (Hollywood, Florida)
​Rolando Viani, MD MSc
*MSc, Tropical Medicine
​MSc: Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine

Residency: SUNY Brooklyn 

MD: Cayetano Heredia University
*Director, Pediatric Special Services- Fresnoᵻ

UCSD/Rady Children’s Hospital San Diego

AbbVie Biopharmaceutics 
*Associate Medical Director, Global ID Developmentᵻ 

Cidara Therapeutics
*Medical Director, Clinical Development
​John Leake, MD MPH
*CDC EIS Training
​Residency: UCSD 


​UCSD/Rady Children’s Hospital San Diego

Quest Diagnostics
*Medical Director, Infectious Diseases
​Akihiko Saitoh, MD PhD
​Research Fellow: Harbor UCLA, Allergy & Immunology

Residency: USC

Residency: St. Luke’s International Hospital, Tokyo

PhD: Niigata University

MD: Niigata University
​UCSD/Rady Children’s Hospital San Diego 

National Research Institute for Child Health and Development (Tokyo, Japan)
  *Chief, Division of Infectious Diseases

Niigata University (Niigata, Japan)
*Professor and Chair of Pediatrics
*Vice Dean, School of Medicine
​George Liu, MD PhD
*T32 Research Fellowship
*Howard Hughes Fellowship Grant
​Residency: UC Davis 

PhD: Cambridge

UCLA/Cedars Sinai Medical Center​
*Associate director, Infectious and Immunologic Diseases Research Center, Cedars-Sinai

*Chief, Division of Pediatric Infectious Diseases, UCSD
​Adriana Tremoulet, MD MAS
*MAS Degree

Residency: Cedars Sinai 

​UCSD/Rady Children’s Hospital San Diego
*Associate Director, Kawasaki Disease Research Center, UCSD
John Arnold, MD​2006
Residency: Naval Medical Center San Diego 

​Naval Medical Center San Diego
*IRB Chair, Navyᵻ
*Residency Program Director, Navyᵻ
*Department Chair, Navyᵻ
​Walter Dehority, MD MS
*MS, Epidemiology
​MS: University of London

Residency: University of New Mexico

​University of New Mexico (Albuquerque, New Mexico)
*Associate Residency Program Director, UMNᵻ
*Human Research Review Committee Chair
*Chair, New Mexico Immunization Practice Advisory Council
​Eric Stern, MD
*CDC EIS Training
​Residency: UCSD 

MD: Boston University 
​Georgetown University (Washington DC)
​Chris Cannavino, MD
*Combined Pediatric Hospital Medicine Fellowship
​Residency: UCSD 

​UCSD/Rady Children’s Hospital San Diego
*Clerkship Director, UCSD SOM
*Director, Pediatric Medical Student Education, UCSD SOM
*Associate Director, UCSD Pediatric Residency Program
*Fellowship Director, UCSD Pediatric Infectious Diseases
*Section Chief, Pediatric Infectious Diseases, RHCSD
*Associate Director, Sanford Institute for Empathy and Compassion
*Director, UCSD Center for Mentorship in Medicine
*Director, UCSD Master Clinician Program
​Amaran Moodley, MD
*Postgraduate Diploma in Infectious Diseases
Postgraduate Diploma: London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine

Residency: Cleveland Clinic 

MD: University of Cape Town South Africa 
​Blank Children’s Hospital (Des Moines, Iowa) 

*Outpatient Medical Director, UCSD Pediatric Infectious Diseases
​Juan Chaparro, MD
*Clinical Informatics Fellowship
​Residency: St. Louis Children’s Hospital, Washington University 

​UCSD/Rady Children’s Hospital San Diego 

Nationwide Children’s Hospital (Columbus, Ohio)
​Lauge Farnaes, MD PhD
*Combined Pediatric Hematology/
Oncology Fellowship
​Residency: UCSD 


​UCSD/Rady Children’s Hospital San Diego
*Medical Director, Rady Children’s Institute for Genomic Medicine
​Nanda Ramchandar, MD
​Residency: Naval Medical Center San Diego

MD: Tulane University 
​Current Fellow
​Leslie Chiang, MD
​Residency: UCSD 

MD: Washington University, St. Louis
​Current Fellow


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