Assistant Professor, Medicine: Infectious Diseases and International Health
- BS, Microbiology and Chemistry, Oregon State University
- PhD, Pathobiology, University of Washington
Human intestinal parasitology
I am interested in the mucosal immune response to enteric pathogens. My current research includes understanding the cellular and immune mechanisms that underly environmental enteropathy in children in Bangladesh and patients with recurrent Clostridium difficile infection at UVa.
My experimental research explores host factors identified in clinical cohorts as potential targets for host-directed therapeutics.