Fellowship Training Program

Current Fellows 2014-2015


First Year Fellows

Patricia Bartley, MD

  • Hometown: Bogota, Colombia
  • Undergraduate School: University of Rosario, Colombia
  • Medical School: University of Rosario, Colombia
  • Residency: Fundacion Cardio-Infantil Instituto de Cardiologia, Colombia
  • Professional Focus: Emergent infections, TB, parasitology, bacterial resistance.

Nadim El Chakhtoura, MD

  • Hometown: Beirut, Lebanon
  • Undergraduate School: American University of Beirut
  • Medical School: American University of Beirut
  • Residency: University Hospitals Case Medical Center
  • Professional Focus: Infectious diseases in the immunosuppressed cancer/transplant patients

Amrita John, MD

  • Hometown: Kochi, India
  • Undergraduate School: Christian Medical College Vellore
  • Medical School: Memorial Hospital of Rhode Island, Brown University Program
  • Residency: Maricopa Integrated Health System
  • Professional Focus: Malaria, global health.

Second Year Fellows

Catherine Bjerum, MD, MPH

  • Hometown: Mountlake Terrace, WA
  • Undergraduate School: University of California San Diego
  • Medical School: Eastern Virginia Medical School
  • Residency: Maricopa Integrated Health System
  • Professional Focus: HIV/AIDS, Hepatitis C, TB

Asma Khatri, MD

  • Hometown: Dayton, OH
  • Undergraduate School: Stephen F. Austin State University
  • Medical School: Saba University School of Medicine
  • Residency: MetroHealth Medical Center
  • Professional Focus: HIV/AIDS

Third Year Fellows

Fumihiro Kodama, MD

  • Hometown: Izumi, Japan
  • Medical School: Kagoshima University, Japan
  • Residency: University of Hawaii
  • Fellowship: Geriatrics, UCLA
  • Professional Focus: Antimicrobial Resistance, infection Control, infectious diseases in the elderly, tropical medicine

Sudha Nagalingam, MD

  • Hometown: Champs Fleurs, Trinidad
  • Medical School: University of the West Indies, Trinidad
  • Residency: University of Illinois, Peoria
  • Professional Focus: Antimicrobial resistance, HIV/AIDS, STDs

Elie Saade, MD

  • Hometown: Beirut, Lebanon
  • Medical School: Saint Joseph University, Lebanon
  • Residency: University Hospitals Case Medical Center
  • Fellowship: Geriatrics, University Hospitals Case Medical Center
  • Professional Focus: Infectious diseases in the elderly

Roberto Viau, MD

  • Hometown: Guatemala City, Guatemala
  • Undergraduate School: Universidad Francisco Marroquin, Guatemala
  • Medical School: Universidad Francisco Marroquin, Guatemala
  • Residency: Jacobi Medical Center, AECOM, Bronx, NY
  • Professional Focus: Antimicrobial Resistance

Fourth Year Fellows

Peter Coakley, MD

  • Hometown: Dublin, Ireland
  • Undergraduate School: Trinity College, University of Dublin
  • Medical School: Trinity College, University of Dublin
  • Residency: University Hospitals Case Medical Center
  • Professional Focus: HIV/AIDS