Fellowship Training Program

Current Fellows 2015-2016


First Year Fellows

Anubhav Kanwar, MD

  • Hometown: Jalandhar, India
  • Undergraduate School: Indira Gandhi Medical College, Shimla, India
  • Medical School: Indira Gandhi Medical College, Shimla, India
  • Residency: University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center, Oklahoma City, OK
  • Professional Focus: Infection control, Antimicrobial Resistance, Global Health

Sachin Patel, MD

  • Hometown: Cleveland, OH
  • Undergraduate School: Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, OH
  • Medical School: St. George's University School of Medicine, Grenada
  • Residency: MedStar Washington Hospital Center/Medstar
      Georgetown University Hospital, Washington, DC
  • Professional Focus: Emerging infections, Antimicrobial Resistance

Jannet Tobon Ramos, MD

  • Hometown: Medellin, Colombia
  • Undergraduate School: Universidad Pontificia Bolivariana Facultad de Medicina Colombia
  • Medical School: Universidad Pontificia Bolivariana Facultad de Medicina Colombia
  • Residency: Jacobi Medical Center, Bronx, NY
  • Professional Focus: Global Health, Tropical Medicine

George Yendewa, MD, MPH

  • Hometown: Bo, Sierra Leone
  • Undergraduate School: Tulane University School of Public Health and
      Tropical Medicine, New Orleans, Louisiana
  • Medical School: Lékarská Fakulta, Univerzity Karlovy, Czech Republic
  • Residency: Brookdale University Hospital and Medical Center , Brooklyn, NY
  • Professional Focus: Global Health, Clinical Epidemiology, HIV/AIDS

Second 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: Emerging infections, Parasitology, Antimicrobial 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 Patient, Antimicrobial Resistance.

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.

Third 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: Global Health, Tropical Medicine, TB.