Meet Our Faculty

Rush University Medical Center

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Nipun Atri, MD

Assistant Professor of Medicine

Areas of Expertise: General Infectious Diseases, Orthopedic Infections, Outpatient Parenteral Antimicrobial Therapy and Stewardship

Nipun Atri
Mariam Aziz, MD

Associate Professor of Medicine and Pediatrics

Fellowship Program Director

Director, Global and Community Medicine
Elective

Areas of Expertise: HIV, Maternal Child HIV / Prophylaxis, Pre-exposure Prophylaxis, Pediatric HIV, Tropical Infectious Diseases, Global Health

Mariam Aziz
Stephanie Black, MD

Assistant Professor of Medicine

Medical Director, Communicable Disease Program, Chicago Department of Public Health

Areas of Expertise: Public Health, Emerging and Multi-Drug Resistant Pathogens, Infection Control

Kenneth Boyer, MD

Emeritus Professor of Medicine and Pediatrics

Areas of Expertise: Pediatric Infectious Diseases, GBS Neonatal Infections, Congenital Toxoplasmosis, Pediatric HIV/AIDS

Kenneth Boyer
Graeme Forrest, MBBS

Professor of Medicine

Areas of Expertise: Outcomes of Antimicrobial Stewardship in Immunosuppressed Hosts, Rapid Microbiologic Testing, Cryptococcal and Invasive Fungal Infections, Transplant Infections

Graeme Forrest, MBBS
Marielle Fricchione,
MD

Assistant Professor of Pediatrics

Immunization Program Medical Director, Chicago Department of Public Health

Areas of Expertise: Public Health, Vaccine Preventable Diseases, Pediatric Infectious Diseases, Kawasaki Disease, Osteomyelitis

Marielle Fricchione
Hemil Gonzalez, MD

Assistant Professor of Medicine

Areas of Expertise: AIDS, Neurological complications, HIV infection, Neurological infections

Hemil Gonzalez, MD
Larry Goodman, MD

The James A. Campbell, MD, Distinguished Service Professor of Medicine

Larry Goodman
Alan Harris, MD

Professor of Medicine

Associate Director, Infectious Diseases

Alan Harris
Mary Hayden, MD

The James Lowenstine Professor of Medicine

Director, Division of Infectious Diseases

Director, Division of Microbiology

Areas of Expertise: Hospital Epidemiology, Bacterial Infections, Antibiotic Resistance, Clinical Microbiology, Public Health

Mary Hayden
Laura Hernandez Guarin, MD

Assistant Professor of Medicine

Areas of Expertise: Antibiotic resistance, HIV infection/Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis (PrEP), Tuberculosis

Laura Hernandez Guarin
Bala Hota, MD

Professor of Medicine

Vice President, Chief Analytics Officer

Associate Chief Information Officer, RUMC

Associate Chief Medical Officer, RUMC

Areas of Expertise: Healthcare Quality, Medical Informatics, Healthcare Associated Infections, Hospital Epidemiology

Bala Hota
Harold Kessler, MD

Professor of Medicine

Area of Expertise: HIV

Stuart Levin, MD

Emeritus Professor of Medicine

Previous Division Chief, Infectious Diseases

Previous Chairman, Internal Medicine

Michael Lin, MD

Associate Professor of Medicine 

Associate Medical Director of Infection Control and Prevention

Areas of Expertise: Healthcare Epidemiology, Multidrug-resistant Organisms, Public Health, Clinical Informatics

Michael Lin
Latania Logan, MD

Professor of Pediatrics

Director, Division of Pediatric Infectious Diseases

Vice Chair of Research, Department of Pediatrics

Infection Control Officer, Rush University Children’s Hospital

Minority Resident Advisor, Rush University Children’s Hospital

Areas of Expertise: Pediatric Infectious Diseases, Antibiotic Resistance, Endocarditis, Gram-Negative Bacterial Infections, Kawasaki Disease, Meningitis, Osteomyelitis, Pneumonia

Latania Logan
Colleen Nash, MD

Assistant Professor of Pediatrics

Associate Program Director, Pediatrics

Medical Director, Pediatric Antimicrobial Stewardship Program

Areas of Expertise: Pediatric Infectious Diseases, Antimicrobial Stewardship, Neonatal Infections, Infections in Immunocompromised Hosts/HIV

Colleen Nash
Kyle Popovich, MD

Professor of Medicine

Areas of Expertise: Community-associated Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus

Kyle Popovich
Yoona Rhee, MD, ScM

Assistant Professor of Medicine

Associate Director, Transplant Infectious Diseases Services

Areas of Expertise: Hospital Epidemiology, Infections in Immunocompromised Hosts

Yoona Rhee
Sarah Sansom, DO

Assistant Professor of Medicine

Areas of Expertise: General Infectious Diseases, Multi-drug resistant organisms, Hospital Epidemiology

Sarah Sansom
Carlos Santos, MD

Associate Professor of Medicine

Medical Director, Rush Bioinformatics Core

Director, Transplant Infectious Diseases Service

Areas of Expertise: Transplant Infectious Diseases, Epidemiology, Pharmaco-epidemiology, Comparative Effectiveness Research, Use of Large Administrative Data for Research, Medical Informatics

Carlos Santos
John Segreti, MD

Professor of Medicine

Hospital Epidemiologist, Medical Director Infection Control and Prevention

Areas of Expertise: Hospital Epidemiology, Prevention of Hospital-Acquired Infections

John Segreti
Beverly Sha, MD

Professor of Medicine

Director, Mark Weiss Memorial Clinic for Infectious Diseases

Areas of Expertise: HIV in Women, Genital Tract Inflammation, HIV testing, HIV Linkage to Care

Beverly Sha
Shivanjali Shankaran, MD

Assistant Professor of Medicine

Associate Infectious Diseases Fellowship Program Director

Director, Inpatient General Infectious Diseases Services

Areas of Expertise: HIV, Medical Education

Shivanjali Shankaran, MD
Andrew Simms, MD

Assistant Professor of Medicine

Areas of Expertise: General Infectious Diseases, Medical Education, Quality Improvement

Andrew Simms
Gordon Trenholme,
MD

Emeritus Professor of Medicine

Previous Division Chief, Infectious Diseases

Gordon Trenholme
Brett Williams, MD

Assistant Professor of Medicine

Area of Expertise: HIV, Microbiome

Brett Williams
Julie Wohrley, MD

Assistant Professor of Pediatrics

Area of Expertise: Medical Education

Sarah Sansom, DO
Sarah Won, MD

Assistant Professor of Medicine

Medical Director, Antimicrobial Stewardship Program

Areas of Expertise: Antimicrobial Stewardship, Treatment of Multidrug-resistant Organisms, General Infectious Diseases, HIV

Sarah Won

 

Cook County Health and Hospitals System

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Homer Abiad, MD

Assistant Professor of Medicine

Areas of Expertise: General Infectious
Diseases, HIV

Homer Abiad
Oluwatoyin Adeyemi, MD

Professor of Medicine

Areas of Expertise: HIV and Aging,
Viral Hepatitis, Health Disparities,
Health Advocacy

Oluwatoyin Adeyemi
Sheila Badri, MD

Assistant Professor of Medicine

Area of Expertise: HIV

Sheila Badri
David Barker, MD, MPH

Professor Emeritus of Medicine

Emeritus Chief Medical Information
Officer, CCH

Emeritus Medical Director /
CMO – CORE Center

Areas of Expertise: HIV Testing, HIV
Treatment, HIV Resistance Testing,
Healthcare Informatics, Electronic
Systems to Support Population Health
Efforts, Public Health

Audrey French, MD

Professor of Medicine

Director of HIV Inpatient Services,
John H. Stroger, Jr. Hospital of Cook
County

Director of Research, Ruth M.
Rothstein CORE Center

Areas of Expertise: HIV in women, HIV
Prevention, HIV and Viral Hepatitis,
HIV-related Medical Comorbidities

Audrey French
Gregory Huhn, MD

Associate Professor of Medicine

Associate Infectious Diseases Fellowship Director

Areas of Expertise: Hepatitis C,
Hepatitis B, HIV, Tropical Medicine

Gregory Huhn
Sabrina Kendrick, MD

Assistant Professor of Medicine

Director, Ruth M. Rothstein CORE Center Screening Clinic

Areas of Expertise: Sexually Transmitted
Infections, HIV/AIDS, HIV Prevention

Sabrina Kendrick
Ronald Lubelchek, MD

Assistant Professor of Medicine

Medical Director, Ruth M. Rothstein
CORE Center and CCHHS Central HIV
Services

Area of Expertise: HIV

Ronald Lubelchek
Monica Mercon, MD

Assistant Professor of Medicine

Areas of Expertise: HIV Care and
Prevention, HIV Co-infections, Viral
Hepatitis, Social Medicine, Global
Health

Monica Mercon
Temitope Oyedele, MD

Assistant Professor of Medicine and Pediatrics

Areas of Expertise: Adolescent HIV,
Pre-exposure Prophylaxis

Temitope Oyedele
Katayoun Rezai, MD

Assistant Professor of Medicine

CCH Bureau Wide Director of OPAT

Areas of Expertise: Diabetic Foot
Infections, Orthopedic Infections,
Discitis, Vertebral Osteomyelitis,
Endocarditis, HIV, OPAT, Outpatient
Antimicrobial Stewardship

Katayoun Rezai
David Schwartz, MD

Associate Professor of Medicine

Chair, Division of Infectious Diseases, CCH

Areas of Expertise: HIV/AIDS, Hospital
and Community-acquired Infections

David Schwartz
Robert Weinstein, MD

C. Anderson Hedberg, MD, Professor
of Medicine

Chairman Emeritus, Department of
Medicine, CCHHS

Founding Chief Operating Officer
Emeritus, Ruth M. Rothstein CORE Center

Areas of Expertise: Hospital Epidemiology,
Multidrug-resistant Organisms

Robert Weinstein
Sharon Welbel, MD

Associate Professor of Medicine

Director, Healthcare Epidemiology and
Infection Control, John H. Stroger, Jr.
Hospital of Cook County

Areas of Expertise: Hospital Epidemiology,
Prevention of Healthcare-associated
Infections, Tuberculosis Epidemiology
and Therapy

Sharon Welbel
Chad Zawitz, MD

Assistant Professor of Medicine

Clinical Coordinator of HIV Medicine,
Director of Infectious Diseases,
Cermak Health Services, Cook County
Jail

Acting Physician Chair of Infection
Control Department, Cermak Health
Services

Assistant Professor, Infectious Diseases

Director of Continuity of Care Clinic,
Ruth M. Rothstein CORE Center

Areas of Expertise: HIV, Viral
Hepatitis, Sexually Transmitted
Infections, Correctional Healthcare,
LBGT Healthcare, Public Health

Chad Zawitz