The mission of the Division of Infectious Disease and International Medicine is to be an internationally outstanding academic center. Our faculty members conduct research, analyze policy, deliver clinical care, and provide specialized training to healthcare providers locally, nationally and internationally. Our goal is to be a resource for infectious disease identification, prevention and treatment issues, including bioterrorism and the emergence of new pathogens.
Kami Kim, MD, FACP Szentivanyi Professor of Medicine Director
Charurut Somboonwit, MD, FACP Professor of Medicine Associate Director of Operations
Dr. Jamie P. Morano has been promoted to serve as Region 3 / VISN 8 Project Lead, National HIV, Hepatitis Specialty Access Telehealth Resource (H-STAR) Center within the National VA HHRC Program, where she will work to establish regional centers of excellence for HIV, Hepatitis, and STI treatment and prevention. She will also serve as National VA Project Lead of the HIV Telehealth Collaborative Care Program, Veterans Rural Health Resource Center (VRHRC), Office of Rural Health. In these capacities she mentors nine national VA healthcare systems to reconfigure their outpatient HIV services to meet the challenges of the COVID-19 pandemic with the latest evidence based clinical video telehealth services and support networks. Dr. Morano has developed and expanded infectious disease video telehealth services both within the James A Haley VA since 2015 and the Florida Department of Health – Hillsborough since 2020. She has led our outpatient HIV educational programs at the DOH. Dr. Morano's leadership in education, mentoring and telehealth are widely recognized throughout USF and the state of Florida.
It is once again time for our Amoeba Season summer awareness program. We recently received a generous donation and grant totaling $9,000 to support the USF Foundation Philip T. Gompf Memorial Fund #250155. These funds permit two ongoing projects:
COVID-19 Research & Response Fund
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