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
Congratulations to John Toney, MD and the entire James A. Haley VA Hospital ID clinical research team for their contributions to the Janssen/Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine trial. The Janssen/Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine received EUA approval on Feb 27, 2021 to be carried out at the James A. Haley Veterans. This vaccine is a single shot that can be used in people 18 or older. Visit the CDC and FDA for more information on this vaccine.
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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