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Current Fellows

 

Current fellows

 

Recent graduates

First Year Fellows

Styliani Karanika
Medical School, Grad Year: University of Athens, 2011
Residency: Boston University, 2019

Walid El Nahal
Undergrad: University of Virginia, 2011
Medical School, Grad Year: University of Virginia School of Medicine, 2015
Residency: University of Virginia Health System, 2019

Sonya Krishnan
Undergrad: Carleton College, 2010
Medical School, Grad Year: George Washington University, 2016
Residency: Johns Hopkins University, 2019

L. Leigh Smith
Undergrad: Brown University, 2011
Medical School:  Howard University, 2015
Residency: Jackson Memorial/University of Miami, 2018


2nd Year Fellows:

Sara Karaba, MD, PhD
Undergraduate: University of Maryland
Medical School, Grad Year: Northwestern University, 2015
Residency, Grad Year: Johns Hopkins, 2018

Jessica Queen, MD
Undergraduate: Simmons College
Medical School, Grad Year: Northwestern University, 2015
Residency, Grad Year: New York Presbyterian Hospital, 2018

Saman Nematollahi, MD
Undergraduate: University of Arizona
Medical School, Grad Year: University of Arizona College of Medicine, 2015
Residency, Grad Year: New York Presbyterian / Columbia University Irving Medical Center, 2018

Nicole Skinner, MD, PhD
Undergraduate: University of Virginia
Medical School, Grad Year: University of Minnesota Medical School, 2015
Residency, Grad Year: Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, 2018


3rd Year Fellows:

Elisa Ignatius, MD, MSc
Undergraduate: Columbia University
Medical School, Grad Year: Emory University School of Medicine,2013
Residency, Grad Year: Emory Universit School of Medicine, 2016

William Werbel, MD
Undergraduate: Harvard University
Medical School, Grad Year: University of Michigan School of Medicine, 2013
Residency, Grad Year: Northwestern University, 2016
Chief Resident: Northwestern, 2016-2017

Andrew Karaba, MD, PhD
Undergraduate / Graduate School: Northwestern University
Medical School, Grad Year: Northwestern University, 2015
Residency: The Johns Hopkins Hospital, 2017


Recent Graduates:

Paul Blair, MD
Undergraduate: Xavier University
Medical School, Grad Year: Wright State University Boonshoft School of Medicine, 2013
Residency: George Washington University, 2016

Julia Fleming, MD
Undergraduate: Brown University
Medical School, Grad Year: Harvard Medical School, 2013
Residency: Montefiore 2016

Margaret Kosek, MD
Undergraduate: Carlston College
Medical School, Grad Year: Boston University School of Medicine, 1997
Residency: UCLA Harbor Medical Center, 2000

Elizabeth Story-Roller, MD
Undergraduate: Eastern University
Medical School, Grad Year: Rutgers New Jersey Medical School, 2012
Residency: Rutgers-Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, 2015


Recent Accomplishments by Our Fellows:

  • Annie Antar:
    •  NIH Loan Repayment Recipient
    • Recipient of the 2018 Pearl M. Stetler Research Fellowship Award
    • Simner PJ, Antar AAR, Hao S, Gurtowski J, Tamma PD, Rock C, Opene BNA, Tekle T, Carroll KC, Schatz MC, Timp W. Antibiotic pressure on the acquisition and loss of antibiotic resistance genes in Klebsiella pneumoniae. J Antimicrob Chemother. 2018 Apr 10.
  • Paul Blair:
    • Johns Hopkins University Center for Global Health Travel Fellowship grant recipient 2018
    • ID Week 2018 Trainee Travel Grant
    • Invited Speaker: Blair P. "Marburg virus disease: Natural history and clinical markers in cynomolgus macaques." Johns Hopkins University, Department of Molecular & Comparative Pathobiology. Molecular and Comparative Pathology Seminar Series. May 2018
  • Samuel Holzman:
    • Johns Hopkins Graduate Training Program in Clinical Investigation Scholarship Recipient
  • Andrew Karaba
    • Inducted in the 2018 Distinguished Teaching Society at JHUSOM
    • ID Week 2019 Travel Grant
  • Elizabeth Story-Roller:
    • Recipient of 2018 NIH NIAID Loan Repayment Program Award
    • Story-Roller E, Lamichhane G. Have we realized the foll potential of β-lactams for treating drug-resistant TB? IUBMB Life. 2018 Jun 22. Published online.
    • Story-Roller E, Maggioncalda E, Cohen K, Lamichhane G. Mycobacterium abscessus and β-lactams: emerging insights and potential opportunities. Frontiers in Microbiology. Accepted for publication, June 2018.
  • Nicole Skinner
    • Kono M, Yoshida N, Maeda K, Skinner NE, Pan W, Kyttaris VC, Tsokos MG, Tsokos GC. Pyruvate dehydrogenase phosphatase catalytic subunit 2 limits Th17 differentiation. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. 2018 Sep 11;115(37):9288-93.
  • William Werbel:
    • Werbel WAIson MG, Angarone MP, Yang A, Stosor V. Lymphopenia is associated with late-onset Pneumocystis jirovecii pneumonia in Solid Organ Transplantation. Transplant Infectious Diseases. 2018 Jun; 20(3): e128765
    • Werbel WA, Durand CM. PRO: Use of Hepatitis C Virus Positive Donors Should be Considered Standard of Care. Clinical Liver Disease. (Accepted: July 20, 2018)
    • Oral Presentation: Use of HCV+ Donors Should be Considered Standard of Care. Multidisciplinary Transplant Trainee Hot Topic Debate. American Transplant Congress Annual Meeting, Seattle, WA
    • Johns Hopkins Graduate Training Program in Clinical Investigation Scholarship Recipient