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Charitable Giving

Funding Our Future

While many of the investigators in the Division of Infectious Diseases receive grant funding for their research, there are other critical activities that rely primarily on private donations. Individual support is essential to innovative research, training the next generation, and promoting the highest standards of clinical care.

Our enormous success in research, education and patient care produce an environment where small investments can yield high returns. We hope, with your help, to achieve these goals with our capital:

  • Ensure the division can invest in the education of our talented young trainees
  • Honor individuals who have devoted their lives to certain areas of research and patient care
  • Provide funds that will strengthen and expand our clinical care efforts
  • Ensure resources are effectively managed
  • Implement data driven strategies which produce the desired results

With these goals in mind, we have highlighted several of our efforts below. As always, we are extremely grateful to those who have contributed.


General Funds

The Division of Infectious Diseases Fund

The Division of Infectious Diseases Fund supports the research, education, and patient care missions of the Division of Infectious Diseases.

Fund Director: 
David L. Thomas, MD, MPH

John Bartlett Specialty Practice Fund

John Bartlett Specialty Practice Fund supports clinical activities for the entire ID practice, including patient and staff activities.

Fund Director:
Yukari Manabe, MD

Pamela Cresson Tucker Fund

The Pamela Cresson Tucker Fund promotes the scholarship of women students, fellows, residents, and early career faculty researching the infectious complications of the immunocompromised host, particularly transplant medicine and oncology.

Fund Director:
​​​​​​​Cynthia Sears, MD


Specialty Funds

The Fisher Center Research Fund

The Fisher Center Research Fund is dedicated to the clinical research of infectious diseases associated with the environmental through air, water, soil, built environments, or vector-borne transmission.

Fund Director: Paul G. Auwaerter, MD, MBA

Geographic Medicine Fund

The Geographic Medicine Fund supports implementation science related to the prevention and treatment of travel-related diseases in tropical and semi-tropical areas of the world.

Fund Director: Noreen Hynes, MD, MPH

Building Bridges for a Healthier India

Building Bridges fosters growth of India leaders in global health; expands partnerships in clinical care, health education, research; supports scientists to lead innovative research projects to optimize health improvements; and more.

Fund Director: Robert Bollinger, MD, MPH

Clinical Global Health Education

The Johns Hopkins Center for Clinical Global Health Education supports research and training on improving the care of patients in resource-limited communities around the world.

Fund Director: Robert Bollinger, MD, MPH

The Johns Hopkins Center for Global Health

The Johns Hopkins Center for Global Health is a university-wide center focused on global health activities to ameliorate the world's most pressing health issues.

Fund Director: Robert Bollinger, MD, MPH

Chuck Spoler Fund (Hepatitis)

The Chuck Spoler Fund provides direct support for patients undergoing treatment for Hepatitis C.

Fund Director: David L. Thomas, MD, MPH

Hepatitis Patient Care Fund

This fund helps remove barriers to the treatment of viral hepatitis such as access to care, and transportation for our patients. Our goal is to provide the best care at the Johns Hopkins Viral Hepatitis Center, regardless of ability to pay.

Fund Director: Andrea Cox, MD, PhD

Michael Del Bianco Fund (HIV)

The Michael Del Bianco Fund provides direct funding for HIV patient care needs not supported by other means, such as medications, housing, or other expenses.

Fund Director: Yukari Manabe, MD

Dr. John Bartlett HIV/AIDS Fund

Dr. John Bartlett HIV/AIDS Fund supports young trainees and junior faculty in the division, helping them transition to their independent careers.

Fund Director: David L. Thomas, MD, MPH


The Zero TB in Tibetan Kids Fund works to reduce the rates of TB in Tibetan refugees residing in India through a model system of TB care. Project activities include community awareness, active TB case finding, case management, and more.

Fund Director: Richard Chaisson, MD


Methods of Payment


To make a gift or pledge online, please complete our secure online giving form.


To speak to someone directly about making a gift, please call:


Mail your giving form to:
Donna R. Bolin
Johns Hopkins at Keswick
Office of Advancement Services
Attn: RevMgmt-Department of Medicine
3910 Keswick Road, Suite N2100
Baltimore, MD  21211

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