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Natasha Mubeen Chida, M.D., M.S.P.H.
Assistant Director, Infectious Diseases Fellowship Program
Assistant Professor of Medicine
Expertise: Infectious Diseases, Internal Medicine
The Johns Hopkins Hospital (Main Entrance)
1800 Orleans St.
Baltimore, MD 21287 map
Dr. Natasha Chida is an assistant professor of medicine at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. Her areas of clinical expertise include infectious disease and internal medicine.
She serves as the associate director of the Infectious Diseases Fellowship Program and the director of education for the Johns Hopkins Center for Clinical Global Health Education. She is also course director for Topics in Interdisciplinary Medicine – Global Health at the School of Medicine.
Dr. Chida received her undergraduate degree in English and psychology from the University of Florida. She earned her M.D. and M.S.P.H. from the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine. She completed her residency at Jackson Memorial Hospital and performed a fellowship in infectious diseases at Johns Hopkins.
Her research interests include using curriculum development and education to improve patient outcomes both domestically and abroad. She is particularly interested in the education of physicians-in-training.
Dr. Chida is the editor of the blog ID Clinical Minute, which she established to provide US-based and international clinicians and trainees with synopses of information about infectious disease practice for adult patients.
- Assistant Director, Infectious Diseases Fellowship Program
- Director of Education, Johns Hopkins Center for Clinical Global Health Education
- Course Director, Topics in Interdisciplinary Medicine (TIME) – Global Health
- Assistant Professor of Medicine
Centers & Institutes
- MD, University of Miami Miller School of Medicine (2009)
- Jackson Memorial Hospital / Internal Medicine (2013)
- Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine / Infectious Diseases (2016)
- American Board of Internal Medicine / Infectious Disease (2015)
- American Board of Internal Medicine / Internal Medicine (2012)
Research & Publications
Dr. Chida’s recent research involves developing an assessment tool to evaluate internal medicine residents' understanding of TB diagnostics, and evaluating the tool for sources of validity.
Sama JN, Chida N, Polan RM, Nuzzo J, Page K, Shah M. "High proportion of extrapulmonary tuberculosis in a low prevalence setting: a retrospective cohort study." Public Health. 2016 Sept;138: 101-7. doi: 10.1016/j.puhe.2016.03.033. Epub 2016 Apr 29
Chida N, Melia MT, Ghanem KG. "Editorial commentary: Recruiting the next generation of infectious diseases physicians: how do we reignite the passion?" Clin Infect Dis. 2016 Jul 15;63(2):169-71. doi: 10.1093/cid/ciw265. Epub 2016 Apr 28
Chida NM, Ghanem KG, Auwaerter PG, Wright SM, Melia MT. "Defining clinical excellence in adult infectious disease practice." Open Forum Infect Dis. 2016 Jun 16;3(3):ofw122. doi: 10.1093/ofid/ofw122. eCollection 2016. PMID: 27419186
Chida N, Shah M. "Infectious Diseases (ID) Learning Unit: How rapidly to evaluate for active tuberculosis disease in low-prevalence settings." Open Forum Infect Dis. 2016 Mar 11;3(2):ofw058. doi: 10.1093/ofid/ofw058. eCollection 2016
Chida N, Ansari Z, Hussain H, Jaswal M, Symes S, Khan AJ, Mohammed S. "Determinants of default from tuberculosis treatment among patients with drug-susceptible tuberculosis in Karachi, Pakistan: a mixed methods study." PLOS One. 2015 Nov 12. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0142384
Activities & Honors
- Author and Chief Editor, ID Clinical Minute Blog, Johns Hopkins Center for Clinical Global Health Education