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Division of Immunology & Infectious Diseases

  • William J. Durbin

    William J. Durbin , MD

    Role: Chief

    Professor of Pediatrics

    Chief, Pediatric Infectious Disease

    Education: Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons
    Residency: Boston Children's Hospital, Pediatrics
    Fellowship: Children’s Hospital/Beth Israel/Dana Farber, Pediatric & Internal Medicine Infectious Diseases
    Clinical Interests: Lyme disease, MRSA infections, osteomyelitis, recurrent infections

  • Laura L. Gibson

    Laura L. Gibson , MD

    Role: Staff

    Associate Professor of Medicine and Pediatrics

    Education: UMass Memorial Medical School
    Residency: Baystate Medical Center, Internal Medicine/Pediatrics
    Fellowship: UMass Memorial Medical Center, Infectious Disease
    Research Interests: Cytomegalovirus, general infectious diseases, transplantation-related infections, tuberculosis

  • Christina R. Hermos

    Christina R. Hermos , MD, MS

    Role: Staff

    Assistant Professor of Pediatrics

    Education: UMass Chan Medical School
    Residency: University of California at San Francisco, Pediatrics
    Fellowship: Children's Hospital Boston, Pediatric Infectious Disease 
    Clinical Interests: HIV, Lyme disease, MRSA infections, travel infections, congenital infections

  • Katherine Luzuriaga

    Katherine Luzuriaga , MD

    Role: Staff

    Professor, Molecular Medicine, Pediatrics and Medicine

    UMass Memorial Health Care Endowed Chair in Biomedical Research

    Vice Provost for Research

    Director, Center for Clinical and Translational Science

    Education: Tufts University School of Medicine
    Residency: Tufts-New England Medical Center, Pediatrics
    Fellowship: UMass Chan Medical School, Adult and Pediatric Infectious Disease 
    Clinical Interests: Viral infections, HIV, EBV
    Research Interests: Viral immunology, HIV, EBV, vaccine development, clinical trials

  • Zoon Wangu

    Zoon Wangu , MD, FAAP

    Role: Staff

    Associate Professor of Pediatrics

    Clinical Faculty, Massachusetts Department of Public Health

    Education: David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA
    Residency: Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh, Pediatrics
    Fellowship: Boston Medical Center, Pediatric Infectious Diseases / Massachusetts Department of Public Health Sexually Transmitted Disease
    Clinical Interests: Adolescent health, sexually transmitted infection (STI), HIV pre-exposure and post-exposure prophylaxis, travel medicine
    Research Interests: STI and contraceptive knowledge in high-risk youth, pharmacy collaboration to optimize STI screening/management including use of expedited partner therapy, long-term outcomes of congenital syphilis exposure

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Pediatric Infectious Diseases