Infectious Disease Fellow
Born in the United States but raised in London, England, Emily attended elementary, middle and high school at the American School in London. She returned to the United States for her undergraduate studies attend Dartmouth College where she majored in Biology and graduated Magna Cum Laude in 2009. In the year following graduation she worked as a laboratory technician in a hepatobiliary surgical oncology research lab at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center. She then attended medical school at Duke University where she spent 10 months in Dr. Vance G Fowler’s lab studying why some, but not all patients with Staphylococcus aureus bacteremia develop prosthetic joint infections. After graduating medical school in 2014 she went on to complete her Internal Medicine residency at NewYork Presbyterian-Weill Cornell Medical Center where she studied and published on Coronavirus infections in hematopoietic stem cell transplant recipients. She was then offered a position as Chief Medical Resident at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center from 2017-2018. She then returned to Durham, NC for her infectious disease fellowship to work with her long-time research mentor, Dr. Fowler. During her first year of fellowship she continued to develop her interest in infections in the immunocompromised host population and was offered a position as the transplant infectious disease fellow on one of the only transplant infectious disease T32 training grants in the country. Her clinical and research interests are focused on improving outcomes of solid organ transplant recipients with bloodstream infections.
Disclosure: Nothing to disclose