Making a Difference in the Careers of Fellowship Award Recipients

The PIDS Fellowship Awards and PIDS-St. Jude Fellowship Awards greatly impact the fellowship experience and early faculty careers of recipients. Previous awardees report high success rates in securing future funding, a critical part of career advancement. In a recent survey (PDF), past recipients described how the fellowship awards positively affected their careers, including their subsequent grant success, publications, and transition to faculty positions.

Previous Recipients of PIDS Fellowship Awards

2006 – 2008

  • David K. Hong, MD – Stanford University Medical School
  • Allison H. Bartlett, MD – Baylor College of Medicine
  • John Misasi, MD – Boston Children’s Hospital
  • Angela J. Peck, MD, MPH – University of Washington
  • Roberto P. Santos, MD – University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center

2007 – 2009

  • Niranjan Bhat, MD – Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
  • Julie Gutman, MD – Emory University Medical School
  • Audrey Odom, MD, PhD – University of Washington School of Medicine

2008 – 2010

  • Jens C. Krause, MD – Vanderbilt University Medical Center
  • Kristen Leigh Moffit, MD – Harvard Medical School/Children’s Hospital Boston
  • David K. Hong, MD – Stanford University
  • Paul J. Planet, MD, PhD – Columbia College of Physicians and Surgeons

2009 – 2011

  • Alejandro Jordan-Villegas, MD – University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center
  • Michelle Hsiang, MD – University of California, San Francisco
  • Dawn Wetzel, MD – Yale University School of Medicine
  • Anthony Flores, MD, PhD, MPH – Baylor College of Medicine

2010 – 2012

  • Claire Bocchini, MD – Baylor College of Medicine
  • Anita McElroy, MD, PhD – Emory University School of Medicine

2011– 2013

  • Eileen Foy, MD, PhD – University of California, San Francisco
  • Akinobu Kamei, MD – St. Jude Children's Research Hospital
  • Michael Silverman, MD – Harvard Medical School

2012 – 2014

  • Anna Huppler, MD – Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh/University of Pittsburgh
  • Seth Rakoff-Nahoum, MD, PhD – Children's Hospital Boston

2013 – 2015

  • David A. Rosen, MD, PhD - Washington University School of Medicine
  • Alison C. Tribble, MD - The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia

2014 – 2016

  • Laura A. Vella, MD, PhD - The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
  • James M. Davis, MD, PhD - University of Wisconsin

2015 – 2016

  • Lauren M. Cohee, MD - University of Maryland School of Medicine

2016 – 2018

  • Amelia Keaton, MD, MS - The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
  • Chikara Ogimi, MD - Seattle Children's Hospital
  • Trung Pham, MD, PhD - Stanford University
  • Regina Rowe, MD, PhD - University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center

2017 – 2019

  • Emma Mohr, MD, PhD - Wisconsin University
  • Frances Saccoccio, MD, PhD - Duke University

2018 – 2020

  • Karen E. Ocwieja, MD, PhD - Boston Children's Hospital
    Funded by PIDS Foundation and Quidel Corporation
  • Jennifer A. Rathe, MD, PhD - Seattle Children's Hospital
    Stanley & Susan Plotkin Fellowship Award 

PIDS-St. Jude Fellowship Program in Basic and Translational Research

2006 – 2009

  • Mark Hicar, MD, PhD, Vanderbilt University

2007 – 2010

  • Sallie R. Permar, MD, PhD, Children’s Hospital Boston

2008 – 2011

  • Paul J. Planet, MD, PhD, Columbia College of Physicians and Surgeons

2009 – 2012

  • Anthony Flores, MD, MPH, Baylor College of Medicine

2010 – 2013

  • Anita McElroy, MD, PhD, Emory University

2011 – 2014

  • Akinobou Kamei, MD, PhD, St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital

2012 – 2015

  • Seth Rakoff-Nahoum, MD, PhD, St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital

2013 – 2016

  • Elisa Margolis, MD, PhD, Seattle Children’s Hospital

2014 – 2017

  • Anthony Orvedahl, MD, PhD, Washington University

2015 – 2018

  • Sheena Mukkada, MD - St. Jude Children's Research Hospital

2016 – 2019

  • Matthew Vogt, MD, PhD - Vanderbilt University

2017 – 2020

  • Drew Schwartz, MD, PhD - Washington University

2018 – 2021

  • Megan Culler Freeman, MD, PhD - Children's Hospital of Pittsburg of UPMC

Antimicrobial Stewardship Fellowship Award

2014

  • Beatriz Larru, MD, PhD, The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia

2015

  • Candace Johnson, MD - Columbia University
  • Caroline Reuter, MD - Lurie Children’s Hospital
  • Matthew Thomas, MD - University of Miami

2016

  • Kathleen Chiotos, MD, Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
  • Dustin D. Flannery, DO, Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
  • Anna Sick Samuels, MD, MPH, Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh

2017

  • Michael E. Russo, MD - Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
  • Justin B. Searns, MD - Children's Hospital Colorado
  • Jacqueline Wong, MD - The Hospital for Sick Children

2018

  • Lourdes Eguiguren, MD - Stanford University
  • Sophie Katz, MD, MPH - Vanderbilt University Medical Center
  • Rebecca Same, MD - Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine