Title: Professor of Pediatrics and Otolaryngology
Under Grad: The Ohio State University, College of Biological Sciences
Graduate School: Department of Microbiology, College of Biological Sciences, The Ohio State University
Post-Doctoral Fellowship: Otological Research Laboratories, Department of Otolaryngology, OSUMCv
Current affiliation: Center for Microbial Pathogenesis, The Research Institute at Nationwide Children's Hospital
Research Interests: Molecular mechanisms of pathogenesis that underlie the polymicrobial disease otitis media (OM), with a particular interest in bacterial adhesins and other determinants that contribute to biofilm formation. Design, development and pre-clinical testing of vaccine candidates for the prevention of OM.