Assistant Professor of Medicine
Jeff Tornheim is an Assistant Professor in the Division of Infectious Diseases at Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. Dr. Tornheim completed his undergraduate degree in International Development and Economics at Brandeis University and his MD/MPH from Mount Sinai School of Medicine. He is board certified in Internal Medicine, Pediatrics, and Infectious Diseases after completing joint residencies at Yale University and a clinical fellowship at Johns Hopkins.
Since 2015 he has worked with Dr. Amita Gupta from Johns Hopkins and Drs. Camilla Rodrigues and Zarir Udwadia from the PD Hinduja Hospital and Medical Research Center to develop a clinical cohort of MDR/XDR-TB patients in Mumbai, India. His research focuses on the application of new diagnostic technologies including whole genome sequencing, pharmacokinetic testing, and gene expression profiling to personalize care and improve health outcomes in the treatment of drug-resistant tuberculosis among both adult and pediatric patients in India.
His work has been supported by the Johns Hopkins Center for Global Health, NIH Fogarty International Global Health Fellows Program, the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine Clinician Scientist Career Development Award, the Johns Hopkins CFAR, the NIH/NIAID, and RePORT International. He is currently supported by a K23 award from NIH/NIAID.
Disclosure: Nothing to disclose
Friday, October 4
3:15 PM – 4:30 PM