After receiving her B.S. in biology from Yale University, Deborah Lewinsohn attended Stanford University School of Medicine and received her M.D. in 1989. Dr. Lewinsohn was a Fellow of Pediatric Infectious Diseases at the University of Washington, Seattle, WA, from 1993-1996 and an Associate in Clinical Research in the Immunology Program at the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center 1993-1998. At present, she is adjunct Professor at the OHSU Department of Molecular Microbiology and Immunology, a Professor in Infectious Disease in the Pediatrics Department of OHSU, affiliate Scientist at the Division of Pathobiology and Immunology, Oregon Regional Primate Research Center, OHSU, Portland, OR, and a scientist at the Vaccine and Gene Therapy Institute.