Melissa Nyendak, MD, MHS

Melissa Nyendak, MD

Melissa Nyendak, MD, MHS
Adjunct Associate Professor of Medicine
Division of Infectious Diseases, OHSU

Degrees

BS: University of Washington, Seattle, Washington 1995
MHS: Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland 1999
MD: Sackler School of Medicine, Tel Aviv University; Tel Aviv, Israel 2002

Residency

Internal Medicine, Oregon Health and Science University, 2005

Fellowship

Infectious Disease, Oregon Health and Science University, 2007

Clinical interests

  • HIV
  • Mycobacterial infections

Research interests

  • Immunodiagnosis and point of care diagnostics for Mycobacterium tuberculosis infection
  • HIV implementation science 

Biography

Dr. Nyendak graduated from the Sackler School of Medicine at Tel Aviv University in 2002 and completed her Internal Medicine residency and Infectious Disease fellowship at OHSU.  Her research interests include diagnostics for Mycobacterium tuberculosis infection and HIV implementation science.  Dr. Nyendak is currently the Director for the Division of Global HIV and TB at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention for the CDC India office and is based in New Delhi.