People | ID Fellowship

Program Leadership

Erin Bonura, MD

Program Director – Dr. Erin Bonura (as of July 1, 2021)
Favorite Hobby: Skiing! (Broken leg and all)
Favorite Restaurant: Pip’s Doughnuts
Favorite Microbe: Bartonella
Book currently reading: Toni Morrison, Beloved

Luke Strnad, MD

Associate Program Director - Dr. Luke Strnad (as of July 1, 2021)
Favorite Hobby: Hiking/camping (navigating new dog and all)
Favorite Restaurant: Urdaneta
Favorite Microbe: Mycobacterium tuberculosis
Book currently reading: Ursula K. Le Guin, The Dispossessed

Emily Kissane

Fellowship Program Coordinator – Emily Kissane
Favorite Hobby: Gardening with my dogs
Favorite Restaurant: Bartini
Book currently reading: the sun and her flowers by Rupi Kaur

2021-22 OHSU Infectious Diseases fellows

Incoming First year fellows

Tuan Dung Nguyen, MD

Tuan Dung Nguyen, MD

MD: University of Colorado School of Medicine
Residency: Santa Clara Valley Medical Center

Favorite Hobby: Soccer, exploring national parks, checking out new restaurants
Favorite Restaurant: Panorama in Dubrovnik, Croatia
Favorite Microbe: Treponema Pallidum
Book currently reading: Currently the MKSAP series for medicine boards, but hopefully back to regular book soon! :)

Jose Eduardo Rivera Sarti, MD

Jose Eduardo Rivera Sarti, MD

MD: Universidad Francisco Marroquín Facultad de Medicina
Residency: Geisinger Medical Center

Favorite Hobby: playing soccer
Favorite Restaurant: any Italian joint with good seafood pasta
Favorite Microbe: Treponema Pallidum
Book currently reading: I am still here: black dignity in a world made for whiteness by Austin Channing Brown and The undoing project by Michael Lewis

James Zou, MD

James Zou, MD

MD: Washington University in St. Louis School of Medicine
Residency: Barnes Jewish Hospital/Washington University in St. Louis

Favorite Hobby: Basketball (although I'm kind of rusty now)
Favorite Restaurant: Cate Zone in St. Louis, MO
Favorite Microbe: Treponema pallidum because it has so many ways that it can present, some of which are unique and some of which can mimic other diseases, and it has a very effective treatment.
Book currently reading: The Happiness Advantage

Second year fellows

Michael Conte, DO

Michael Conte, DO

DO: Des Moines University College of Osteopathic Medicine
Residency: St. Mary's Medical Center

Favorite Hobby: Any sport (most recently Golf)
Favorite Restaurant: Elephants Delicatesssen
Favorite Microbe: Cryptococcus
Book currently reading: Last non-medical book I read was probably Merchant of Venice

Fabian Dammann, MD

Fabian Dammann, MD

MD: Universität Rostock Medizinische Fakultät
Residency: St. Elizabeth's Medical Center

Favorite Hobby: Aerial Fabrics
Favorite Restaurant: Stammtisch
Favorite Microbe: Treponema pallidum
Book currently reading: Chemistry of Death (Simon Beckett)

Hiro Park, DO

Hiro Park, DO

DO: Touro University Nevada College of Osteopathic Medicine
Residency: Providence Portland

Favorite Hobby: Martial arts
Favorite Restaurant: Pok Pok (before it closed)
Favorite Microbe: Lactobacillus casei 
Book currently reading: Listening a lot of Podcasts from Scott Galloway

Recent Fellowship Graduates

  • Sujeet Govindan - OHSU, Instructor of Medicine, Division of Infectious diseases
    • Primary mentor: Luke Strnad
    • Primary area of focus: Stewardship of blood culture testing
  • Brenton Schneider - Private practice, St. Paul, Minnesota
    • Primary mentor: Monica Sikka
    • Primary area of focus: OPAT in vulnerable populations
  • Sara Gore - Private practice, Denver, Colorado (Rocky Mountain Infectious Disease Specialists)
    • Primary mentor: Monica Sikka
    • Primary area of focus: bacterial infections in individuals with substance use disorders
  • Cara Varley - OHSU, Instructor, School of Public Health/Infectious Diseases
    • Primary mentor: Kevin Winthrop
    • Primary area of focus: epidemiology and clinical predictors of pulmonary nontuberculous mycobacterial lung disease
  • Holly Villamagna - OHSU, Instructor, SHEA LEAP fellowship/Infectious Diseases
    • Primary mentor: Erin Bonura
    • Primary area of focus: Medical Education with a focus on pedagogical techniques in Infectious Diseases
  • Lauren Fontana - University of Minnesota, Transplant Infectious Diseases
    • Primary mentors: Morgan Hakki & Lynne Strasfeld
    • Primary area of focus: Transplant infectious diseases and opportunistic infections in patients with stem cell transplants and hematologic malignancies 
  • Cami Hilsendager - Private practice, Portland (Kaiser Permanente)
    • Primary mentor: Luke Strnad
    • Primary area of focus: Infectious disease consultation for and clinical outcomes in Staphylococcus aureus bacteremia
  • Imran Mohamedy - Private practice, Portland (Providence St. Vincent's Medical Center)
    • Primary mentor: Graeme Forrest
    • Primary area of focus: Procalcitonin and antimicrobial stewardship, non-tuberculous mycobacterial infections
  • Sui Kwong Li - University of Pittsburgh, Assistant Professor of Medicine, Division of Infectious Diseases
    • Primary mentor: ​Jessina McGregor
    • ​Primary area of focus: Hospital-based antimicrobial stewardship
  • Jonathan Salberg - Private practice, Boise, Idaho (Sawtooth Epidemiology and Infectious Diseases)
    • Primary mentor: Bill Messer
    • Primary area of focus: Clinical practice and immunology of Zika virus infection
  • Andrea Caballero - Private practice, Anchorage, Alaska (St. Elias Specialty Hospital and Alaska Regional Hospital)
    • Primary mentor: ​Anne Thomas
    • ​Primary area of focus: Group A Streptococcus – public health
  • Denise Kirsch - Private practice, Dearborn, Michigan (Beaumont Hospitals)
    • Primary mentor: ​Chris Pfeiffer
    • ​Primary area of focus: Antimicrobial stewardship – statewide antibiogram
  • Nicholas Stucky - Private practice, Portland (Providence Medical Center, Eastside)
    • Primary mentor: ​David Lewinsohn
    • ​Primary area of focus: Immunology of tuberculosis infection