The Center of Excellence for Research in Infectious Diseases is an internationally recognized epidemiological center that conducts high quality, independent research to provide the latest healthcare advancements in prevention and treatment of infectious diseases for the Louisville community and beyond.

Our team of over 500 employees and trainees works in a fully equipped training facility to achieve our vision of informing, revising, and transforming preventative care practices for infectious diseases across all disciplines.

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Julio Ramirez, MD FACP

Executive Director

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Forest Arnold, DO

Director of Clinical Research

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Steven Gootee, MHI

Director of Research Operations

Ruth Carrico, PhD FSHEA RN CIC

Director of Epidemiological Research

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Leslie Wolf, PhD

Director of Laboratory Research

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Emily Just, MA

Director of Administration