The Center of Excellence for Research in Infectious Diseases is an internationally recognized source for innovative research of epidemiologic illnesses. The Center conducts high-quality, independent research to provide the latest healthcare advancements in prevention and treatment of infectious diseases. 


Tshura Ali, PhD

Epidemiology Lead

Dawn Balcom, DNP

Community Outreach Lead

Kimberly Buckner

Education & Training Lead


Furmanek, MPH

Biostatistics Lead

Maria Hill

Regulatory & Compliance Lead

Dan Kapp

Financial Lead


Marimuthu, PhD

Biorepository Lead

William Mattingly, PhD

Informatics Lead

Morgan Stanley

Clinical Research Internship Lead

Mohammed Tahboub

Quality Assurance Lead

Center of Excellence for 

Research in Infectious Diseases

501 E. Broadway, Suite 100

Louisville, KY 40202

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