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Marwan Mikheal Azar

Associate Professor of Medicine (Infectious Diseases) and Laboratory Medicine; Infectious Disease Fellowship Program Director, Internal Medicine

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Marwan Mikheal Azar, MD, FAST, FIDSA

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Dr. Azar obtained his medical degree from the American University of Beirut in Lebanon. He then completed a post-doctoral research fellowship at Yale followed by Internal Medicine Residency at Indiana University. He is trained in both Infectious Diseases (Yale) and Clinical Microbiology (Massachusetts General Hospital) with a focus on infections in the immunocompromised host and clinical mycology.

Education & Training

  • Clinical Microbiology Fellowship
    Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard University (2017)
  • Infectious Diseases Fellowship
    Yale University (2016)
  • Internal Medicine Residency
    Indiana University (2014)
  • Post-doctoral Research Fellowship
    Yale University (2011)
  • MD
    American University of Beirut (2009)
  • BS
    American University of Beirut, Biology (2005)

Professional Service

Antifungal susceptibility subcommittee, CLSIAdvisor2020 - Present
Open Forum of Infectious DisaseReviewer2019 - Present
Diagnostics Committee, IDSACommittee Member2018 - Present
M54 document committee, CLSICommittee Member2018 - Present
Guideline Committee (Should patients with community-acquired pneumonia undergo PCR-testing for respiratory pathogens other than influenza?”, ATSCommittee Member2018 - Present
Transplant diagnostics committee, ASTExecutive Board Member2018 - Present
Laboratory DiagnosticsCommittee Member2017 - Present
BMJ case reportsReviewer2017 - Present
TransplantationReviewer2017 - Present
Journal of Medical MicrobiologyReviewer2017 - Present
American Journal of Tropical Medicine and HygieneReviewer2017 - Present
Connecticut Antimicrobial Resistance/Antimicrobial Stewardship Advisory Group, CT DPHCommittee Member2017 - Present
Journal of Immigrant and Minority HealthReviewer2016 - Present
International Journal of STD & AIDSReviewer2016 - Present
International Journal of NanomedicineReviewer2015 - Present

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