Infectious Disease Research

Please note that this website is not an official website of Atrium Wake Forest Baptist Health or Wake Forest University School of Medicine. This site was created to inform others about the research activities and work conducted in the Section on Infectious Diseases as part of our wider social media presence.

Wake Forest University School of Medicine Section on Infectious Diseases is home to not only excellence in clinical care but also research and education. Our infectious diseases specialists are recognized locally, nationally and internationally for their expertise in treating all types of infectious diseases. Additionally, our department is home to professional researchers, clinical trialists, and support staff engaged in everything from basic and translational research to infectious disease epidemiology and public health.

Read more about our latest work here!


See our Monkeypox Tracking Website for information regarding the latest case numbers.

Interested in collaborating?

We welcome collaboration with other researchers from across all disciplines, especially through the Center for the Study of Microbial Ecology and Emerging Diseases. Additionally, check out our different research areas highlighted under our “Research Areas.”

Train with us

The Wake Forest University School of Medicine Infectious Disease Fellowship Program provides an provides comprehensive training in infectious disease through diverse clinical training experiences, dedicated research and career mentorship and an enriching educational environment. Learn more about our fellowship here.

Additionally, we offer a one-year PGY2 Infectious Diseases pharmacy residency designed to provide experiences in all areas of ID pharmacotherapy, accredited by the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists. Learn more about the PGY2 pharmacy program here.