Ann Chahroudi, MD, PhD
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Elected 2022

Ann Chahroudi, MD, PhD is an Associate Professor of Pediatrics and Associate Division Chief for Basic/Translational Research in the Division of Pediatric Infectious Diseases at the Emory University School of Medicine. Dr. Chahroudi directs the Center for Childhood Infections and Vaccines (CCIV) of Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta and Emory University and is the Co-Director for Basic Science for the Emory Center for AIDS Research (CFAR). She also serves as Medical Director of the Ryan White Part D funded pediatric/adolescent HIV program (the Ponce Family and Youth Clinic) of the Grady Health System Infectious Diseases Program. Dr. Chahroudi received her MD and PhD from Emory University School of Medicine and completed her general pediatrics residency at the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia. She returned to Emory for subspecialty fellowship training in Pediatric Infectious Diseases. She serves on the Editorial Boards of the Journal of Virology and Clinical Infectious Diseases and is an elected member of the Society for Pediatric Research, the American Pediatric Society, and a Fellow of the Pediatric Infectious Diseases Society. Dr. Chahroudi has taken an active role in promoting physician scientist development at Emory, including serving as Associate Director for Clinical Affairs of the Emory MSTP (2016-2021), founding Director of the Pediatric Residency Investigative Scholars at Emory (PRISE) Program, and starting a new T32 fellowship in HIV research for postdoctoral trainees. Dr. Chahroudi’s NIH-funded research program is focused on 1) HIV persistence and cure-directed strategies, 2) neurologic consequences of Zika virus infection, and 3) the immunopathogenesis of pediatric COIVD-19 and MIS-C. These investigations have led to the development of novel pediatric models of postnatal HIV and Zika virus infections in infant rhesus macaques. Dr. Chahroudi received an NIH MERIT award in 2021 for this work and is MPD of the PAVE Martin Delaney Collaboratory.