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Department of Internal Medicine
Division of Infectious Diseases

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Dawd S. Siraj, M.D., M.P.H & Travel Health
Clinical Associate Professor of Medicine
Director, Infectious Diseases Fellowship Program
Director, International Travel and Tropical Medicine Clinic
Division of Infectious Diseases

Undergraduate/Medical School: M.D., Jimma Institute of Health Sciences, Jimma, Ethiopia 1992
Graduate: M.P.H.&T.M., Tulane School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine Masters of Public Health and Tropical Medicine 2002

Internal Medicine Residency: St. Barnabas Hospital, Bronx, NY 2001
Infectious Diseases Fellowship: Tulane University School of Medicine, New Orleans, LA 2002

Areas of Interest:
HIV management in resource poor areas and countries, Hepatitis B&C co-infection with HIV, International Travel and Tropical Medicine.

Recent Publications/Abstracts:
Siraj, DS, Bakaj G, Valasiuk T, Prabhukhot R.  Evaluation and treatment of hepatitis C in Patients infected with Human Immunodeficiency Virus.  25th Annual Yash P. Kataria Internal Medicine Research Day, Poster #20. East Carolina University, Department of Internal Medicine.

Ho G, Siraj DS, and Cook PP.  Bacterial Arthritis.  In Firestein et al, eds.  Kelley's Textbook of Rheumatology, 8th ed. W.B. Saunders, 200, pp 1701-14.-2. 

Temesgen Z and Siraj D.  Raltegravir: first in class HIV integrase inhibitor.  Therapeutics and Clinical Risk Management;2008:4(2) 493-500

Farooq A and Siraj D.  Invasive Mucoromycosis.  Published on

Siraj DS and Abebe Y.  Chronic Diarrhea in an HIV/AIDS patient.  Case presentation and summary discussion.  East African Journal of AIDS; July 2006:12-15.

Siraj DS, Singh H, and Kerkering T.  Pneumonia Associated with an Abscess caused by Actinobacillus actinomycetemcomitans Report and Review.  Resident and Staff Physician 2006;52 (10):29-32

Siraj DS, McLellan SF, Hyslop NE, et al.  Cryptococcal Cellulitis in Renal Transplant Recipients.  Illustrated Cases in Fungal Infections.  Infections in Medicine 2006; 19-22.

Siraj DS, The Threat of Malaria for US Travelers.  Editorial. Southern Medical Journal 2005; 98(12): 1167-1168.

Siraj DS and Luczkovich J.  Nodular Skin Lesion In a Returning Traveler.  J Travel Med 2005: 12:229-231.