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Faculty and Fellows

Pediatric Infectious Diseases Fellowship

Our faculty recognize that being mentors and training future pediatric infectious diseases specialists is a privilege. Our fellows gain confidence and independence as they progress through training while surrounded by a collegial, educational environment.

Program Director

Jennifer E. Schuster, MD, MSCI
Associate Professor of Pediatrics, University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Medicine

Associate Program Director

Amol Purandare, MD 
Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Medicine

Fellows

Megan Hamner, MD
Aaron Shaw, MD
Kathryn VanderVelde, MD

Program Coordinator

Sarah King, MS, C-TAGME

Faculty and staff

Meet the team from the Division of Infectious Diseases.

Alumni

2020 Dr. Steven Dahl - Arkansas Children’s Hospital-University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Little Rock, Ark.
2015 Dr. Christelle Ilboudo - University Hospital-University of Missouri Health Care, Columbia, Mo.
2016 Dr. Sanet Torres-Torres - San Jorge Children's Hospital, San Juan, Puerto Rico
2017 Dr. Laura Norton - University of Minnesota Health, Minneapolis, Minn.
2019 Dr. Katherine Richardson - Prisma Health, Greenville, S.C.
2019 Dr. Joel Waddell - UnityPoint Health - Blank Children's Hospital, Des Moines, Iowa