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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 
Associate Fellowship Director 
Associate Professor of Pediatrics, University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Medicine

Fellows

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

Program Coordinator

Sarah King, MS

Faculty and staff

Meet the team from the Division of Infectious Diseases.

Alumni

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