baladaDirector, Immunology
Associate Director, Clinical Microbiology 
Associate Professor, Clinical Pathology

181 Taylor Avenue
Columbus, Ohio 43203
614 257-2785

Professional Interests

My major research and clinical interest focus on the implementation of rapid laboratory tests for the diagnosis of infectious diseases with special interest of low cost tests for use in areas of limited resources and microbial resistance. I am currently the Director of the Immunology and Associate Director of the Clinical Microbiology Laboratories and I direct the Mycology and Mycobacteriology. My area of expertise is laboratory medicine.

Education and Training

PhD: Molecular Biology and Microbiology at Tufts University School of Medicine, 1998-2000
Fellowship: Clinical Microbiology at the Postgraduate Training Program at University of Washington, 2006-2008
Molecular Microbiology Fellowship: Tufts University School of Medicine (Boston, MA), 1998-2000
PharmD: College of Pharmacy. University of Barcelona, Spain, 1991-1997

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