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Jerrold Ellner

Adjunct Professor
Infectious Diseases and Immunology
The State University of New Jersey
United States of America


Dr. Ellner received the A.B. degree from Cornell University and the M.D. degree from Johns Hopkins University. He completed residency in medicine at the Johns Hopkins Hospital where he served as Assistant Chief of Service (Chief Medical Resident). Dr. Ellner received post-doctoral training in Infectious Diseases and Immunology at the Laboratory of Clinical Investigation, National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, National Institutes of Health. He joined the faculty at Case Western Reserve University as Assistant Professor in 1976 and was promoted to Professor of Medicine and of Pathology in 1983. He served as Chief of the Division of Infectious Diseases at University Hospitals of Cleveland 1979-1996. Dr. Ellner also was Vice-Chair, Executive Vice Chair and Acting Chair of the Department of Medicine at Case Western Reserve University. He was Director of the Tuberculosis Research Unit at Case Western Reserve University 1994-9. Dr. Ellner was recruited to UMD-New Jersey Medical School in 1999 as Emerging Pathogens Endowed Professor of Medicine and Director of the Ruy V. Lourenço Center for the Study of Emerging and Re-Emerging Pathogens . He was appointed as the first University Professor of UMDNJ and served as Vice-Chair for Research of the Department of Medicine, and then as Interim Chair before becoming Chair of Medicine June, 2002. In 2009, Dr. Ellner accepted the position of Professor of Medicine & Chief, Section of Infectious Diseases at Boston University School of Medicine and Boston Medical Center.

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Infectious Diseases and Immunology

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