Faculty

Program Leadership & Key Clinical Faculty

Wood Emily

Emily V. Wood, M.D.

Program Director, Infectious Diseases Fellowship
Department of Medicine, Maine Medical Center
Clinical Associate Professor of Medicine at the Tufts University School of Medicine
Medical School: Tufts University School of Medicine
Residency: Maine Medical Center
Fellowship: Maine Medical Center
Board Certification: Internal Medicine, American Board of Internal Medicine
Infectious Disease, American Board of Internal Medicine
Interests: Transplant Infections


Smith Robert

Robert P. Smith, Jr, M.D., MPH

Director, Division of Infectious Diseases
Director, HIV Program, Virology Treatment Center
Department of Medicine, Maine Medical Center
Co-Director, Vector-Borne Disease Laboratory, Maine Medical Center Research Institute
Professor of Medicine Tufts University School of Medicine
Medical School: Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
Residency: Peter Bent Brigham Hospital
Fellowship: Beth Israel-Children’s - Dana Farber Cancer Center
Board Certification: Internal Medicine, American Board of Internal Medicine Infectious Disease, American Board of Internal Medicine
Interests: Lyme Disease, Travel-Related Infections, Parasitology, HIV Disease


Azis Leyla

Leyla Azis, M.D.

Medical School: University of Medicine and Pharmacy Targu - Mures, Romania
Residency: Pulmonary Medicine, Clinical Hospital of Pulmonology, Constanta, Romania; Internal Medicine, Lincoln Medical and Mental Health Center, Bronx, NY, Weill Medical College of Cornell University
Fellowship: Boston Medical Center
Board certification: Internal Medicine, American Board of Internal Medicine; Infectious Disease, American Board of Internal Medicine
Interests: Hepatitis C & B; Viral Hepatitis, Tuberculosis


Stogsdill Patricia

Patricia B. Stogsdill, M.D.

Co- Director, Antimicrobial Stewardship Program
Department of Medicine, Maine Medical Center
Associate Professor of Medicine
Tufts University School of Medicine
Medical School: University of Vermont College of Medicine
Residency: Maine Medical Center
Fellowship: Maine Medical Center
Board Certification: Internal Medicine, American Board of Internal Medicine Infectious Disease, American Board of Internal Medicine
Interests: Infectious Diseases, Antibiotic Utilization


Thakarar Kinna

Kinna Thakarar, D.O., MPH

Assistant Professor Tufts School of Medicine
Medical School: Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine
Residency: Cambridge Health Alliance
Fellowship: Boston Medical Center
Board Certification: Internal Medicine, American Board of Internal Medicine Infectious Disease, American Board of Internal Medicine
Interests: Health systems research focused on homeless patients, IVDU, HIV

Other Faculty

Laureen A. Biczak, D.O.

Medical Director, Bureau of Medical Service State of Maine
Medical School University of New England
Residency: University of Connecticut
Fellowship: University of Connecticut
Board Certification: Internal Medicine, American Board of Internal Medicine
Infectious Disease, American Board of Internal Medicine
Interests: Infectious Disease, Travel Medicine, HIV Infection, Antibiotic Utilization


Jennifer K. Jubulis, M.D.

Pediatric Infectious Disease
Department of Pediatrics, Maine Medical Center
Medical School: University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Residency: Carolinas Medical Center, Levine Children’s Hospital
Fellowship: Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
Board Certification: Pediatrics, American Board of Pediatrics
Interests: Tuberculosis and refugee / immigrant health, antibiotic stewardship


Allan E. Kilby, M.D.

Director of Hepatitis Program
Maine Medical Center
Assistant Clinical Professor of Medicine Tufts University School of Medicine
Medical School: Cornell University / Weill Medical College
Residency: University of Michigan
Fellowship: University of Vermont
Board Certification: Internal Medicine, American Board of Internal Medicine Gastroenterology, American Board of Internal Medicine
Interests: Liver Disease


Carol A. McCarthy, M.D.

Director, Pediatric Infectious Disease Department of Pediatrics, Maine Medical Center 
Associate Professor of Medicine Tufts University School of Medicine
Medical School: University of Rochester
Residency: University of Rochester
Fellowship: University of Rochester
Board Certification: Pediatrics, American Board of Pediatrics Pediatric Infectious Disease, American Board of Pediatrics
Interests: Congenital & Perinatal Infections, Lyme arthritis


Kristina E. Connolly, PharmD, BCPS

Clinical Pharmacy Specialist
Infectious Diseases
Maine Medical Center
Pharmacy School: South Carolina College of Pharmacy (SCCP), Doctorate of Pharmacy
Pharmacy Practice Residency: Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center, Winston-Salem, NC
Pharmacy Specialty Residency: Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center, Winston-Salem, NC 
Interests: HIV, Clostridium difficile infection, antimicrobial stewardship


Mongkon Minkey Wungwattana, PharmD

Clinical Pharmacy Specialist
Co-Director, Antimicrobial Stewardship Program
Infectious Diseases
Maine Medical Center Pharmacy School
Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN – Doctor of Pharmacy
Pharmacy Practice Residency: Indiana University Health, Indianapolis, IN
Pharmacy Specialty Residency: Indiana University Health, Indianapolis, IN
Interests: Antimicrobial stewardship, including process improvement; Antimicrobial resistance and its impact on empiric and targeted antimicrobial selection; Pharmacokinetics/pharmacodynamics.