Chandy John, M.D., M.S.
An interview with Global Pediatrics division director, Chandy John, appeared in a May 15 post on the American Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene blog. From the interview:
Q: Given your background in pediatrics and malaria, what were you thinking about on World Malaria Day?
A: I was thinking about how remarkable it is that there IS a World Malaria Day. I got into malaria work because I saw kids dying of malaria in Bangladesh, Nigeria and Laos as a medical student and resident, and yet there were very few people doing malaria research in the United States at the time, particularly in my area of training (pediatrics). That has really changed, and it's not just physicians... continue reading
Dr. John is an active member of the ASTMH and chairs the Kean Fellowship Committee, which selects medical students to receive fellowships that support clinical or research electives in tropical medicine.
Read the full interview here