W. Michael Scheld, MD

W. Michael Scheld, MD

ScheldW.jpgDr. W. Michael Scheld is the Bayer-Gerald L. Mandell Professor of Internal Medicine at the University of Virginia and past president of the Infectious Diseases Society of America. In addition, he is the co-director of the training program of the Academic Alliance for AIDS Care and Prevention in Africa.

Training Background
Dr. Scheld is a 1973 graduate of Cornell University Medical College and completed his internship, residency and fellowship in infectious diseases at the University of Virginia School of Medicine.

Research Interest
Dr. Scheld's research interests include: molecular mechanisms of bacterial pathogenesis, sepsis and septic shock, adenosine receptors, inflammation, innate immunity, anthrax, antimicrobial resistance, appropriate use of antimicrobial agents, HIV/AIDS and vaccines.

Dr. Scheld is the author of more than 380 publications and is editor of the textbook, Infections of the Central Nervous System, now in preparation for its third edition. He is also section editor for infectious diseases for The Cecil Textbook of Medicine. See PubMed Listings for Dr. Scheld

Dr. Scheld's extended bio available here.