Thomas J. Walsh

   Thomas J. Walsh, MD

   Professor of Medicine

   Professor of Medicine in Microbiology & Immunology

   Professor of Medicine in Pediatrics

   Weill College of Medicine at Cornell Univeristy

   New York, NY  USA

 

 


Thomas J. Walsh, MD is Professor of Medicine, Microbiology, Immunology and Pediatrics at Cornell University.  He is Director of Transplantation-Oncology Infectious Diseases at the Weill College of Medicine at Cornell University.  Dr. Walsh was formerly a Senior Investigator and Chief of the Immunocompromised Host Section in the Pediatric Oncology Branch of National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, Maryland. He also serves in adjunct faculty positions at the University of Maryland School of Medicine and the John Hopkins University School of Medicine. Dr. Walsh directs a combined laboratory and clinical translational research program that is dedicated to the investigation of the antifungal pharmacology and chemotherapeutics, augmentation of host defenses, and molecular detection of invasive fungal infections in immunocompromised children and adults with cancer, stem cell transplantation, and other immunodeficiencies. Dr. Walsh received his medical degree from The John Hopkins University School of Medicine in Baltimore, Maryland. During the next ten years, he completed post-doctoral training with fellowships in Pathology, Infectious Diseases, and Medical Oncology with a central research focus on medical mycology. He was the first recipient of the Janssen Medical Mycology Fellowship from the National Foundation for Infectious Diseases. Dr. Walsh is board certified in Medicine, Infectious Diseases, and Oncology. His professional memberships include Councilor of the International Immunocompromised Host Society (ICHS), Co-Chair of the ICHS Medical Mycology Training Initiative, President-elect of the Medical Mycology Society of the Americas, Risk Group I Chair of the Bacteriology and Mycology Study Group, and Chair of the NCI Animal Care and Use Committee.
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