Juliano Appointed to ASCI Institutional Representatives Program

Jonathan Juliano, MD, MSPH, will serve as the UNC Institutional Representative as part of the American Society for Clinical Investigation’s Institutional Representatives Program for the next 5 years.

Juliano Appointed to ASCI Institutional Representatives Program click to enlarge Jonathan Juliano, MD, MSPH

In 2019, Dr. Jonathan Juliano was accepted to the American Society for Clinical Investigation (ASCI), one of the nation’s most respected medical honor societies that seeks to support the physician-scientists. Dr. Juliano’s role in ASCI has now expanded with his new role as the UNC Institutional Representative of ASCI as part of ASCI’s Institutional Representatives program. This program is intended to strengthen interaction between ASCI and participating institutions in order to best support the physician-scientist career spectrum.

Dr. Juliano will serve a 5-year term, and through his appointment as Institutional Representative he will work with ASCI to discuss institutional needs and provide ideas to enhance careers of physician-scientists, broaden the diversity and quality of annual nominations to membership, ASCI Council and award programs, along with other initiatives to improve institutional engagement to enhance diversity of the ASCI community and create new collaborative programs to support physician-scientists.

Dr. Juliano was appointed by Dr. Blossom Damania, the School of Medicine Vice Dean for Research in recognition of his exceptional leadership and research accomplishments. Dr. Juliano is an Associate Professor in the Department of Medicine, Division of Infectious Diseases, and is a member of the UNC Institute for Global Health and Infectious Diseases. He is also an Adjunct Professor in the Department of Epidemiology in the Gillings School of Global Public Health, and participates in the Curriculum of Genetics and Molecular Biology, is the Associate Program Director of the UNC Infectious Disease Fellowship Program, and the Medical Director of the UNC Hospitals Antibiotic Stewardship Team. Dr. Juliano also helped start the Infectious Diseases Epidemiology and Ecology Lab (IDEEL) at UNC. Dr. Juliano is a pioneer in the use of next-generation sequencing technologies to study malaria and a recipient of the Yang Family Biomedical Scholar Award, which highlights the research achievements of the most promising young tenured faculty researchers at UNC.

Dr. Juliano will make an excellent Institutional Representative to ASCI, and is a highly regarded and invaluable member of the UNC community. 

A complete list of the ASCI Institutional Representatives can be found here.

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