Tuberculosis within Native American Communities: Challenges and Opportunities

As part of the NIH's US National Library of Medicine's ongoing tour at Notre Dame's Hesburgh Libiraries, the Eck Institute for Global Health and the Master of Science in Global Health program are hosting one of the Native Voices Lectures. Alumnus Dr. John Wilson, '90, MD, Associate Professor of Medicine, Mayo Graduate School of Medicine/College of Medicine Consultant, Division of Infectious Disease, Department of Medicine Mayo Clinic, Rochester Minnesota, will deliver, "Tuberculosis within Native American Communities: Challenges and Opportunities." The lecture is open to the public.

Dr. John Wilson was born and raised in Northern Nevada and graduated from the University of Notre Dame in 1990. He graduated from Georgetown University Medical School in 1994 and then completed residency training in Internal Medicine, followed by Fellowship training in Infectious Diseases at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, MN. He is currently an Associate Professor of Medicine at Mayo Clinic and has been a Consultant in the Division of Infectious Diseases since 2000. His clinical and academic areas of focus include tuberculosis and other mycobacterial diseases, HIV medicine, infectious in immunosuppressed patients and underserved global health education. His leadership roles include Director of the Mayo Clinic Center for Tuberculosis Medical Consultations, Chair of the Mayo Clinic Pharmaceutical and Formulary Committee, Non-Tuberculosis mycobacterial focus group leader and Chair of the Mayo Program for Underserved Global Health.