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Steven D. Mawhorter, MD (DTM&H), is a board-certified specialist in infectious diseases, internal medicine and pediatrics. He is Director of the International Travelers’ Health Clinic and an infectious disease consultant in the Department of Infectious Disease at Cleveland Clinic in Cleveland, Ohio. Dr. Mawhorter is also Associate Professor of Medicine at the Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine of Case Western Reserve University.
Dr. Mawhorter graduated summa cum laude from Wheaton College in Wheaton, Ill. His major was biochemistry and included a unique opportunity to study health issues among the Ifugao people of northern Luzon, Philippines, as part of the Human Needs and Global Resources special curriculum project.
Dr. Mawhorter received his medical degree from Duke University School of Medicine in Durham, N.C., and the Diploma in Tropical Medicine and Hygiene (DTM&H) at the Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine in Liverpool, England. He completed a combined internal medicine and pediatric residency at the University of Rochester in Rochester, N.Y., where he also served as Chief Resident in Internal Medicine. Dr. Mawhorter completed a fellowship in infectious diseases at University Hospitals of Cleveland at Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland, Ohio. He also did post-fellowship research at the National Institutes of Health in the Laboratory of Parasitic Diseases in parasitic immunology.
Active in clinical care and research, Dr. Mawhorter has been published in such journals as the Journal of Heart and Lung Transplantation, Journal of Immunology, Clinical Infectious Disease, Journal of Clinical Gastroenterology, AIDS, Journal of Infectious Diseases, Chest, Cleveland Clinic Journal of Medicine and Journal of Travel Medicine.
His current research efforts are directed toward translational research in transplant infectious disease. He remains active in the area of research and teaching in the immunology of infectious diseases, especially applied to solid organ and bone marrow transplant recipients. He is very active in the field of International Travel Medicine.
Dr. Mawhorter is a member of the American College of Physicians, American Society of Microbiology, Infectious Diseases Society of America, American Society of Transplantation, American Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene, Wilderness Medical Society and the International Society of Travel Medicine.
immunology of infectious diseases, international travel preparation, travel/tropical medicine
Awards & Honors
Bruce Hubbard Stuart Fellow
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