12881-Guiles, Daniel

Daniel A. Guiles, MD, MPH&TM

Assistant Professor of Clinical Medicine

Indianapolis, IN


Dr. Guiles completed medical school and residency training in Med-Peds at Indiana University.  Following residency, he spent two years as a primary care internist and pediatrician for Spanish speaking patients at Federally Qualified Health Center in Indianapolis. He then moved to New Orleans to pursue a master’s degree in Public Health and Tropical Medicine at Tulane University.

Dr. Guiles subsequently worked as the Uganda Site Director for the Massachusetts General Hospital’s Global Medicine Program in Mbarara, Uganda.  His responsibilities included onsite supervision of visiting MGH internal medicine residents and medical students. He also served as a visiting lecturer in Internal Medicine at Mbarara University of Science and Technology, which involved clinical and classroom-based teaching for Ugandan medical students and residents. He also served as the Site Director for the Bugoye Community Health Collaboration, a public health program that seeks to improve access to health care for women and children in rural Uganda. 

He returned to IU in 2020 following a stint at Vanderbilt University.  While at Vanderbilt he was co-director for both the Medical Student Integrated Science Course in Global Health, and the Internal Medicine Global Health Pathway.  

He served as the Pediatric Team Leader for the Academic Model for Promoting Access to Healthcare (AMPATH) consortium in Kenya, and was based in Kenya full time.  His responsibilities included working closely with Kenyan pediatric faculty, residents and students at Moi University, providing supervision and training for visiting North American residents and students, as well as other research and administrative duties within the consortium. 

Dr. Guiles currently works as a primary care internist and pediatrician at Grassy Creek Health Center, an Eskenazi clinic for the underserved that has a high volume of Spanish and Hatian Creole speaking patients.  He is passionate about resident education, particularly in the areas of global health and health disparities.  He currently serves as a continuity clinic preceptor for the IU Med-Peds residency.  He is also certified in Tropical Medicine and Traveler's Health (CTropMed).

Key Publications

Guiles D.A., Nuwagira E., Stone G.S. (2022). Four Learner Categories in Global Health Experiences: A Framework for Successful Resident Engagement. Annals of Global Health, 88(1): 66, 1–6. https://doi. org/10.5334/aogh.3562 

Miller, J. S., Mbusa, R. K., Baguma, S., Patel, P., Matte, M., Ntaro, M., Wesuta, A. C., Mumbere, N., Bwambale, S., Mian-McCarthy, S., Kenney, J., Guiles, D., Mulogo, E. M., & Stone, G. S. (2021). A cross-sectional study comparing case scenarios and record review to measure quality of Integrated Community Case Management care in western Uganda. Transactions of the Royal Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene, 115(6), 627–633. https://doi.org/10.1093/trstmh/traa097

Miller, J. S., Mbusa, R. K., Baguma, S., Patel, P., Matte, M., Ntaro, M., Bwambale, S., Kenney, J., Guiles, D., Mulogo, E. M., & Stone, G. S. (2021). Assessing Village Health Workers' Ability to Perform and Interpret Rapid Diagnostic Tests for Malaria 4 Years after Initial Training: A Cross-Sectional Study. The American journal of tropical medicine and hygiene, 104(1), 294–297. https://doi.org/10.4269/ajtmh.20-0747

Miller, J. S., Mulogo, E. M., Wesuta, A. C., Mumbere, N., Mbaju, J., Matte, M., Ntaro, M., Guiles, D. A., Patel, P. R., Bwambale, S., Kenney, J., Reyes, R., & Stone, G. S. (2022). Long-term quality of integrated community case management care for children in Bugoye Subcounty, Uganda: a retrospective observational study. BMJ open, 12(4), e051015. https://doi.org/10.1136/bmjopen-2021-051015

Titles & Appointments

  • Assistant Professor of Clinical Medicine
  • Assistant Professor of Clinical Pediatrics
  • Education
    2017 MPH&TM Tulane University
    2010 MD Indiana University
    2006 BS Grace College
  • Awards
    Org: Arnold P. Gold Foundation Gold Humanism Honors Society
    Desc: Humanism in Medicine
    Scope: University

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