Dr. Spinola is the David H. Jacobs Professor of Infectious Diseases and director of the Division of Infectious Disease in the IU Department of Medicine, a position he has held since 1995. A member of the medical school faculty since 1993, Dr. Spinola also is a professor of microbiology and immunology and pathology and laboratory medicine.
Dr. Spinola graduated magna cum laude with a bachelor’s degree in biology from Brown University and cum laude from Georgetown University School of Medicine. He completed residencies in internal medicine, pediatrics and post graduate research in adult and pediatric infectious diseases at the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill.
He succeeds Hal Broxmeyer, Ph.D., who has served as chair of microbiology and immunology since 1997. Dr. Broxmeyer is a Distinguished Professor and the Mary Margaret Walther Professor of Microbiology and Immunology. He joined the IU faculty in 1983.