Claire Liepmann is a current Pediatric ID fellow anticipated to graduate in June 2023. She attended Loyola University Chicago Stritch School of Medicine prior to completing a combined internal medicine and pediatrics residency at Western Michigan University in Kalamazoo, MI. Her interests lie primarily in global health which is one of the main reasons she chose to do fellowship at Indiana University where there is exciting clinical and research work happening in global health. Her current research is mentored by Dr. Andrea Conroy and focuses on malaria associated kidney disease and recovery. The department is also supporting her to become certified in clinical tropical medicine by the American Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene. When not at work she enjoys exploring the outdoors with her dog Quantum, intermittent crafting, and traveling the world.
Jon Mayhew is third year fellow in the Division of Pediatric Infectious Diseases and Global Health. He completed his medical studies at Loma Linda University in California and his pediatric residency in Portsmouth, VA. He has a Certificate of Knowledge in Clinical Tropical Medicine and Travelers’ Health from the American Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene. His research focuses on malaria pathogenesis and immunology. In particular, he is interested in the role of neutrophil extracellular trap formation in disease pathogenesis and adverse patient outcomes in pediatric severe malaria.
After earning a B.S in Mathematics at Wake Forest University and graduating medical school at Liberty University College of Osteopathic Medicine, Shannon's medical training brought her to the Midwest where she completed pediatric residency at Peyton Manning Children's Hospital at Ascension St. Vincent. Shannon chose to pursue fellowship at Riley Hospital for Children because of the warm and welcoming personality of the division as well as the diversity of interesting cases seen at such a large children's hospital. Her interests in pediatric infectious disease include global health, antimicrobial stewardship, and medical student/resident education. Outside of the hospital, Shannon enjoys spending time with her husband (a surgery resident) and newborn son as well as their two dogs, Halpert and Mosby.
Kirsten Prabhudas-Strycker is a dual internal medicine-pediatrics fellow studying infectious diseases and global health. She attended undergraduate at the University of Notre Dame and completed her medical degree and residency at Indiana University. Her primary interests lie in global health, education, infection prevention and stewardship. She loves infectious diseases as a specialty because she loves making such a big difference in patients' lives, focusing on prevention and quality, and thinks the questions answered within infectious diseases are interesting. In her free time, Kirsten enjoys swimming, biking, reading sci-fi/fantasy novels, and cooking/baking.
Physicians interested in applying for a Pediatric Infectious Diseases and Global Health Fellowship at IU School of Medicine can submit an application through the Electronic Residency Application Service (ERAS).