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Poonum
S.
Korpe
,
MD

Assistant Scientist
Poonum Korpe

Departmental Affiliations

Primary
Division
Infectious Disease Epidemiology

Contact Info

615 N. Wolfe Street, Room E6031
Baltimore
Maryland
21205
US        

Research Interests

Cryptosporidium spp.; malnutrition; diarrhea; global health; enteric disease; protozoa; child health; transmission
Experiences & Accomplishments
Education
MD
Eastern Virginia Medical School
2008
Overview
Internal Medicine Residency, University of Virginia 2011 Infectious Diseases Fellowship, University of Virginia 2014 The Society of Healthcare Epidemiology of America/Centers for Disease Control Certificate in Healthcare Epidemiology
Honors & Awards
JHSPH Excellence in Teaching 2016
Select Publications
Select publications
  • Korpe, P. “Natural History of Cryptosporidiosis in a Longitudinal Study of Slum-Dwelling Bangladeshi Children: Association with Severe Malnutrition.” PLOS NTDs. 2016 May; 10(5): e0004564. doi: 10.1371/journal.pntd.0004564. PMID: 27144404.
  • Korpe, P. Bartelt, L. “The Global Burden of Pediatric Cryptosporidium Infections.” Current Tropical Medicine Reports. 2015 Sept; 2:3.
  • Korpe, P; Liu, Y; Siddique, A; Kabir, M; Ralston, K; Ma, JZ; Haque, R; Petri, WA. “Breast Milk Parasite-Specific Antibodies and Protection from Amebiasis and Cryptosporidiosis in Bangladeshi Infants: A Prospective Cohort Study.” Clin Infect Dis. 2013 April; 56 (7):988-92. PMID: 23243179.
  • Korpe, P; Petri, WA. “Environmental Enteropathy: critical implications of a poorly understood condition.” Trends Mol Med. 2012 May; 18(6):328-36. PMID: 22633998.
Projects
Passive and Acquired Immunity to Cryptosporidiosis in Bangladeshi Children