Deborah Persaud, MD
A clinician and researcher specializing in the study and treatment of HIV-1 infection in children, Deborah Persaud directors the pediatric infectious diseases fellowship program at Hopkins Children’s. A 1985 graduate of the New York University School of Medicine, she trained in pediatrics at Babies Hospital/ Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center in New York, where she was chief resident. She was an infectious disease fellow, an Aaron Diamond Post Doctoral Research Fellow and a faculty member at New York University. She joined Johns Hopkins’ faculty in 1997 following a visiting lectureship at the Moi University, Eldoret, Kenya.