Professor in the Department of Infectious Diseases Infection Control and Employee Health, The University of Texas
Dr Dimitrios P. Kontoyiannis received his medical degree Summa Cum Laude from the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens in Greece. He then did a post-doctoral clinical research fellowship in Mycology at the Section of Infectious Diseases at The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center in Houston, TX, followed by training in Internal Medicine at Baylor College of Medicine in Houston, TX, where he served as a Chief Medical Resident. He was subsequently trained as a clinical fellow in Infectious Diseases at Massachusetts General Hospital and obtained a Master in Clinical Sciences from Harvard Medical School in Boston. He spent 3 years at the Whitehead Institute for Biomedical Sciences/Massachusetts Institute of Technology as a fellow in the Harvard MIT Clinical Investigators Training Program. He is currently the Director of the Mycology Research Program and Professor in the Department of Infectious Diseases Infection Control and Employee Health at The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center. He is also an adjunct professor at the University of Houston College of Pharmacy. He serves as an associate editor for Medical Mycology and sits in the editorial Boards of Antimicrobial Agents & Chemotherapy, Medical Mycology and Transplantation Infectious Diseases and he is a reviewer in several peer-reviewed journals in Infectious Diseases, Oncology and Hematology. He has authored more than 170 peer-reviewed manuscripts and over 30 invited articles and book chapters.