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Stanley Spinola

School of Medicine / Department of Microbiology and Immunology

Expert Bio

Dr. Stanley Spinola is a professor of medicine, microbiology and immunology, and pathology and laboratory medicine. His research focuses on how pathogens interact with the human host.

He came to Indiana University in 1993 to join the Division of Infectious Diseases in the Department of Medicine and was named the division director in 1995. In 1999, he was named the David H. Jacobs Professor of Infectious Diseases. He was chair of the Department of Microbiology and Immunology from 2010 to 2019. Spinola has been NIH funded from 1990 through 2024. He is a member of the American Society for Clinical Investigation and a fellow in the American Academy of Microbiology and the Infectious Diseases Society of America.

He received a B.A. from Brown in 1974 and a M.D. from Georgetown in 1978. He completed a residency in internal medicine and pediatrics at the University of North Carolina in 1982 and served in the National Health Service Corps prior to completing a fellowship in adult and pediatric infectious diseases at UNC in 1987. From 1987 to 1993, he was at the State University of New York at Buffalo as an assistant and then associate professor in the Department of Medicine.

Areas of Expertise

Adult and pediatric infectious diseases, microbial pathogenesis.