Graeme Forrest, M.D., Ph.D., graduated with the M.B.B.S. degree in 1990 from the University of Adelaide Medical School, Australia. He performed his internship at the Royal Adelaide Hospital and continued on with basic surgical training. In 1995, he moved to Chicago, where he did his internal medicine residency at Columbus Hospital, followed by a chief residency at St. Joseph’s Hospital. From 1999 to 2001, he did his infectious diseases fellowship at the University of Maryland, where he stayed on as Faculty until 2008. His work at the University of Maryland was on immunocompromised hosts, in particular solid organ transplantation, bone marrow transplants, and leukemia. In 2008, he moved to his current position as an Associate Professor of medicine at the Portland VA Medical Center and OHSU. His interests are fungal infections, device infections, HIV transplant recipients, endocarditis, rapid microbiologic testing, and antibiotic stewardship in these complex populations to prevent resistance.
Biography Updated on 21 April 2011