Assistant Professor of Medicine and Pediatrics
Jeffrey A Tornheim, MD, MPH is an Assistant Professor in the Divisions of Infectious Diseases and Pediatric Hospital Medicine at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. He received his medical degree from the Mount Sinai University School of Medicine, completed a combined residency in Internal Medicine and Pediatrics at Yale New Haven Hospital and a clinical fellowship in Infectious Diseases at the Johns Hopkins Hospital. His research combines cohort epidemiology and diagnostic tools to personalize therapy for drug-resistant tuberculosis.
His projects have applied combinations of clinical data with expanded phenotypic drug susceptibility testing, minimum inhibitory concentration testing, next generation sequencing of both the Mycobacterial genome and the human transcriptome, therapeutic drug monitoring, and novel biomarker assessments to improve treatment outcomes for drug resistant tuberculosis.