Division of Infectious Diseases

Faculty of the Division of Infectious Diseases and Travel Medicine support the University's mission to achieve excellence and distinction in teaching, research and the provision of patient care.

To learn more about our faculty, follow the links below to access their Georgetown University faculty profiles. If a particular faculty member doesn't have a link, their profile is currently under development and will be available shortly.

Princy N. Kumar, MD
Chief, Division of Infectious Diseases
Professor Medicine and Microbiology
Associate Dean for Students, School of Medicine

Medical Degree: Mysore University, India, 1980
Internship: Edgewood Hospital, 1986
Residency: Edgewood Hospital, 1988
Fellowship: Georgetown University, 1990

Gayle P. Balba, MD
Associate Professor

Medical Degree: Georgetown University, 1998
Internship: Georgetown University, 1999
Residency: Georgetown University, 2001
Fellowship: Georgetown University, 2003


Jesse Goodman, MD
Assistant Professor

Medical Degree:Albert Einstein College of Medicine
Residency: Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Fellowship: University of California, Los Angeles

Harkiran K. Grewal, MD.
Assistant Professor

Medical Degree: Dayanand Medical College & Hospital
Residency: Lincoln Medical and Mental Health Center
Fellowship: MedStar Georgetown University Hospital


Seble Getachew Kassaye, MD
Associate Professor

Medical Degree: University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine
Residency: Mount Sinai Medical Center
Fellowship: Stanford University Hospital, California


Bernardine R.S. Mohanraj, MD.
Assistant Professor

Medical Degree: University of Connecticut School of Medicine, 2007
Internship: Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, 2010
Residency: Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, 2010
Fellowship: Drexel College of Medicine Hahnemann University Hospital, 2012


Adrienne Showler, MD.
Assistant Professor

Medical Degree: University of Ottawa 
Internship: University of Toronto
Residency: University of Toronto
Fellowship: University of Toronto

Amanda B. Spence, MD.
Assistant Professor

Medical Degree: University of Louisville School of Medicine 
Internship: University of Louisville Hospital
Residency: University of Louisville Hospital
Fellowship: MedStar Georgetown University Hospital

Joseph G. Timpone, Jr., MD
Associate Professor
Associate Program Director, Internal Medicine Residency Program

Medical Degree: Georgetown University, 1985
Internship: Georgetown University, 1986
Residency: Georgetown University, 1988
Chief Medical Resident: Georgetown Medicine, D.C. General Hospital, 1989
Fellowship: Georgetown University, 1990