Sylvia M. LaCourse, MD, MPH
Acting Assistant Professor
Department of Medicine, Division of Allergy and Infectious Diseases

Faculty Information

Biography

Sylvia realized her interest in global health initially as a Peace Corps volunteer in Senegal. Returning to the U.S. she completed post-bac pre-med courses and received her MD from the University of Louisville. During her residency in Internal Medicine/Pediatrics at Brown University, she participated in numerous clinical rotations in Kenya, Burundi, Haiti and Malawi, and helped to organize a refugee primary care clinic.

Education & Training: 
MD
University of Louisville School of Medicine
Louisville KY
2003-2007
MPH in Epidemiology
University of Washington
Seattle WA
2013-2015
Internship & Residency
Warren Alpert Medical School of Medicine, Brown University
Province RI
2007-2011
Fellowship in Allergy and Infectious Diseases
University of Washington
Seattle WA
2012-2015
Honors: 
Advocacy/Community Service Award, National Medicine/Pediatrics Residency Association
2009
Firland Foundation Research Award, Seattle WA
2014
Department of Epidemiology Travel Award, University of Washington
2014
AIDS 2016 Scholarship Award
2016