Asa Tapley
Fellow
Fellowship Program: 
Infectious Diseases

Fellow Information

Biography
Medical School: 
UCSF
Residency: 
Johns Hopkins Bayview
Hometown: 
Augusta, Maine
Hobbies: 
Running, hiking, camping, mountaineering, rock climbing, listening to music, playing guitar

Graduate School: MSc, UC Berkeley School of Public Health

Research Interest/Project: Broad interest and experience in tuberculosis treatment and prevention related clinical, translational, and bench research. Current projects include looking at the potential for maternally derived T-cell responses to TB specific-antigens among Kenyan infants

Mentor(s): Tom Hawn, Connie Celum, Grace John-Stewart, Sylvia LaCourse, Adrienne Shapiro

Additional Work: Advise several healthcare start-ups

Interest/Hobbies: Running, hiking, camping, mountaineering, rock climbing, listening to music, playing guitar

Previous Lives: Initial career was in health and safety policy

5 Year Plan: Get a K (and subsequent faculty position) to do tuberculosis-related clinical research in South Africa and elsewhere