(Please click on the names to see a listing of research and publication experiences)

Preceptors

Jennifer Girotto
Dr. Girotto is a clinical faculty member at the University of Connecticut. Her practice site is at Children’s Hospital of Connecticut. She precepts the Pediatric Infectious Diseases rotational experience that includes both PICU and NICU experiences.

Gabrielle Jacknin
Dr. Jacknin is the Emergency Medicine Specialist at Hartford Hospital. Her Emergency Medicine Rotation is a requirement of the residency and includes first hand experiences in empiric antibiotic selection and a unique culture follow-up protocol for patients discharged from the Emergency Department.

Joseph Kuti
Dr. Kuti is the Associate Director of Clinical and Economic Studies at the Center for Anti-Infective Research and Development at Hartford Hospital. He co-precepts one of the research experiences with Dr. Nicolau. In addition to conducting the research project the resident will have experiences in pharmacokinetic and pharmacodynamic modeling as well as time to develop study design and statistical skills.

Michael Nailor
Dr. Nailor is a co-funded faculty member between the University of Connecticut and Hartford Hospital. He is the director of the Infectious Diseases Residency program and precepts the Antimicrobial Stewardship rotational experience and all of the longitudinal experiences except for the HIV clinic.

David Nicolau
Dr. Nicolau is the Director of the Center for Anti-Infective Research and Development at Hartford Hospital. He co-precepts one of the research experiences with Dr. Kuti. In addition to conducting the research project the resident will have experiences in pharmacokinetic and pharmacodynamic modeling as well as time to develop study design and statistical skills.

Jack Ross
Dr. Ross is the Chief of Infectious Diseases at Hartford Hospital. He is a preceptor for the HIV longitudinal experience. Additionally, the resident will interact with him with his roles as Co-Chair of the Antimicrobial Subcommittee and Chair of the Infection Control Committee at Hartford Hospital.

Additional Research Mentors

The University of Connecticut is host to a federally funded Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) Evidence-Based Practice Center that is located on the grounds of Hartford Hospital. Dr. Craig Coleman, Dr. Diana Sobieraj and Dr. C. Michael White work at the center and provide methods, statistical, and other scholarly help to the resident throughout the training period.