M. Asuncion Mejias, MD, Ph.D

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Biography
Asuncion Mejias, MD, PhD is a principal investigator in the Center for Vaccines and Immunity at The Research Institute at Nationwide Children's Hospital. She is an Associate Professor of Pediatrics at The Ohio State University College of Medicine and faculty from the Division of Pediatric Infectious Diseases. Her research program focuses on the immunopathogenesis of respiratory viral infections and the mechanisms of viral-host interaction using a multidisciplinary approach, with particular emphasis on respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) infection.
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Languages Spoken
  • English
  • Spanish
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Education

Date of Appointment at Nationwide Children’s Hospital: 02/26/2010

Board Certifications
  • Pediatric Infectious Diseases
  • Pediatrics
Fellowship University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center Date Completed: 09/30/2006
Internship Hospital Generol Universitario Gregario Maranon Date Completed: 04/30/2001
Medical School Facultad deMedicina University de Malaga Date Completed: 07/31/1995
Professional Experience

2015 - Present Department of Pediatrics, Division of Pediatric Infectious Diseases, The Ohio State University College of Medicine and Nationwide Children's Hospital Associate Professor

2009 - Present Center for Vaccines and Immunity, The Research Institute at Nationwide Children's Hospital Principal Investigator

2009 - 2014 Department of Pediatrics, Division of Pediatric Infectious Diseases, The Ohio State University College of Medicine and Nationwide Children's Hospital Assistant Professor

2007 - 2009 Pediatric Infectious Diseases, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center Assistant Professor of Pediatrics

2007 - 2009 Department of Clinical Sciences, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center Clinical Research Scholar

2006 - 2007 Pediatric Infectious Diseases, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center Senior Research Scientist

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