Octavio Ramilo, MD

Octavio Ramilo

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Biography

Octavio Ramilo, MD, is the Henry G. Cramblett Chair in Infectious Diseases and Professor of Pediatrics at the Ohio State University College of Medicine and Chief of Infectious Diseases at Nationwide Children’s Hospital in Columbus, Ohio. He obtained his medical degree from the Universidad Complutense in Madrid, Spain. Professor Ramilo completed his pediatric residency at the Hospital “12 de Octubre” in Madrid and a subsequent Pediatric Infectious Disease Fellowship at UT Southwestern Medical Center in Dallas, Texas. He has been involved in translational and clinical research related to the role of the host immune response in pathogenesis of infectious diseases for over 20 years. His current research is focused on pathogenesis and treatment of respiratory infections, especially RSV, and the application of genomics technologies for improving diagnosis and understanding of host responses to infectious agents.

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Awards, Honors & Organizations
  • Listed, Best Doctors in America
Education

Date of Appointment at Nationwide Children’s Hospital: 12/31/2009

Board Certifications
  • Pediatric Infectious Diseases
Fellowship University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center Date Completed: 03/31/1990
Residency University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center Date Completed: 08/31/1993
Internship Universidad Complutense De Madrid Date Completed: 12/31/1986
Medical School Universidad Complutense De Madrid Date Completed: 01/20/1982
Professional Experience

2009 - Present The Ohio State University College of Medicine Professor of Pediatrics

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

2004 - 2009 Department of Pediatrics, Cancer Immunobiology Center University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center Professor

2003 - 2009 Clinical Director Ryan White Title IV Programs (DFAN, Youth Angle) University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center

1993 - 2009 Molecular Microbiology and Immunology Graduate Programs, Division of Cell and Molecular Biology, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center Member

1999 - 2004 Pediatrics and Microbiology and Cancer Immunobiology Center University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center Associate Professor

1993 - 1999 Pediatrics and Microbiology; Member, Cancer Immunobiology Center, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center Assistant Professor

1990 - 1993 Pediatrics and Microbiology, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center Assistant Instructor

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Pediatrics