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Dr. Claudia Espinosa

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Dr. Claudia Espinosa attended medical school at the Universidad del Cauca Facultad de Ciencias de la Salud in Colombia, completed a residency in pediatrics at the University of Kansas School of Medicine, and a fellowship in pediatric infectious diseases at the University of Michigan.  She also has a Master of Science in Health Services Research from the University of Michigan.  After fellowship, Dr. Espinosa was faculty at the University of Louisville School of Medicine until 2019. Dr. Espinosa joined the University of South Florida in August 2019 as an Associate Professor. Her research interests focus on vaccines and neonatal and perinatal infectious diseases, including hepatitis B, C and HIV.  Dr. Espinosa worked along with other institutions to promote universal testing of hepatitis C virus among pregnant women in Kentucky. Dr. Espinosa has participated in multiple clinical trials for antimicrobials and vaccines, and she also has developed and implemented successful protocols for the management of infants with perinatal exposure to a range of pathogens.