Donald Krogstad    

Donald Krogstad, MD
Department of Tropical Medicine
Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine
J Bennett Johnston Bldg. Room 510
1324 Tulane Avenue
New Orleans, LA 70112
Phone: (504) 988-6618
Fax: (504) 988-7313


Research Interests:

  • Molecular and genetic basis of resistance to chloroquine and quinine
  • Techniques for the characterization of individual clones of malaria parasites
  • Development of methods to study pathogenicity

Educational Background:

  • MD, Harvard Medical School, 1965-1969
  • AB, Bowdoin College, 1961-1965
  • Research Fellow, Infectious Diseases Unit, Massachusetts General Hospital, 1975-78

Professional Achievements:

  • 1983-1989 Scientific program chair, American Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene
  • 1989-1992 Councilor, president-elect and president, American Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene
  • 1996-1998 Burroughs-Wellcome New Initiatives in Malaria Research Award
  • 2000-2006 Secretary for the Medical Sciences, American Association for the Advancement of Science Government Advisory Committees:
  • 1990-1993 VA Merit Review Board in infectious diseases
  • 1990-1994 NIH Recombinant DNA Advisory Committee
  • 1991-1995 NIH US-Japan Panel on Parasitic Diseases (member, 1991-92; chair of the US Panel, 1993-95)
  • 1995-2001 Member, Tropical Medicine and Parasitology Study Section, NIH
  • 2001-2003 Global Expertise Reserve for the National Intelligence Council, Department of State
  • 2004-2009 Drug Development and Antimicrobial Resistance Study Section, NIH

Selected Publications:


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