Physician Education: Bridging Clinical Research and Patient Care

Faculty Profile

Associate Dean of Medical Education
    and Student Affairs
Emory University School of Medicine
Director, Southeast AIDS Training and
    Education Center
Atlanta, GA

Topics of Professional Interest:
  • HIV/AIDS professional education
  • Pediatric HIV/AIDS
Current Professional Summary:

Dr Schwartz is a pediatrician with subspecialty training in infectious diseases. He directs the Southeast AIDS Training and Education Center (SEATEC), a federally funded regional AIDS Education and Training Center (AETC), and helps care for children affected by HIV at the Grady Infectious Diseases Program in Atlanta, GA. In addition to his current clinical and HIV-related responsibilities, he is Associate Dean for Medical Education and Student Affairs and Director of Admissions at Emory School of Medicine.

Committees and Organizations:
  • Program Advisor, Hubert H. Humphrey Fellowship Program, Emory University (1994-present)
  • Associate Editor, American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene (1995-1997)
  • Secretary, National Association of AIDS Education and Training Centers (1996-1997)
Honors and Awards:
  • Professor of the Year, Rollins School of Public Health (1998 and 1993)
  • Alpha Omega Alpha, Emory University School of Medicine (1997)
  • The Foreign Duty Service Ribbon, US Public Health Service (1986)
Education:
  • Union College, BS (1972)
  • Université Libre de Bruxelles, Faculté de Médecine, Brussels, Belgium, BS (1972-1974)
  • Chicago Medical School, MD (1977)
  • The Children's Memorial Hospital, Northwestern University Medical Center, Residency in Pediatrics (1977-1980)
  • Division of Parasitic Diseases, US Centers for Disease Control, Epidemic Intelligence Service Officer (1981-1983)
  • The University of Chicago Medical Center, Fellowship in Infectious Diseases (1984-1985)