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Dr. Bennett Lorber, Chief of Section of Infectious Diseases Dr. Thomas Fekete in the laboratory Section of Infectious Diseases faculty and residents

department of medicine

Section of Infectious Diseases



The Section of Infectious Diseases faculty at Temple University School of Medicine is composed of 8 full time members and is supplemented by a number of affiliated physicians and health care workers in the Philadelphia metropolitan area. All the faculty have teaching and clinical responsibilities and all the faculty have joint appointments at Temple University Hospital and the Fox Chase Cancer Center.


Short biographical sketches appear by clicking on the links below.

Thomas Fekete, MD

Chief, Section of Infectious Diseases

Professor, Medicine

Professor, Microbiology and Immunology

Executive Vice Chair for Clinical Affairs, Department of Medicine


Peter I. Axelrod, MD

Professor, Medicine

Professor, Microbiology and Immunology

Chair, Infection Control Committees of Temple University Hospital and Fox Chase Cancer Center


Robert Bettiker, MD

Associate Professor, Medicine


Heather Clauss, MD

Associate Professor, Medicine

Director, Infectious Diseases Fellowship Program


Eileen C. Farnon, MD, DTM&H

Associate Professor, Medicine


Bennett Lorber, MD, MACP

Thomas M. Durant Professor of Medicine

Professor, Microbiology and Immunology


Rafik Samuel, MD

Professor, Medicine


Byungse Suh, MD, PhD

Professor, Medicine

Professor, Microbiology and Immunology


Affiliated Faculty

Jeffrey Jahre, MD

Clinical Associate Professor, Medicine


Sarah S. Long, MD

Chief, Section of Pediatric Infectious Diseases

Professor, Pediatrics


Darilyn Moyer, MD

Professor, Medicine


David Schlossberg, MD
Professor, Medicine
Medical Director, TB Control Program, Philadelphia Department of Public Health


Allan L. Truant, PhD

Director, Clinical Microbiology Laboratories

Professor, Pathology and Laboratory Medicine

Professor, Medicine

Associate Professor, Microbiology and Immunology