David M. Aronoff, MD received his undergraduate degree in Microbiology from Indiana University and obtained his Medical Degree at Tufts University in Boston. He completed internship and residency training, including a year as Chief Resident, in Internal Medicine at Vanderbilt University. Dr. Aronoff stayed at Vanderbilt to complete a clinical fellowship in Infectious Diseases and a research fellowship in Clinical Pharmacology. He then joined the faculty in Infectious Diseases at the University of Michigan where he also completed a research postdoctoral fellowship in Pulmonary & Critical Care Medicine. Dr. Aronoff remained at the University of Michigan until 2013, rising to the rank of Associate Professor with tenure in the Departments of Internal Medicine and Microbiology & Immunology. He returned to Vanderbilt in October, 2013 as Director of the Division of Infectious Diseases in the Department of Medicine with a secondary faculty appointment in the Department of Pathology, Microbiology, & Immunology. Dr. Aronoff’s lab studies reproductive immunology with a focus on infections that complicate pregnancy. He has received numerous governmental and non-governmental research grants, including support from the National Institutes of Health, The Doris Duke Charitable Foundation, The Burroughs Wellcome Fund, and the Global Alliance to Prevent Prematurity & Stillbirth (GAPPS). Dr. Aronoff has trained numerous graduate students and postgraduate fellows. He is a member of the American Society for Clinical Investigation (ASCI) and serves an Associate Editor for The Journal of Immunology.