David Aronoff, MD, FIDSA

Director, Division of Infectious Diseases, Department of Medicine, Vanderbilt University Medical Center
Vanderbilt University Medical Center
Medical Center North
1161 21ST Avenue South
Room / Suite
(615) 322-8972
(615) 322-3171

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.