David M. Aronoff, MD, FIDSA, FAAM
Addison B Scoville, Jr Chair in Medicine
Director, Division of Infectious Diseases
Department of Medicine
Department of Pathology, Microbiology & Immunology
David Aronoff, MD is Professor and Addison B Scoville, Jr Chair in Medicine and Director of the Division of Infectious Diseases at the Vanderbilt University School of Medicine. He is a Fellow in the Infectious Diseases Society of America and a Fellow in the American Academy of Microbiology. He received his Bachelor of Science degree in Microbiology from Indiana University and his Medical Degree at Tufts University in Boston. He completed internship and residency training 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 Immunology. 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.
The Aronoff research lab studies serious bacterial infections, particularly those involving the reproductive tract and gastrointestinal system. Dr. Aronoff has received numerous governmental and non-governmental research grants. He has published more than 160 peer-reviewed manuscripts, and several book chapters and invited commentaries.