Emily Parsons

MD, PhD

Captain, Army

Department of Primary Appointment:
School of Medicine
Pediatrics
Location: Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences, Bethesda, MD
Research Interests:
Biology of Bacterial, Viral, or Parasite Diseases
Immunology, Host Defenses
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Education

2018-2021 Pediatric Residency, Madigan Army Medical Center, Tacoma, WA
2011-2018 M.D./Ph.D. Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences, Bethesda, MD
2007-2011 B.S. in Biology, Kalamazoo College, Kalamazoo, MI

Biography

CPT Parsons is a board certified general pediatrician who completed her graduate degrees in the combined MD/PhD program at Uniformed Services University (USU). She obtained her PhD in Emerging Infectious Disease focused on regulatory T cells and their roles in vaccine response and endemic Burkitt lymphoma. After graduating from USU, CPT Parsons completed a residency in pediatrics at Madigan Army Medical Center in Tacoma, WA, after which CPT Parsons returned to USU as assistant professor. Her current research focuses on T cell responses to SARS-CoV-2.

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