John S. Schieffelin, MD

Assistant Professor of Medicine & Pediatrics, Tulane University School of Medicine

Dr. Schieffelin received his medical degree from Tulane University School of Medicine in 2001. He continued his training (2001-2005) in a combined Internal Medicine and Pediatrics Residency at Tulane University. Dr. Schieffelin went on to complete a combined fellowship training program in Adult and Pediatric Infectious Diseases at Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center in New Orleans and Tulane University (2005-2009). In 2009, Dr. Schieffelin joined the Tulane University School of Medicine faculty in the Departments of Medicine & Pediatrics as an Assistant Professor or Clinical Medicine & Pediatrics. His primary clinical interests include infections in transplant recipients and tuberculosis.

Dr. Schieffelin devotes a significant amount of time to the laboratory. His research is focused on pathogen-antibody interactions. Specifically, he is interested in neutralizing and enhancing antibodies that target dengue virus as well as B cell epitopes in Lassa Fever.