The Spinola laboratory focuses on the pathogenesis of and host response to the bacterium Haemophilus ducreyi in an experimental model of human infection and the etiology of cutaneous ulcers in children who live in the tropics.

Clinical Interests:

  • Infectious Diseases 
  • Sexually Trnamitted Infections
  • Human Subjects Research Ethics.
Pathology and Laboratory Medicine
MD, Georgetown University, Medicine, 1978
BA, Brown University, Biology, 1974