Dr Tom M. Chiller

Tom M. Chiller, MD, MPHTM is the Chief of the Mycotic Diseases Branch. As Branch Chief, Dr. Chiller provides leadership and support for fungal disease activities nationally and internationally. With over 25 years of experience in global health, Dr. Chiller also serves as the Associate Director for Global Programs in the Division of Foodborne, Waterborne, and Environmental Diseases (DFWED). Previously, Dr. Chiller has held numerous positions in DFWED including Associate Director for Epidemiologic Science and lead of the National Antimicrobial Resistance Monitoring System for Enteric Bacteria (NARMS). He remains actively involved in antimicrobial resistance activities for fungal and enteric diseases.

Dr. Chiller received his medical and public health degrees from Tulane University.  He completed a residency in internal medicine at University of Texas, Southwestern.  He completed a fellowship in infectious diseases and mycotics at Stanford University and then joined CDC in 2001 to train in infectious disease epidemiology as an Epidemic Intelligence Service (EIS) officer.

Area of research: Infectious Diseases