Dr. Kendra Rumbaugh 美国德克萨斯理工大学 Professor, School of Medicine, Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center, U.S.Dr. Rumbaugh had received BSc in Microbiology in 1996 at University of Texas. After receiving Ph.D. in Medical Microbiology in 2001 at Texas Tech University Health Science Center, Dr. Rumbaugh had completed postdoctoral training at University of California at San Francisco. At present, Dr. Rumbaugh is a tenured associate professor in the School of Medicine, and her major research field include on understanding and treating wound infections. Her leadership roles include serving as president of the Texas Branch of American Society for Microbiology. Dr. Rumbaugh is the member of Center for Tropical Medicine and Infectious Diseases (CTMID). The founding of CTMID in 2011 was led by Dr. Afzal Siddiqui. Since its inception, CTMID has grown into a research powerhouse, currently encompassing active grants of over $15 million. The center was established with the intent of creating an environment for enhanced research and training on a wide variety of infectious diseases caused by pathogens. Faculty and staff comprising the CTMID work to expand personal research and collaborations, while simultaneously providing hands-on training of MD, MS/PhD-graduate students and MD-fellows in infectious diseases and tropical medicine of public health importance.