Natasha Chida, MD, MSPH

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Assistant Professor, CCGHE Director of Medical Education Content
Natasha Chida, MD, MSPH

Natasha Chida, MD, MSPH, is Assistant Professor in the Division of Infectious Diseases (ID) at Johns Hopkins University (JHU) School of Medicine. She is the Director of Medical Education Content for the Center for Clinical Global Health Education, and is Associate Program Director for the Infectious Diseases Fellowship Program at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, and Medical Editor for IDSA's COVID-19 Real Time Learning Network.  

Her research interests include using curriculum development and education to improve patient outcomes both domestically and abroad. She is particularly interested in the education of physicians-in-training. Her most recent research involved developing an assessment tool to evaluate internal medicine residents' understanding of TB diagnostics, and evaluating the tool for sources of validity. She is editor of the blog ID Clinical Minute, which she established to provide US-based and international clinicians and trainees with synopses of information about infectious disease practice relevant for the care of adults. Dr. Chida also partners with Jane McKenzie-White to develop educational content and online courses for health providers.   

After completing her undergraduate education in English and psychology at the University of Florida, Dr. Chida received her medical degree from the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine. She pursued residency training in internal medicine at the University of Miami/Jackson Memorial Hospital, after which she served as a Chief Medical Resident. She also received a Masters of Science in Public Health from the University of Miami. Following this she completed a fellowship in infectious diseases at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine.

Tuberculosis Noon Conference

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2013-10-24
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This effort ended in 2015. As part of the BJGMC-Johns Hopkins India Fogarty Training Program, from 2013-2015 CCGHE hosted the live Tuberculosis Noon Conference webcast. Led by Drs. Maunank Shah, Jonathan Golub, and Richard Chaisson, these webcast meetings brought together Johns Hopkins TB...

Tocilizumab for the Treatment of COVID-19 Among Hospitalized Patients: A Matched Retrospective Cohort Analysis

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2020-12-28
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Open Forum Infectious Diseases
Background: There is currently no single treatment that mitigates all harms caused by severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 infection. Tocilizumab, an interleukin-6 antagonist, may have a role as an adjunctive immune-modulating therapy. Methods: This was an observational retrospective...