Luciana Borio, MD, is an infectious-disease physician and fellow at the Johns Hopkins Center for Civilian Biodefense Studies. Her research interests include the medical- and public-health management of viral hemorrhagic fevers (such as Ebola, Marburg and Lassa fever) and the medical management of epidemics following biological weapons attacks. She has authored articles relating to antimicrobial resistance and molecular diagnosis in opportunistic infections.
Borio received her medical degree from the George Washington University in 1996 and completed her residency in internal medicine at the New York Presbyterian Hospital -- Cornell Medical Center in 1999. She received clinical training in infectious diseases at the Johns Hopkins Hospital at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, and she received training in critical care medicine at the National Institutes of Health. She provides clinical care for patients with HIV at a university hospital in Washington, D.C.