Dr. Saleeb attended medical school at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas then completed his residency in internal medicine at Georgetown University Hospital. Before training in infectious diseases at the National Institutes of Health (NIH), he was a volunteer physician in Nairobi, Kenya and the Nuba Mountains, Sudan. At the NIH his research included developing and testing a protocol for rapid identification of mycobacteria with matrix-assisted laser desorption ionization-time of flight mass spectrometry (MALDI-TOF MS). He also conducted research on the microscopic-observation drug-susceptibility (MODS) assay for diagnosis and drug susceptibility testing of tuberculosis in Mali.
Dr. Saleeb joined the Institute of Human Virology (IHV) in 2012. In addition to caring for patients at the University of Maryland, he provides clinical and technical support for IHV's international projects in Kenya and Tanzania. He is currently based in Botswana as the resident faculty advisor for the Botswana-University of Maryland School of Medicine Health Initiative (BUMMHI).
Dr. Saleeb's research interests include:
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