Pearlie Chong, MD, MSCR
Pearlie P. Chong, MD, MSCR is Assistant Professor of Medicine, Director of Transplant Infectious Disease Program and Dedman Family Scholar in Clinical Care at the Division of Infectious Diseases and Geographic Medicine, UT Southwestern Medical Center in Dallas, Texas. Dr. Chong received her medical degree from at the Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry at Western University in London, Ontario, Canada. She subsequently completed an Internal Medicine Residency at Lehigh Valley Health Network in Allentown, Pennsylvania, an Infectious Diseases Fellowship at Georgetown University and a Transplant Infectious Diseases Fellowship at Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota. Dr. Chong is passionate about addressing clinical questions that arise in the day-to-day care of transplant patients, and believes that the application of knowledge gained from clinical and translational research can bridge some of these knowledge gaps that currently exist in the field of Transplant Infectious Diseases. Dr. Chong was awarded a Master of Science in Clinical Research degree at University of North Carolina, and she currently serves as an ad hoc reviewer for the American Journal of Transplantation, Transplant Infectious Diseases and Clinical Transplantation.