Madeleine Heldman, MD
Dr. Madeleine R. Heldman is a senior infectious diseases fellow at the University of Washington in Seattle, WA. She completed medical school at Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine in Chicago, IL, where she graduated cum laude and was inducted into the Alpha Omega Alpha honor society. Dr. Heldman stayed in Chicago to complete her internal medicine residency at Northwestern and grew interested in infectious diseases in solid organ transplant recipients. She headed West to begin her infectious diseases fellowship in 2019 at the University of Washington, where she has continued her clinical and research interests in immunocompromised hosts. Under the mentorship of Drs. Ajit Limaye and Cynthia Fisher, Dr. Heldman led a national registry examining outcomes of COVID-19 in solid organ transplant recipients. This project has gained widespread recognition throughout the field of solid organ transplantation and Dr. Heldman has been invited to speak at multiple national and international conferences on this topic. She is currently funded through a T32 training grant at the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, where she has studies the effects of inherited chromosomally integrated human herpesvirus-6 in hematopoietic cell transplant recipients under the mentorship of Dr. Joshua Hill. Dr. Heldman will complete a Master's in Epidemiology at the University of Washington School of Public Health in the spring of 2022. In her spare time, Dr. Heldman enjoys running through the streets of Seattle and hiking throughout the Pacific Northwest.