Clinical Care Providers and Staff, Geographic Medicine

Geographic Medicine Center

The Travel Health Program offers pre-travel assessment, counseling, and immunizations. The Tropical Medicine Program offers post-travel evaluation and treatment of illness.

Clinical Care Providers

Noreen A. Hynes, MD, MPH, DTM&H

Associate Professor of Medicine; Director, Travel Health Program and Travel Health Specialist; Director, Tropical Medicine Consultation Service; and Director, Geographic Medicine Center of the Division of Infectious Diseases.  Hynes Research Dashboard and Publications

Karla Alwood, MS, CRNP

Nurse Practitioner and Travel Health Specialist, Division of Infectious Diseases.  Alwood Research Dashboard and Publications

Kawsar R. Talaat, MD

Assistant Professor, Center for Immunization Research and Division of Infectious Diseases. Talaat Research Dashboard and Publications

Matthew Ippolito, MD

Assistant Professor, Divisions of Clinical Pharmacology and Infectious Diseases. Ippolito Research Dashboard and Publications

Shone Sterner

Clinical Program Coordinator, Division of Infectious Diseases

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Clinic Location

Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health
615 North Wolfe Street, Room WB031
(Basement Level)
Baltimore, Maryland 21205

Contact Us

OPAT Clinic Locations

Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center, Infectious Diseases Clinic
BMO – Blue Canopy, 01 Level
4940 Eastern Avenue Baltimore, MD 21224


Rockland Physician Practice at Greenspring Station
Johns Hopkins Falls Concourse
10751 Falls Road, Suite 412
Lutherville, MD  21093


John G. Bartlett Specialty Practice
The Park Building, Ground Floor
1717 E. Monument Street
Baltimore, MD  21205


Charitable Giving

The Geographic Medicine Fund supports research related to the prevention and treatment of travel-related diseases in tropical and semi-tropical areas of the world.

Geographic Medicine Fund

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