Elitza S. Theel, Ph.D.

  1. Microbiologist

Location

  1. Rochester, Minnesota

Languages

English
  1. Bacterial infection
  2. Dengue fever
  3. Histoplasmosis
  4. Infectious disease
  5. Lyme disease
  • Lyme disease
  • Dengue virus
  • Histoplasma capsulatum
  • Development of new serologic assays and the evaluation of currently available serologic tests to aid in the diagnosis of a variety of bacterial, viral and fungal infectious disease
  1. 2012
    Postdoctoral Fellowship - Clinical MicrobiologyMayo School of Graduate Medical Education
  2. 2010
    Ph.D.University of Wisconsin, Madison
  3. 2005
    BSUniversity of Notre Dame

Certifications

  1. 2012
    Medical MicrobiologyAmerican Board of Medical Microbiology

Awards and honors

  1. 2017
    40 Under 40 HonoreeAmerican Society for Clinical Pathology
  2. 2017
    Physician's Choice AwardMayo Medical Laboratories, Mayo Collaborative Services, LLC
  3. 2015
    Mayo Quality Fellows Program - Silver AwardMayo Quality Fellows Program, Mayo Clinic Quality Academy
  4. 2012
    Mayo Clinic Young Investigator Distinguished Poster Award2012 Mayo Young Investigators Research Symposium
  5. 2012
    ASM Student Travel Grant AwardAmerican Society for Microbiology
  6. 2011
    George McCracken Infectious Diseases Fellow AwardAmerican Society for Microbiology
  7. 2011
    ASM Infectious Disease (ID) Fellow Travel Grant AwardAmerican Society for Microbiology
  8. 2010
    Ortho Diagnostic Postdoctoral Fellow AwardOrtho Clinical Diagnostic
  9. 2008
    Microbial Pathogenesis and Host Responses Training GrantNational Institutes of Health
  10. 2007
    Microbial Pathogenesis and Host Responses Training GrantNational Institutes of Health

Professional memberships

  1. 2017 - present
    Education CommitteePan American Society for Clinical Virology
  2. 2017 - present
    MemberAmerican Society for Clinical Pathology
  3. 2017 - present
    MemberAssociation of Public Health Laboratories
  4. 2016 - present
    Working Group MemberCenters for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
  5. 2015 - present
    ChairQuality Group, Division of Clinical Microbiology, Department of Laboratory Medicine and Pathology
  6. 2015 - present
    MemberInfection Prevention and Control Committee, Clinical Practice Committee - Rochester, Mayo Clinic Rochester Committees
  7. 2013 - present
    MemberInstitutional Biosafety Committee, Mayo Clinic Committees
  8. 2013 - present
    MemberGrand Rounds Committee, Department of Laboratory Medicine and Pathology
  9. 2012 - 2015
    MemberAmerican Society for Molecular Pathology
  10. 2012 - present
    MemberDLMP Research Committee, Department of Laboratory Medicine and Pathology
  11. 2012 - present
    MemberEuropean Society of Clincal Microbiology and Infectious Diseases
  12. 2012 - present
    MemberPan American Society for Clinical Virology
  13. 2012 - present
    MemberInfectious Disease Society of America
  14. 2010 - 2012
    MemberMayo Clinic Fellows Association
  15. 2010 - present
    MemberAmerican Society for Microbiology
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Publications

Research activities

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