• Hooked on ID with Angela Hewlett, MD, MS

    8 days ago - By Healio

    I was a college student at University of Texas in the mid-90s, when the book The Hot Zone by Richard Preston was released.
    After reading this book, I was so riveted by the concept of battling hot viruses that I registered for a human infectious diseases class the next semester, and I read multiple other books focused on ID and biopreparedness. From that point on, I was truly and unabashedly hooked on ID.
    I entered medical school at the University of Texas Medical Branch with plans to become an ID doctor. In fact, one of the faculty affectionately called me the “embryonic ID fellow”
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