Stanley J. Naides, MD, Medical Director, Immunology, San Juan Capistrano, California
Dr. Naides is a board certified internist with subspecialty certification in rheumatology. He received his bachelor's degree from Princeton University in biochemistry and attended the Hebrew University in Jerusalem. He received his M.D. from Hahnemann University. He trained in Internal Medicine at the University of Miami/Jackson Memorial Hospital and at Temple University. He completed fellowships in rheumatology at the University of California, San Diego and in immunology research at Harvard Medical School. Dr. Naides next joined the Medicine faculty, Division of Rheumatology, University of Iowa where he was an Assistant Professor then tenured Associate Professor and the founding Director of the interdisciplinary Helen C. Levitt Center for Viral Pathogenesis and Disease. He subsequently was Professor of Medicine, Microbiology & Immunology, and Pharmacology at The Pennsylvania State University/Milton S. Hershey Medical Center where he held the Hallowell Endowed Chair, was Chief of Rheumatology, and Co-Director of the Immunobiology Graduate Program. His extramurally supported basic and translational research has focused on viral pathogenesis and autoimmunity. He has served on NIH and foundation grant review study sections and continues to serve on national professional society committees. He is the author of more than 100 peer-reviewed papers, book chapters, and reviews. Dr. Naides joined Quest Diagnostics Nichols Institute in 2006 as Medical Director, Immunology R&D. He also serves as Interim Scientific Director for Immunology and Medical Director for Immunology in the Infectious Disease/Immunology Franchise in Quest Diagnostics.