Judd Shellito, MD, earned a BA from John Hopkins University in 1970 and an MD from the Tulane University School of Medicine in 1974. Dr. Shellito is the Lowenstein Professor of Medicine as well as a Professor of Microbiology, Immunology, and Parasitology.  His research interests include host defense mechanisms against pulmonary infection, AIDS and alcohol consumption, occupational/environmental medicine, silicosis, asbestosis, malignant mesothelioma, inhalation lung injury, and occupational asthma.