Charles D. Ericsson, M.D. received his medical degree from Harvard Medical School in Boston, Massachusetts. After residency training at the University of Minnesota hospitals, he completed a fellowship in infectious diseases at UTHealth McGovern Medical School. Dr. Ericsson is Dr. and Mrs. Carl V. Vartian Professor of Infectious Diseases and Professor of Medicine at UTHealth McGovern Medical School. He is Head, Clinical Infectious Diseases, Department of Internal Medicine and Director of the Travel Medicine Clinic and the Infectious Diseases Fellowship program at UTHealth McGovern Medical School. He is board- certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine.

Dr. Ericsson has heavy clinical infectious diseases consultative and teaching duties. He has received several awards for his teaching. He is founding Editor-in-Chief of The Journal of Travel Medicine and Past President of the International Society of Travel Medicine. His research interests have included travelers’ diarrhea and travel medicine. He is heavily involved in hospital infection control and antibiotic approval programs.


Medical Degree
Harvard Medical School, Boston MA
University of Minnesota Hospitals
UTHealth McGovern Medical School