Current Fellows

Dr. Adrienne Carey

Dr. Adrienne Carey

Adrienne Carey was born in Salt Lake City to parents who graduated from the University of Utah. She attended the University of Utah for medical school and then completed an Internal Medicine-Pediatrics residency program at the University of Michigan. She returned to Utah for ID adult fellowship. She enjoys anything sports related, including cheering on both the Utes and the Wolverines. She loves traveling. During her residency, she traveled with her husband visiting 10 countries including France, England, Italy, India, Brazil, Botswana, Zimbabwe, Zambia, Spain, and Canada. She is leaning towards a career in general infectious diseases but has an interest in tropical/travel medicine as well as global health.
Dr. Christian Cueva

Dr. Christian Cueva

Christian Cueva is originally from Guadalajara, Mexico. He went to medical school at Universidad Autonoma de Guadalajara, and completed his Internal Medicine training at UT Health Sciences Center at San Antonio. He moved to Utah when he was 13 years old and he loves it. He enjoys running/biking the trails behind the U, and going camping on the weekends. He is not completely sure about his career goals as of yet but may pursue a private practice vs. HIV.
Dr. Claudia Ihm

Dr. Claudia Ihm

Claudia Ihm spent the majority of her life in Berlin, Germany, where she grew up and went to medical school. After graduating, her and her husband moved to the US. During residency at St. Joseph Hosiptal in Devener, CO, she became increasingly interested in infectious disease which made her pursue an Infectious Disease Fellowship. In her free time, she loves to explore the mountains with her family.
Dr. Timothy Smith

Dr. Timothy Smith

Tim Smith grew up in rural New Hampshire ski town, went to Queen's University in Kingston, Ontario for undergrad, and then completed medical school at Chicago Colege of Osteopathic Medicine, and residency at Cook County hospital. He feels at home again being in mountains and the the beautiful nature here in Utah, and loves spending time in the outdoors. After fellowship, he plans to pursue his interests in global health.
Dr. Kyle Throneberry

Dr. Kyle Throneberry

Kyle Throneberry is originally from Houston, Texas. He is a graduate of Baylor College of Medicine in Houston and completed his Internal Medicine residency training at the University of Utah. Kyle has broad interests within Infectious Disease including improving outcomes in IV drug users with endocarditis, HIV care, and nosocomial infections. Kyle also has significant interest in medical ethics research and clinical consults. In his free time, Kyle enjoys back country hiking, skiing, rock climbing, live music, travel to new places, and grilling outside.

Program Director - Paloma Cariello, MD, MPH

Welcome to the University of Utah Infectious Diseases Fellowship Program! Please feel free to reach out if you have any questions.

Program Coordinator

Eric Irwin

Email