26759-Enane, Leslie

Leslie A. Enane, MD, MSc

Assistant Professor of Pediatrics

1044 W. Walnut Street
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Indianapolis, IN 46202
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Dr. Enane is an Assistant Professor of Pediatrics in the Ryan White Center for Pediatric Infectious Disease and Global Health at the Indiana University School of Medicine and the Riley Hospital for Children at IU Health. Dr. Enane’s research focuses on global child health with a particular interest in HIV and TB care for children and adolescents. She conducts research in collaboration with the Academic Model Providing Access to Healthcare (AMPATH) Research Network in Kenya, and with the International Epidemiologic Database to Evaluate AIDS (IeDEA) East Africa Consortium.

Key Publications

Enane LA, Apondi E, Toromo J, Bosma C, Ngeresa A, Nyandiko W, Vreeman RC. "A problem shared is half solved" - a qualitative assessment of barriers and facilitators to adolescent retention in HIV care in western Kenya. AIDS Care. 2020 Jan;32(1):104-112. doi: 10.1080/09540121.2019.1668530. Epub 2019 Sep 26. PubMed PMID: 31554414; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC6883166.

Enane LA, Lowenthal ED, Arscott-Mills T, Eby J, Caiphus C, Kgwaadira B, Coffin SE, Steenhoff AP. Investigating Outcomes of Adolescents and Young Adults (10-24 Years of Age) Lost to Follow-up from Tuberculosis Treatment in Gaborone, Botswana. Pediatr Infect Dis J. 2019 Oct;38(10):e271-e274. doi: 10.1097/INF.0000000000002369. PubMed PMID: 31220045; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC6768719.

Enane LA, Sullivan KV, Spyridakis E, Feemster KA. Clinical Impact of Malaria Rapid Diagnostic Testing at a US Children's Hospital. J Pediatric Infect Dis Soc. 2019 Apr 16. pii: piz022. doi: 10.1093/jpids/piz022. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 30989220.

Enane LA, Davies M-A, Leroy V, Edmonds A, Apondi E, Adedimeji A, Vreeman RC. Traversing the cascade: urgent research priorities for implementing the "treat all" strategy for children and adolescents living with HIV in sub-Saharan Africa. J Virus Erad. 2018;4(Suppl 2):40-46.

Sundararajan M, Enane LA, Kidwell LA, et al. Notes from the field: Cronobacter sakazakii meningitis in a full term neonate fed exclusively with breast milk - Indiana, 2018. MMWR Morb Mortal Wkly Rep 2018;67:1248-1249.

Enane LA, Mokete K, Joel DR, Daimari R, Tshume O, Anabwani GM, Mazhani L, Steenhoff AP, Lowenthal ED. "We did not know what was wrong" - Barriers along the care cascade among hospitalized adolescents with HIV in Gaborone, Botswana. PLoS ONE. 2018;13(4):e0195372.

Enane LA, Vreeman RC, Foster C. Retention and adherence: Global challenges for the long-term care of adolescents and young adults living with HIV. Current Opinion in HIV and AIDS. 2018;13(3):212-219.

Enane LA, Lowenthal ED, Arscott-Mills T, Matlhare M, Smallcomb LS, Kgwaadira B, Coffin SE, Steenhoff AP. Loss to follow-up among adolescents with tuberculosis in Gaborone, Botswana. Int J Tuberc Lung Dis 2016;20(10):1320-1325.

Human Herpesvirus 8 Disease. 2016 Update in Siberry GK, Abzug MJ, Nachman S, Brady MT, Dominguez KL, Gnanashanmugam D, Mofenson LM, Kapogiannis B, Nesheim S; and the Panel on Opportunistic Infections in HIV-Exposed and HIV-Infected Children. Guidelines for the Prevention and Treatment of Opportunistic Infections in HIV-Exposed and HIV-Infected Children: Recommendations from the National Institutes of Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the HIV Medicine Association of the Infectious Diseases Society of America, the Pediatric Infectious Diseases Society, and the American Academy of Pediatrics. Available at: http://aidsinfo.nih.gov/guidelines/html/5/pediatric-oi-prevention-and-treatment-guidelines/407/human-herpesvirus-8-disease.

Enane LA, Gastañaduy PA, Goldfarb DM, Pernica JM, Mokomane M, Moorad B, Masole L, Tate J, Parashar UD, Steenhoff AP. Impact of rotavirus vaccination on hospitalizations and deaths from childhood gastroenteritis in Botswana. Clinical Infectious Diseases 2016 vol. 62 (suppl 2) pp. S168-S174. 

Titles & Appointments

  • Assistant Professor of Pediatrics
  • Education
    2016 FEL Pediatric Infectious Disease Fellowship, The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
    2012 RES Pediatrics Residency, Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine
    2009 MD Ben-Gurion University of the Negev
    2005 BA University of Virginia
  • Research

    Pediatric HIV implementation science, the global adolescent HIV care cascade, retention in HIV care, TB and HIV care for children and adolescents, HIV stigma.

  • Professional Organizations
    American Academy of Pediatrics
    American Society of Tropical Medicine and Traveler's Health
    Infectious Diseases Society of America
    Pediatric Infectious Diseases Society
    Society for Pediatric Research
  • Board Certifications
    American Board of Pediatrics - Pediatrics
  • Clinical Interests

    Pediatric infectious diseases; global child health; pediatric TB and HIV.

  • Awards
    Desc: Trustee Teaching Award
    Scope: University
    Date: 2021-05-01
    Org: Thrasher Research Fund
    Desc: Early Career Award

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