Prof. William Ramses Bishai
Professor of Medicine
Johns Hopkins Center for Tuberculosis Research
Dr. William Bishai is a professor of medicine at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. He holds joint appointments in pathology and in molecular biology and genetics and, at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, in international health. His area of clinical expertise is infectious diseases. Dr. Bishai serves as co-director of the Johns Hopkins Center for Tuberculosis Research.
Dr. Bishai received his B.A. from Harvard University and an M.Phil. from Cambridge University. He earned his M.D. and Ph.D. from Harvard and completed his residency at the Brigham and Women’s Hospital. He performed his fellowship in infectious diseases at Johns Hopkins. Dr. Bishai was a Howard Hughes postdoctoral research fellow before he joined the Johns Hopkins faculty in 1994.
His research focuses on the molecular biology of mycobacterium tuberculosis.