Jamilah Shubeilat, MD, MPH

  • Clinical Assistant Professor of Medicine
  • Director, Outpatient Parenteral Antimicrobial Therapy Program
  • Director, South Campus Infectious Diseases Program

Dr. Jamilah Shubeilat was born and raised in Amman, Jordan; she attended the University of Jordan for medical school and graduated in 2006 with Honors and a GPA of 3.87, ranking second in her class. She trained at King Hussein Cancer Center, a leading center for cancer patients in the Middle East, and was awarded the best resident award during her work there. She moved to Tucson, Ariz., in 2009 to start her internal medicine residency at the University of Arizona, which she finished in 2012. Interested in pursuing an academic career in infectious diseases, she worked under the mentorship of Neil Ampel, MD, on molecular typing of Clostridium difficile among patients with primary and recurrent C. diff. infection at the Southern Arizona VA Health Care System. In December 2012, she matched for the University of Massachusetts (Worcester) Infectious Disease Fellowship Program, which she completed in 2015. Prior to joining the faculty at the UA College of Medicine – Tucson in December 2018, she was an infectious diseases consultant with BJC Medical Group at the Boone Hospital Center in Columbia, Mo., where she also served as chair of the Infection Prevention Committee and director of the Antibiotics Stewardship Program. She is board-certified in internal medicine and infectious diseases. She enjoys reading, driving, and all kinds of music.

Faculty Type: 
Core Faculty
  • MBBS: University of Jordan School of Medicine, Amman, Jordan, 2006
Honors and Awards
  • Chief Resident, Internal Medicine, University of Arizona College of Medicine – Tucson/University of Arizona Medical Center – University Campus, 2013
  • Internal Medicine: University of Arizona College of Medicine – Tucson (Tucson Campus), 2009-12
  • Internal Medicine: King Hussein Cancer Center, Amman, Jordan, 2007-09
  • Internship, Arab Medical Center, Amman, Jordan, 2007
  • Internship, Islamic Hospital, Amman, Jordan, 2006
  • Infectious Diseases: University of Massachusetts, Worcester, 2013-15
Board Certifications
  • ABIM - Infectious Diseases, 2015
  • American Board of Internal Medicine, 2012

Select Publications


Habib, S., R. A. El Ramahi, S. Rosen, S. Farran, J. Shubeilat, C. Walker, M. Casal, and T. Zangeneh, "Efficacy of Low Dose Chemoprophylaxis for Coccidioidomycosis Infection in Liver Transplant Recipients.", Gastroenterology Res, vol. 12, issue 3, pp. 148-156, 2019 Jun. PMCID: PMC6575139  PMID: 31236156