Before retiring as a professor emeritus, Dr. Neil Ampel was an infectious disease specialist in Tucson, Arizona, affiliated with Southern Arizona Veterans Affairs Health Care System. He received his medical degree from Oregon Health & Science University School of Medicine and has been in practice for more than 20 years. He is one of 2 doctors at Southern Arizona Veterans Affairs Health Care System who specialize in Infectious Disease. Dr. Ampel successfully completed his ACLS certification in 2012.
HIV and coccidioidomycosis—also known as Valley fever