Office AddressDMC University Laboratories
4201 St. Antoine
Detroit, MI 48201
Position TitleAssociate Professor
After 15 years as Medical Director of the Clinical Microbiology Laboratories at DMC University Laboratories, Dr. Fairfax remains active in diagnostic microbiology, and emphasizes postgraduate education.
Ph.D. in Molecular and Cellular Biology (1971)
Dartmouth College, Hanover, NH, USA
1971-1973: Dartmouth Medical School, Hanover, NH, USA
University of Texas Health Sciences Center at San Antonio, San Antonio, TX, USA
Residency in Pathology
1985-1989: University of Colorado and Affiliated Hospitals, Denver, CO, USA
Fellowship in Clinical and Public Health Microbiology
1989-1991: University of Washington, Seattle, WA, USA
Medical Education Responsibilities
Lecturer for PGY2: Microbiology and Pathology Laboratories
Training Faculty in the Pathology Residency Program in the areas of microbiology, susceptibility testing, mycology, parasitology, virology, Serology, and molecular diagnostics
Training faculty in the Infectious Disease Fellowship (Adult and Pediatric) and Pharm D. Fellowship programs, in the areas of microbiology Laboratory. Training expertise includes: microbiology, mycobacteriology, susceptibility testing, mycology, parasitology, virology, serology, and molecular Microbiology.
Lecturer of Microbiology, Virology, Serology, and Research in the Medical Technology Program
Areas of InterestMicrobiology, Mycobacteriology Susceptibility Lab Testing Transfusion Medicine and Blood Banking
Dr. Fairfax's research interests focus on problems with diagnostic modalities in use in the microbiology laboratory, on the identification of unusual organisms, and on usual organisms causing unusual problems.