Ingrid Camelo

Associate Professor

Ingrid Camelo

Associate Professor

Academic Appointment(s)

Medical College of Georgia
Department of Pediatrics: Infectious Diseases


Born in Bogota DC, Colombia in South America. Pediatrics residency initially at LSU, transferred after hurricane Katrina, graduated as a pediatrician from UVM. Pediatric Infectious Diseases fellowship completed at Boston University.

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  • 1120 15st. BG 2104


  • MPH, Public Health, Other University of Vermont & StateA, 2018

  • MD, Medicine Military University Nueva Gran, 1999


  • Pediatrics- Physician MA Board of Medical Practice, 2023

  • PHY GA Professional Licensing BRD, 2023

  • PHY GA Professional Licensing BRD, 2021

Awards & Honors

  • AU/MCG "Woman Who Inspires" for 2022 Women In Medicine Month Campaign AU/MCG, 2022

  • Faculty Awardee Faculty Development Program Grant for 2023 Faculty Success and Retention- AU/MCG Faculty Inclusive Excellence Initiative (FIEI), 2022

  • Maxwell Finland Award for Excellence in Research Fellowship. The Massachusetts Infectious Disease Society, Boston, MA The Massachusetts Infectious Disease Society, Boston, MA, 2019

  • Edward Kass Award for Clinical Excellence in Fellowship. The Massachusetts Infectious Disease Society, Boston, MA, 2019

Courses Taught Most Recent Academic Year

  • MEDI 6300

    Career Paths in Med
  • PEDS 5037

    Advanced Pediatrics
  • RPED 5002

    Pediatrics General

Teaching Interests

Pediatric Infectious Diseases in general with an emphasis in tropical medicine, antibiotic stewardship, TB, Chagas disease, point of care ultrasound to diagnose pneumonia in limited-resource settings.


Selected Recent Publications

  • Monoclonal antibody infusion reaction with bamlanivimab and etesevimab in a 5-year-old male with coronavirus disease 2019: a case report, 2023
    Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • Acute Disseminated Encephalomyelitis (ADEM) Following Campylobacter jejuni Infection in a 12-Year-Old Girl. , 2022
    Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • Multisystem Inflammatory Syndrome in an Adult with COVID-19 - A trial of Anakinra, 2021
    Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • Mother-Infant Dyads with COVID-19 at an Urban, Safety-Net Hospital: Clinical Manifestations and Birth Outcomes, 2021
    Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • Camelo I. and Sabharwal V. “COVID-19–what we know and what we do not know. Update 2” AAP News, Section on Global Health. Summer Newsletter. 25 June, 2020., 2020
    Magazine/Trade Publication

Research Interests

- POCUS in limited-resource settings.
- Using POCUS to diagnose Acute chest syndrome vs PNA in SCD.
- Antibiotic Stewardship in Pediatrics
- TB
- COVID 19 in pediatrics and MIS-C related diagnosis with emphasis on health disparities and progression to Macrophage activation Syndrome (MAS)
- Congenital and noncongenital Chagas disease in pediatrics with an emphasis in pediatric immunocompromised hosts
- RSV and ultrasound diagnosis to avoid radiation with CXR in pediatrics

Department Service

  • Antimicrobial and infection prevention 2023 - Present

    Role: Committee Chair