Professor of Pediatrics and Laboratory Medicine and Pathology, University of MinnesotaBiography
Dr. Balfour is Professor of Pediatrics in the Division of Infectious Diseases and Professor of Laboratory Medicine and Pathology. He also serves as Principal Investigator of Clinical Virology Programs. Dr. Balfour is recognized internationally as an expert in the diagnosis and treatment of herpesvirus infections, especially those due to EBV. Dr. Balfour received his MD degree from Columbia in 1966, completed his internship and residency at the University of Minnesota and Columbia-Presbyterian Medical Center in 1968, served as a pediatrician in the Air Force at Wright-Patterson Air Base, Dayton, OH from 1968-70, and then completed a post-doctoral fellowship in Infectious Disease at the University of Minnesota in 1972. He has been on the University of Minnesota faculty ever since. He is board certified in Pediatrics.