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Aaron Storms, MD
Clinical Assistant Professor of Medicine (Clinician Educator)
IRD 2020 Zonal Ave Off Campus Los Angeles


Dr. Storms earned his medical degree from Universidad Panamericana Medical School. He then performed his internship and residency at Jacobi Medical Center- Albert Einstein College of Medicine. He then went on to complete a Palliative Medicine Fellowship at Harvard Medical School.

Dr. Storms major areas of research interest include influenza virus seasonality, surveillance for influenza viruses in international settings, epidemiology of human infections with animal-origin influenza viruses, and access and quality of end-of-life-care services for ethnic minorities.


Centers for Disease Control and Prevention: Excellence in Frontline Public Health Service Award (International), 2012

Jacobi Medical Center, Albert Einstein College of Medicine: Intern of the Year Award, 2007

Albert Einstein College of Medicine: Leo M. Davidoff Society Award, 2008

National Center for Immunization and Respiratory Diseases: Investigation Group Award, 2011

Universidad Panamericana Medical School: Valedictorian, Medical School Graduation, 2003

Albert Einstein College of Medicine: Teaching Award, 2009


Kreslake JM, Wahyuningrum Y, Iuliano AD, Storms AD, Lafond KE, Mangiri A, Praptiningsih CY, Safi B, Uyeki TM, Storey JD. The Intersection of Care Seeking and Clinical Capacity for Patients With Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza A (H5N1) Virus in Indonesia: Knowledge and Treatment Practices of the Public and Physicians. Disaster Med Public Health Prep. 2016 Dec; 10(6):838-847. View in: PubMed

Mangiri A, Iuliano AD, Wahyuningrum Y, Praptiningsih CY, Lafond KE, Storms AD, Samaan G, Ariawan I, Soeharno N, Kreslake JM, Storey JD, Uyeki TM. Physician's knowledge, attitudes, and practices regarding seasonal influenza, pandemic influenza, and highly pathogenic avian influenza A (H5N1) virus infections of humans in Indonesia. Influenza Other Respir Viruses. 2016 Aug 24. View in: PubMed

Praptiningsih CY, Lafond KE, Wahyuningrum Y, Storms AD, Mangiri A, Iuliano AD, Samaan G, Titaley CR, Yelda F, Kreslake J, Storey D, Uyeki TM. Healthcare-seeking behaviors for acute respiratory illness in two communities of Java, Indonesia: a cross-sectional survey. J Epidemiol Glob Health. 2016 Jun; 6(2):77-86. View in: PubMed

Storms AD, Kusriastuti R, Misriyah S, Praptiningsih CY, Amalya M, Lafond KE, Samaan G, Triada R, Iuliano AD, Ester M, Sidjabat R, Chittenden K, Vogel R, Widdowson MA, Mahoney F, Uyeki TM. The East Jakarta Project: surveillance for highly pathogenic avian influenza A(H5N1) and seasonal influenza viruses in patients seeking care for respiratory disease, Jakarta, Indonesia, October 2011-September 2012. Epidemiol Infect. 2015 Dec; 143(16):3394-404. View in: PubMed

Michael CA, Ogbuanu IU, Storms AD, Ohuabunwo CJ, Corkum M, Ashenafi S, Achari P, Biya O, Nguku P, Mahoney F. An assessment of the reasons for oral poliovirus vaccine refusals in northern Nigeria. J Infect Dis. 2014 Nov 1; 210 Suppl 1:S125-30. View in: PubMed

Michael CA, Ashenafi S, Ogbuanu IU, Ohuabunwo C, Sule A, Corkum M, Mackay S, Storms AD, Achari P, Biya O, Nguku P, Newberry D, Bwaka A, Mahoney F. An evaluation of community perspectives and contributing factors to missed children during an oral polio vaccination campaign - katsina state, Nigeria. J Infect Dis. 2014 Nov 1; 210 Suppl 1:S131-5. View in: PubMed

Storms AD, Van Kerkhove MD, Azziz-Baumgartner E, Lee WK, Widdowson MA, Ferguson NM, Mounts AW. Worldwide transmission and seasonal variation of pandemic influenza A(H1N1)2009 virus activity during the 2009-2010 pandemic. Influenza Other Respir Viruses. 2013 Nov; 7(6):1328-35. View in: PubMed

Wong KK, Greenbaum A, Moll ME, Lando J, Moore EL, Ganatra R, Biggerstaff M, Lam E, Smith EE, Storms AD, Miller JR, Dato V, Nalluswami K, Nambiar A, Silvestri SA, Lute JR, Ostroff S, Hancock K, Branch A, Trock SC, Klimov A, Shu B, Brammer L, Epperson S, Finelli L, Jhung MA. Outbreak of influenza A (H3N2) variant virus infection among attendees of an agricultural fair, Pennsylvania, USA, 2011. Emerg Infect Dis. 2012 Dec; 18(12):1937-44. View in: PubMed

Storms AD, Gubareva LV, Su S, Wheeling JT, Okomo-Adhiambo M, Pan CY, Reisdorf E, St George K, Myers R, Wotton JT, Robinson S, Leader B, Thompson M, Shannon M, Klimov A, Fry AM. Oseltamivir-resistant pandemic (H1N1) 2009 virus infections, United States, 2010-11. Emerg Infect Dis. 2012 Feb; 18(2):308-11. View in: PubMed

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