- New Mexico VA Healthcare System Chief of Medicine
- New Mexico VA Healthcare System Medical Director, ID-HIV Clinic
- New Mexico VA Healthcare System Vice Chairman for VA Affairs
Dr. Durvasula is Professor and Chief of Medicine at the New Mexico VA Health Care System. He obtained his MD from McGill University in Montreal, Canada and did residency training at Baylor College of Medicine. He was a fellow of the Howard Hughes Medical Institute at Yale. Dr. Durvasula's laboratory focuses on transgenic and paratransgenic approaches to control of vector-borne diseases such as Chagas disease and Leishmaniasis. He currently has collaborative research programs in Brazil, Guatemala, Argentina and India. Dr. Durvasula's research also involves development of novel paratransgenic delivery systems for application at human mucosal surfaces.