Jo-Anne Young

Professor of Medicine, Division of Infectious Diseases and International Medicine


Administrator Info
Name: Admin
Phone: 612-624-9996
Fax: 612-625-4410
Mail: Mayo Memorial Building, MMC 250, 420 Delaware Street S.E., Minneapolis, MN 55455

Jo-Anne Young (née van Burik), M.D., is a Professor of Medicine and Medical Director of the Program in Adult Transplant Infectious Disease. She joined the faculty in 1999. She received both her B.A. and M.D. from Case Western Reserve University and completed a residency in Medicine at Vanderbilt University Medical Center. Her fellowship in Infectious Disease and several years of junior faculty service were at the University of Washington with the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center. Dr. Young's primary area of interest is bringing diagnostic and treatment opportunities to the bedside for transplant patients. She has worked on developing diagnostic testing for complicated fungal infections of the immunocompromised host. Currently, Dr. Young is lead investigator at the University of Minnesota for multiple clinical trials on bacterial, viral, and fungal agents, as well as vaccines and a T cell prevention study, for transplant patients.

Clinical Summary

  • Viral infections
  • Fungal infections
  • Transplant recipients
  • Immune compromised persons


MD, Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine

Fellowships, Residencies, and Visiting Engagements

Transplant Infectious Diseases, Fellowship
Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center
Internal Medicine, Residency
Vanderbilt University Medical Center
Infectious Diseases, Fellowship
University of Washington

Honors and Recognition

Best Doctors for Women, Minnesota Monthly
Best Doctors in America
Best Doctor, Minnesota Monthly

Professional Memberships

Clinical Microbiology Reviews, Immediate Past Editor-in-Chief