Ryan Doster is an Assistant Professor of Clinical Medicine in the Division of Infectious Diseases at Vanderbilt University Medical Center. He earned a B.A. from Hanover College (Hanover IN) before attending Indiana University School of Medicine. Following completion of his medical degree, Dr. Doster completed a combined residency in Internal Medicine and Pediatrics at Indiana University School of Medicine. He then completed subspecialty training in adult infectious diseases medicine at Vanderbilt University Medical Center (Nashville TN). During his fellowship, Dr. Doster completed a Ph.D. in Microbe-Host Interactions, where his research focused on interactions between GBS and innate immune cells within the female reproductive tract. His current research program examines how host diet and nutrition might impact GBS vaginal colonization and perinatal infections.