Dr. Wellington received her undergraduate degree in Biology at Brown University. She then went to Duke University, where she earned a Masters of Science in Cell Biology and her MD. She then came to Rochester where she completed a residency in Pediatrics. After her residency, Dr. Wellington worked for a year in Gallup, NM, as an attending pediatrician with the Indian Health Service and the Navajo Nation. She then returned to Rochester, where she combined her fellowship training in Pediatric Infectious Diseases with graduate studies, leading to her earning a PhD in Microbiology and Immunology. Her current research efforts grew out of her graduate work, and she is now serving as an Assistant Professor in the Division of Infectious Diseases in the Department of Pediatrics.
Patient Care Bio
Dr. Wellington is a board certified specialist in Pediatric Infectious Diseases. Her clinical focus is to provide care for children with or at risk for serious infections. When not caring for patients, Dr. Wellington performs research investigating how the body defends itself against fungal infections.