• portrait of Armelle Villalobos
  • Assistant professor

    Max Rady College of Medicine
    Internal Medicine
    503 Basic Medical Sciences Building
    745 Bannatyne Avenue
    University of Manitoba
    Winnipeg, MB, R3E 0J9

    Phone: 204-318-5299
    Fax: 204 789 3926

Cross appointments

Holds cross-appointments with:

  • Community Health Sciences, Max Rady College of Medicine
  • Medical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases, Max Rady College of Medicine

Research achievements

Dr, Villalobos research interests have focused mainly on infectious complications in transplant and cancer patients and other immunocompromised hosts as well as invasive fungal infections.

  • Research themes

    • immunocompromised hosts
    • invasive aspergillosis
    • invasive fungal infections 
    • solid organ transplantation
  • Keywords

    • immunocompromised hosts
    • invasive fungal infections
    • transplant infectious diseases


Brief biography

Dr. Armelle Villalobos is a transplant infectious diseases specialist. She received her medical degree from the Panamerican University in Mexico City in 2009. Dr. Villalobos completed her specialty training in Internal Medicine at the National Institutes of Health in Mexico City from 2009 to 2013, afterwards she pursued further subspecialty training in Infectious Diseases also at the National Institutes of Health in Mexico City from 2013 to 2015.

She completed a Masters in Medical Science and Epidemiology in 2017 and joined the University of Toronto in August 2018 for specialized training in transplant and immunocompromised infectious diseases. On May 2022 she joined the Department of Internal Medicine at the University of Manitoba as assistant professor of infectious diseases to work on immunocompromised and transplant patients. Her areas of special interest are invasive fungal infections, invasive aspergillosis and pre-transplant assessment.


  • Transplant and Immunocompromised Infectious Diseases (2018)
  • Masters Clinical Epidemiology (2017)
  • Infectious Diseases (2015)
  • Internal Medicine (2013)
  • Medical School (2002)


  • Scientific grant “Vamos por Mexico”, Carlos Slim Health Foundation (2018)
  • Award “Daniel Méndez Hernández” in Clinical research, National congress of infectious diseases and clinical microbiology, Mexico (2017)
  • Scientific Award, Transplant infectious diseases, American Society of Transplantation (2015)
  • Winner of: “Carlos Slim award for the impulse of research”  (2013)

Contact us

Internal Medicine
Room GC430, Health Sciences Centre
820 Sherbrook Street
University of Manitoba
Winnipeg, MB R3A 1R9 Canada