Steve Mawhorter

Steve Mawhorter, MD, MPH, MPH, FACP, FAMI

Steve Mawhorter shares 35 real-life stories from his 20 years as a biblical counselor, extracting principles from each tale to apply in biblical counseling ministry.

Kirtland Air Force Base in New Mexico hosted an outdoor ceremony to transfer leadership in the Space Electro-Optics Division July 16. Col. Steven Mawhorter passed the torch onto Lt. Col. Alexander Gruenther and announced his replacement as leader.

Early Life and Education

Steven Mawhorter graduated with honors from Wheaton College in Wheaton, Illinois with a bachelor’s degree in biochemistry. As part of a special curriculum project he studied abroad in the Philippines for one year; later earning his doctorate of tropical medicine and hygiene (DTM&H) from Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine in England. Steven completed both an internship and infectious disease fellowship at University Hospitals of Cleveland followed by Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine at Case Western Reserve University located in Cleveland.

He currently serves as lifestage pastor to singles and marrieds at NorthCreek Church in Walnut Creek, California and is licensed through EFCA. Additionally, he regularly speaks at colleges, seminaries, and churches around the country and serves on Vision of Hope’s Board as well as Faith Biblical Counseling Ministries’ counseling staff.

Professional Career

Dr. Mawhorter is a board-certified specialist in infectious diseases, internal medicine and pediatrics. He holds his Doctor of Medicine degree from Duke University School of Medicine in Durham, North Carolina and an additional diploma from Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene in Liverpool, England. He completed both an internal medicine residency and combined pediatric/adult medicine residency at University Hospitals of Cleveland at Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, Ohio. He currently serves as an infectious disease consultant at Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine and director of its International Travelers’ Health Clinic. Additionally, he holds memberships in American Society of Transplantation, Infectious Disease Society of America, and Wilderness Medical Society.

Personal Life

He has published articles in leading medical journals and is a fellow of the American College of Physicians. Additionally, he holds memberships at Infectious Diseases Society of America, American Society of Microbiology, and American Society for Tropical Medicine and Hygiene.

At present, Dr. Osborn works as an infectious diseases specialist and director of the International Travel Medicine clinic at Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine of Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland, Ohio. He has special interest in infectious diseases related to solid organ transplantation as well as HIV and tropical infections such as dengue.

He is married to Sue and has two children and three grandchildren. In retirement, he enjoys many activities including fishing with friends, tending to mischievous miniature donkeys, temperamental alpacas and unruly goats; driving around his convertible; overseeing his garden, mini orchard and chicken coop; traveling across the nation and internationally and much more!

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