Featured Faculty

Victoria J. Fraser, MD

Course Director Vicky Fraser is currently the Adolphus Busch Professor of Medicine and the Chairman of the Department of Medicine at Washington University in Saint Louis. Her academic and professional interests include infectious disease, health services research, health care epidemiology (hospital acquired infections and adverse events), sexually transmitted infections, and HIV/AIDS. She is involved in clinical research training continue reading →

David A. Pegues, MD

Course Director David Pegues is a Professor of Medicine at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania. He received his medical education at University of Chicago and post-graduate training at Temple University Hospital, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, and Massachusetts General Hospital. In addition to his role as Fellowship Program Director, he directs the UCLA continue reading →

Anthony D. Harris MD, MPH

Course Director Anthony Harris is a Professor of Medicine at the University of Maryland’s School of Medicine. He is an infectious disease physician and epidemiologist whose research interests include emerging pathogens, antimicrobial-resistant bacteria, hospital epidemiology/infection control, epidemiologic methods in infectious diseases and medical informatics. He has published over 115 papers. He has current or has continue reading →

Leonard A. Mermel, DO, ScM

Course Director Leonard Mermel is a Professor of Medicine at the Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University and Medical Director for the Department of Epidemiology & Infection at Rhode Island Hospital. He was Technical Expert Panel Member, Medicare Patient Safety Monitoring System, 2005 President, Society for Healthcare Epidemiology of America (SHEA). He’s past recipient, continue reading →

Trish M. Perl, MD, MSc

Course Director and founder Trish Perl is a professor in the Department of Medicine, Infectious Diseases at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, and in the Department of Epidemiology at the Bloomberg School of Hygiene at Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore. She is also director of hospital epidemiology and infection control for the Johns continue reading →

Ann-Christine Nyquist, MD, MSPH

Ann-Christine Nyquist, MD, MSPH is the Medical Director of Infection Prevention and Control Program and the Medical Director for Occupational Health at Children’s Hospital Colorado. Dr. Nyquist is board-certified in Pediatrics and Pediatric Infectious Diseases. She is a Professor in the Department of Pediatrics, Sections of Infectious Diseases and Epidemiology at the University of Colorado continue reading →

Tara N. Palmore, MD

Dr. Palmore is a hospital epidemiologist at the National Institutes of Health Clinical Center. Her research interests include resistant gram-negative infections, Clostridium difficile, and prevention of infections in highly immunocompromised patients.

Kent Sepkowitz, MD

Dr. Sepkowitz is a board-certified internist and infectious disease specialist, and cares for patients with infectious diseases related to cancer and its treatment. He leads Memorial Sloan-Ketterings’s infection control program, whose members work to prevent the development and spread of infections among patients and staff. He is a Professor of Medicine at Weill Cornell Medical College. continue reading →

Karen C. Carroll, MD

Karen Carroll is Direction of the Division of Microbiology at the Johns Hopkins University. There, she additionally directs the Microbiology Fellowship Program. Dr. Carroll’s research interests include diagnostic test evaluation and development for the detection of microbial pathogens in clinical specimens. Recent projects have included:use of 16S rDNA-sequencing for identification of non-tuberculous Mycobacteria; evaluation of molecular strain continue reading →

Pamela A. Lipsett, MD

As a child Pamela Lipsett underwent surgery for a club foot and determined at that point to become a surgeon herself. After a year of graduate education in biochemistry, Lipsett entered medical school and went on to be an outstanding surgeon, becoming the first female Professor of Surgery at The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, continue reading →

Aaron M. Milstone, MD

A graduate of Yale University School of Medicine in 2000, Johns Hopkins Assistant Professor of Pediatric Infectious Diseases Aaron M. Milstone, M.D.,  trained in pediatrics at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, completing a pediatric infectious disease research fellowship at Johns Hopkins in 2007. Milstone is an infectious disease consultant and an associate hospital epidemiologist at The continue reading →

Daniel J. Morgan, MD, MS

In Baltimore, MD, Dr. Morgan is an infectious disease physician and hospital epidemiologist at the University of Maryland School of Medicine and VA Maryland Healthcare System. His research focus has been unintended consequences of patient isolation, multicenter studies of infection control, MDROs, patient safety and international infection control. His research has been supported by AHRQ, continue reading →

David K. Henderson, MD

Dr. David Henderson is deputy director for clinical care and associate director for quality assurance and hospital epidemiology at the NIH Clinical Center. He first came to NIH in 1979 as the hospital epidemiologist, a position he still holds. His research focuses on the risks of occupational infection with blood-borne infectious diseases and the threat continue reading →

Kerri A. Thom, MD, MS

Kerri A. Thom, MD, MS, is an Assistant Professor of Medicine in the Division of Epidemiology and Public Health at the University of Maryland School of Medicine. Dr. Thom received her medical degree from the University of Florida, College of Medicine and her Master of Science degree in clinical research from the University of Maryland, continue reading →

Ebbing Lautenbach, MD, MPH, MSCE

Dr. Lautenbach is a Professor of Medicine and Epidemiology. He is also a Senior Scholar at the Center for Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics (CCEB), Senior Fellow at the Leonard Davis Institute for Health Economics, Senior Fellow at the Center for Public Health Initiatives, and Fellow in the Institute on Aging, all at the University of continue reading →

Keith Hamilton, MD

Dr. Keith Hamilton is an infectious disease specialist affiliated with Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania. He is also the Director of Antimicrobial Stewardship at that hospital. He received his medical degree from Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania and has been in practice for 9 years.

Geeta Sood, MD

Geeta Sood, M.D., instructor of medicine and hospital epidemiologist, completed medical training, a residency in internal medicine and a fellowship in infectious diseases, at Temple University Medical School. Dr. Sood previously worked at Albert Einstein Medical Center, a 500-bed community hospital affiliated with Thomas Jefferson University, where she started an antibiotic stewardship program, and was actively involved continue reading →

Lucy Wilson, MD, ScM

Lucy Wilson, M.D., Sc.M., has been working as a Medical Epidemiologist at Maryland Department of Health and Mental Hygiene, where she has been the Chief of the Center for Surveillance, Infection Prevention and Outbreak Response since 2009. She received her M.D. from the University of Maryland School of Medicine and underwent infectious disease fellowship training continue reading →

Julie Trivedi, MD

Dr. Julie Trivedi is an adult Infectious Disease specialist at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine and the Hospital epidemiologist for Suburban Hospital, a Johns Hopkins Medicine Affiliate located in Bethesda, Maryland. She received her medical degree from Rutgers-New Jersey Medical School and after finishing her internal medicine residency, completed an Infectious Disease fellowship continue reading →