Featured Faculty


Victoria J. Fraser, MD

Course Director Vicky Fraser is currently theAdolphus 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 programs 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

Chris Nyquist earned her medical degree from the University of Michigan in 1987. In 1990 she completed pediatric residency training at UCLA Medical Center and served as Chief Resident. Dr. Nyquist completed pediatric infectious diseases fellowship training at the University of Colorado School of Medicine (UCSOM) in 1995. She was honored with a National Research Service Award continue reading →


Tara N. Palmore, MD

Dr. Palmore is deputy 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 →


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 →


Arjun Srinivasan, MD

Arjun Srinivasan, MD, is the Associate Director for Healthcare Associated Infection Prevention Programs in the Division of Healthcare Quality Promotion at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Dr. Srinivasan′s primary responsibilities include oversight and coordination of efforts to eliminate healthcare-associated infections. Before joining CDC, he served as Assistant Professor of Medicine in the Infectious 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 →