Geeta Sood, M.D., Assistant Professor of Medicine and Hospital Epidemiologist, completed medical training, residency in internal medicine and fellowship training in infectious diseases at Temple University Medical School. Dr. Sood has worked at Albert Einstein Medical Center as an associate program director for the Internal Medicine Residency Program and clerkship director and then served as the Hospital Epidemiologist at Abington Memorial Hospital, before coming to Johns Hopkins University in 2011. She has been the Hospital Epidemiologist at Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center where she led several successful process improvement interventions for which she won the Armstrong Clinical Excellence Award in Patient Safety in 2015. She is a member of the Maryland Healthcare Associated Infections Advisory Board and teaches the Healthcare Epidemiology Course at the School of Public Health. Her research interests are in the role of the microbiome in preventing healthcare associated infections and burn infections.