Dr. Chapin is Professor of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine and of Medicine at Warren Alpert School of Medicine at Brown University and is the Director of Microbiology for Lifespan Academic Medical Center. Dr. Chapin obtained her B.S. in Biology from Boston College, and received her MD from the University of Massachusetts. In addition she earned her M.A. in Molecular Genetics and Microbiology at the University of Massachusetts. Dr. Chapin is board-certified in Clinical Pathology (American Board of Pathology) and holds board certification from the American Board of Medical Microbiology (ABMM). She has expertise in the laboratory diagnosis clinical management of infectious disease, and is actively involved in research in the most current laboratory methods and clinical approach to microbiology and molecular diagnosis of microbial disease.