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 led the Memorial Sloan Kettering infection control program for 15 years and now is the Deputy Physician in Chief for Quality and Safety. He also is a Professor of Medicine at Weill Cornell Medical College. His research interests include hospital infection control and tuberculosis, and he is author of more than 200 articles in the medical literature.

Dr. Sepkowitz writes regularly about medicine in the media. His editorial pieces have been featured in such publications as the New York Times, the Daily Beast, and Slate Magazine.