Stephanie Fritz, MD, MSCI is an Associate Professor of Pediatrics in the Division of Infectious Diseases at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis, Missouri. Dr. Fritz leads a multidisciplinary, translational research team focusing on community-associated methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA). Dr. Fritz has developed an integrated research platform to define the clinical and molecular epidemiology of S. aureus colonization and infection, determine the effectiveness of strategies for treating and preventing infections, and specify mechanisms of S. aureus virulence and host immune responses. Dr. Fritz’s work has been funded by the Infectious Diseases Society of America/National Foundation for Infectious Diseases, National Institutes of Health, and Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ). She is currently the PI of an AHRQ-funded investigation to evaluate the effectiveness of personal and household hygiene measures to interrupt MRSA household transmission and prevent infections.
Dr. Fritz is a Fellow of the American Academy of Pediatrics, Infectious Diseases Society of America, and Pediatric Infectious Diseases Society (PIDS). She is a member of the NIH/NIAID Antibiotic Resistance Leadership Group Pediatric Special Emphasis Panel and the PIDS Nominations & Awards Committee. Her research accomplishments have been recognized with the PIDS Young Investigator Award and the Washington University Medical Center Alumni Association Resident/Fellow Alumni Achievement Award. Dr. Fritz is also the Pediatric Infectious Diseases Fellowship Co-Director at Washington University School of Medicine and St. Louis Children’s Hospital and is passionate about training the next generation of physician scientists.
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Friday, October 23, 2020
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