Professor of Pediatrics
Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine; Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago
Dr. Ravi Jhaveri attended Boston University as an undergraduate and Mount Sinai School of Medicine for medical school. He subsequently completed his residency training in General Pediatrics at the University of Chicago Hospitals and a fellowship in Pediatric Infectious Diseases at Mattel Children’s Hospital at UCLA. AAfter having served on the faculty at both Duke and UNC, in October 2018 Dr. Jhaveri became Associate Division Head for Pediatric Infectious Diseases at the Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital in Chicago and Professor of Pediatrics at the Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine.
Dr. Jhaveri’s research has largely focused on Hepatitis C virus pathogenesis. He is currently in translational studies into the mechanisms and circumstances surrounding mother to infant transmission of HCV. Dr. Jhaveri is also involved in the clinical aspects of children infected with HCV, from evaluation and treatment to studies of long-term outcomes. He currently serves on the AASLD/IDSA HCV Guidelines Panel. He also conducts research on management of febrile infants and optimizing the use of laboratory testing to aid physician decision-making. Dr. Jhaveri is a Fellow of the Infectious Diseases Society of America and currently serves as Vice-Chair of the IDSA Standards and Practice Guidelines committee. He is a Fellow of the Pediatric Infectious Diseases Society and served on the PIDS Board of Directors from 2015-2019. He has served as PIDS Chair on the 2015 IDWeek planning committee.
He currently serves as an Associate Editor for the Journal of the Pediatric Infectious Diseases Society and as one of the Co-Editors-in-Chief for the journal Clinical Therapeutics.
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Friday, October 23, 2020
2:45pm – 4:00pm EDT