Professor of Public Health, Infectious Diseases, Ophthalmology
Oregon Health & Science University
Portland , Oregon
Kevin L. Winthrop is Professor of Infectious Diseases and Ophthalmology at the School of Medicine and a Professor of Public Health at the OHSU-PSU School of Public Health at Oregon Health & Science University (OHSU) in Portland, OR, USA.
Dr. Winthrop received his undergraduate degree in biology from Yale University, New Haven, CT, USA and his MD from OHSU. He completed his internal medicine residency training at Legacy Emanuel Hospital, Portland, OR. He then completed an infectious disease epidemiology fellowship at the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. In 2003, Dr. Winthrop was conferred a Master in Public Health from the University of California, Berkley, CA, USA. In 2006, Dr. Winthrop returned to OHSU as Assistant Professor before progressing to his current appointment in 2017.
A former infectious disease epidemiologist in the Division of Tuberculosis Elimination at the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), Dr Winthrop has co-authored over 270 publications, many regarding the epidemiologic and clinical aspects of opportunistic infections associated with immune-mediated inflammatory diseases, particularly those related to biologic immunosuppressive therapies.
As a primary or senior investigator in many clinical or epidemiologic studies in these fields, he has collaborated closely with the rheumatology community in the evaluation and prevention of opportunistic infections in that setting. In addition, he is also a member of the graduate faculty at OHSU where he mentors public health students, medical students, and physicians in post-graduate training.
Friday, April 16, 2021
4:05 PM – 4:50 PM