Audrey Odom John MD PhD

Core Faculty

Audrey Odom John MD PhD is a core faculty member of the Center for Pediatric Clinical Effectiveness (CPCE) and Chief of the Division of Infectious Diseases at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia. A physician-scientist, Dr. John’s NIH-funded research has focused on Plasmodium falciparum malaria parasites, with a particular interest in targeting parasite metabolism to identify novel targets for drug development and noninvasive approaches to diagnosis. More recent work has also addressed the COVID-19 pandemic and the post-coronavirus syndrome, MIS-C. Dr. John is an Investigator in the Pathogenesis of Infectious Diseases of the Burroughs Welcome Fund. She has received numerous accolades, including awards from the American Chemical Society, March of Dimes, and the IDea Incubator Grand Prize from the Infectious Diseases Society of America.