Pediatric Infectious Diseases Epidemiology and Antimicrobial Stewardship (IDEAS) Research Group

Pediatric IDEAS

Our Mission

The mission of the Pediatric Infectious Disease Epidemiology & Antimicrobial Stewardship (IDEAS) research group is to perform rigorous clinical and translational research that generates evidence on the prevention and treatment of infections to inform best practices and improve the health of children, families, and communities.

Pediatric IDEAS is a collaborative group of investigators within the Center for Pediatric Clinical Effectiveness (CPCE) at CHOP.

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Our Research

Antimicrobial Stewardship

Influenza Epidemiology

Pediatric Fungal Infections

Healthcare Acquired Infections

Surgical Site Infections

Antimicrobial-associated Acute Kidney Injury

 

Meet the Team

Faculty

Kathleen Chiotos, MDKathleen Chiotos, MD
Attending Physician, Division of Critical Care Medicine 
Assistant Professor of Anesthesiology and Critical Care, Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania


Susan Coffin, MD, MPH
Associate Chief, Division of Infectious Diseases
Professor of Pediatrics, Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania


Kevin Downes, MD
Attending Physician, Division of Infectious Diseases
Instructor of Pediatrics, Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania


Kristen Feemster, MD, MPH, MSHP
Attending Physician, Division of Infectious Diseases
Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania


Brian Fisher, DO, MSCE
Attending Physician, Division of Infectious Diseases
Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania


Jeffrey GerberJeffrey Gerber, MD, PhD, MSCE
Attending Physician, Division of Infectious Diseases
Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania


Theoklis Zaoutis, MD, MSCE
Chief, Division of Infectious Diseases
Professor of Pediatrics, Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania

 

Staff

Craig Boge, MPH
Clinical Research Coordinator

Tevin Carrington
Clinical Research Assistant

Lauren D'Arinzo
Clinical Research Assistant

Nicole Frager, MPH
Clinical Research Coordinator

Despoina Galetaki
Visiting Researcher

Lauren Gianchetti
Clinical Research Assistant

Brittany Haltzman, MS, MPH
Research Associate

Samantha Hanley
Clinical Research Assistant

Erica Hartman, MS
Clinical Research Coordinator

Ellen Kratz
Clinical Research Nurse Coordinator

Areti Kyriakousi, PhD
Clinical Research Assistant

Rasheeda Lawler, BSN, MPH
Clinical Research Nurse Coordinator

Kellie Liston, MSc
Clinical Research Assistant

Muida Menon
Clinical Research Nurse Coordinator

Shawn O’Connor
Administrative Manager

Krisha Patel
Clinical Research Assistant

Anna Sharova, MPH
Clinical Research Coordinator

Sydney Shuster, MPH
Clinical Research Assistant

Julia Szymczak, PhD
Assistant Professor

 

Contact

Contact us at PedsIDEAS@email.chop.edu