Dr. Jacques Grosset is a Visiting Professor of Medicine in the Infectious Diseases Department. He studies methods to improve the control of tuberculosis, mainly by improving the treatment of tuberculosis and preventing the development of drug resistance.
Dr. Grosset holds a baccalaureate degree from Lille University in France and a medical studies degree from the Lille University Faculty of Medicine. He received his medical degree from Paris University and completed an internal medicine residency at the Foundation Sanatorium Etudiants de France. He has held faculty positions at the Pasteur Institute in France and Algeria and the Faculty of Medicine Pitié-Salpêtrière before joining the Johns Hopkins faculty in 2001. He is a member of the American Society of Microbiology, the International Union against Tuberculosis and Lung Disease, the International Leprosy Association, the Societe Francaise de microbiologie and the Societe Francaise de la tuberculose et des Maladies Respiratoires. His work has been recognized with a Laureate of National Academy of Medicine, Paris, Prix Berthe PEAN Award in 1966 and a Gardner Middlebrook Award in 2002.