Flu Experts at Johns Hopkins Medicine

10/02/2019

As the 2019–20 flu season gets underway, Johns Hopkins Medicine experts will be available throughout the season to talk with your newsroom about the epidemiology of this year’s virus, as well as provide important information about this year’s vaccine. Flu cases have already begun to appear in the U.S. Flu activity tends to increase in October and can run as late as May.
 

Experts:

General Flu/Infection Control

Areas of expertise: Flu and other infectious diseases in adults; protecting patients and hospital staff from outbreaks of illness; epidemiology and infectious disease identification and monitoring

Paul Auwaerter, M.D., M.B.A.
Clinical Director, Division of Infectious Diseases, The Johns Hopkins Hospital
Professor of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine

M. Valeria Fabre, M.D.
Assistant Professor of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
Infectious Diseases Physician, The Johns Hopkins Hospital

Lisa Maragakis, M.D., M.P.H.
Senior Director of Infection Prevention, The Johns Hopkins Health System
Associate Professor of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine

Clare Rock, M.B.B.Ch.
Associate Hospital Epidemiologist, The Johns Hopkins Hospital
Assistant Professor of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine

The Flu and Children (Pediatrics)/Infection Control
Areas of expertise: Flu and other infectious diseases in children

Aaron Milstone, M.D., M.H.S.
Associate Hospital Epidemiologist, The Johns Hopkins Hospital
Professor of Pediatrics, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine

Anna Sick-Samuels, M.D., M.P.H.
Instructor of Pediatrics, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
Pediatric Infectious Diseases Physician, The Johns Hopkins Hospital


To schedule an interview with one of the experts above, please contact Kim Polyniak, senior communications specialist, public relations and corporate communications, Johns Hopkins Medicine: 443-287-8589, 443-510-5807 (cell), or kpolyni1@jhmi.edu.


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