Dr. Aaron M. Milstone is a professor of pediatrics at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. He holds a joint appointment in Epidemiology at the Bloomberg School of Public Health.
A pediatric epidemiologist, Dr. Milstone specializes in treating infectious diseases in children. He serves as an associate hospital epidemiologist at The Johns Hopkins Hospital and the pediatric lead for infection prevention for the Johns Hopkins Health System.
Dr. Milstone earned his medical degree from Yale University School of Medicine. He completed both a pediatrics residency and a research fellowship in pediatric infectious diseases at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia. He also completed a pediatric infectious diseases fellowship at Johns Hopkins. He holds a M.H.S. (Graduate Training Program in Clinical Investigation) from the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health and Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. Dr. Milstone joined the Johns Hopkins faculty in 2007.
His research interests focus on antibiotic resistance and prevention of healthcare-associated infections. He had led numerous clinical trials including the Pediatric SCRUB Trial and TREAT PARENTS Trial testing strategies to prevent organism transmission and healthcare-associated infections. He is principal investigator of the BrighT STAR Collaborative, guiding hospitals nationwide to reduce over-testing as a strategy to reduce antibiotic use and resistance.
Dr. Milstone is a fellow of the American Academy of Pediatrics, the Infectious Diseases Society of America, the Pediatric Infectious Diseases Society, and the Society for Healthcare Epidemiology of America. His many other professional honors include the Pediatric Infectious Diseases Society’s 2014 Young Investigator Award, the inaugural 2013 Caroline B. Hall Clinical Innovation Award, and the Society for Healthcare Epidemiology of America 2018 Mentor Scholar Award.