Geeta Sood, M.D. ScM, Assistant Professor of medicine and Hospital Epidemiologist at JHBMC, completed medical training, a residency in internal medicine and a fellowship in infectious diseases, at Temple University Medical School.
Dr. Sood previously worked at Albert Einstein Medical Center, a 500-bed community hospital affiliated with Thomas Jefferson University, where she started an antibiotic stewardship program, and was actively involved in medical education as an associate program director for the Internal Medicine Residency Program and a clerkship director for Jefferson medical students. She also served as hospital epidemiologist at Abington Memorial Hospital, a 600-bed community hospital outside of Philadelphia.
She has been the Hospital Epidemiologist at Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center where she led several successful process improvement initiatives resulting in her winning the Armstrong Clinical Excellence Award in Patient Safety in 2015.
She active in the Society for Healthcare Epidemiology and her research interests are in the role of the microbiome in healthcare infections and using big data to predict healthcare-associated infections.