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Maria Valeria Fabre, M.D.

Maria Valeria Fabre, M.D.

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  • Associate Professor of Medicine

Languages: English, Spanish

Research Interests

Antimicrobial Stewardship; Diagnostic Stewardship


Dr. Valeria Fabre is an Assistant Professor of Medicine at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. Her area of clinical expertise is infectious diseases. She is the Associate Medical Director of the Antimicrobial Stewardship Program and an Associate Hospital Epidemiologist at the Johns Hopkins Hospital.

She received her M.D. from Universidad de Buenos Aires - Argentina and performed a fellowship in infectious diseases at Johns Hopkins University. more


  • Associate Professor of Medicine

Departments / Divisions



  • MD; Universidad de Buenos Aires (2005)


  • Internal Medicine; Memorial Hospital of Rhode Island (2012)


  • Infectious Diseases; Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine (2014)

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Internal Medicine (Infectious Disease) (2014)
  • American Board of Internal Medicine (Internal Medicine) (2012)

Research & Publications

Research Summary

Dr. Fabre's research focuses on development of new strategies to optimize antimicrobials and microbiologic diagnostic tests in hospitalized patients.

Selected Publications

Fabre V, Ferrada M, Buckley W, Avdic E, Cosgrove S. E. Ceftaroline in combination with trimethoprim-sulfamethoxazole for salvage therapy of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus bacteremia and endocarditis (MRSABIE). Open Forum Infectious Diseases, 2014 July; 1(2)

Fabre V, Shoham S, Page K, Shah M. High proportion of indeterminate QuantiFERON-TB Gold In-Tube results in an inpatient population are related to host factors and pre-analytical steps. Open Forum Infectious Diseases, 2014 Sep; 1(2)

Fabre V, Sharara SL, Salinas AB, Carroll KC, Desai S, Cosgrove SE. Does This Patient Need Blood Cultures? A Scoping Review of Indications for Blood Cultures in Adult Nonneutropenic Inpatients. Clin Infect Dis. 2020 Aug 22;71(5):1339-1347. doi: 10.1093/cid/ciaa039. PubMed PMID: 31942949

Fabre V, Amoah J, Cosgrove SE, Tamma PD. Antibiotic Therapy for Pseudomonas aeruginosa Bloodstream Infections: How Long Is Long Enough?. Clin Infect Dis. 2019 Nov 13;69(11):2011-2014. doi: 10.1093/cid/ciz223. PubMed PMID: 30882137; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC7320076

Monsees EA, Tamma PD, Cosgrove SE, Miller MA, Fabre V. Integrating bedside nurses into antibiotic stewardship: A practical approach. Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2019 May;40(5):579-584. doi: 10.1017/ice.2018.362. Epub 2019 Feb 21. Review. PubMed PMID: 30786944

Contact for Research Inquiries

600 N Wolfe Street
Osler 425
Baltimore, MD 21287 map

Activities & Honors


  • Infectious Diseases Society of America
  • SHEA
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