Susan Anne Tuddenham, M.D., M.P.H.

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  • Associate Professor of Medicine

Research Interests

Sexually transmitted diseases


Dr. Susan Tuddenham is an associate professor of medicine at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. 

She received her M.P.H. from the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health and her M.D. from the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA. She completed her residency in internal medicine and her fellowship in infectious diseases at the Johns Hopkins Hospital.

Her research interests are in sexually transmitted infections, HIV, and the human microbiome in the context of infectious diseases.

Her outpatient clinical practice focuses on recurrent vaginitis (including Bacterial Vaginosis and Vulvovaginal Candidiasis), Sexually Transmitted Infections, and recurrent Urinary Tract Infections in women. more


  • Associate Professor of Medicine
  • Associate Professor of Gynecology and Obstetrics

Departments / Divisions



  • MD; David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA (2010)


  • Internal Medicine; Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine (2013)


  • Infectious Diseases; Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine (2016)

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Internal Medicine (Internal Medicine) (2013)

Research & Publications

Selected Publications

Tuddenham S, Ghanem KG. “Ocular syphilis: opportunities to address important unanswered questions.” Sex Transm Infect. 2016 Apr 26. doi: 10.1136/sextrans-2016-052570

Tuddenham S, Katz SS, Ghanem KG. Syphilis Laboratory Guidelines: Performance Characteristics of Nontreponemal Antibody Tests. Clin Infect Dis. 2020 Jun 24;71(Suppl 1):S21-S42. doi: 10.1093/cid/ciaa306. PMID: 32578862; PMCID: PMC7312285

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