Erica Shenoy, MD, PhD

Associate Chief, Infection Control Unit, MGH; Assistant Professor, HMS

Dr. Shenoy is an infectious disease physician at Massachusetts General Hospital, where she serves as Associate Chief of the Infection Control Unit. She is an Assistant Professor of Medicine at Harvard Medical School. Dr. Shenoy received her BA in Molecular Biology from Princeton University, her MD from Harvard Medical School and PhD in Health Policy with a focus on Economics from Harvard University. She completed her internship and residency, and fellowship in Infectious Diseases at MGH. Her research has evaluated the clinical, operational and economic impact of competing infection control strategies for methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) and vancomycin-resistant Enterococcus (VRE) through clinical research and mathematical modeling and leveraging electronic health records for infection control surveillance. She collaborates with experts in machine learning on developing real-time risk prediction models for Clostridium difficile infection. She leads multidisciplinary efforts at MGH to reduce hospital acquired infections including Catheter-Associated Urinary Tract Infections (CAUTIs), surgical site infections, and to reduce the transmission of resistant organisms and serves as Medical Director of the MGH Ebola and Other Special Pathogens Treatment Center.

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