Victoria J. Fraser, MD, FACP

Past Lectureship Winner
Victoria J. Fraser, MD, FACP is the Co-Director Infectious Diseases Division at Washington University School of Medicine and a J. William Campbell Professor of Medicine. Dr. Fraser is the 2011 SHEA Lectureship Recipient. She served as SHEA President in 2007, and has also been the recipient of the Mentor Scholar Award (2009) and Investigator Award (2001).

Dr. Fraser joined the Infectious Disease Division at WUSM in 1991. She received her MD from the University of Missouri in Columbia, Missouri. She was an Internal Medicine resident and chief resident at the University of Colorado. She did her fellowship in Infectious Disease at Washington University School of Medicine and Barnes-Jewish Hospital. The major focus of Dr. Fraser's current research is the prevention of healthcare-associated infections and patient safety, specifically surgical site infections, bloodstream infections, and ventilator-associated pneumonia, as well as recent study in the epidemiology of medical errors.