Dr. Erik R. Dubberke, MD, MSPH

Dr. Dubberke is an Associate Professor of Medicine at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis, where he has been a faculty member in the Division of Infectious Diseases since 2005. He is an Associate Hospital Epidemiologist at Barnes-Jewish Hospital, Medical Director of Infection Control at Missouri Baptist Medical Center, and is the Director of the Section of Transplant Infectious Diseases at Washington University.

He attended medical school at University of Illinois at Chicago, and did his medicine and infectious diseases training at Barnes-Jewish Hospital/Washington University. He received a Master’s of Science in Public Health from St. Louis University.

Dr. Dubberke has been an active SHEA member since 2005, when he received the SHEA Trainee Award. He was a member of the annual meeting planning committee from 2007 through 2011, and assistant in the planning of, and reviewed abstracts for, ID Week in 2012. He was also the chair of the awards committee from 2008 through 2013.

His main research interests are in the in epidemiology, diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of Clostridium difficile infection (CDI). He assisted in writing the CDI component of the SHEA compendium, as well as the ongoing updates of the compendium. He has also represented SHEA as a Key Informant for the AHRQ Evidence-based Practice Center C. difficile review and at the Department of Health and Human Services Road Map to Eliminate HAI 2013 Action Plan Conference.