Robert Duncan, MD, MPH

Dr. Robert Duncan is Hospital Epidemiologist and Director of Infection Prevention & Control at Lahey Hospital & Medical Center in Burlington, MA and Associate Professor of Medicine at Tufts Medical School in Boston.

He received a BA from Wesleyan University, an MPH (Infectious Disease Epidemiology) from Yale University, and an MD from the University of Connecticut, followed by residency training at New England Deaconess Hospital and an Infectious Diseases fellowship at the Boston City, Boston University, and Boston VA hospitals.

He has been a Senior Staff Physician in Infectious Diseases at Lahey Clinic since 1993 and Hospital Epidemiologist since 1999.

His clinical and research interests include antimicrobial resistance and stewardship, healthcare-associated infections, and the role of staffing in infection prevention.