Dr. Sandora is an Associate Professor of Pediatrics at Harvard Medical School and an attending in pediatric infectious diseases at Boston Children’s Hospital, where he has served as the Hospital Epidemiologist and Medical Director of Infection Prevention and Control since 2005.

Dr. Sandora conducted several randomized controlled trials of hand hygiene interventions to reduce the transmission of viral infections among children and their families in childcare and school settings. His current research interests focus on healthcare-associated infections in children, including epidemiology and management of pediatric Clostridium difficile infection and central line-associated bloodstream infections. He is a co-author of the SHEA Compendium for each of these topics, as well as for the forthcoming update of the IDSA-SHEA Clinical Practice Guidelines for Clostridium difficile infection in adults and children.

In 2012 Dr. Sandora received the SHEA Pediatric Investigator Award. He has served as the steering committee chair for the Pediatric Leadership Council of SHEA, and as a member of the SHEA Education Committee. He also holds several leadership roles in medical education and is the recipient of teaching awards at Harvard Medical School and Boston Children’s Hospital. He served as a course director for the SHEA Primer on Healthcare Epidemiology, Infection Control, & Antimicrobial Stewardship online course. Dr. Sandora will be serving as Vice Chair of the Planning Committee for the SHEA Spring 2019 conference.