Erik Dubberke, MD, MSPH is an Associate Professor of Medicine in the Division of Infectious Diseases at Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, MO where he specializes in epidemiology and infectious diseases. His interests include transplant infectious diseases, infections in oncology patients, Clostridium difficile (C. diff.)-associated disease and healthcare epidemiology.
Currently, Dr. Dubberke also holds the positions of Associate Hospital Epidemiologist at Barnes-Jewish Hospital, Medical Director of Infection Control at Missouri Baptist Medical Center, and Director of the Section of Transplant Infectious Diseases at Washington University.
Dr. Dubberke’s experience includes training in infectious diseases and epidemiology, conducting healthcare epidemiology-based research, collaborating with the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) on study design and developing infection surveillance and prevention guidelines, and professional duties as a hospital epidemiologist.
Dr. Dubberke is an active member of the Society for Healthcare Epidemiology of America (SHEA) and the lead author of updating the C. diff. portion of the SHEA Compendium of Strategies to Prevent Healthcare-Associated Infections in Acute Care Hospital. He is on the editorial board of Infection Control and Hospital Epidemiology and has functioned as an ad hoc reviewer for numerous journals, including: Clinical Infectious Diseases, Lancet ID, the Journal of the American Medical Association, and the New England Journal of Medicine.
Dr. Dubberke received a BA in biology from Augustana College, Rock Island, IL and graduated from the University of Illinois at Chicago College of Medicine, Rockford, IL. He received an MSPH from St. Louis University School of Public Health, St. Louis, MO and completed his residency and an infectious diseases fellowship at Washington University School of Medicine, Barnes-Jewish Hospital, St. Louis, MO.