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Department of Pediatrics

Department of Pediatrics

Pediatric infectious disease research

Faculty

Dean Blumberg, M.D.

Dr. Blumberg conducts research relating to the prevention of infections such as clinical studies involving childhood vaccines and infection control.

Jean Wiedeman, M.D., Ph.D.

Dr. Wiedeman studies Chlamydia pneumoniae and human cytomegalovirus (CMV). Currently she is assessing the effects of cigarette smoke exposure on atherosclerosis (Chlamydia) and on the congenital transmission of CMV.