121. Hot Issues in Pediatric Infectious Diseases
Session: Symposium: Hot Topics in Pediatric Infectious Diseases
Friday, October 21, 2011: 9:45 AM
Room: 210ABC


Charles Prober, MD, FIDSA, Stanford University Medical Center, Stanford, CA

Charles Prober, MD is the Senior Associate Dean for Medical Education at Stanford School of Medicine. He is a Professor of Pediatrics, Microbiology and Immunology and Co-Director of the Stanford Center for Clinical and Translational Education and Research. He is an expert in pediatric infectious diseases with an academic career focused on the epidemiology, pathophysiology, prevention, and treatment of infections in children. Much of his research has focused on viral infections, especially those caused by herpes simplex virus (HSV). He has conducted a number of seminal studies concerned with the epidemiology of HSV-2 infections in pregnant women, their partners, and neonates as well as investigations of the immunologic response to HSV infections. Antiviral therapy is another area of specific expertise. Dr. Prober has published over 120 peer-reviewed articles and is an editor of Principles and Practice of Pediatric Infectious Diseases, one of the major textbooks in the field of pediatric infectious diseases. Dr. Prober has been involved in medical education throughout his career. He has directed a number of undergraduate and graduate student courses in the classroom and at the bedside, has served as Associate Chair for Education for the Department of Pediatrics at Stanford, and now oversees undergraduate, graduate, and postgraduate medical education at Stanford School of Medicine. He has been the recipient of a number of teaching awards at the University of Toronto and at Stanford University.



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