855. Do Antifungals Work in a Persistently Neutropenic Patient? YES
Session: Symposium: Great Debates in Mycology
Saturday, October 22, 2011: 11:15 AM
Room: 205ABC

Kieren A. Marr, MD, Medicine & Oncology, The Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, MD; Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD

Kieren A. Marr received a medical degree from Hahnemann University School of Medicine in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Her advanced training included an internship and residency in internal medicine at Duke University School of Medicine, where she also served as Assistant Chief Resident, and a fellowship in infectious diseases at the University of Washington and Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center in Seattle, Washington. She was faculty at UW / FHCRC for ten years prior to moving to Oregon Health and Science University, where she directed the Program in Transplant ID and the ID Clinical Research Center prior to relocating to Johns Hopkins University in 2008, where she is currently a Professor of Medicine, Oncology, and Business, and where she directs the Transplant and Oncology Infectious Diseases Program. Dr. Marr holds membership in the Infectious Disease Society of America, International Society for Human and Animal Mycology, American Society of Transplantation, and several other professional societies. She serves on the editorial boards for Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy, Clinical Microbiology Reviews, Virulence, and is a section editor for Up to Date in Infectious Diseases. Dr. Marr serves on several committees and advisory bodies, including advisory boards for treatment guidelines published by IDSA, the American Thoracic Society, the American Society for Blood and Marrow Transplantation, the National Comprehensive Cancer Network, and the American Society of Clinical Oncology. Dr. Marr is well published, with articles in journals that include the New England Journal of Medicine, Blood, and J Immunology. She has written chapters in several books and served as Editor for the book Diagnosis of Fungal Infections and Section Editor for Infectious Diseases (Cohen and Powderly, 3rd edition). Active in research and training, Dr. Marr has served as the principal investigator for several federally and commercially supported studies. She has won numerous awards, most recently, membership to the American Society for Clinical Investigation.

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