74369. Education
Session: Meet-the-Professor Session: Women in ID
Thursday, October 4, 2018: 7:45 AM
Room: S 155
Angela Myers, MD, MPH, FPIDS, Children's Mercy Hospital, Kansas City and University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Medicine, Kansas City, MO

Angela L. Myers MD, MPH is the Interim Division Director of Pediatric Infectious Diseases at Children’s Mercy, Kansas City in Kansas City, Missouri, Associate Fellowship Program Director, and Associate Professor of Pediatrics at the University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Medicine. She is a fellow of the American Academy of Pediatrics and Pediatric Infectious Disease Society (PIDS), and is a member of the Section on Infectious Diseases (SOID) as well as the Infectious Disease Society of America (IDSA). She serves as Chair of the PIDS Training Program Committee and was part of the first cohort to complete the Association of Pediatric Program Directors Leadership in Education and Academic Development (APPD-LEAD) certificate program. She serves on the ABP Infectious Diseases sub-board, and is a writing group member for the revision of the ABP content outline. She completed her undergraduate training along with her medical degree from the University of Missouri- Kansas City in 2001, where she received the Laura L. Backus, M.D., Memorial Award for Excellence in Pediatrics. She completed pediatric residency at Children’s Mercy Hospitals & Clinics in 2004 as well as fellowship in Pediatric Infectious Diseases in 2008, along with a Masters degree in Public Health with honors from the University of Kansas. She joined the faculty at Children’s Mercy Hospital & Clinics in Kansas City, Missouri in March of 2008. Her current research focuses on optimizing laboratory testing for common infectious conditions, as well as implementation strategies to increase HPV vaccine uptake in primary care practices. She is also currently involved in a comparative effectiveness trial to reduce unnecessary antibiotics in the outpatient setting. Finally, she has authored more than 50 peer reviewed papers, 83 abstracts, and 12 book chapters.

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