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Rana Hamdy, MD, MPH

Infectious Disease Specialist
Bio

Biography

Dr. Hamdy completed her pediatric residency at The Johns Hopkins Hospital and her pediatric infectious diseases fellowship at The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia. She received her medical degree from Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, her masters in public health degree from Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, and her masters in clinical epidemiology degree from the University of Pennsylvania Center for Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics.

Her clinical expertise and interests focus on the epidemiology of antibiotic-resistant infections and of antibiotic use in children. She serves as the Director of the Children's National Antimicrobial Stewardship Program, whose goal is to improve antibiotic prescribing practices in order to improve clinical outcomes while limiting the emergence of antimicrobial resistance.

In her free time, Dr. Hamdy enjoys cooking, swimming, and exploring the outdoors with her family.

Education & Training

Education & Training

  • MS, 2016
    University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine
  • Fellowship Program, Pediatric Infectious Diseases, 2016
    Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
  • Residency Program, Pediatrics, 2010
    Johns Hopkins Hospital
  • Internship Program, Pediatrics, 2008
    Johns Hopkins Hospital
  • MD, 2007
    Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
  • MPH, 2006
    Johns Hopkins School of Public Health
  • BA, 2002
    Johns Hopkins University
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