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Shira Doron , M.D.

Attending Physician; Hospital Epidemiologist, Tufts Medical Center, Chief Infection Control Officer, Tufts Medicine, Professor of Medicine, Tufts University School of Medicine


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Shira Doron is currently the Hospital Epidemiologist at Tufts Medical Center and the Chief Infection Control Officer at Tufts Medicine. She is Professor of Medicine at Tufts University School of Medicine. Dr. Doron is board certified in infectious diseases.

Dr. Doron is a graduate of the George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences. She completed an internship in internal medicine at the University of California, San Diego, and residency at the George Washington University Hospital. She completed her fellowship training in Infectious Diseases at Tufts Medical Center, along with a Master’s Degree in Clinical Research at the Sackler School of Graduate Biomedical Sciences at Tufts University. Her research interests include antimicrobial resistance, antimicrobial stewardship, and hospital acquired infections.

Dr. Doron is known locally and nationally for her expertise in antimicrobial stewardship and infection control. She has held contracts with the Massachusetts Department of Public Health, funded by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, to support healthcare facilities throughout the region in their efforts to improve their stewardship and infection control initiatives. She is a past chair of the Infectious Diseases Society of America’s Antimicrobial Stewardship Centers of Excellence subcommittee and a member of the Infectious Diseases Society of America's Practice and Quality Committee. She served on Governor Charlie Baker's medical advisory board during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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