Erik R. Dubberke, MD, MSPH

Erik R. Dubberke, MD, MSPH

Professor of Medicine, Division of Infectious Diseases, School of Medicine

Erik Dubberke is the clinical director of the Transplant Infectious Diseases consult service, and is an associate hospital epidemiologist at Barnes-Jewish Hospital and medical director of infection prevention and control at Missouri Baptist Medical Center. He is co-chair of the Society for Healthcare Epidemiology of America (SHEA) Prevention Course in Healthcare-Associated Infection Knowledge and Control (Prevention CHKC) program.

Dr. Dubberke specializes in clinical and translational infectious diseases, with a focus on transplant infectious diseases, hospital epidemiology, and Clostridioides difficile infection (CDI). His lab specializes in isolation of C. difficile and antibiotic resistant enteric organisms, which creates the bridge between clinical research design and basic science discovery through collaborations with Carey-Ann Burnham, PhD, and Gautam Dantas, PhD. Dr. Dubberke attends on the transplant infectious diseases service teaching fellows, residents, and students. He also sees patients in the outpatient ID clinic, with a focus on recurrent CDI.

He is currently mentoring, and has successfully mentored, post-doctoral and PhD candidates, fellows, and residents in transplant infectious disease and clinical and translational research.