Jason G. Newland, MD, MEd

Professor of Pediatrics, School of Medicine; Medical Director, Antimicrobial Stewardship Program, St. Louis Children’s Hospital

Dr. Newland focuses on the appropriate use of antimicrobials in all settings, including both human and animal health. His primary research focus has been in the dissemination and implementation of Antimicrobial Stewardship Programs for hospitalized children. He is the founder and leader of the SHaring Antimicrobial Reports for Pediatric Stewardship (SHARPS) national collaborative of over 50 children’s hospitals across the United States. Additionally, he is involved with implementing strategies to improve antibiotic use in the ambulatory setting. His advocacy work has been in promoting appropriate antibiotic use in the agriculture industry.

In 2022, the Department of Pediatrics at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis named Newland vice chair of community health and strategic planning. He also treats patients at St. Louis Children’s Hospital and is frequently featured as a health care expert answering viewer questions on KSDK-TV in St. Louis.