Carey-Ann D. Burnham, PhD

Associate Professor of Pathology & Immunology, and Pediatrics, School of Medicine
Keywords:
antimicrobial resistance, diagnostics, healthcare-associated infections, infectious disease, staphylococcal infections

Dr. Burnham’s research has focused on improvement of diagnostic methods for clinical microbiology. She is interested in antimicrobial resistance, with a focus on the transmission and epidemiology of multidrug resistant organisms (MDROs); Burnham has conducted collaborative research on Clostridium difficile and methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus. She is also a board-certified medical microbiologist and is the medical director of the Clinical Microbiology Laboratory for Barnes-Jewish Hospital, and the program director for Washington University in St. Louis’ CPEP accredited Fellowship in Medical and Public Health Microbiology.