Jason G. Newland, MD, MEd

Professor, Pediatrics, School of Medicine; Medical Director, Antimicrobial Stewardship Program, St. Louis Children’s Hospital
Keywords:
antimicrobial resistance, children & adolescents, comparative-effectiveness research, dissemination & implementation research, evidence-based practice, global health, infectious disease

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.