- antimicrobial resistance, community health, emergency, critical & intensive care, global health, infectious disease, interpersonal violence & assault, prevention, trauma & injury prevention
Kristen Mueller, MD is an Assistant Professor in Emergency Medicine at Washington University in St. Louis School of Medicine. She is also the co-director of emergency medicine resident research at Washington University School of Medicine, and a Faculty Scholar in the Institute of Public Health. She completing a one-year Emerging Infectious Disease Laboratory Training Fellowship at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, she attended medical school at the Medical College of Wisconsin and completed her emergency medicine residency training at Washington University School of Medicine. In her current work, Dr. Mueller is an active member of the Washington University Gun Violence Initiative and is engaged in research on firearm violence and injury prevention. Dr. Mueller is the physician liaison to the newly launched St. Louis Area Hospital-Based Violence Intervention Program, Life Outside Violence. She was recently awarded a 2-year career development grant by the Emergency Medicine Foundation in partnership with AFFIRM to study firearm injuries and recidivism at St. Louis level I trauma hospitals.