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Madan Kumar

TitleAssistant Professor
InstitutionUniversity of Chicago
DepartmentPediatrics-Infectious Diseases
AddressChicago IL 60637
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    Dr. Madan Kumar is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Pediatrics, Section of Infectious Diseases. He currently serves as the Director for the pediatric antimicrobial stewardship service. This collaborative, interdisciplinary service targets improving drug selection, slowing the emergence of antimicrobial resistance, reducing antibiotic expenditures, and improving patient outcomes at UChicago Medicine’s Comer Children’s Hospital.
    Dr. Kumar’s primary clinical and academic interests focus on acute and chronic infections in immunocompromised hosts including opportunistic fungal infections. Additionally, he is dedicated to medical education and serves as the Associate Fellowship Director for the Pediatric Infectious Diseases training program.
    Dr. Kumar completed his medical training at Touro College of Medicine in New York City, pediatric residency at Pennsylvania State University, and infectious diseases fellowship at Children’s National Medical Center.

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    Children's National Medical Center, Washington DC06/2018Fellowship, Pediatric Infectious Diseases
    Pennsylvania State University, Hershey PA06/2015Residency, Pediatrics
    Touro College Of Medicine, New York NYD.O.06/2012DO
    Pennsylvania State University, State College PABS05/2008Science
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    Fellow, American Acadamy of Pediatrics
    Member, PIDS Clinical Affairs Committee
    2018 - 2019Comer Development Board Grant, UChicago
    Member, PIDS Transplant ID Committee

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    1. Kumar M, Jantausch B, Torres C, Campos J, Zelazny A. Central Line-Associated Mucor velutinosus Bloodstream Infection in an Immunocompetent Pediatric Patient. J Pediatric Infect Dis Soc. 2018 May 15; 7(2):e55-e57. PMID: 29373689.
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