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James P. Nataro, MD, PhD, MBA, FAAP, is the chairman of the Department of Pediatrics.
In Chile, a Special Honor for Our James P. Nataro
November 16, 2018

Our Dr. James P. Nataro was honored in Chile this week for his work battling infectious diseases in Latin America. ALAM 2018, the 24th Latin American Congress of Microbiogy, held a special symposium in his honor. It's a well-deserved recognition, considering his many years of work on serious bacterial infections…

Bill Petri
Antibiotics Make You Susceptible to Illness
August 31, 2017

Antibiotics are one of the most important items in the doctor's medical bag. They're vital for beating back potentially deadly infections. But they can also make you susceptible to disease, new research from our Bill Petri suggests. Petri and colleagues, including Koji Watanabe, found that antibiotic use interfered with an…