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Carey-Ann Burnham, PhD

Professor, Pathology & Immunology, Molecular Microbiology, Pediatrics, and Medicine / Vice Chair, Faculty Mentoring & Advancement / Medical Director, Microbiology

Washington University School of Medicine / Barnes Jewish Hospital

Carey-Ann Burnham completed her doctorate in medical sciences at the University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada, and her fellowship training in clinical microbiology at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis. Currently, Dr. Burnham is a professor of pathology and immunology, pediatrics, molecular microbiology and medicine and vice chair for faculty mentoring/advancement at Washington University School of Medicine. She is also the medical director of the system clinical microbiology laboratory at Barnes-Jewish Hospital and the program director for the Medical and Public Health Microbiology Fellowship at Washington University. In 2020, Dr. Burnham received the prestigious ASM Award for Research and Leadership in Microbiology. She has published more than 200 articles in the areas of diagnostic and clinical microbiology.

Sessions

The COVID-19 Pandemic Through the Lens of the Laboratory

Presented by Allison R. McMullen, PhD, Carey-Ann Burnham, PhD at 10:00 AM on Wednesday, March 24th.

The COVID-19 pandemic has brought many challenges to the healthcare system. The pandemic highlighted the importance of laboratory testing, not only to clinicians but to others inside and outside of the hospital. This session will focus on the experiences of the lab through the eyes of two clinical microbiology laboratory directors. They will discuss the…