In The News: CDC Issues Parechovirus Warning – Here’s What PeV Can Look Like in Infants

Jun. 8, 2022

President’s Letter from Dr. C. Buddy Creech – Goals For PIDS; Goals With PIDS

As we head into summer, I’m asking each of us to think about our goals for PIDS this year. My hope is that by intentionally crafting both a shared vision…

Jun. 8, 2022

In The News: Antibiotic Resistance Could Be a Top Cause of Death by 2050, Experts Say

Medpage Today reports on an expert panel recently asserting antibiotic resistance will be an expanding threat over time. Bacteria evolving beyond the efficacy of antibiotics, according to the CDC, has…

Jun. 8, 2022

In The News – Inappropriate Antibiotics for Nonhospitalized Kids Cost US at Least $74 Million

Reporting on a study from Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis and The Pew Charitable Trusts, Medical Xpress shares the cost of inappropriately prescribed antibiotics to children cost…

May. 18, 2022

Member Spotlight: Gabriela Maron

Gabriela Maron, MD, MS, is an Associate Member of the Infectious Diseases Department at St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital and Assistant Professor of Pediatrics at the University of Tennessee Health…

May. 18, 2022

In The News: As Mysterious Child Hepatitis Cases Swell, Scientists Study Symptoms and Causes

NBC News reports the European Center for Disease Prevention and Control announced the worldwide number of mysterious pediatric hepatitis cases has reached 450 in total from 25 different countries. The…

May. 18, 2022

In The News: Hospitals Can Reduce Antibiotic Overuse By Avoiding Unnecessary Blood Draws in Critically Ill Children, Study Shows

Medical Xpress covers a report by researchers at Johns Hopkins Children’s Center and elsewhere on the practice of blood draws on PICU patients with fevers and fears of sepsis. To…

May. 18, 2022

PIDS Foundation News: Roberto Santos (Recipient)

Roberto P. Santos is a professor of pediatrics at the University of Mississippi Medical Center and an attending pediatric infectious diseases physician at the Children’s of Mississippi. He currently heads…

May. 9, 2022

PIDS Joins Onto Policy Brief for Developing Diverse Child Health Researchers

PIDS was one of 20 organizations to sign on to the Council of Pediatric Subspecialties (CoPS) policy brief concerning Legislative Priorities for Developing the Next Generation of Diverse Child Health…

President’s Letter from Dr. C. Buddy Creech – “Putting Our Money Where Our Mouths Are” and Other Idioms

I’ve always had a soft spot for idioms and maxims. My dad’s go-to phrase was “well, if a frog had wings, it wouldn’t bump its butt every time it hopped.”…

May. 4, 2022

In The News: Measles Cases Jump 79% in 2022 After COVID Hit Vaccination Campaigns

In a story by Reuters, data from UNICEF and WHO show cases of measles jumped 79% in the first two months of 2022 compared to 2021. Reported cases for January…

May. 4, 2022

In The News: FDA Approves Remdesivir to Treat Young Children with COVID-19

CNN reports on the FDA announcement concerning the COVID-19 drug remdesivir and its expanded approval to children younger than 12. Sold under the name Veklury, the drug had been approved…

Apr. 26, 2022

PIDS Joins IDSA, HIVMA, SHEA and SIDP in Letter Urging COVID-19 Supplemental Funding Bill

Dear Majority Leader Schumer, Minority Leader McConnell, Speaker Pelosi and Minority Leader McCarthy: On behalf of the Infectious Diseases Society of America (IDSA), HIV Medicine Association (HIVMA), Society for Healthcare…

In The News: Sharp Drop in Childhood Vaccinations Threatens Millions of Lives

Jun. 8, 2022

President’s Letter from Dr. C. Buddy Creech – Goals For PIDS; Goals With PIDS

As we head into summer, I’m asking each of us to think about our goals for PIDS this year. My hope is that by intentionally crafting both a shared vision…

Jun. 8, 2022

In The News: Antibiotic Resistance Could Be a Top Cause of Death by 2050, Experts Say

Medpage Today reports on an expert panel recently asserting antibiotic resistance will be an expanding threat over time. Bacteria evolving beyond the efficacy of antibiotics, according to the CDC, has…

Jun. 8, 2022

In The News – Inappropriate Antibiotics for Nonhospitalized Kids Cost US at Least $74 Million

Reporting on a study from Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis and The Pew Charitable Trusts, Medical Xpress shares the cost of inappropriately prescribed antibiotics to children cost…

May. 18, 2022

Member Spotlight: Gabriela Maron

Gabriela Maron, MD, MS, is an Associate Member of the Infectious Diseases Department at St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital and Assistant Professor of Pediatrics at the University of Tennessee Health…

May. 18, 2022

In The News: As Mysterious Child Hepatitis Cases Swell, Scientists Study Symptoms and Causes

NBC News reports the European Center for Disease Prevention and Control announced the worldwide number of mysterious pediatric hepatitis cases has reached 450 in total from 25 different countries. The…

May. 18, 2022

In The News: Hospitals Can Reduce Antibiotic Overuse By Avoiding Unnecessary Blood Draws in Critically Ill Children, Study Shows

Medical Xpress covers a report by researchers at Johns Hopkins Children’s Center and elsewhere on the practice of blood draws on PICU patients with fevers and fears of sepsis. To…

May. 18, 2022

PIDS Foundation News: Roberto Santos (Recipient)

Roberto P. Santos is a professor of pediatrics at the University of Mississippi Medical Center and an attending pediatric infectious diseases physician at the Children’s of Mississippi. He currently heads…

May. 9, 2022

PIDS Joins Onto Policy Brief for Developing Diverse Child Health Researchers

PIDS was one of 20 organizations to sign on to the Council of Pediatric Subspecialties (CoPS) policy brief concerning Legislative Priorities for Developing the Next Generation of Diverse Child Health…

President’s Letter from Dr. C. Buddy Creech – “Putting Our Money Where Our Mouths Are” and Other Idioms

I’ve always had a soft spot for idioms and maxims. My dad’s go-to phrase was “well, if a frog had wings, it wouldn’t bump its butt every time it hopped.”…

May. 4, 2022

In The News: Measles Cases Jump 79% in 2022 After COVID Hit Vaccination Campaigns

In a story by Reuters, data from UNICEF and WHO show cases of measles jumped 79% in the first two months of 2022 compared to 2021. Reported cases for January…

May. 4, 2022

In The News: FDA Approves Remdesivir to Treat Young Children with COVID-19

CNN reports on the FDA announcement concerning the COVID-19 drug remdesivir and its expanded approval to children younger than 12. Sold under the name Veklury, the drug had been approved…

Apr. 26, 2022

PIDS Joins IDSA, HIVMA, SHEA and SIDP in Letter Urging COVID-19 Supplemental Funding Bill

Dear Majority Leader Schumer, Minority Leader McConnell, Speaker Pelosi and Minority Leader McCarthy: On behalf of the Infectious Diseases Society of America (IDSA), HIV Medicine Association (HIVMA), Society for Healthcare…

PIDS Foundation News: Matthew Vogt (Recipient)

Jun. 8, 2022

President’s Letter from Dr. C. Buddy Creech – Goals For PIDS; Goals With PIDS

As we head into summer, I’m asking each of us to think about our goals for PIDS this year. My hope is that by intentionally crafting both a shared vision…

Jun. 8, 2022

In The News: Antibiotic Resistance Could Be a Top Cause of Death by 2050, Experts Say

Medpage Today reports on an expert panel recently asserting antibiotic resistance will be an expanding threat over time. Bacteria evolving beyond the efficacy of antibiotics, according to the CDC, has…

Jun. 8, 2022

In The News – Inappropriate Antibiotics for Nonhospitalized Kids Cost US at Least $74 Million

Reporting on a study from Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis and The Pew Charitable Trusts, Medical Xpress shares the cost of inappropriately prescribed antibiotics to children cost…

May. 18, 2022

Member Spotlight: Gabriela Maron

Gabriela Maron, MD, MS, is an Associate Member of the Infectious Diseases Department at St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital and Assistant Professor of Pediatrics at the University of Tennessee Health…

May. 18, 2022

In The News: As Mysterious Child Hepatitis Cases Swell, Scientists Study Symptoms and Causes

NBC News reports the European Center for Disease Prevention and Control announced the worldwide number of mysterious pediatric hepatitis cases has reached 450 in total from 25 different countries. The…

May. 18, 2022

In The News: Hospitals Can Reduce Antibiotic Overuse By Avoiding Unnecessary Blood Draws in Critically Ill Children, Study Shows

Medical Xpress covers a report by researchers at Johns Hopkins Children’s Center and elsewhere on the practice of blood draws on PICU patients with fevers and fears of sepsis. To…

May. 18, 2022

PIDS Foundation News: Roberto Santos (Recipient)

Roberto P. Santos is a professor of pediatrics at the University of Mississippi Medical Center and an attending pediatric infectious diseases physician at the Children’s of Mississippi. He currently heads…

May. 9, 2022

PIDS Joins Onto Policy Brief for Developing Diverse Child Health Researchers

PIDS was one of 20 organizations to sign on to the Council of Pediatric Subspecialties (CoPS) policy brief concerning Legislative Priorities for Developing the Next Generation of Diverse Child Health…

President’s Letter from Dr. C. Buddy Creech – “Putting Our Money Where Our Mouths Are” and Other Idioms

I’ve always had a soft spot for idioms and maxims. My dad’s go-to phrase was “well, if a frog had wings, it wouldn’t bump its butt every time it hopped.”…

May. 4, 2022

In The News: Measles Cases Jump 79% in 2022 After COVID Hit Vaccination Campaigns

In a story by Reuters, data from UNICEF and WHO show cases of measles jumped 79% in the first two months of 2022 compared to 2021. Reported cases for January…

May. 4, 2022

In The News: FDA Approves Remdesivir to Treat Young Children with COVID-19

CNN reports on the FDA announcement concerning the COVID-19 drug remdesivir and its expanded approval to children younger than 12. Sold under the name Veklury, the drug had been approved…

Apr. 26, 2022

PIDS Joins IDSA, HIVMA, SHEA and SIDP in Letter Urging COVID-19 Supplemental Funding Bill

Dear Majority Leader Schumer, Minority Leader McConnell, Speaker Pelosi and Minority Leader McCarthy: On behalf of the Infectious Diseases Society of America (IDSA), HIV Medicine Association (HIVMA), Society for Healthcare…

President’s Letter from C. Buddy Creech – Welcoming Pediatric ID Fellows

Jun. 8, 2022

President’s Letter from Dr. C. Buddy Creech – Goals For PIDS; Goals With PIDS

As we head into summer, I’m asking each of us to think about our goals for PIDS this year. My hope is that by intentionally crafting both a shared vision…

Jun. 8, 2022

In The News: Antibiotic Resistance Could Be a Top Cause of Death by 2050, Experts Say

Medpage Today reports on an expert panel recently asserting antibiotic resistance will be an expanding threat over time. Bacteria evolving beyond the efficacy of antibiotics, according to the CDC, has…

Jun. 8, 2022

In The News – Inappropriate Antibiotics for Nonhospitalized Kids Cost US at Least $74 Million

Reporting on a study from Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis and The Pew Charitable Trusts, Medical Xpress shares the cost of inappropriately prescribed antibiotics to children cost…

May. 18, 2022

Member Spotlight: Gabriela Maron

Gabriela Maron, MD, MS, is an Associate Member of the Infectious Diseases Department at St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital and Assistant Professor of Pediatrics at the University of Tennessee Health…

May. 18, 2022

In The News: As Mysterious Child Hepatitis Cases Swell, Scientists Study Symptoms and Causes

NBC News reports the European Center for Disease Prevention and Control announced the worldwide number of mysterious pediatric hepatitis cases has reached 450 in total from 25 different countries. The…

May. 18, 2022

In The News: Hospitals Can Reduce Antibiotic Overuse By Avoiding Unnecessary Blood Draws in Critically Ill Children, Study Shows

Medical Xpress covers a report by researchers at Johns Hopkins Children’s Center and elsewhere on the practice of blood draws on PICU patients with fevers and fears of sepsis. To…

May. 18, 2022

PIDS Foundation News: Roberto Santos (Recipient)

Roberto P. Santos is a professor of pediatrics at the University of Mississippi Medical Center and an attending pediatric infectious diseases physician at the Children’s of Mississippi. He currently heads…

May. 9, 2022

PIDS Joins Onto Policy Brief for Developing Diverse Child Health Researchers

PIDS was one of 20 organizations to sign on to the Council of Pediatric Subspecialties (CoPS) policy brief concerning Legislative Priorities for Developing the Next Generation of Diverse Child Health…

President’s Letter from Dr. C. Buddy Creech – “Putting Our Money Where Our Mouths Are” and Other Idioms

I’ve always had a soft spot for idioms and maxims. My dad’s go-to phrase was “well, if a frog had wings, it wouldn’t bump its butt every time it hopped.”…

May. 4, 2022

In The News: Measles Cases Jump 79% in 2022 After COVID Hit Vaccination Campaigns

In a story by Reuters, data from UNICEF and WHO show cases of measles jumped 79% in the first two months of 2022 compared to 2021. Reported cases for January…

May. 4, 2022

In The News: FDA Approves Remdesivir to Treat Young Children with COVID-19

CNN reports on the FDA announcement concerning the COVID-19 drug remdesivir and its expanded approval to children younger than 12. Sold under the name Veklury, the drug had been approved…

Apr. 26, 2022

PIDS Joins IDSA, HIVMA, SHEA and SIDP in Letter Urging COVID-19 Supplemental Funding Bill

Dear Majority Leader Schumer, Minority Leader McConnell, Speaker Pelosi and Minority Leader McCarthy: On behalf of the Infectious Diseases Society of America (IDSA), HIV Medicine Association (HIVMA), Society for Healthcare…

In The News: Updates on COVID-19 Vaccines for Youngest Kids

Jun. 8, 2022

President’s Letter from Dr. C. Buddy Creech – Goals For PIDS; Goals With PIDS

As we head into summer, I’m asking each of us to think about our goals for PIDS this year. My hope is that by intentionally crafting both a shared vision…

Jun. 8, 2022

In The News: Antibiotic Resistance Could Be a Top Cause of Death by 2050, Experts Say

Medpage Today reports on an expert panel recently asserting antibiotic resistance will be an expanding threat over time. Bacteria evolving beyond the efficacy of antibiotics, according to the CDC, has…

Jun. 8, 2022

In The News – Inappropriate Antibiotics for Nonhospitalized Kids Cost US at Least $74 Million

Reporting on a study from Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis and The Pew Charitable Trusts, Medical Xpress shares the cost of inappropriately prescribed antibiotics to children cost…

May. 18, 2022

Member Spotlight: Gabriela Maron

Gabriela Maron, MD, MS, is an Associate Member of the Infectious Diseases Department at St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital and Assistant Professor of Pediatrics at the University of Tennessee Health…

May. 18, 2022

In The News: As Mysterious Child Hepatitis Cases Swell, Scientists Study Symptoms and Causes

NBC News reports the European Center for Disease Prevention and Control announced the worldwide number of mysterious pediatric hepatitis cases has reached 450 in total from 25 different countries. The…

May. 18, 2022

In The News: Hospitals Can Reduce Antibiotic Overuse By Avoiding Unnecessary Blood Draws in Critically Ill Children, Study Shows

Medical Xpress covers a report by researchers at Johns Hopkins Children’s Center and elsewhere on the practice of blood draws on PICU patients with fevers and fears of sepsis. To…

May. 18, 2022

PIDS Foundation News: Roberto Santos (Recipient)

Roberto P. Santos is a professor of pediatrics at the University of Mississippi Medical Center and an attending pediatric infectious diseases physician at the Children’s of Mississippi. He currently heads…

May. 9, 2022

PIDS Joins Onto Policy Brief for Developing Diverse Child Health Researchers

PIDS was one of 20 organizations to sign on to the Council of Pediatric Subspecialties (CoPS) policy brief concerning Legislative Priorities for Developing the Next Generation of Diverse Child Health…

President’s Letter from Dr. C. Buddy Creech – “Putting Our Money Where Our Mouths Are” and Other Idioms

I’ve always had a soft spot for idioms and maxims. My dad’s go-to phrase was “well, if a frog had wings, it wouldn’t bump its butt every time it hopped.”…

May. 4, 2022

In The News: Measles Cases Jump 79% in 2022 After COVID Hit Vaccination Campaigns

In a story by Reuters, data from UNICEF and WHO show cases of measles jumped 79% in the first two months of 2022 compared to 2021. Reported cases for January…

May. 4, 2022

In The News: FDA Approves Remdesivir to Treat Young Children with COVID-19

CNN reports on the FDA announcement concerning the COVID-19 drug remdesivir and its expanded approval to children younger than 12. Sold under the name Veklury, the drug had been approved…

Apr. 26, 2022

PIDS Joins IDSA, HIVMA, SHEA and SIDP in Letter Urging COVID-19 Supplemental Funding Bill

Dear Majority Leader Schumer, Minority Leader McConnell, Speaker Pelosi and Minority Leader McCarthy: On behalf of the Infectious Diseases Society of America (IDSA), HIV Medicine Association (HIVMA), Society for Healthcare…

In The News: CDC Eyes Bavarian Monkeypox Vaccine for Kids as Outbreak Spreads

Jun. 8, 2022

President’s Letter from Dr. C. Buddy Creech – Goals For PIDS; Goals With PIDS

As we head into summer, I’m asking each of us to think about our goals for PIDS this year. My hope is that by intentionally crafting both a shared vision…

Jun. 8, 2022

In The News: Antibiotic Resistance Could Be a Top Cause of Death by 2050, Experts Say

Medpage Today reports on an expert panel recently asserting antibiotic resistance will be an expanding threat over time. Bacteria evolving beyond the efficacy of antibiotics, according to the CDC, has…

Jun. 8, 2022

In The News – Inappropriate Antibiotics for Nonhospitalized Kids Cost US at Least $74 Million

Reporting on a study from Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis and The Pew Charitable Trusts, Medical Xpress shares the cost of inappropriately prescribed antibiotics to children cost…

May. 18, 2022

Member Spotlight: Gabriela Maron

Gabriela Maron, MD, MS, is an Associate Member of the Infectious Diseases Department at St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital and Assistant Professor of Pediatrics at the University of Tennessee Health…

May. 18, 2022

In The News: As Mysterious Child Hepatitis Cases Swell, Scientists Study Symptoms and Causes

NBC News reports the European Center for Disease Prevention and Control announced the worldwide number of mysterious pediatric hepatitis cases has reached 450 in total from 25 different countries. The…

May. 18, 2022

In The News: Hospitals Can Reduce Antibiotic Overuse By Avoiding Unnecessary Blood Draws in Critically Ill Children, Study Shows

Medical Xpress covers a report by researchers at Johns Hopkins Children’s Center and elsewhere on the practice of blood draws on PICU patients with fevers and fears of sepsis. To…

May. 18, 2022

PIDS Foundation News: Roberto Santos (Recipient)

Roberto P. Santos is a professor of pediatrics at the University of Mississippi Medical Center and an attending pediatric infectious diseases physician at the Children’s of Mississippi. He currently heads…

May. 9, 2022

PIDS Joins Onto Policy Brief for Developing Diverse Child Health Researchers

PIDS was one of 20 organizations to sign on to the Council of Pediatric Subspecialties (CoPS) policy brief concerning Legislative Priorities for Developing the Next Generation of Diverse Child Health…

President’s Letter from Dr. C. Buddy Creech – “Putting Our Money Where Our Mouths Are” and Other Idioms

I’ve always had a soft spot for idioms and maxims. My dad’s go-to phrase was “well, if a frog had wings, it wouldn’t bump its butt every time it hopped.”…

May. 4, 2022

In The News: Measles Cases Jump 79% in 2022 After COVID Hit Vaccination Campaigns

In a story by Reuters, data from UNICEF and WHO show cases of measles jumped 79% in the first two months of 2022 compared to 2021. Reported cases for January…

May. 4, 2022

In The News: FDA Approves Remdesivir to Treat Young Children with COVID-19

CNN reports on the FDA announcement concerning the COVID-19 drug remdesivir and its expanded approval to children younger than 12. Sold under the name Veklury, the drug had been approved…

Apr. 26, 2022

PIDS Joins IDSA, HIVMA, SHEA and SIDP in Letter Urging COVID-19 Supplemental Funding Bill

Dear Majority Leader Schumer, Minority Leader McConnell, Speaker Pelosi and Minority Leader McCarthy: On behalf of the Infectious Diseases Society of America (IDSA), HIV Medicine Association (HIVMA), Society for Healthcare…

Member Spotlight: Michael J. Smith

Jun. 8, 2022

President’s Letter from Dr. C. Buddy Creech – Goals For PIDS; Goals With PIDS

As we head into summer, I’m asking each of us to think about our goals for PIDS this year. My hope is that by intentionally crafting both a shared vision…

Jun. 8, 2022

In The News: Antibiotic Resistance Could Be a Top Cause of Death by 2050, Experts Say

Medpage Today reports on an expert panel recently asserting antibiotic resistance will be an expanding threat over time. Bacteria evolving beyond the efficacy of antibiotics, according to the CDC, has…

Jun. 8, 2022

In The News – Inappropriate Antibiotics for Nonhospitalized Kids Cost US at Least $74 Million

Reporting on a study from Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis and The Pew Charitable Trusts, Medical Xpress shares the cost of inappropriately prescribed antibiotics to children cost…

May. 18, 2022

Member Spotlight: Gabriela Maron

Gabriela Maron, MD, MS, is an Associate Member of the Infectious Diseases Department at St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital and Assistant Professor of Pediatrics at the University of Tennessee Health…

May. 18, 2022

In The News: As Mysterious Child Hepatitis Cases Swell, Scientists Study Symptoms and Causes

NBC News reports the European Center for Disease Prevention and Control announced the worldwide number of mysterious pediatric hepatitis cases has reached 450 in total from 25 different countries. The…

May. 18, 2022

In The News: Hospitals Can Reduce Antibiotic Overuse By Avoiding Unnecessary Blood Draws in Critically Ill Children, Study Shows

Medical Xpress covers a report by researchers at Johns Hopkins Children’s Center and elsewhere on the practice of blood draws on PICU patients with fevers and fears of sepsis. To…

May. 18, 2022

PIDS Foundation News: Roberto Santos (Recipient)

Roberto P. Santos is a professor of pediatrics at the University of Mississippi Medical Center and an attending pediatric infectious diseases physician at the Children’s of Mississippi. He currently heads…

May. 9, 2022

PIDS Joins Onto Policy Brief for Developing Diverse Child Health Researchers

PIDS was one of 20 organizations to sign on to the Council of Pediatric Subspecialties (CoPS) policy brief concerning Legislative Priorities for Developing the Next Generation of Diverse Child Health…

President’s Letter from Dr. C. Buddy Creech – “Putting Our Money Where Our Mouths Are” and Other Idioms

I’ve always had a soft spot for idioms and maxims. My dad’s go-to phrase was “well, if a frog had wings, it wouldn’t bump its butt every time it hopped.”…

May. 4, 2022

In The News: Measles Cases Jump 79% in 2022 After COVID Hit Vaccination Campaigns

In a story by Reuters, data from UNICEF and WHO show cases of measles jumped 79% in the first two months of 2022 compared to 2021. Reported cases for January…

May. 4, 2022

In The News: FDA Approves Remdesivir to Treat Young Children with COVID-19

CNN reports on the FDA announcement concerning the COVID-19 drug remdesivir and its expanded approval to children younger than 12. Sold under the name Veklury, the drug had been approved…

Apr. 26, 2022

PIDS Joins IDSA, HIVMA, SHEA and SIDP in Letter Urging COVID-19 Supplemental Funding Bill

Dear Majority Leader Schumer, Minority Leader McConnell, Speaker Pelosi and Minority Leader McCarthy: On behalf of the Infectious Diseases Society of America (IDSA), HIV Medicine Association (HIVMA), Society for Healthcare…

In The News: Coronavirus Vaccines for Kids Under 5 Are Finally Here

Jun. 8, 2022

President’s Letter from Dr. C. Buddy Creech – Goals For PIDS; Goals With PIDS

As we head into summer, I’m asking each of us to think about our goals for PIDS this year. My hope is that by intentionally crafting both a shared vision…

Jun. 8, 2022

In The News: Antibiotic Resistance Could Be a Top Cause of Death by 2050, Experts Say

Medpage Today reports on an expert panel recently asserting antibiotic resistance will be an expanding threat over time. Bacteria evolving beyond the efficacy of antibiotics, according to the CDC, has…

Jun. 8, 2022

In The News – Inappropriate Antibiotics for Nonhospitalized Kids Cost US at Least $74 Million

Reporting on a study from Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis and The Pew Charitable Trusts, Medical Xpress shares the cost of inappropriately prescribed antibiotics to children cost…

May. 18, 2022

Member Spotlight: Gabriela Maron

Gabriela Maron, MD, MS, is an Associate Member of the Infectious Diseases Department at St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital and Assistant Professor of Pediatrics at the University of Tennessee Health…

May. 18, 2022

In The News: As Mysterious Child Hepatitis Cases Swell, Scientists Study Symptoms and Causes

NBC News reports the European Center for Disease Prevention and Control announced the worldwide number of mysterious pediatric hepatitis cases has reached 450 in total from 25 different countries. The…

May. 18, 2022

In The News: Hospitals Can Reduce Antibiotic Overuse By Avoiding Unnecessary Blood Draws in Critically Ill Children, Study Shows

Medical Xpress covers a report by researchers at Johns Hopkins Children’s Center and elsewhere on the practice of blood draws on PICU patients with fevers and fears of sepsis. To…

May. 18, 2022

PIDS Foundation News: Roberto Santos (Recipient)

Roberto P. Santos is a professor of pediatrics at the University of Mississippi Medical Center and an attending pediatric infectious diseases physician at the Children’s of Mississippi. He currently heads…

May. 9, 2022

PIDS Joins Onto Policy Brief for Developing Diverse Child Health Researchers

PIDS was one of 20 organizations to sign on to the Council of Pediatric Subspecialties (CoPS) policy brief concerning Legislative Priorities for Developing the Next Generation of Diverse Child Health…

President’s Letter from Dr. C. Buddy Creech – “Putting Our Money Where Our Mouths Are” and Other Idioms

I’ve always had a soft spot for idioms and maxims. My dad’s go-to phrase was “well, if a frog had wings, it wouldn’t bump its butt every time it hopped.”…

May. 4, 2022

In The News: Measles Cases Jump 79% in 2022 After COVID Hit Vaccination Campaigns

In a story by Reuters, data from UNICEF and WHO show cases of measles jumped 79% in the first two months of 2022 compared to 2021. Reported cases for January…

May. 4, 2022

In The News: FDA Approves Remdesivir to Treat Young Children with COVID-19

CNN reports on the FDA announcement concerning the COVID-19 drug remdesivir and its expanded approval to children younger than 12. Sold under the name Veklury, the drug had been approved…

Apr. 26, 2022

PIDS Joins IDSA, HIVMA, SHEA and SIDP in Letter Urging COVID-19 Supplemental Funding Bill

Dear Majority Leader Schumer, Minority Leader McConnell, Speaker Pelosi and Minority Leader McCarthy: On behalf of the Infectious Diseases Society of America (IDSA), HIV Medicine Association (HIVMA), Society for Healthcare…

In The News: Proportion of Black, Hispanic Physicians Do Not Reflect US Population

Jun. 8, 2022

President’s Letter from Dr. C. Buddy Creech – Goals For PIDS; Goals With PIDS

As we head into summer, I’m asking each of us to think about our goals for PIDS this year. My hope is that by intentionally crafting both a shared vision…

Jun. 8, 2022

In The News: Antibiotic Resistance Could Be a Top Cause of Death by 2050, Experts Say

Medpage Today reports on an expert panel recently asserting antibiotic resistance will be an expanding threat over time. Bacteria evolving beyond the efficacy of antibiotics, according to the CDC, has…

Jun. 8, 2022

In The News – Inappropriate Antibiotics for Nonhospitalized Kids Cost US at Least $74 Million

Reporting on a study from Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis and The Pew Charitable Trusts, Medical Xpress shares the cost of inappropriately prescribed antibiotics to children cost…

May. 18, 2022

Member Spotlight: Gabriela Maron

Gabriela Maron, MD, MS, is an Associate Member of the Infectious Diseases Department at St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital and Assistant Professor of Pediatrics at the University of Tennessee Health…

May. 18, 2022

In The News: As Mysterious Child Hepatitis Cases Swell, Scientists Study Symptoms and Causes

NBC News reports the European Center for Disease Prevention and Control announced the worldwide number of mysterious pediatric hepatitis cases has reached 450 in total from 25 different countries. The…

May. 18, 2022

In The News: Hospitals Can Reduce Antibiotic Overuse By Avoiding Unnecessary Blood Draws in Critically Ill Children, Study Shows

Medical Xpress covers a report by researchers at Johns Hopkins Children’s Center and elsewhere on the practice of blood draws on PICU patients with fevers and fears of sepsis. To…

May. 18, 2022

PIDS Foundation News: Roberto Santos (Recipient)

Roberto P. Santos is a professor of pediatrics at the University of Mississippi Medical Center and an attending pediatric infectious diseases physician at the Children’s of Mississippi. He currently heads…

May. 9, 2022

PIDS Joins Onto Policy Brief for Developing Diverse Child Health Researchers

PIDS was one of 20 organizations to sign on to the Council of Pediatric Subspecialties (CoPS) policy brief concerning Legislative Priorities for Developing the Next Generation of Diverse Child Health…

President’s Letter from Dr. C. Buddy Creech – “Putting Our Money Where Our Mouths Are” and Other Idioms

I’ve always had a soft spot for idioms and maxims. My dad’s go-to phrase was “well, if a frog had wings, it wouldn’t bump its butt every time it hopped.”…

May. 4, 2022

In The News: Measles Cases Jump 79% in 2022 After COVID Hit Vaccination Campaigns

In a story by Reuters, data from UNICEF and WHO show cases of measles jumped 79% in the first two months of 2022 compared to 2021. Reported cases for January…

May. 4, 2022

In The News: FDA Approves Remdesivir to Treat Young Children with COVID-19

CNN reports on the FDA announcement concerning the COVID-19 drug remdesivir and its expanded approval to children younger than 12. Sold under the name Veklury, the drug had been approved…

Apr. 26, 2022

PIDS Joins IDSA, HIVMA, SHEA and SIDP in Letter Urging COVID-19 Supplemental Funding Bill

Dear Majority Leader Schumer, Minority Leader McConnell, Speaker Pelosi and Minority Leader McCarthy: On behalf of the Infectious Diseases Society of America (IDSA), HIV Medicine Association (HIVMA), Society for Healthcare…

PIDS Foundation News: Michael Pichichero (Donor)

Jun. 8, 2022

President’s Letter from Dr. C. Buddy Creech – Goals For PIDS; Goals With PIDS

As we head into summer, I’m asking each of us to think about our goals for PIDS this year. My hope is that by intentionally crafting both a shared vision…

Jun. 8, 2022

In The News: Antibiotic Resistance Could Be a Top Cause of Death by 2050, Experts Say

Medpage Today reports on an expert panel recently asserting antibiotic resistance will be an expanding threat over time. Bacteria evolving beyond the efficacy of antibiotics, according to the CDC, has…

Jun. 8, 2022

In The News – Inappropriate Antibiotics for Nonhospitalized Kids Cost US at Least $74 Million

Reporting on a study from Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis and The Pew Charitable Trusts, Medical Xpress shares the cost of inappropriately prescribed antibiotics to children cost…

May. 18, 2022

Member Spotlight: Gabriela Maron

Gabriela Maron, MD, MS, is an Associate Member of the Infectious Diseases Department at St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital and Assistant Professor of Pediatrics at the University of Tennessee Health…

May. 18, 2022

In The News: As Mysterious Child Hepatitis Cases Swell, Scientists Study Symptoms and Causes

NBC News reports the European Center for Disease Prevention and Control announced the worldwide number of mysterious pediatric hepatitis cases has reached 450 in total from 25 different countries. The…

May. 18, 2022

In The News: Hospitals Can Reduce Antibiotic Overuse By Avoiding Unnecessary Blood Draws in Critically Ill Children, Study Shows

Medical Xpress covers a report by researchers at Johns Hopkins Children’s Center and elsewhere on the practice of blood draws on PICU patients with fevers and fears of sepsis. To…

May. 18, 2022

PIDS Foundation News: Roberto Santos (Recipient)

Roberto P. Santos is a professor of pediatrics at the University of Mississippi Medical Center and an attending pediatric infectious diseases physician at the Children’s of Mississippi. He currently heads…

May. 9, 2022

PIDS Joins Onto Policy Brief for Developing Diverse Child Health Researchers

PIDS was one of 20 organizations to sign on to the Council of Pediatric Subspecialties (CoPS) policy brief concerning Legislative Priorities for Developing the Next Generation of Diverse Child Health…

President’s Letter from Dr. C. Buddy Creech – “Putting Our Money Where Our Mouths Are” and Other Idioms

I’ve always had a soft spot for idioms and maxims. My dad’s go-to phrase was “well, if a frog had wings, it wouldn’t bump its butt every time it hopped.”…

May. 4, 2022

In The News: Measles Cases Jump 79% in 2022 After COVID Hit Vaccination Campaigns

In a story by Reuters, data from UNICEF and WHO show cases of measles jumped 79% in the first two months of 2022 compared to 2021. Reported cases for January…

May. 4, 2022

In The News: FDA Approves Remdesivir to Treat Young Children with COVID-19

CNN reports on the FDA announcement concerning the COVID-19 drug remdesivir and its expanded approval to children younger than 12. Sold under the name Veklury, the drug had been approved…

Apr. 26, 2022

PIDS Joins IDSA, HIVMA, SHEA and SIDP in Letter Urging COVID-19 Supplemental Funding Bill

Dear Majority Leader Schumer, Minority Leader McConnell, Speaker Pelosi and Minority Leader McCarthy: On behalf of the Infectious Diseases Society of America (IDSA), HIV Medicine Association (HIVMA), Society for Healthcare…

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