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Matt Robinson, MD
Matthew Robinson, MD, is Assistant Professor in the Division of Infectious Diseases at Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, and he serves on the Advisory Team for the and serves on the Advisory Team for the Johns Hopkins Precision Medicine Center of Excellence for COVID-19. His research focuses on the diagnosis of acute febrile illness and its implication on antimicrobial stewardship and resistance in tropical low- and middle-income countries. Dr. Robinson is assessing the etiology of febrile illness in patients presenting to a hospital in Pune, India and determining how diagnosis impacts antibiotic use. He is also working on a CDC-funded project to evaluate the source of antimicrobial resistance among neonates admitted to critical care units in Pune.
After completing his undergraduate and medical training at Northwestern University, he completed internal medicine residency at New York University and infections disease fellowship at Johns Hopkins School of Medicine. During medical school, he worked for one year at the Chinese Center for Disease Control and Prevention in Beijing, China under a Doris Duke International Clinical Research Fellowship. He also served as a clinician educator in internal medicine in Gulu, Uganda at the Gulu University Faculty of Medicine as a Global Health Service Partnership volunteer. As an infectious disease research fellow, he pursued a Fogarty Global Health Fellowship in Pune, India. His other global health experiences have included clinical work in Rwanda and dengue virus research in Peru.
- UNC NIH/Fogarty International Center Postdoctoral Fellowship Award: 2016-2017 clinical field placement in India
- Burroughs Wellcome Fund 2016 Collaborative Research Travel Grant $12,000 for work in Pune, India. Molecular Diagnosis for Acute Febrile Illness in a Public Hospital in Pune, India