Editor Profile

Robert S. Baltimore, MD

Contributing Editor

About the NEJM Journal Watch Infectious Diseases Board

Robert S. Baltimore, MD, is Professor of Pediatrics and Epidemiology at Yale University School of Medicine and Associate Hospital Epidemiologist for Pediatrics, Yale–New Haven Hospital, New Haven. He is Director of the Pediatric Tuberculosis Clinic and Co-Director of the Training Program in Pediatric Infectious Diseases at Yale–New Haven Children’s Hospital. Dr. Baltimore’s research has focused on group B streptococcus, Pseudomonas aeruginosa, neonatal infections, and nosocomial infections. He is a member of the Committee on Infectious Diseases of the American Academy of Pediatrics (the “Red Book” Committee) and a liaison member of the American Heart Association’s Committee on Rheumatic Fever, Infective Endocarditis, and Kawasaki Disease. Dr. Baltimore has been writing for NEJM Journal Watch Infectious Diseases since the publication was launched in 1998.


Editorial boards

Infectious Diseases in Children

Leadership positions in professional societies

Member Committee on Rheumatic Fever, Endocarditis and Kawasaki Disease