Theoklis Zaoutis, MD, MSCE

Theoklis Zaoutis, MD, MSCE
Thomas Frederick McNair Scott Professor of Pediatrics
Professor of Epidemiology
Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania
Associate Chief, Division of Infectious Diseases
The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia
Co-Director, International Pediatric Fungal Network
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Theoklis Zaoutis, MD, MSCE, is Professor of Pediatrics and Epidemiology and Senior Scholar in the Center for Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics at the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania and Associate Chief of the Division of Infectious Diseases at the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia. Dr Zaoutis’ research focuses hospital epidemiology, with a special focus on invasive fungal infections. He has received funding and published extensively in the area of pediatric mycology. He has been invited speaker on the topic at multiple national and international meetings. He serves on the European Organization for Research and Treatment of Cancer (EORTC)/Mycoses Study Group (MSG) working group to develop revised definitions for invasive fungal infections in immunocompromised patients. He is co-director of the Pediatric Fungal Network, a multi-center network created to gain a complete understanding of the epidemiology and outcomes of invasive fungal infections in children. He also serves as Vice Chair of Infectious Diseases Research for the Children’s Oncology Group, the largest childhood cancer research network in the country; caring for more than 90% of children with cancer.

Dr Zaoutis is on the Editorial Board of Current Fungal Infection Reports and is Editor-in-Chief of the Journal of the Pediatric Infectious Diseases Society. Finally, he is a member of the American Academy of Pediatrics Committee on Infectious Diseases (The Red Book Committee).