Leigh M. Howard, MD
Infectious Diseases, Pediatric
University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, TX, 2006
Pediatric Residency-Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, TN
Pediatric Infectious Disease Fellowship-Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, TN
Childhood pneumonia, acute respiratory illness, Streptococcus pneumoniae
Dr. Howard has extensive experience working in international settings and in clinical and observational global health research. Her current research focuses on pneumococcal colonization dynamics in young children, and the impact of these dynamics, as well as the impact of viral and bacterial vaccines, on the development of pneumonia and respiratory illnesses in children living in rural and resource-limited settings.