Leigh M. Howard, MD

Leigh M. Howard, MD

Assistant Professor of Pediatrics
Pediatric Infectious Diseases
Medical Center North
1161 21st Avenue South
Room / Suite
D-7235
Nashville
Tennessee
37232-2585
Phone
(615) 322-2250

Specialty
Infectious Diseases, Pediatric
M.D.
University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, TX, 2006
Residency
Pediatric Residency-Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, TN
Fellowship
Pediatric Infectious Disease Fellowship-Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, TN

Clinical Interests

Childhood pneumonia, acute respiratory illness, Streptococcus pneumoniae

Research Information

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.

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