Jason Newland, MD, MEd, professor of pediatrics, infectious diseases at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis has been at the forefront of research on the safety and efficacy of COVID-19 vaccines for children. Newland’s work is focused on the impact of antimicrobial stewardship programs in children’s hospitals. His team has developed a large national collaborative of stewardship programs, SHARPS, dedicated to the appropriate use of antibiotics for hospitalized children. This network is working to demonstrate the importance and needed research to improve antimicrobial use.
See the recording of Newland’s Open Classroom Black History Month Series presentation on COVID-19 Pandemic and the Impact on Our School Communities.