Charlotte Mao, MD, MPH

Curriculum Director

Charlotte Mao, MD, MPH, a pediatric infectious diseases physician, received her medical degree from Harvard Medical School, then did residency training in pediatrics and subspecialty training in pediatric infectious diseases at Boston Children’s Hospital. She continued her career there as an attending physician in the Division of InfectiousDiseases and Assistant Clinical Professor, Harvard Medical School with expertise in pediatric HIV/AIDS. For much of her total 25 years at Boston Children’s Hospital, she focused on the clinical care and research of HIV-infected children and served as site coinvestigator for numerous NIH-/NIAID-funded multicenter pediatric HIV clinical trials. She turned her focus to Lyme disease and associated coinfections after gaining extensive clinical experience with pediatric Lyme disease patients in the referral ID clinic at Boston Children’s Hospital. She is joining the Dean Center for Tick Borne Illness at Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital to provide consultative pediatric ID specialty care in a multidisciplinary clinic for children with complex Lyme disease and conduct clinical research studies related to Lyme/tick borne diseases.

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