David P. Calfee   Professor of Medicine

Dr. Calfee’s research interests include the epidemiology and prevention of healthcare-associated infections and antibiotic resistance.& Specific research interests include the clinical and molecular epidemiology of multidrug-resistant bacteria (such as K. pneumoniae carbapenemase (KPC)-producing Enterobacteriaceae and methicillin-resistant S. aureus (MRSA)), surgical site infections in solid organ transplant recipients, and prevention of vascular access-associated bloodstream infections in hemodialysis patients.


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Funding awarded

  • Dr. Calfee Biotia Service Agreement  awarded by Biotia Principal Investigator 2019 - 2020
  • Patient and Organism Factors That Increase the Spread of CRE and MRSA  awarded by National Institute of Allergy & Infectious Diseases Principal Investigator Subaward 2016 - 2020



Primary Email

  • dpc9003@med.cornell.edu