Torsten A. Joerger, MD

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Torsten A. Joerger, MD, is a fellow with the Division of Infectious Diseases at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia.

Locations: Main Campus
Appointments and Referrals: 1-800-TRY-CHOP (1-800-879-2467)

Education and Training

Medical School

MD - Medical College of Wisconsin, Wauwatosa, WI

Residency

Pediatrics - Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia, PA and Alfred I. DuPont Hospital for Children, Wilmington, DE

Fellowship

Pediatric Infectious Diseases - Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA

Titles and Academic Titles

Fellow, Division of Infectious Diseases

Departments and Services

Research Interests

Pediatric infectious disease
Antimicrobial stewardship
Epidemiology
Cost effectiveness
Clinical trials
Fungal disease

Publications

Papers

2013

Parent, M., et al.. Murine Macrophage Inflammatory cytokine production and Immune activation in response to Vibrio parahaemolyticus infection. Microbiology and Immunology. 2013, Apr; 57(4): 323-328. Cited in PubMed; PMID: doi: 10.1111/1348-04.

2008

McLane, M.A., Joerger, T., Mahmoud, A .. Disintegrins in health and disease. Frontiers in Bioscience. 2008, May; 1(13): 6617-6637. 

Posters and Presentations

2017

Joerger, Torsten. (2017). An Antimicrobial Stewardship Restriction Policy Administered in the Electronic Health Record Reduces Palivizumab Use Poster presented at: NIAID/IDSA Infectious Diseases Research Careers Meeting; Bethesda, MD.

2016

Joerger, Torsten. (2016). Impact of Antimicrobial Stewardship Program Restriction on Palivizumab Administration Implemented through the Electronic Health Record Poster presented at: Pediatric Academic Society 2016 Annual Meeting; Baltimore, MD. 

Joerger, Torsten. (2016). Impact of Antimicrobial Stewardship Program Restriction on Palivizumab Administration Implemented through the Electronic Health Record Oral Presentation presented at: Platform presentation at the Eastern Society For Pediatric Research 2016 Annual Meeting; Philadelphia, PA. 

Awards and Honors

2011, Herma Heart Center Summer Research Scholar

Leadership and Memberships

Memberships in Professional Organizations

2015-present, Infectious Diseases Society of America
2015-present, Pediatric Infectious Diseases Society