Katie Chiotos, MD, is currently a fellow in the Division of Infectious Diseases at the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia and will be completing a dual fellowship in both pediatric infectious diseases and critical care medicine.  She studied biology and art history at the College of William and Mary, Williamsburg, Va., and went on to graduate with a medical degree from  George Washington University, Washington, DC.  Chiotos completed her residency training in pediatrics at the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia.  Her research interests include management of sepsis and septic shock, as well as quality improvement. Disclosure: Chiotos reports no relevant financial disclosures.

Potential novel biomarker identified for bacterial pneumonia

June 4, 2014

In the June 15th 2014 issue of Clinical Infectious Diseases, Huang and colleagues identified and validated a novel biomarker called Lipocalin-2 (Lpc-2) that may help…

New treatment strategies needed for drug-resistant organisms

April 2, 2014

At the beginning of my shift, Sam* was a relatively healthy ICU patient with no prior medical problems, admitted the night before with what we thought was an…

Not What It Seems

July 19, 2013

This is the story of a typical teenage boy with pneumonia that turned out to be anything but typical. He presented to our emergency department with a five-day history of…

Legislating Lyme

May 21, 2013

I never considered how much living in a Lyme endemic area would influence my training as an infectious diseases fellow; in fact, I didn’t really think much about…