Elizabeth P. Schlaudecker, MD, MPH

Academic Affiliations

Assistant Professor, UC Department of Pediatrics

Phone 513-803-5187

Email elizabeth.schlaudecker@cchmc.org

Global health; influenza; prevention of infant infection with maternal immunization

Elizabeth P. Schlaudecker, MD, MPH, is a faculty member in the Division of Infectious Diseases and the Global Health Center. Dr. Schlaudecker received her medical degree and Master's in Public Health from the University of Cincinnati and completed a pediatrics residency, chief residency, and infectious diseases fellowship at Cincinnati Children's.

Dr. Schlaudecker was awarded a Fogarty International Clinical Research Fellowship from the National Institutes of Health in 2009, and she investigated the etiology and seasonality of viral respiratory disease in Honduran children less than the age of five. She was awarded the Pediatric Infectious Diseases Society Blue Ribbon Research award in 2011 for similar work in Bangladesh. After joining the faculty of Cincinnati Children's in 2011, she continued her influenza vaccine research with a Procter Scholars award and a K12 Child Health Research Career Development Award (CHRCDA) from the National Institutes of Health. She is particularly interested in the prevention of infant infection via maternal immunization.

MD: University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH, 2003.

Residency: Pediatrics, Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center, Cincinnati, OH, 2006.

Chief Residency: Pediatrics, Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center, Cincinnati, OH, 2007.

Fellowship: Infectious Diseases, Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center, Cincinnati, OH, 2011.

MPH: Public Health, University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH, 2011.

Certification: Pediatrics, 2006; Pediatric Infectious Diseases, 2013.

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Schlaudecker EP, Steinhoff MC, Omer SB, McNeal MM, Roy E, Arifeen SE, Dodd CN, Raqib R, Breiman RF, Zaman K. IgA and neutralizing antibodies to influenza A virus in human milk: a randomized trial of antenatal influenza immunization. PLoS One. 2013 Aug 14;8(8):e70867. 

Schlaudecker EP, Steinhoff MC, Moore SR. Interactions of diarrhea, pneumonia, and malnutrition in childhood: recent evidence from developing countries. Curr Opin Infect Dis. 2011 Oct;24(5):496-502.

Schlaudecker EP and Steinhoff MC. Helping mothers prevent influenza illness in their infants. Pediatrics. 2010;126(5):1008-1011.