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BK Rachford Professor and Chair, Department of Pediatrics

Professor, UC Department of Pediatrics


Board Certified

Biography & Affiliation

Clinical Interests

Bacterial and fungal infections; medical evaluation of internationally adopted children

Academic Affiliation

Professor, UC Department of Pediatrics


Genomics, Infectious Diseases

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MD: Baylor College of Medicine.

Residency: Boston Children’s Hospital.

Training Fellowship: Boston Children’s Hospital.

Board Certification: Pediatrics; Pediatric Infectious Diseases.


Expanding the Pipeline for Pediatric Physician-Scientists. Dermody, TS; Hirsch, R; Hostetter, MK; Orange, JS; III, SG J W. The Journal of Pediatrics. 2019; 207:3-7.e1.

Fungal Infections in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit. Hostetter, MK; Gleason, CA. Avery's Diseases of the Newborn: Tenth Edition. 2018.

Evaluation of Fellows' CrossTalk Effectiveness in Promoting Transdisciplinary Networking and Research. Wikenheiser-Brokamp, KA; Klein, M; Hershey, GK K; Devarajan, P; DeWitt, TG; Loch, J; Strauss, AW; Muglia, LJ; Hostetter, MK. The Journal of Pediatrics. 2017; 181:5-6.e3.

Enhancing Pediatric Fellows' Research Training: Development of an Office of Pediatric Clinical Fellowships. Klein, M; Hershey, GK K; Devarajan, P; Muglia, LJ; Wikenheiser-Brokamp, KA; Loch, J; Hostetter, MK; Strauss, AW; DeWitt, TG. The Journal of Pediatrics. 2015; 167:506-7.e1.