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Michael Joseph Smith, MD

Professor of Pediatrics
Member of the Duke Human Vaccine Institute
Email address: michael.j.smith@duke.edu

I am the medical director of the pediatric antimicrobial stewardship program.   My research focuses on the appropriate use of antibiotics in children, with a specific emphasis on the outpatient setting.

Education and Training

  • Infectious Diseases Fellowship, Pediatrics, Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, 2004 - 2007
  • Residency, Pediatrics, Brown University, 2001 - 2004
  • M.S., University of Pennsylvania, School of Medicine, 2008
  • M.D., Columbia University, College of Physicians and Surgeons, 2001

Selected Grants and Awards

Publications

Boutzoukas, Angelique E., Kanecia O. Zimmerman, Daniel K. Benjamin, Gregory P. DeMuri, Ibukunoluwa C. Kalu, Michael J. Smith, Kathleen A. McGann, Shawn Koval, M Alan Brookhart, and Sabrina M. Butteris. “Secondary Transmission of COVID-19 in K-12 Schools: Findings From Two States.” Pediatrics, November 4, 2021. https://doi.org/10.1542/peds.2021-054268K.

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Wattles, Bethany A., Navjyot K. Vidwan, and Michael J. Smith. “Antibiotic Stewardship Throughout the Primary Care Visit: Opportunities for Office Staff.” Family Practice Management 28, no. 6 (November 2021): 10–14.

Scholars@Duke

Aleem, Samia, LaShawndra S. Walker, Chi D. Hornik, Michael J. Smith, Chad A. Grotegut, and Kristin E. D. Weimer. “Severe Congenital Syphilis in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit: A Retrospective Case Series.” Pediatr Infect Dis J, October 5, 2021. https://doi.org/10.1097/INF.0000000000003370.

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Zimmerman, Kanecia O., M Alan Brookhart, Ibukunoluwa C. Kalu, Angelique E. Boutzoukas, Kathleen A. McGann, Michael J. Smith, Gabriela M. Maradiaga Panayotti, et al. “Community SARS-CoV-2 Surge and Within-School Transmission.” Pediatrics 148, no. 4 (October 2021). https://doi.org/10.1542/peds.2021-052686.

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Moorthy, Ganga S., Michael J. Smith, and Betty B. Staples. “Coronavirus Disease 2019 Vaccine in Children.” Pediatr Rev 42, no. 10 (October 2021): 576–78. https://doi.org/10.1542/pir.2021-004979.

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Wattier, Rachel L., Cary W. Thurm, Sarah K. Parker, Ritu Banerjee, Adam L. Hersh, and Adam L. Pediatric Health Information System Antimicrobial Stewardship Research Group. “Indirect Standardization as a Case Mix Adjustment Method to Improve Comparison of Children's Hospitals' Antimicrobial Use.” Clin Infect Dis 73, no. 5 (September 7, 2021): 925–32. https://doi.org/10.1093/cid/ciaa1854.

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Smith, Michael J., Angelique Boutzoukas, Julie Autmizguine, Mark L. Hudak, Erin Zinkhan, Barry T. Bloom, Gloria Heresi, et al. “Antibiotic Safety and Effectiveness in Premature Infants With Complicated Intraabdominal Infections.” Pediatr Infect Dis J 40, no. 6 (June 1, 2021): 550–55. https://doi.org/10.1097/INF.0000000000003034.

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Wattles, Bethany A., Navjyot K. Vidwan, Yana Feygin, Kahir S. Jawad, Liza M. Creel, and Michael J. Smith. “Antibiotic prescribing to Kentucky Medicaid children, 2012-2017: Prescribing is higher in rural areas.” J Rural Health, May 12, 2021. https://doi.org/10.1111/jrh.12584.

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Wattles, Bethany A., Kahir S. Jawad, Yana Feygin, Maiying Kong, Navjyot K. Vidwan, Michelle D. Stevenson, and Michael J. Smith. “Inappropriate outpatient antibiotic use in children insured by Kentucky Medicaid.” Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol, May 12, 2021, 1–7. https://doi.org/10.1017/ice.2021.177.

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Coffin, Susan E., Francisca Abanyie, Kristina Bryant, Joseph Cantey, Anthony Fiore, Stephanie Fritz, Judith Guzman-Cottrill, et al. “Pediatric research priorities in healthcare-associated infections and antimicrobial stewardship.” Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 42, no. 5 (May 2021): 519–22. https://doi.org/10.1017/ice.2020.1267.

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