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Michael Joseph Smith, MD

Professor of Pediatrics
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

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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Wattles, Bethany, Navjyot Vidwan, Soutik Ghosal, Yana Feygin, Liza Creel, John Myers, Charles Woods, and Michael Smith. “Cefdinir Use in the Kentucky Medicaid Population: A Priority for Outpatient Antimicrobial Stewardship.” J Pediatric Infect Dis Soc 10, no. 2 (March 26, 2021): 157–60. https://doi.org/10.1093/jpids/piz084.

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Akinboyo, Ibukunoluwa C., Rebecca R. Young, Michael J. Smith, Sarah S. Lewis, Becky A. Smith, and Deverick J. Anderson. “Burden of healthcare-associated infections among hospitalized children within community hospitals participating in an infection control network.” Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol, March 9, 2021, 1–3. https://doi.org/10.1017/ice.2021.67.

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Zimmerman, Kanecia O., Ibukunoluwa C. Akinboyo, M Alan Brookhart, Angelique E. Boutzoukas, Kathleen A. McGann, Michael J. Smith, Gabriela Maradiaga Panayotti, et al. “Incidence and Secondary Transmission of SARS-CoV-2 Infections in Schools.” Pediatrics, January 8, 2021. https://doi.org/10.1542/peds.2020-048090.

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Brown, Kelby W., Kayla Carlisle, Sudha R. Raman, Peter Shrader, Megan Jiao, Michael J. Smith, Lisa M. Einhorn, and Charlene A. Wong. “Children And The Opioid Epidemic: Age-Stratified Exposures And Harms.” Health Aff (Millwood) 39, no. 10 (October 2020): 1737–42. https://doi.org/10.1377/hlthaff.2020.00724.

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Akinboyo, Ibukunoluwa C., Sharah Collier, Kelly Ellington, Jennifer Turi, Rebecca R. Young, Michael J. Smith, Becky A. Smith, and Sarah S. Lewis. “Enhanced Bundled Interventions to Reduce Surgical Site Infections for Patients with Congenital Cardiac Disease.” In Infection Control & Hospital Epidemiology, 41:s212–13. Cambridge University Press (CUP), 2020. https://doi.org/10.1017/ice.2020.755.

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Akinboyo, Ibukunoluwa C., Rebecca R. Young, Lisa P. Spees, Sarah M. Heston, Michael J. Smith, Yeh-Chung Chang, Lauren E. McGill, et al. “Microbiology and Risk Factors for Hospital-Associated Bloodstream Infections Among Pediatric Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplant Recipients.” Open Forum Infect Dis 7, no. 4 (April 2020): ofaa093. https://doi.org/10.1093/ofid/ofaa093.

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