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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

Publications

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., 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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Kilgore, Jacob, Carolyn Baloh, Adam Blatt, Rebecca Young, M Louise Markert, Michael J. Smith, and John W. Sleasman. “The Association Between T-cell Immune Deficiency and the Risk of Serious Infection in Children with Thymic Hypoplasia Cared for at Duke University.” In Journal of Clinical Immunology, 40:S48–S48, 2020.

Scholars@Duke

Becken, B., M. K. ElMallah, M. J. Smith, M. Bruehl, and I. Akinboyo. “STRATEGIES TO IMPROVE RESIDENT EDUCATION ON DIAGNOSIS AND MANAGEMENT OF INFECTIOUS CONCERNS IN PEDIATRIC PATIENTS WITH CYSTIC FIBROSIS.” In Pediatric Pulmonology, 54:S448–S448. WILEY, 2019.

Scholars@Duke

Kilgore, Jacob T., and Michael J. Smith. “Outpatient Pediatric Antibiotic Use: a Systematic Review.” Curr Infect Dis Rep 21, no. 4 (March 20, 2019): 14. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11908-019-0673-x.

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Hornik, Christoph P., Andrew M. Atz, Catherine Bendel, Francis Chan, Kevin Downes, Robert Grundmeier, Ben Fogel, et al. “Creation of a Multicenter Pediatric Inpatient Data Repository Derived from Electronic Health Records.” Appl Clin Inform 10, no. 2 (March 2019): 307–15. https://doi.org/10.1055/s-0039-1688477.

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Smith, Michael J., Cary Thurm, Samir S. Shah, Sameer J. Patel, Matthew P. Kronman, Jeffrey S. Gerber, Joshua D. Courter, Brian R. Lee, Jason G. Newland, and Adam L. Hersh. “Route of administration for antibiotics with high oral bioavailability.” Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol, December 27, 2018, 1–2. https://doi.org/10.1017/ice.2018.329.

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Spaulding, Alicen B., Cary Thurm, Joshua D. Courter, Ritu Banerjee, Jeffrey S. Gerber, Jason G. Newland, Sarah K. Parker, et al. “Epidemiology of Staphylococcus aureus infections in patients admitted to freestanding pediatric hospitals, 2009-2016.” Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 39, no. 12 (December 2018): 1487–90. https://doi.org/10.1017/ice.2018.259.

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Shakhnovich, Valentina, P. Brian Smith, Jeffrey T. Guptill, Laura P. James, David N. Collier, Huali Wu, Chad E. Livingston, et al. “A Population-Based Pharmacokinetic Model Approach to Pantoprazole Dosing for Obese Children and Adolescents.” Paediatr Drugs 20, no. 5 (October 2018): 483–95. https://doi.org/10.1007/s40272-018-0305-1.

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Courter, Joshua D., Sarah K. Parker, Cary Thurm, Matthew P. Kronman, Scott J. Weissman, Samir S. Shah, Adam L. Hersh, et al. “Accuracy of Administrative Data for Antimicrobial Administration in Hospitalized Children.” J Pediatric Infect Dis Soc 7, no. 3 (August 17, 2018): 261–63. https://doi.org/10.1093/jpids/pix064.

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