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Mary-Claire  Roghmann

Mary-Claire Roghmann M.D., M.S.

Academic Title: Professor
Primary Appointment: Epidemiology & Public Health
Secondary Appointments: Medicine
Location: 685 W. Baltimore Street, MSTF 336
Phone: (410) 706-0062
Phone: (410) 706-0066
Fax: (410) 706-0098

Personal History:

Dr. Roghmann is an infectious disease physician and clinical investigator. She received her M.D. from the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine and her M.S. from the Department of Epidemiology and Public Health at the University of Maryland. Dr. Roghmann is a Professor in the Department of Epidemiology and Public Health. She directs the Clinical Research Education and Training Program. She is also a Research Health Scientist, Staff Physician and Associate Hospital Epidemiologist for the VA Maryland Health Care System.

Dr. Roghmann’s research interests are focused on understanding bacterial and host determinants of S. aureus colonization, transmission and infection with the goal of developing better ways of preventing S. aureus infections including those caused by antibiotic resistant strains such as MRSA. Her work has been funded by the National Institutes of Health (NIH), Veterans Health Administration Research and Development (VA), Agency for Health Care Research and Quality (AHRQ) and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).

Research Interests:

  • Prevention of MDRO Transmission and Infection in Nursing Homes
  • Human Microbiome and S. aureus colonization
  • Effect of S. aureus Decolonization Agents on the Human Microbiome
  • Molecular epidemiology of S. aureus colonization, transmission and infection

Clinical Specialty:

Adult infectious diseases