Dr. Stephen Calderwood

Chief of Infectious Diseases at MGH

Dr. Stephen Calderwood

Chief of the Division of Infectious Diseases at Massachusetts General Hospital



Dr. Calderwood is the Chief of Infectious Diseases at MGH.  His research interests focus on immune responses to enteric infections, microbial pathogenesis, microbial-host interactions, regulation of gene expression in the human host, and vaccine development. He is a Multiple Principal Investigator of an International Collaborations in Infectious Disease Research grant focused on cholera with the International Centre for Diarrhoeal Disease Research in Dhaka, Bangladesh.  He is on a number of committees at HMS overseeing undergraduate medical education, and directs the Principal Clinical Experience for third year HMS students at the MGH.  He is the current President of the Infectious Diseases Society of America.  His clinical interests are in antimicrobial agents and antimicrobial resistance, gastrointestinal infections, endocarditis, and central nervous system infections. In 2012, he received the William Silen Lifetime Achievement in Mentoring Award from Harvard Medical School, and in 2014, the John T. Potts Jr MD, Faculty Mentoring Award, from the Massachusetts General Hospital.