Michael Stevens, MD, MPH, is an Associate Professor of Internal Medicine in the Division of Infectious Diseases at Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU) in Richmond, VA.

He is Director of the Antimicrobial Stewardship Program (an IDSA-designated Antimicrobial Stewardship Center of Excellence) and an Associate Hospital Epidemiologist. Dr. Stevens graduated from the VCU School of Medicine (MD) and completed his residency and chief residency in Internal Medicine at VCU. He stayed at VCU to complete fellowships in Infectious Diseases and Hospital Epidemiology, as well as a Master of Public Health (MPH) degree. Dr. Stevens’ clinical and research interests focus on pragmatic approaches to antimicrobial stewardship and infection prevention. He has contributed to over 90 research abstracts presented at national and international conferences and has authored over 60 peer-reviewed papers and more than 10 book chapters. He has spoken nationally and internationally on antibiotic resistance and infection prevention. In 2018 he was selected as one of the Top Doctors in Virginia (for Infectious Diseases) by Virginia Living Magazine. A SHEA member since 2008, he is a SHEA Fellow and serves as Chair of the Publications Committee.