Dr. Jennie H. Kwon is an Assistant Professor of Medicine in the Infectious Diseases Division at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis, and an Associate Hospital Epidemiologist at Barnes-Jewish Hospital.

Dr. Kwon received her undergraduate degrees in English and Biology at the University of Illinois in Urbana-Champaign, and her medical degree from the Chicago College of Osteopathic Medicine. After completing her internal medicine residency at the University of Chicago (NorthShore), she served as Chief Resident. She completed her infectious diseases fellowship and Master of Science in Clinical Investigation at Washington University, then joined the faculty in 2016. Dr. Kwon was a 2016-2018 National Academy of Medicine Fellow, where she focused on health policy and contributed to the two globally impactful studies, "Making Medicines Affordable: A National Imperative," and "Crossing the Global Quality Chasm: Improving Healthcare Worldwide."

Dr. Kwon has been an active SHEA member since 2015, and received the Jonathan Freeman Scholarship during her fellowship. She is Chair of the SHEA Awards Committee, a member of the SHEA Research Committee, and has served as a member on the SHEA Publications Committee, Journal Club, Research Network Review Committee, and Membership Task Force.

The Kwon Lab is focused on the epidemiology, transmission, and prevention of antibiotic resistant organisms (ARO). Dr. Kwon conducts multicenter studies assessing the fecal microbiome in patients with ARO infections, and studies of the role of the built environment in ARO transmission. Her experiences as a clinician, hospital epidemiologist, and scientist encompass her interests to translate the latest research findings into better quality care and outcomes for people.