Aaron M. Milstone, MD, MHS

Aaron M. Milstone, MD, MHS, is an Associate Professor of Pediatrics and Epidemiology at The Johns Hopkins University. He is an Infectious Diseases consultant and an Associate Hospital Epidemiologist at The Johns Hopkins Hospital, the Chair of the Pediatric Leadership Council of the Society for Healthcare Epidemiology of America (SHEA), and serves on multiple national committees and writing groups guiding practices to prevent healthcare associated infections (HAIs) and emergence of antibiotic resistance in children. He is an active member of the SHEA Research Committee and Chair of SHEA Research Network Review Committee.

He received the SHEA Pediatric Investigator Award in 2010, the Inaugural Caroline B. Hall Clinical Innovation Award from the Pediatric Infectious Diseases Society in 2013, and the Pediatric Infectious Diseases Society Young Investigator Award in 2014. Dr. Milstone is an NIH and AHRQ-funded investigator who has authored more than 80 articles.

His research studies are helping to define the prevalence and transmission of multidrug-resistant bacteria in hospitalized children, identify interventions to reduce their spread and prevent HAIs, and to understand the epidemiology and prevention of bloodstream infections in children. He applies these findings to improve quality and safety in the Johns Hopkins Children’s Center. Dr. Milstone co-directs a course and co-sponsors a certificate program in Healthcare Epidemiology at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health.

Dr. Milstone graduated from Washington University in St. Louis with a B.A. and Yale School of Medicine with an M.D.. He completed his Pediatrics residency at the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia and Pediatric Infectious Diseases fellowship at The Johns Hopkins University. He received a Masters of Health Science in clinical investigations from The Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health. Dr. Milstone joined the faculty at Johns Hopkins in 2007.