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Christina A. Rostad, MD

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Assistant Professor
Division of Infectious Diseases
Department of Pediatrics
Emory University School of Medicine

Co-investigator in the Emory Vaccine and Treatment Evaluation Unit (VTEU)

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Biography

Dr. Christina Rostad is an Assistant Professor of Pediatrics and an Attending Physician in Pediatric Infectious Diseases at Emory University School of Medicine and Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta. She completed her medical degree, residency, and fellowship training at Emory University School of Medicine. In 2016, she was awarded an Atlanta Pediatric Scholars award sponsored by The Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development and Emory+Children’s Pediatric Institute.

Research

Dr. Rostad’s research interests focus on vaccine design and development, from pre-clinical design and testing to clinical trials. She performed her fellowship research under the mentorship of Dr. Martin Moore developing a live-attenuated vaccine candidate for respiratory syncytial virus (RSV). She is currently a co-investigator in the National Institutes of Health (NIH)-contracted Vaccine Treatment and Evaluation Unit (VTEU) at Emory University School of Medicine.

Education

  • Fellowship in Pediatric Infectious Diseases, Emory University School of Medicine, 2013-2016
  • Residency in Pediatrics, Emory University School of Medicine, 2010-2013
  • M.D. with High Honors, Emory University School of Medicine, 2006-2010
  • B.S. in Biomedical Engineering with Highest Honors, Georgia Institute of Technology, 2001-2005

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