Latania Logan, MD, MSPH
Professor, Division of Infectious Diseases, Department of Pediatrics, Emory University School of Medicine
Dr. Latania Logan performed her undergraduate studies at University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, obtained her MD from Wayne State University and her MSPH from University of Illinois at Chicago. She completed her pediatrics residency and pediatric infectious diseases fellowship at Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine and Ann and Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago. Upon completion of her training, Dr. Logan joined the faculty at Rush University Medical Center in Chicago, IL and went on to become the Chief of Pediatric Infectious Diseases, Pediatric Vice Chair of Research, Pediatric Hospital Epidemiologist at Rush University Children’s Hospital, and a Professor of Pediatrics at Rush Medical College. In 2022, Dr. Logan joined the faculty of Emory University as a Professor of Pediatrics and Associate Division Chief of Pediatric Infectious Diseases. As a clinician, Dr. Logan sees patients as an Attending Physician, Pediatric Infectious Diseases, Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta.
Dr. Logan’s research focuses on the clinical and molecular epidemiology of multidrug-resistant gram-negative bacterial infections among children, young adults and healthy populations, and this work has been supported by the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases of the National Institutes of Health (NIH). Dr. Logan’s translational research laboratory seeks to identify and characterize community reservoirs and environmental origins of multidrug-resistant Gammaproteobacteria, as infections with these organisms have continued to increase despite aggressive antibiotic stewardship and infection prevention campaigns in healthcare settings. Dr. Logan is also the Pediatrician on the Chicago Prevention and Intervention Epi-Center branch of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Epicenters Program which focuses on the control and prevention of healthcare-associated infections.