Danielle Zerr

Adjunct Professor, Epidemiology
Professor, Pediatrics



MD Temple University, 1993
MPH Epidemiology, University of Washington, 1997
BA Biology, Brandeis University,



University of Washington Medical Center
Box 359300
Pediatrics, Division of Infectious Disease
Children's Hospital & Medical Ctr., Box 359300/MA.7.226
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(She/her) Dr. Zerr is Division Chief and Professor of Pediatric Infectious Diseases at the UW, Affiliate Investigator at the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, and the Medical Director of Infection Prevention at Seattle Children’s Hospital. Her research interests include the epidemiology and prevention of infectious diseases in children.

Research Interests

  • Epidemiology and prevention of healthcare-associated infectious diseases in children
  • Epidemiology of viral infections in children and immunocompromised hosts

Recent Publications (PubMed)

SARS-CoV-2 RNA positive pediatric organ donors: A case report.
(2022 Dec 14)
Pediatr Transplant
Clark JD, Albers EL, Albert JE, Berkman ER, Englund JA, Farris RWD, Johnson BA, Lewis-Newby M, McGuire J, Rogers M, Thompson HM, Wagner TA, Wells C, Yanay O, Zerr DM, Limaye AP

Monoclonal Antibody and Antiviral Therapy for Mild-to-Moderate COVID-19 in Pediatric Patients.
(2023 Jan 1)
Pediatr Infect Dis J 42(1): 32-34
Vora SB, Englund JA, Trehan I, Waghmare A, Kong A, Adler A, Zerr DM

Effects of the COVID-19 Pandemic on Animal-Assisted Activities in Pediatric Hospitals.
(2023 Mar-Apr)
J Pediatr Health Care 37(2): 173-178
Chubak J, Pocobelli G, Ziebell RA, Hawkes RJ, Adler A, Bobb JF, Zerr DM

Confronting CLABSI Disparities: The Role of REaL Variables, Data Transparency, and Intentional Process Measurement in Achieving Equitable Outcomes.
(2022 Sep-Oct)
Pediatr Qual Saf 7(Suppl): e606
Stimpson MD, Johnson SM, Wood LR, Bettinger B, Sharek PJ, Fryzlewicz B, Zerr DM

Chromosome-Specific Human Herpesvirus 6 Integration and Hematologic Malignancies.
(2022 Sep 14)
J Virol 96(17): e0093722
Heldman MR, Wight DJ, Aiewsakun P, Aswad A, Fang M, Roychoudhury P, Stevens-Ayers T, Jerome KR, Zerr DM, Greninger AL, Kaufer BB, Boeckh M, Hill JA

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