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Kathryn E. Schlaffer, MD

Academic Title:

Assistant Professor

Primary Appointment:


Additional Title:

Assistant Professor, Division of Clinical Care and Research, Institute of Human Virology Assistant Program Director, Infectious Diseases Fellowship

Education and Training

Dickinson College, BS Spanish & Biology

Temple University School of Medicine, MD

University of Maryland Medical Center, Internal Medicine Residency

Mercy Medical Center, Internal Medicine Chief Resident

University of Maryland Medical Center, Infectious Diseases Fellowship

Highlighted Publications

Claeys KC, Schlaffer KE, Heil EL, Leekha S, Johnson JK. Validation of an antimicrobial stewardship-driven Verigene blood-culture Gram-negative treatment algorithm to improve appropriateness of antibiotics. Open Forum Infectious Diseases. 2018 Oct 5;10, p. ofy233.

Claeys KC, Schlaffer K, Smith R, Hitchcock S, Jiang Y, Evans S, Johnson JK, Leekha S. Day at the races: comparing BioFire FilmArray blood culture ID panels with Verigene blood culture panel in Gram-negative bloodstream infections using DOOR-MAT analysis. Clinical Infectious Diseases. 2021 Sep 15;73(6):1103-6.