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Jeffrey Donowitz, MD

Assistant professor

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Specialties

Infectious diseases

Board Certifications

General Pediatrics and Pediatric Infectious Diseases

Locations

VCU Medical Center Main Hospital
1250 E. Marshall Street
Richmond, VA 23219
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Children's Pavilion
1000 East Broad Street
Richmond, VA 23219
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Areas of interest

Childhood vaccination and vaccine hesitancy
Small intestine bacterial growth
Intestinal infection

Bio

Dr. Donowitz is a member of the American Academy of Pediatrics, Infectious Diseases Society of America and the American Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene. He is also a member of the Gold Humanism Honor Society. Dr. Donowitz is active clinically and is a researcher. Dr. Donowitz lives in Richmond, VA with his wife Kate who is also a pediatrician.

Major grant funding includes:

  • Longitudinal Study of the Small Intestine Bacterial Overgrowth Microbiome and Its Effect on Growth and Neurodevelopment in Malnourished Children (Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development)
  • RAPID: Modeling the Host-Microbiome-Virome Interactions and their Impact on COVID-19 Severity (National Science Foundation)

Education

Residency Children's Hospital of Richmond at VCU
Medical School St. George's School of Medicine, Grenada, West Indies
Fellowship Children's Hospital of Richmond at VCU
Fellowship Research fellowship, University of Virginia

Research interests

Small intestine bacterial overgrowth, Environmental enteric dysfunction, Intestinal infection, Growth, neurodevelopment and nutrition in low-income settings, SARS-CoV-2/COVID-19, The respiratory and enteric microbiota

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  • Specialty: Pediatric Infectious Disease
      

Board Certifications


Clinical Interests

  • Childhood vaccination and vaccine hesitancy
  • Small intestine bacterial growth
  • Intestinal infection

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