Eleftherios Mylonakis, MD, PhD, FIDSA

New England CEPAC Vice Chair; Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University

Titles and Affiliations: 

  • Chief of the Infectious Diseases Division and Dean’s Professor of Medicine, Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University
  • Assistant Dean for Outpatient Investigations, Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University
  • Director of Infectious Diseases at  Rhode Island Hospital and The Miriam Hospital
  • Director of the COBRE Center for Antimicrobial Resistance and Therapeutic Discovery

Dr. Mylonakis’ work combines biostatistics, decision-making analysis, risk assessment, outcomes research and cost effectiveness studies along with molecular biology and immunology to answer complex scientific questions, such as the identification of populations at risk and the development of new antimicrobial strategies. His research has received support from the National Institutes of Health and private foundations and he has published more than 340 peer-reviewed scientific articles. Dr. Mylonakis has also edited five books on infectious diseases, served on the editorial board of 10 scientific and peer reviewed journals and is the founding editor-in-chief of Virulence. Dr. Mylonakis’ scientific contributions have led to several prestigious national awards, including awards from the American Society for Microbiology and the Infectious Disease Society of America. He is a fellow of the Infectious Diseases Society of America: and the American Academy of Microbiology, and a member of the American Society for Clinical Investigation  and the Association of American Physicians. He received his M.D. and Ph.D. from the National University of Athens, Greece. He completed a chief residency at the Miriam Hospital and Providence VA Medical Center, Brown University, and a fellowship at Harvard Medical School.