Jana Shaw, MD, MPH, MS

Jana Shaw, MD, MPH, MS
Appointed 01/01/08
5400 Upstate University Hospital - Downtown Campus
750 East Adams Street
Syracuse, NY 13210

315 464-8668

Current Appointments

Hospital Campus

  • Downtown

Clinical Section Affiliations

  • Pediatrics: Infectious Disease


Education & Fellowships

  • Fellowship: Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, 2002, Pediatric Infectious Diseases
  • MPH: Johns Hopkins University, 2002
  • Residency: SUNY Stony Brook, 1999, Pediatrics
  • MS: Weizmann Institute of Science, Rehovot, Israel, 1996, Immunology
  • MD: Masaryk's University, Brno, Czech Republic, 1992

Clinical Interests

  • Vaccine advocacy

    Vaccine refusal

Research Interests

  • Epidemiology of S.aureus infection

    Severity of S.aureus infection and markers of virulence

Specialties & Certification

  • Pediatrics
  • Pediatric Infectious Diseases


  • Children

Current Hospital Privileges

  • Upstate University Hospital

Languages Spoken (Other Than English)

  • Czech


Dr. Shaw's clinical research interests focus on epidemiology and severity of S. aureus infection among healthy children. Current research focuses on establishing the role of S. aureus virulence factors among seriously ill children and the importance of S. aureus colonization among children. She has also undertaken a series of ecological studies aimed at elucidating the causes of vaccine refusal among various populations and to describe epidemiology of vaccine hesitancy in the US.

Clinical Profile Shortcut: http://www.upstate.edu/findadoc/shawja
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