Medical School
Boston University School of Medicine (1974)
Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh (1977), Pediatrics
UT Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas (1979), Pediatric Infectious Diseases

Specialty Areas

Clinical Interest

  • General Infectious Diseases

Research Interest

  • Community-Acquired MRSA Infections
  • Healthcare Associated Infections
  • Immunizations, especially Strategies to Improve Delivery


Featured Publications LegendFeatured Publications

Improving influenza immunization rates among healthcare workers caring for high risk pediatric patients.
Bryant KA, Stover B, Cain L, Levine GL, Siegel JD, Jarvis WR Infection Control and Hospital Epidemiology 2004
Infection Control Recommendations for Patients with Cystic Fibrosis: Microbiology, Important Pathogens, and Infection Control Practices to Prevent Patient-to-Patient Transmission
Saiman L, Siegel JD, and the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation Consensus Conference on Infection Control Participants ICHE 2003 24: (5 suppl) S6-52
Vancomycin Use in Hospitalized
Keyserling HL, Sinkowitz-Cochran RL, Harris JM, Levine GL, Siegel JD, Stover BH, Lau SA, Jarvis WR and the Pediatric Prevention Network Pediatrics 2003 112: e104-e111
Evaluation and treatment of neonates with suspected late onset sepsis: A survey of neonatologists? practices.
Rubin LG, Sanchez PJ, Siegel JD, Levine GL, Saiman L, Jarvis WR, and the Pediatric Prevention Network Pediatrics 2002 110/4 e42
Prevention of early onset group B streptococcal disease: another look at single dose penicillin at birth.
Siegel JD and Cushion NB Obstetrics and Gynecology 1996 87 692-8

Honors & Awards

  • House Staff Award for Teaching Excellence
  • American Medical Women's Association, Inc.,
    citation for scholastic achievement. (1974)

Professional Associations/Affiliations

  • American Academy of Pediatrics:
  • Infectious Diseases Society of America
  • Pediatric Infectious Diseases Society
  • Society of Healthcare Epidemiology of America