Medical Expert - Kevin P. High, MD, MS

Area of Expertise: Infectious Disease - Infections and Vaccines in Older Adults
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Kevin P. High, MD, MS

Chief, Section on Infectious Diseases, Professor of Medicine and Translational Science, Sections on Infectious-DiseasesHematology/Oncology, and Molecular Medicine

In addition to his faculty appointment at Wake Forest Baptist, High is currently on the editorial board of the Journal of the American Geriatrics Society and is funded for his professional activities by the National Institutes of Health, The John A. Hartford Foundation, Atlantic Philanthropies, Inc. and the Donald W. Reynolds Foundation. Some of his major research areas include changes in immunity and infection risk in older adults, vaccine effectiveness in seniors, and infections in patients with suppressed immunity particularly transplant recipients. High is board certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine in Internal Medicine and Infectious Diseases. He is listed in Best Doctors in America.

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Immune Compromised Transplantation, infectious diseases, infection risk, immunity,
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