Kelly Flett MD

Kelly Flett, MD, MMSc

Assistant in Medicine; Medical Director, Antimicrobial Stewardship Program

Instructor in Medicine, Harvard Medical School

    Contact: 617-919-2900
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Medical Services


  • Infectious Disease
  • Anti-Microbial Stewardship


  • Infectious Diseases
  • Medicine


  • Division of Infectious Diseases
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Experience and Education


Graduate School

Harvard Medical School; Harvard School of Public Health,

Medical School

UMDMJ Robert Wood Johnson Medical School,

New Brunswick, NJ


Children’s Hospital of Colorado,

Denver, CO

Residency, Pediatrics

Children’s Hospital of Colorado,

Denver, CO

Fellowship, Pediatric Infectious Diseases

Boston Children's Hospital,

Boston, MA



Publications powered by Harvard Catalyst Profiles
  1. Chiotos K, Tamma PD, Flett KB, Naumann M, Karandikar MV, Bilker WB, Zaoutis T, Han JH. Multicenter Study of the Risk Factors for Colonization or Infection with Carbapenem-Resistant Enterobacteriaceae in Children. Antimicrob Agents Chemother. 2017 Dec; 61(12).
  2. Flett KB, Bousvaros A, Carpenter J, Millrinen CE, Martin P, Sandora TJ. Reducing Redundant Anaerobic Therapy Through Spaced Education and Antimicrobial Stewardship Interventions. J Pediatric Infect Dis Soc. 2017 Nov 20.
  3. Rao S, Elkon B, Flett KB, Moss AF, Bernard TJ, Stroud B, Wilson KM. Long-Term Outcomes and Risk Factors Associated With Acute Encephalitis in Children. J Pediatric Infect Dis Soc. 2017 Mar 01; 6(1):20-27.
  4. Chung H, Lieberman TD, Vargas SO, Flett KB, McAdam AJ, Priebe GP, Kishony R. Global and local selection acting on the pathogen Stenotrophomonas maltophilia in the human lung. Nat Commun. 2017 Jan 19; 8:14078.
  5. Flett KB, Ozonoff A, Graham DA, Sandora TJ, Priebe GP. Impact of Mandatory Public Reporting of Central Line-Associated Bloodstream Infections on Blood Culture and Antibiotic Utilization in Pediatric and Neonatal Intensive Care Units. Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2015 Aug; 36(8):878-85.
  6. Flett KB, Breslin K, Braun PA, Hambidge SJ. Outpatient course and complications associated with home oxygen therapy for mild bronchiolitis. Pediatrics. 2014 May; 133(5):769-75.
  7. Lieberman TD, Flett KB, Yelin I, Martin TR, McAdam AJ, Priebe GP, Kishony R. Genetic variation of a bacterial pathogen within individuals with cystic fibrosis provides a record of selective pressures. Nat Genet. 2014 Jan; 46(1):82-7.
  8. Flett KB, Rao S, Dominguez SR, Bernard T, Glode MP. Variability in the Diagnosis of Encephalitis by Pediatric Subspecialists: The Need For a Uniform Definition. J Pediatric Infect Dis Soc. 2013 Sep; 2(3):267-9.
  9. Flett K, Youngster I, Huang J, McAdam A, Sandora TJ, Rennick M, Smole S, Rogers SL, Nix WA, Oberste MS, Gellis S, Ahmed AA. Hand, foot, and mouth disease caused by coxsackievirus a6. Emerg Infect Dis. 2012 Oct; 18(10):1702-4.
  10. Flett KL, Corredig M, Goff HD. Heat stability of aggregated particles of casein micelles and kappa-carrageenan. J Food Sci. 2010 Jun; 75(5):C433-8.
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  12. Flett KL, Duizer LM, Goff HD. Perceived creaminess and viscosity of aggregated particles of casein micelles and kappa-carrageenan. J Food Sci. 2010 Jun; 75(5):S255-62.
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