Kristin Moffitt MD

Kristin Moffitt, MD

Associate Physician in Medicine

Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, Harvard Medical School

  • Contact: 617-919-2900

  • Fax: 617-730-0255

Medical Services


  • Infectious Disease
  • Infections in Immunocompromised Children
  • Bacterial Infections
  • Neonatal Infections


  • Infectious Diseases
  • Medicine


  • Immunocompromised Host Service
To schedule an appointment: Call 617-919-2900

Experience and Education


Medical School

University of Vermont College of Medicine,

Burlington, VT


Pediatric Infectious Diseases - Boston Children's Hospital,

Boston, MA


Pediatrics - Rhode Island Hospital,

Providence , RI


  • Pediatrics

  • Pediatric Infectious Diseases


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  1. Koegel AK, Hofmann I, Moffitt K, Degar B, Duncan C, Tubman VN. Acute lymphoblastic leukemia in a patient with MonoMAC syndrome/GATA2 haploinsufficiency. Pediatr Blood Cancer. 2016 Oct; 63(10):1844-7.
  2. Moffitt K, Malley R. Rationale and prospects for novel pneumococcal vaccines. Hum Vaccin Immunother. 2016; 12(2):383-92.
  3. Moffitt K, Howard A, Martin S, Cheung E, Herd M, Basset A, Malley R. T(H)17-Mediated Protection against Pneumococcal Carriage by a Whole-Cell Vaccine Is Dependent on Toll-Like Receptor 2 and Surface Lipoproteins. Clin Vaccine Immunol. 2015 Aug; 22(8):909-16.
  4. Moffitt K, Skoberne M, Howard A, Gavrilescu LC, Gierahn T, Munzer S, Dixit B, Giannasca P, Flechtner JB, Malley R. Toll-like receptor 2-dependent protection against pneumococcal carriage by immunization with lipidated pneumococcal proteins. Infect Immun. 2014 May; 82(5):2079-86.
  5. Schwenk HT, Vo P, Moffitt K, Kehoe E, Blume E, Sharma T, Khatwa U. Allograft-Transmitted Histoplasma capsulatum Infection in a Solid Organ Transplant Recipient. J Pediatric Infect Dis Soc. 2013 Sep; 2(3):270-3.
  6. Moffitt KL, Malley R, Lu YJ. Identification of protective pneumococcal T(H)17 antigens from the soluble fraction of a killed whole cell vaccine. PLoS One. 2012; 7(8):e43445.
  7. Moffitt KL, Yadav P, Weinberger DM, Anderson PW, Malley R. Broad antibody and T cell reactivity induced by a pneumococcal whole-cell vaccine. Vaccine. 2012 Jun 19; 30(29):4316-22.
  8. Recher M, Burns SO, de la Fuente MA, Volpi S, Dahlberg C, Walter JE, Moffitt K, Mathew D, Honke N, Lang PA, Patrizi L, Falet H, Keszei M, Mizui M, Csizmadia E, Candotti F, Nadeau K, Bouma G, Delmonte OM, Frugoni F, Fomin AB, Buchbinder D, Lundequist EM, Massaad MJ, Tsokos GC, Hartwig J, Manis J, Terhorst C, Geha RS, Snapper S, Lang KS, Malley R, Westerberg L, Thrasher AJ, Notarangelo LD. B cell-intrinsic deficiency of the Wiskott-Aldrich syndrome protein (WASp) causes severe abnormalities of the peripheral B-cell compartment in mice. Blood. 2012 Mar 22; 119(12):2819-28.
  9. Moffitt KL, Malley R. Next generation pneumococcal vaccines. Curr Opin Immunol. 2011 Jun; 23(3):407-13.
  10. Moffitt KL, Gierahn TM, Lu Y, Gouveia P, Alderson M, Flechtner JB, Higgins DE, Malley R . Cell Host and Microbe. TH17-based vaccine design for prevention of Streptococcus pneumoniae colonization. 2011; 9(2):158-65.
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