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Mari M. Nakamura, MD, MPH, is a pediatric infectious diseases physician and health services researcher. Her work focuses on improving infectious diseases care for children by optimizing antibiotic use through antimicrobial and diagnostic stewardship, quality improvement, and the use of information technology. She is also deeply interested in medical education and serves as a research mentor for clinical fellows and faculty interested in antimicrobial stewardship.

Researcher | Research Background

Dr. Nakamura received her MD from Washington University School of Medicine in 1999.  She completed pediatric residency training at Vanderbilt Children’s Hospital in 2002 and pediatric infectious diseases fellowship training at Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital at Stanford in 2006.  She came to Boston Children’s Hospital in 2006 to join the Harvard Pediatric Health Services Research Fellowship Program and became a faculty member in 2009.  She received an MPH from the Harvard School of Public Health in 2008. 


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