Lisa Maragakis, MD, MPH


Lisa Maragakis is an Associate Professor of Medicine at The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine where she received her medical degree and post-doctoral Infectious Diseases training and a master’s degree in public health from The Johns Hopkins University Bloomberg School of Public Health. She serves as Senior Director for Healthcare Epidemiology and Infection Prevention for the Johns Hopkins Health System in Baltimore, Maryland. Dr. Maragakis is the Executive Director of the Biocontainment Unit at the Johns Hopkins Hospital. She serves as Co-Chair of the Healthcare Infection Control Practices Advisory Committee (HICPAC) for the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, and as Co-Chair for the 2020 update of the SHEA-IDSA Compendium of Strategies to Prevent Healthcare Associated Infections. Her research interests integrate infection prevention, human factors engineering, implementation science, and mathematical modeling approaches to develop new interventions to prevent the transmission of high-consequence pathogens in healthcare settings.