Paul Auwaerter, MD, MBA, FIDSA


Paul G Auwaerter is the Sherrilyn and Ken Fisher Professor of Medicine at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine serving as the Clinical Director for the Division of Infectious Diseases and Director of the Sherrilyn and Ken Fisher Center for Environmental Infectious Diseases.

He serves as the Executive Director of the Johns Hopkins Point of Care-Information Technology (POC-IT) Center producing the Johns Hopkins ABX (Antibiotic), JH HIV, JH Osler, JH Psychiatry and JH Diabetes Guides. Dr. Auwaerter serves as Editor-in-Chief of the ABX Guide that over the last 20 years has grown to be a standard reference for ID-related clinical decision support and rationale antimicrobial management. Dr. Auwaerter’s research and clinical interests include improving the diagnosis and care for patients with Lyme disease and other tick-borne infections as well as work in surgical infections, Epstein-Barr virus, respiratory diseases and antibiotic resistance. He is a Past President of the Infectious Diseases Society of America (IDSA), the largest professional society worldwide related to infectious diseases.