Dustin D. Flannery, DO, MSCE, is an attending physician at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia and CHOP Newborn Care at Pennsylvania Hospital, an assistant professor of Pediatrics at the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania, and a core faculty member in the Clinical Futures, a CHOP Research Institute Center of Emphasis. He is a graduate of the Pediatric Hospital Epidemiology and Outcomes Research Training (PHEOT) program managed by the Clinical Futures, and the Master of Science in Clinical Epidemiology (MSCE) program at the University of Pennsylvania.
Dr. Flannery received a Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine degree from the Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine and a Bachelor of Science with Honors from Virginia Tech. After completing a residency and chief residency in Pediatrics at Alfred I. DuPont Hospital for Children/Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, he completed a fellowship in Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine at CHOP.
Dr. Flannery’s research interests are neonatal infectious diseases and antimicrobial stewardship. His current research projects involve 1) analyzing antimicrobial resistance patterns in neonatal intensive care units across the country; 2) analyzing contemporary maternal and neonatal seroepidemiology; and 3) identifying meaningful metrics of neonatal antibiotic use for more accurate inter-hospital comparison.
He has received research funding from CHOP, the National Institute of Child Health and Human Development (T32), the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (K08), and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.