Elizabeth D. Barnett, MD

Professor, Pediatrics

Elizabeth Barnett
617.414.3623

Biography

For more than 25 years at BUSM/BMC, Dr. Barnett has been a clinical and academic leader who has achieved international prominence in Travel and Tropical Medicine with a particular focus on refugee health and the medical needs of new immigrant families. She has served as the PI of the BMC Refugee Health Assessment Program for more than 20 years and also is Site Director for the GeoSentinel Program in partnership with the Centers for Disease Control. In addition, Dr. Barnett has studied the safety and dissemination of childhood immunizations and is a leader in the BMC Center for Immunization Safety and Assessment.

Nationally recognized for her work in Pediatric Infectious Diseases, Dr. Barnett is a member of the Committee on Infectious Diseases of the American Academy of Pediatrics, the body that publishes the Red Book, which is the authoritative text for the treatment of Pediatric Infectious Diseases. She has published more than 90 peer-reviewed manuscripts and presented at numerous national and international meetings and seminars.

Dr. Barnett completed her pediatric residency at Boston City Hospital (BCH) and Children’s Hospital, Boston. After serving as a Chief Resident in the Department of Pediatrics, she completed fellowship training in Pediatric Infectious Diseases at BCH under the direction of Drs. Pelton and Jerome Klein.

Education

  • Boston University, MD
  • Brown University, SB/ScB

Publications

  • Published on 4/21/2022

    Taglauer ES, Dhole Y, Boateng J, Snyder-Cappione J, Parker SE, Clarke K, Juttukonda L, Devera J, Hunnewell J, Barnett E, Jia H, Yarrington C, Sabharwal V, Wachman EM. Evaluation of maternal-infant dyad inflammatory cytokines in pregnancies affected by maternal SARS-CoV-2 infection in early and late gestation. J Perinatol. 2022 Apr 21. PMID: 35449446.

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  • Published on 3/21/2022

    Balogun O, Brown A, Angelo KM, Hochberg NS, Barnett ED, Nicolini LA, Asgeirsson H, Grobusch MP, Leder K, Salvador F, Chen L, Odolini S, Díaz-Menéndez M, Gobbi F, Connor BA, Libman M, Hamer DH. Acute hepatitis A in international travellers: a GeoSentinel analysis, 2008-2020. J Travel Med. 2022 03 21; 29(2). PMID: 35134210.

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  • Published on 1/25/2022

    Oster ME, Shay DK, Su JR, Gee J, Creech CB, Broder KR, Edwards K, Soslow JH, Dendy JM, Schlaudecker E, Lang SM, Barnett ED, Ruberg FL, Smith MJ, Campbell MJ, Lopes RD, Sperling LS, Baumblatt JA, Thompson DL, Marquez PL, Strid P, Woo J, Pugsley R, Reagan-Steiner S, DeStefano F, Shimabukuro TT. Myocarditis Cases Reported After mRNA-Based COVID-19 Vaccination in the US From December 2020 to August 2021. JAMA. 2022 01 25; 327(4):331-340. PMID: 35076665.

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  • Published on 11/28/2021

    Belay ED, Godfred Cato S, Rao AK, Abrams J, Wilson WW, Lim S, Newton-Cheh C, Melgar M, DeCuir J, Webb B, Marquez P, Su JR, Meng L, Grome HN, Schlaudecker E, Talaat K, Edwards K, Barnett E, Campbell AP, Broder KR, Bamrah Morris S. Multisystem Inflammatory Syndrome in Adults after SARS-CoV-2 infection and COVID-19 vaccination. Clin Infect Dis. 2021 Nov 28. PMID: 34849680.

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  • Published on 11/9/2021

    Walter EB, Talaat KR, Sabharwal C, Gurtman A, Lockhart S, Paulsen GC, Barnett ED, Muñoz FM, Maldonado Y, Pahud BA, Domachowske JB, Simões EAF, Sarwar UN, Kitchin N, Cunliffe L, Rojo P, Kuchar E, Rämet M, Munjal I, Perez JL, Frenck RW, Lagkadinou E, Swanson KA, Ma H, Xu X, Koury K, Mather S, Belanger TJ, Cooper D, Türeci Ö, Dormitzer PR, Sahin U, Jansen KU, Gruber WC. Evaluation of the BNT162b2 Covid-19 Vaccine in Children 5 to 11 Years of Age. N Engl J Med. 2022 01 06; 386(1):35-46. PMID: 34752019.

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  • Published on 10/30/2021

    Boateng JO, Wachman EM, Turcinovic J, Devera J, Jain M, Jean-Sicard S, Woodard E, Cruikshank A, Sinha B, Bartolome R, Barnett ED, Parker MG, Yarrington C, Connor JH, Taglauer E, Sabharwal V. SARS-CoV-2 in infant urine and fecal samples after in utero COVID-19 exposure. Pediatr Res. 2021 Oct 30. PMID: 34718351.

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  • Published on 8/27/2021

    Eimer J, Patimeteeporn C, Jensenius M, Gkrania-Klotsas E, Duvignaud A, Barnett ED, Hochberg NS, Chen LH, Trigo-Esteban E, Gertler M, Greenaway C, Grobusch MP, Angelo KM, Hamer DH, Caumes E, Asgeirsson H. Multidrug-resistant tuberculosis imported into low-incidence countries-a GeoSentinel analysis, 2008-2020. J Travel Med. 2021 08 27; 28(6). PMID: 33987682.

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  • Published on 5/15/2021

    Aggarwal A, Cohen E, Figueira M, Sabharwal V, Herlihy JM, Bronwen C, Barnett ED, Pelton SI, Camelo IY. Multisystem Inflammatory Syndrome in an Adult With COVID-19-A Trial of Anakinra: A Case Report. Infect Dis Clin Pract (Baltim Md). 2021 Nov; 29(6):e420-e423. PMID: 34803350.

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  • Published on 4/14/2021

    Sabharwal V, Bartolome R, Hassan SA, Levesque BM, Camelo IY, Wachman EM, Figueira M, Yarrington CD, Cooper ER, Barnett ED, Parker MG. Mother-Infant Dyads with COVID-19 at an Urban, Safety-Net Hospital: Clinical Manifestations and Birth Outcomes. Am J Perinatol. 2021 06; 38(7):741-746. PMID: 33853145.

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  • Published on 1/4/2021

    Schmader KE, Liu CK, Harrington T, Rountree W, Auerbach H, Walter EB, Barnett ED, Schlaudecker EP, Todd CA, Poniewierski M, Staat MA, Wodi P, Broder KR. Safety, Reactogenicity, and Health-Related Quality of Life After Trivalent Adjuvanted vs Trivalent High-Dose Inactivated Influenza Vaccines in Older Adults: A Randomized Clinical Trial. JAMA Netw Open. 2021 01 04; 4(1):e2031266. PMID: 33443580.

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