Katherine K. Hsu, MD

Professor, Pediatrics

Katherine Hsu
617.414.6394
670 Albany St Biosquare III

Biography

After completing her residency at Columbia‐Presbyterian Medical Center, Katherine Hsu, MD, began her fellowship in Pediatric Infectious Disease at the Boston University School of Medicine. During this period she was awarded the Massachusetts Infectious Disease Society Edward H. Kass Award for Clinical Excellence During Fellowship. Nineteen years later, she is an Associate Professor of Pediatrics in Adolescent Medicine. In addition to her work in the school of medicine, she serves Medical Director in the Division of STD Prevention & HIV/AIDS Surveillance as a part of the Bureau of Infectious Disease and Laboratory Sciences at the Massachusetts Department of Public Health. Her research interests are sexually transmitted diseases and syndromes in adolescents and young adults, infectious diseases in adolescents and young adults, post-sexual assault care in adolescents and young adults, and vaccine preventable diseases in adolescents and young adults.

Other Positions

  • Boston Medical Center

Education

  • Brown University School of Medicine, MD
  • Boston University School of Public Health, MPH
  • Brown University, SB/ScB

Publications

  • Published on 1/1/2022

    Hsu KK, Rakhmanina NY. Adolescents and Young Adults: The Pediatrician's Role in HIV Testing and Pre- and Postexposure HIV Prophylaxis. Pediatrics. 2022 01 01; 149(1). PMID: 34972226.

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  • Published on 11/16/2021

    Willis SJ, Elder H, Cocoros NM, Callahan M, Hsu KK, Klompas M. Impact of an Electronic Medical Record Best Practice Alert on Expedited Partner Therapy for Chlamydia Infection and Reinfection. Open Forum Infect Dis. 2022 Jan; 9(1):ofab574. PMID: 35024371.

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  • Published on 11/1/2021

    Earnest R, Rönn MM, Bellerose M, Menon-Johansson AS, Berruti AA, Chesson HW, Gift TL, Hsu KK, Testa C, Zhu L, Malyuta Y, Menzies NA, Salomon JA. Modeling the Cost-Effectiveness of Express Multisite Gonorrhea Screening Among Men Who Have Sex With Men in the United States. Sex Transm Dis. 2021 11 01; 48(11):805-812. PMID: 33993161.

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  • Published on 11/1/2021

    Stierman B, Abrams JY, Godfred-Cato SE, Oster ME, Meng L, Yip L, Patel P, Balachandran N, Prezzato E, Pierce T, Hsu KK, Burns M, Peterson Pompa X, Lauro P, Hartley A, Jones C, Gretsch S, Reid H, Lim S, Campbell AP, Belay ED. Racial and Ethnic Disparities in Multisystem Inflammatory Syndrome in Children in the United States, March 2020 to February 2021. Pediatr Infect Dis J. 2021 11 01; 40(11):e400-e406. PMID: 34382615.

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  • Published on 3/3/2021

    Chitneni P, Bwana MB, Muyindike W, Owembabazi M, Kalyebara PK, Byamukama A, Mbalibulha Y, Smith PM, Hsu KK, Haberer JE, Kaida A, Matthews LT. STI prevalence among men living with HIV engaged in safer conception care in rural, southwestern Uganda. PLoS One. 2021; 16(3):e0246629. PMID: 33657120.

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  • Published on 1/1/2021

    Elder HR, Gruber S, Willis SJ, Cocoros N, Callahan M, Flagg EW, Klompas M, Hsu KK. Can Machine Learning Help Identify Patients at Risk for Recurrent Sexually Transmitted Infections? Sex Transm Dis. 2021 01; 48(1):56-62. PMID: 32810028.

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  • Published on 12/3/2020

    Willis SJ, Elder H, Cocoros N, Young J, Marcus JL, Eberhardt K, Callahan M, Herrick B, Weiss M, Hafer E, Erani D, Josephson M, Llata E, Flagg EW, Hsu KK, Klompas M. More Screening or More Disease? Gonorrhea Testing and Positivity Patterns Among Men in 3 Large Clinical Practices in Massachusetts, 2010-2017. Clin Infect Dis. 2020 12 03; 71(9):e399-e405. PMID: 31967644.

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  • Published on 8/14/2020

    Godfred-Cato S, Bryant B, Leung J, Oster ME, Conklin L, Abrams J, Roguski K, Wallace B, Prezzato E, Koumans EH, Lee EH, Geevarughese A, Lash MK, Reilly KH, Pulver WP, Thomas D, Feder KA, Hsu KK, Plipat N, Richardson G, Reid H, Lim S, Schmitz A, Pierce T, Hrapcak S, Datta D, Morris SB, Clarke K, Belay E. COVID-19-Associated Multisystem Inflammatory Syndrome in Children - United States, March-July 2020. MMWR Morb Mortal Wkly Rep. 2020 Aug 14; 69(32):1074-1080. PMID: 32790663.

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  • Published on 7/1/2020

    Earnest R, Rönn MM, Bellerose M, Gift TL, Berruti AA, Hsu KK, Testa C, Zhu L, Malyuta Y, Menzies NA, Salomon JA. Population-level Benefits of Extragenital Gonorrhea Screening Among Men Who Have Sex With Men: An Exploratory Modeling Analysis. Sex Transm Dis. 2020 07; 47(7):484-490. PMID: 32355108.

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  • Published on 4/15/2020

    Rönn MM, Menzies NA, Gift TL, Chesson HW, Trikalinos TA, Bellerose M, Malyuta Y, Berruti A, Gaydos CA, Hsu KK, Salomon JA. Potential for Point-of-Care Tests to Reduce Chlamydia-associated Burden in the United States: A Mathematical Modeling Analysis. Clin Infect Dis. 2020 04 15; 70(9):1816-1823. PMID: 31504314.

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