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.
- Boston Medical Center
- Brown University School of Medicine, MD
- Boston University School of Public Health, MPH
- Brown University, SB/ScB
- Published on 1/1/2020
Loosier PS, Carter MW, Hsu KK, Doshi S, Peterson Maddox BL, Kroeger K, Cranston K. Provision of STD Services in Community Settings After the Loss and Return of State Funding to Support Service Provision: Observations From Select Providers in Massachusetts, 2010 and 2013. J Public Health Manag Pract. 2020 Jan/Feb; 26(1):E18-E27. PMID: 31765352.
- Published on 12/12/2019
Rönn MM, Testa C, Tuite AR, Chesson HW, Gift TL, Schumacher C, Williford SL, Zhu L, Bellerose M, Earnest R, Malyuta Y, Hsu KK, Salomon JA, Menzies NA. The potential population-level impact of different gonorrhea screening strategies in Baltimore and San Francisco: an exploratory mathematical modeling analysis. Sex Transm Dis. 2019 Dec 12. PMID: 31842089.
- Published on 11/14/2019
Alpren C, Dawson EL, John B, Cranston K, Panneer N, Fukuda HD, Roosevelt K, Klevens RM, Bryant J, Peters PJ, Lyss SB, Switzer WM, Burrage A, Murray A, Agnew-Brune C, Stiles T, McClung P, Campbell EM, Breen C, Randall LM, Dasgupta S, Onofrey S, Bixler D, Hampton K, Jaeger JL, Hsu KK, Adih W, Callis B, Goldman LR, Danner SP, Jia H, Tumpney M, Board A, Brown C, DeMaria A, Buchacz K. Opioid Use Fueling HIV Transmission in an Urban Setting: An Outbreak of HIV Infection Among People Who Inject Drugs-Massachusetts, 2015-2018. Am J Public Health. 2020 Jan; 110(1):37-44. PMID: 31725317.
- Published on 8/29/2019
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. 2019 Aug 29. PMID: 31504314.
- Published on 8/26/2019
Willis SJ, Cocoros NM, Randall LM, Ochoa AM, Haney G, Hsu KK, DeMaria A, Klompas M. Electronic Health Record Use in Public Health Infectious Disease Surveillance, USA, 2018-2019. Curr Infect Dis Rep. 2019 Aug 26; 21(10):32. PMID: 31451945.
- Published on 3/1/2019
Dee EC, Hsu KK, Kruskal BA, Menchaca JT, Zambarano B, Cocoros N, Herrick B, Weiss MDP, Hafer E, Erani D, Josephson M, Young J, Torrone EA, Flagg EW, Klompas M. Temporal Patterns in Chlamydia Repeat Testing in Massachusetts. Am J Prev Med. 2019 03; 56(3):458-463. PMID: 30777163.
- Published on 9/1/2018
Hsu KK. Practical Considerations for Health Care Systems Involvement in a Renewed Syphilis Initiative. Sex Transm Dis. 2018 09; 45(9S Suppl 1):S93-S94. PMID: 29485540.
- Published on 8/1/2018
Yoon J, Elder HR, Hawrusik R, Klevens RM, Roosevelt KA, Hsu KK. Does Nonmetropolitan Residence Impact Timely Chlamydia Treatment in Massachusetts? Sex Transm Dis. 2018 08; 45(8):e52-e56. PMID: 29498967.
- Published on 6/18/2018
Hsu KK, Molotnikov LE, Roosevelt KA, Elder HR, Klevens RM, DeMaria A, Aral SO. Characteristics of Cases With Repeated Sexually Transmitted Infections, Massachusetts, 2014-2016. Clin Infect Dis. 2018 06 18; 67(1):99-104. PMID: 29346606.
- Published on 1/1/2018
Neilan AM, Dunville R, Ocfemia MCB, Salomon JA, Francke JA, Bulteel AJB, Wang LY, Hsu KK, DiNenno EA, Walensky RP, Parker RA, Freedberg KA, Ciaranello AL. The Optimal Age for Screening Adolescents and Young Adults Without Identified Risk Factors for HIV. J Adolesc Health. 2018 01; 62(1):22-28. PMID: 29273141.
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