M. Anita Barry, MD

Assistant Professor, Medicine

(617) 534-5611
1010 Massachusetts Ave


My expertise is in the area of public health surveillance and in prevention and control of infectious diseases dangerous to the public’s health.

Other Positions

  • Assistant Professor, Epidemiology, Boston University School of Public Health
  • Boston Public Health Commission
  • Active Staff Privileges, Infectious Diseases, Medicine, Boston Medical Center



  • Columbia University, MD
  • Boston University, MPH
  • Georgetown University, BS

Classes Taught


  • Published on 1/18/2018

    Assoumou SA, Tasillo A, Leff JA, Schackman BR, Drainoni ML, Horsburgh CR, Barry MA, Regis C, Kim AY, Marshall A, Saxena S, Smith PC, Linas BP. Cost-Effectiveness of One-Time Hepatitis C Screening Strategies Among Adolescents and Young Adults in Primary Care Settings. Clin Infect Dis. 2018 Jan 18; 66(3):376-384. PMID: 29020317.

    Read at: PubMed
  • Published on 5/1/2015

    Hsu CH, Farland J, Winters T, Gunn J, Caron D, Evans J, Osadebe L, Bethune L, McCollum AM, Patel N, Wilkins K, Davidson W, Petersen B, Barry MA. Laboratory-acquired vaccinia virus infection in a recently immunized person--Massachusetts, 2013. MMWR Morb Mortal Wkly Rep. 2015 May 1; 64(16):435-8. PMID: 25928468.

    Read at: PubMed
  • Published on 7/8/2011

    Adams R, Craig BM, Walsh CD, Veale DJ, Bresnihan B, FitzGerald O, Barry M. The impact of a revised EQ-5D population scoring on preference-based utility scores in an inflammatory arthritis cohort. Value Health. 2011 Sep-Oct; 14(6):921-7. PMID: 21914514.

    Read at: PubMed
  • Published on 11/1/2010

    LaRocque RC, Rao SR, Tsibris A, Lawton T, Barry MA, Marano N, Brunette G, Yanni E, Ryan ET. Pre-travel health advice-seeking behavior among US international travelers departing from Boston Logan International Airport. J Travel Med. 2010 Nov-Dec; 17(6):387-91. PMID: 21050318.

    Read at: PubMed
  • Published on 8/11/2010

    Barry MA. A 29-year-old woman with flu-like symptoms: review of influenza diagnosis and treatment. JAMA. 2010 Aug 11; 304(6):671-8. PMID: 20699459.

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  • Published on 4/5/2007

    Patel S, Parsyan AE, Gunn J, Barry MA, Reed C, Sharnprapai S, Horsburgh CR. Risk of progression to active tuberculosis among foreign-born persons with latent tuberculosis. Chest. 2007 Jun; 131(6):1811-6. PMID: 17413054.

    Read at: PubMed
  • Published on 3/1/2007

    Kirkwood A, Guenther E, Fleischauer AT, Gunn J, Hutwagner L, Barry MA. Direct cost associated with the development and implementation of a local syndromic surveillance system. J Public Health Manag Pract. 2007 Mar-Apr; 13(2):194-9. PMID: 17299325.

    Read at: PubMed
  • Published on 6/12/2006

    Parsyan AE, Saukkonen J, Barry MA, Sharnprapai S, Horsburgh CR. Predictors of failure to complete treatment for latent tuberculosis infection. J Infect. 2007 Mar; 54(3):262-6. PMID: 16772095.

    Read at: PubMed
  • Published on 9/1/2004

    Barry M, Bialek R. Tracking our investments in public health: what have we learned? J Public Health Manag Pract. 2004 Sep-Oct; 10(5):383-92. PMID: 15552761.

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  • Published on 1/1/2004

    Woods R, McCarthy T, Barry MA, Mahon B. Diagnosing smallpox: would you know it if you saw it? Biosecur Bioterror. 2004; 2(3):157-63. PMID: 15588053.

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