Rotem Lapidot, MD

Assistant Professor, Pediatrics

Rotem Lapidot


Rotem Lapidot, MD received her medical degree from the Technion Israel Institute of Technology. She has additional training as an intern and resident at the Rambam Health Care Campus. Dr. Lapidot was also a fellow in Pediatric Infectious Diseases at Boston University Medical Center. She has worked as an attending at the Rambam Health Care Campus as well as a primary care physician in an urgent care clinic in Haifa, Isreal.

Other Positions

  • Boston Medical Center


  • Published on 1/1/2024

    Yildirim I, Lapidot R, Shaik-Dasthagirisaheb YB, Hinderstein S, Lee H, Klevens M, Grant L, Arguedas Mohs AG, Cane A, Madoff L, Johnson H, Ivanof C, Burns M, Pelton S. Invasive Pneumococcal Disease After 2 Decades of Pneumococcal Conjugate Vaccine Use. Pediatrics. 2024 Jan 01; 153(1). PMID: 38087952.

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  • Published on 9/28/2023

    Odom AR, McClintock J, Gill CJ, Pieciak R, Ismail A, MacLeod WB, Johnson WE, Lapidot R. Analysis of nasopharyngeal microbiome patterns in Zambian infants with fatal acute febrile illness. bioRxiv. 2023 Sep 28. PMID: 37808661.

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  • Published on 7/13/2023

    McClintock J, Odom-Mabey AR, Kebere N, Ismail A, Mwananyanda L, Gill CJ, MacLeod WB, Pieciak RC, Lapidot R, Johnson WE. Postmortem Nasopharyngeal Microbiome Analysis of Zambian Infants With and Without Respiratory Syncytial Virus Disease: A Nested Case Control Study. Pediatr Infect Dis J. 2023 Aug 01; 42(8):637-643. PMID: 37093853.

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  • Published on 12/6/2022

    Gill CJ, Mwananyanda L, MacLeod WB, Kwenda G, Pieciak RC, Etter L, Bridges D, Chikoti C, Chirwa S, Chimoga C, Forman L, Katowa B, Lapidot R, Lungu J, Matoba J, Mwinga G, Mubemba B, Mupila Z, Muleya W, Mwenda M, Ngoma B, Nakazwe R, Nzara D, Pawlak N, Pemba L, Saasa N, Simulundu E, Yankonde B, Thea DM. What is the prevalence of COVID-19 detection by PCR among deceased individuals in Lusaka, Zambia? A postmortem surveillance study. BMJ Open. 2022 Dec 06; 12(12):e066763. PMID: 36600354.

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  • Published on 2/1/2022

    Gill CJ, Mwananyanda L, MacLeod WB, Kwenda G, Pieciak R, Mupila Z, Murphy C, Chikoti C, Forman L, Berklein F, Lapidot R, Chimoga C, Ngoma B, Larson A, Lungu J, Nakazwe R, Nzara D, Pemba L, Yankonde B, Chirwa A, Mwale M, Thea DM. Infant deaths from respiratory syncytial virus in Lusaka, Zambia from the ZPRIME study: a 3-year, systematic, post-mortem surveillance project. Lancet Glob Health. 2022 02; 10(2):e269-e277. PMID: 35063114.

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  • Published on 12/25/2021

    Osei-Poku GK, Thomas S, Mwananyanda L, Lapidot R, Elliott PA, Macleod WB, Somwe SW, Gill CJ. A systematic review of the burden and risk factors of sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS) in Africa. J Glob Health. 2021; 11:04075. PMID: 35003713.

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  • Published on 12/15/2021

    Mudenda V, Mumba C, Pieciak RC, Mwananyanda L, Chimoga C, Ngoma B, Mupila Z, Kwenda G, Forman L, Lapidot R, MacLeod WB, Thea DM, Gill CJ. Histopathological Evaluation of Deceased Persons in Lusaka, Zambia With or Without Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) Infection: Results Obtained From Minimally Invasive Tissue Sampling. Clin Infect Dis. 2021 12 15; 73(Suppl_5):S465-S471. PMID: 34910177.

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  • Published on 10/27/2021

    Lapidot R, Vietri J, Shaff M, Averin A, Lonshteyn A, Weycker D, Wasserman M, Farkouh R, Pelton SI. Community-acquired pneumonia in infants: Not simply an acute event with complete recovery. Respir Med. 2022 01; 191:106671. PMID: 34864372.

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  • Published on 6/15/2021

    Pelton SI, Lapidot R. Inferring Public Health Policies From Epidemiology and Whole Genome Sequencing of Invasive Pneumococcal Isolates From a Surveillance Network. Clin Infect Dis. 2021 06 15; 72(12):e957-e958. PMID: 33151276.

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  • Published on 3/4/2021

    Lapidot R, Larson Williams A, MacLeod WB, Mwale M, Olowojesiku R, Enslen A, Mwananyanda L, Munanjala G, Chimoga C, Ngoma B, Thea DL, Gill CJ. Verbal Autopsies for Out-of-Hospital Infant Deaths in Zambia. Pediatrics. 2021 04; 147(4). PMID: 33664096.

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