Barlam, Tamar, MD, MSc

clip_image002Medical School: University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry
Residency training: Presbyterian-University of Pennsylvania Medical Center
Fellowship training: Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center
Graduate School: Boston University School of Public Health


Dr. Barlam is a Professor of Medicine in the Section of Infectious Diseases, the Program Director of the Infectious Disease Training Program, and the Director of Antimicrobial Stewardship for the Boston Medical Center.  She has close to 30 years’ experience directing antimicrobial stewardship programs.  Her research is focused on understanding factors that influence antimicrobial prescribing, and the implementation and impact of stewardship interventions.  She has also engaged in policy work to reduce inappropriate use of antimicrobials in food animals and is currently on a national task force to improve antimicrobial use in companion animals.  She is the co-chair of a national panel tasked with creating an implementation guideline on antimicrobial stewardship.