Harvard Medical School
Department of Population Medicine
133 Brookline Avenue, 6th Floor
Boston, MA 02215
Chanu Rhee, MD
Chanu Rhee is a Research Fellow in the Department of Population Medicine at Harvard Medical School and Harvard Pilgrim Health Care Institute. He is also an Infectious Diseases Fellow in the combined program at Massachusetts General Hospital and Brigham and Women’s Hospital, and is currently obtaining his MPH degree at Harvard School of Public Health. He graduated summa cum laude from Georgetown University School of Medicine and completed his Internal Medicine residency, chief residency, and Critical Care fellowship at Stanford University Hospital prior to coming to Boston. His research interest is in the epidemiology, surveillance, and prevention of healthcare-associated infections, particularly in critically ill patients. He is currently focusing on improving the public health system’s capacity to accurately track incidence of sepsis by developing an objective surveillance definition based on routinely collected electronic clinical data.
- Guillamet MC, Rhee C, Patterson AJ. Cardiovascular management of septic shock in 2012. Curr Infect Dis Rep. 2012 Oct;14(5):493-502.
- Rhee C, Eaton EF, Concepcion W, Blackburn BG. West Nile virus encephalitis acquired via liver transplantation and clinical response to intravenous immunoglobulin: case report and review of the literature. Transpl Infect Dis. 2011 Jun;13(3):312-7. Epub 2011 Jan 16.
- Schaenman JM, Shashidhar S, Rhee C, Wong J, Navato S, Wong RM, Ho DY, Arai S, Johnston L, Brown JM. Early CMV viremia is associated with impaired viral control following nonmyeloablative hematopoietic cell transplantation with a total lymphoid irradiation and antithymocyte globulin preparative regimen. Biol Blood Marrow Transplant. 2011 May;17(5):693-702. Epub 2010 Aug 22.
- Zhang H, Rhee C, Bebenek A, Drake JW, Wang J, Konigsberg W. The L561A substitution in the nascent base-pair binding pocket of RB69 DNA polymerase reduces base discrimination. Biochemistry. 2006 Feb 21;45(7):2211-20.