Tanvi Sharma, MD, MPH
Disclosures: Nothing to disclose - 01/08/2018

2023 St. Jude/PIDS Immunocompromised Hosts and Transplant Infectious Diseases Symposium


Chair: Tanvi S. Sharma, MD, MPH, FPIDS


Tanvi Sharma, MD, MPH is the 2023 Chair of the planning committee for the St. Jude/PIDS Immunocompromised Hosts and Transplant Infectious Diseases (ID) Symposium.  She is co-director of the immunocompromised hosts ID service and co-director of ID in the Pediatric Transplant Center at Boston Children’s Hospital, and is an assistant professor of pediatrics at Harvard Medical School.  Dr. Sharma serves as the Associate Chief and Clinical Director within the division of pediatric ID, as well as Director of the Pediatric ID Fellowship Program at Boston Children’s Hospital.  Dr. Sharma completed her medical training, residency in pediatrics, and fellowship in pediatric ID and immunology at University of Miami/Jackson Memorial Medical Center.  She joined the faculty within the divisions of pediatric ID/immunology and pediatric clinical research at the University of Miami before moving to Boston.  Her early research interests focused on metabolic complications in children with perinatally-acquired HIV infection receiving antiretroviral therapy, and have since evolved to evaluating infectious outcomes in children undergoing solid organ and hematopoietic stem cell transplantation.  As both an educator and clinician caring for children with immunocompromising conditions, Dr. Sharma has additionally take on an active role in the development of curricula and training experiences focused on pediatric immunocompromised hosts IDDr. Sharma currently serves on the Board of Directors for PIDS as well as the PIDS Transplant ID Subcommittee.  She previously served as Chair of the American Society of Transplantation (AST) ID Community of Practice Pediatrics Working Group, leading a collaborative effort with the Pediatric Infectious Diseases Society (PIDS) to develop interactive educational modules and clinical conferences for pediatric transplant ID clinicians.  She has also previously served on the PIDS Education Committee and PIDS Training Programs Committee.