Janet Englund, MD

Univ. Washington/Seattle Children's Hospital

About

Dr. Janet Englund is a Professor of Pediatrics at the University of Washington School of Medicine, where she serves as a Pediatric Infectious Disease specialist at Seattle Children’s Hospital and a member of the Seattle Children’s Center for Clinical and Translational Research. Dr. Englund is also a clinical associate at Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, where she is active in transplant-related protocols in the prevention and treatment of disease in the immunocompromised host. In addition, she helps evaluate new and improved vaccines against respiratory infectious diseases. She serves on national and international committees for vaccines, as a liason to the CDC-sponsored Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices, a member of the FDA Vaccines and Related Biological Products Advisory Committee, and as a member of the influenza advisory group and maternal immunization safety group at World Health Organization. She is past president of the Pediatric Infectious Diseases Society and a member of the Board of Directors of the Infectious Disease Society of America. She received the Pediatric Infectious Disease Society’s 2015 Distinguished Physician Award.