Pediatric Infectious Diseases

Brenner Children’s pediatric infectious diseases specialists provide expertise to the American Academy of Pediatrics, the Food and Drug Administration and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, helping to write the nation’s vaccine standards and consulting on health issues such as bioterrorism.

Brenner Children’s four infectious disease experts are engaged in the treatment and prevention of a wide range of diseases including Kawasaki Disease. Some routinely travel to Africa to care for HIV-infected children and do research, while other experts work with HIV-infected and exposed children in North Carolina to ensure their medical and social needs are addressed. Others study state-of-the-art immunotherapies to prevent or better treat infections in infants. 

Brenner News and Highlights 

Brenner Children’s Hospital Again Ranked among Best in Country by U.S. News & World Report

For the second straight year, U.S. News & World Report has ranked Brenner Children’s Hospital, the pediatric arm of Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center, among the best children’s hospitals in the country.


Head Hits Can Be Reduced in Youth Football; Study Shows Limiting Contact in Practice Makes Difference

Less contact during practice could mean a lot less exposure to head injuries for young football players, according to researchers at Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center and Virginia Tech.


Ranked in 12 Medical Specialties, Wake Forest Baptist is among the Nation’s Best Hospitals According to U.S. News & World Report

For the 21st consecutive year, Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center is listed among the best hospitals in the country by U.S. News & World Report. The online magazine released its annual national ranking of the country’s premier hospitals, earlier today.


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