Helen Boucher

Helen Boucher, M.D.

  • Chief, Division of Geographic Medicine and Infectious Diseases
  • Director, Tufts Center for Integrated Management of Antimicrobial Resistance (CIMAR)
  • Director, Heart Transplant and Ventricular Assist Device Infectious Diseases Program

Areas of Special Interest

  • Infections in immunocompromised patients
  • S. aureus infections
  • Development of new anti-infective agents

Professional Recognition & Appointments

  • Treasurer, Infectious Diseases Society of America
  • Voting Member, Presidential Advisory Council on Combatting Antibiotic-Resistant Bacteria
  • Board of Trustees of the Physicians of Tufts Medical Center and The College of the Holy Cross
  • IDSA Society Citation Award (2015)
  • Associate Editor, Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy

Publication Highlights

Numerous peer-reviewed scientific articles, textbook chapters, reviews and scientific abstracts including:


  • College of the Holy Cross (B.A.)
  • University of Texas Medical School at Houston (M.D.)
  • Deaconess Hospital (Residency, Chief Resident)
  • Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center (Fellowship)


  • Nothing to disclose