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Helen Boucher, MD

Contributing Editor

  • Dean & Professor of Medicine, Tufts University School of Medicine
  • Chief Academic Officer, Tufts Medicine

Areas of Special Interest

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

Professional Recognition & Appointments

  • Chair, National Institutes of Health (NIH) Antibacterial Resistance Leadership Group (ARLG) Innovations Working Group
  • Chair, Board of Trustees of The College of the Holy Cross
  • Chair, Board of Trustees of the Physicians of Tufts Medical Center
  • Elected Treasurer, Infectious Diseases Society of America (IDSA)
  • Associate Editor of Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy
  • Consulting Editor of Infectious Diseases Clinics of North America
  • IDSA Society Citation Award (2015)
  • Voting Member, Presidential Advisory Council on Combating Antibiotic-Resistant Bacteria (2015)

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