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Carrie L. Byington, M.D.

Vice-Chair for Research, Department of Pediatrics

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Specialties

Languages

  • English
  • Spanish

Clinical Details

Schedule An Appointment Clinical Office Address
(801) 468-3690 South Main Public Health Center
3690 South Main
Salt Lake City, UT 84115

Bio

My research focuses on viral and bacterial infections in infants and children. Research has included the development of new diagnostics, the clinical validation of diagnostics, epidemiology of infectious diseases using molecular diagnostics, and improving health services, including public health, through accurate diagnostics and informatics. The primary pathogens I study include enteroviruses, respiratory viruses particularly influenza and bacterial pathogens including Streptococcus pneumoniae and Neisseria meningitidis. I have several active NIH and CDC grants that support my work. I mentor undergraduates, medical students, residents, fellows and junior faculty conducting clinical and translational research. I am the Director of several Career Development Programs in Pediatrics. I have mentored over 90 trainees and junior faculty, the majority women and under-represented minorities.

Board Certification and Academic Information

Academic Departments Pediatrics - Professor
Academic Divisions General Pediatrics
Board Certification American Board of Pediatrics (Pediatrics)
American Board of Pediatrics (Sub: Infectious Diseases)

Academic Profile

Research Interests

  • Infectious Disease
  • Streptococcus pneumoniae

Board Certification and Academic Information

Academic Departments Pediatrics - Professor
Academic Divisions General Pediatrics
Board Certification American Board of Pediatrics (Pediatrics)
American Board of Pediatrics (Sub: Infectious Diseases)

Academic Office Locations

Academic Office Phone Number Academic Office Address
(801) 585-2372 Williams Building
Department of Pediatrics
295 Chipeta Way
Salt Lake City, UT 84108

Academic Bio

My research focuses on viral and bacterial infections in infants and children. Research has included the development of new diagnostics, the clinical validation of diagnostics, epidemiology of infectious diseases using molecular diagnostics, and improving health services, including public health, through accurate diagnostics and informatics. The primary pathogens I study include enteroviruses, respiratory viruses particularly influenza and bacterial pathogens including Streptococcus pneumoniae and Neisseria meningitidis. I have several active NIH and CDC grants that support my work. I mentor undergraduates, medical students, residents, fellows and junior faculty conducting clinical and translational research. I am the Director of several Career Development Programs in Pediatrics. I have mentored over 90 trainees and junior faculty, the majority women and under-represented minorities.

Education

Education History

Type School Degree
Certification Univeristy of Utah
Conflict Mediation
Certificate
Fellowship Univ of California, San Francisco
Pediatric Infectious Diseases
Fellow
Chief Resident Baylor College of Medicine
Neonatology
Chief Resident
Residency Baylor College of Medicine
Pediatrics
Resident
Internship Baylor College of Medicine
Pediatrics
Intern
Professional Medical Baylor College of Medicine
Medicine
M.D.
Undergraduate Texas A&M University
B.S.

Publications

Selected Provider Publications

Journal Article

  1. (2011). Recommended childhood and adolescent immunization schedules--United States, 2011. Pediatrics, 127(2), 387-8.
  2. Jhaveri R, Byington CL, Klein JO, Shapiro ED (2011). Management of the Non-Toxic-Appearing Acutely Febrile Child: A 21st Century Approach. J Pediatr.
  3. Blaschke AJ, Allison MA, Meyers L, Rogatcheva M, Heyrend C, Mallin B, Carter M, Lafleur B, Barney T, Poritz MA, Daly JA, Byington CL (2011). Non-invasive sample collection for respiratory virus testing by multiplex PCR. J Clin Virol.
  4. Bradley JS, Byington CL, Shah SS, Alverson B, Carter ER, Harrison C, Kaplan SL, Mace SE, McCracken GH Jr, Moore MR, St Peter SD, Stockwell JA, Swanson JT (2011). The management of community-acquired pneumonia in infants and children older than 3 months of age: clinical practice guidelines by the pediatric infectious diseases society and the infectious diseases society of america. Clin Infect Dis, 53(7), e25-76.
  5. Kendall BA, Dascomb KK, Mehta RR, Mason EO, Ampofo K, Pombo DJ, Pavia AT, Byington CL (2011). Streptococcus pneumoniae serotypes in Utah adults at the end of the PCV7 era. Vaccine, 29(49), 9123-6.
  6. Ampofo K, Pavia AT, Stockmann CR, Blaschke AJ, Weng HY, Korgenski KE, Daly J, Byington CL (2011). Evolution of the epidemiology of pneumococcal disease among utah children through the vaccine era. Pediatr Infect Dis J, 30(12), 1100-3.
  7. Ampofo K, Pavia AT, Stockmann C, Hersh AL, Bender JM, Blaschke AJ, Weng HY, Korgenski KE, Daly J, Mason EO, Byington CL (2011). The Changing Epidemiology of Invasive Pneumococcal Disease at a Tertiary Children's Hospital through the PCV7 Era. Pediatr Infect Dis J.
  8. Byington CL, Kendrick J, Sheng X (2011). Normative cerebrospinal fluid profiles in febrile infants. J Pediatr, 158(1), 33-37.
  9. Baker C, and Byington CL and American Academy of Pediatrics, Committee on Infectious Diseases (In Press). Recommendation for the prevention of perinatal Group B streptococcal disease. Pediatrics.
  10. American Academy of Pediatrics, Committee on Infectious Diseases (In Press). Recommendations for prevention and control of influenza in children 2011-2012. Pediatrics.
  11. Blaschke AJ, Heyrend C, Byington CL, Obando I, Vazquez-Barba I, Doby EH, Korgenski EK, Sheng X, Poritz MA, Daly JA, Mason EO, Pavia AT, Ampofo K (2010). Molecular Analysis Improves Pathogen Identification and Epidemiologic Study of Pediatric Parapneumonic Empyema. Pediatr Infect Dis J.
  12. Ampofo, K, Herbener, A, Blaschke, AJ, Heyrend, C, Portiz, M, Korgenski, K, Rolfs, R, Jain, S, Carvahlo, MD, Pimenta, FC, Daly, J, Mason, EO, Byington, CL (2010). Association of 2009 Pandemic Influenza A (H1N1) infection and increased hospitalization with Parapneumonic Empyema in Children in Utah. Pediatr Infect Dis, (10), 905-9.
  13. Bernstein HH, Starke JR, Committee on Infectious Diseases (2010). Recommendation for mandatory influenza immunization of all health care personnel. Pediatrics, 126(4), 809-15.

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