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Lucy Tompkins

Academic Appointments

  • Lucy Becker Professor in Medicine and of Microbiology and Immunology

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Contact Information

  • Clinical Offices
    300 Pasteur Dr L134; MC 5107 Stanford, CA 94305
    Tel Work (650) 725-3861 Fax (650) 498-7011
  • Academic Offices
    Personal Information
    Not for medical emergencies or patient use

Professional Overview

Clinical Focus

  • Infectious Diseases
  • Internal Medicine
  • hospital epidemiology

Academic Appointments

Administrative Appointments

  • Hospital Epidemiologist , Med Director, Infection Control Hospital Epi Dept;, Stanford Hospital and Clinics (1989 - present)
  • Associate Dean for Academic Affairs, School of Medicine (2001 - present)
  • Chief, Division of Infectious Diseases and Geographic Medicine, Department of Medicine (2001 - 2008)
  • Medical Director, Clinical Microbiology Laboratory, Stanford Hospital and Clinics (1983 - 1998)

Honors and Awards

  • Fellow, AAAS (2001)
  • Fellow, Society for Healthcare Epidemiology of America (1998)
  • Fellow, Infectious Dis Soc of America (1987)
  • Fellow, Am.Academy Microbiology (1997)
  • Member, Am. Assoc Physicians (1995)
  • Member, Western Assoc. Physicians (1990)

Professional Education

Fellowship: University of Washington School of Medicine WA (1979)
Residency: Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center NH (1975)
Residency: University of Washington School of Medicine WA (1976)
Board Certification: Internal Medicine, American Board of Internal Medicine (1976)
Internship: Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center NH (1974)
Medical Education: Dartmouth Medical School NH (1973)
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Prior Year Coursescourses of Lucy Tompkins

Graduate and Fellowship Program Affiliations

Scientific Focus

Current Research and Scholarly Interests

Since 2010 I have focused my research interests in clinical research studies in the general field of healthcare associated infections. Current research projects include use of novel technologies to improve hand hygiene compliance and Clostridium difficile infections.


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