About Jason Harris, MD

Jason Harris is Professor of Pediatrics at Harvard Medical School and serves as Associate Chief for Academic Faculty Affairs and Development in the MGH Department of Pediatrics. He is Division Chief for Pediatric Global Health at Mass General for Children. He is a faculty member of the Division of Infectious Diseases at Massachusetts General Hospital. His clinical and research interests are in bacterial infections, enteric infections, and vaccines.

Dr. Harris received his MD from Duke University School of Medicine and MPH from the Harvard School of Public Health. He completed his residency training at the Massachusetts General Hospital and fellowship in pediatric infectious diseases at Boston Children’s Hospital. Dr. Harris is a Fellow of the American Academy of Pediatrics, a Fellow of the Infectious Diseases Society of America and a member of the American Society for Clinical Investigation. He is certified by the American Board of Pediatrics in both general pediatrics and pediatric infectious diseases.

Dr. Harris is a physician-investigator with a research program in the areas of host-pathogen interactions in Klebsiella pneumoniae and Vibrio cholerae infections and vaccines. These programs are funded by the National Institutes of Health (NIH). He has long-standing collaborations with investigators at the International Centre for Diarrhoeal Disease Research in Dhaka, Bangladesh (ICDDR,B), and with Partners In Health / Zanmi Lasante in Haiti.


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Mass General for Children: Pediatric Infectious Disease & Immunodeficiencies Program
275 Cambridge St.
5th Floor
Boston, MA 02114
Phone: 617-726-8707

Medical Education

  • MD, Duke University School of Medicine
  • Residency, Massachusetts General Hospital
  • Fellowship, Boston Children's Hospital (Trainees)

American Board Certifications

  • Pediatric Infectious Disease, American Board of Pediatrics
  • Pediatrics, American Board of Pediatrics

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