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Texas Medical Center

Infectious Disease
Phone: 832-824-4330
Fax: 832-825-4347


1102 Bates Avenue
Suite 1120
Houston, TX 77030

Debra Lynn Palazzi, MD

Chief, Pediatric Infectious Diseases Clinic

Professor of Pediatrics, Baylor College of Medicine


School Education Degree Year
University of Houston Masters Master of Education 2014
Baylor College of Medicine Fellowship Pediatric Infectious Disease 2004
Carolinas Medical Center Residency Pediatrics 2001
University of North Carolina Medical School Doctor of Medicine 1998


Dr. Palazzi is Medical Director of the Antimicrobial Stewardship Program at Texas Children’s Hospital and a member the of Pediatric Infectious Diseases Society’s Pediatric Committee on Antimicrobial Stewardship. In addition, she participates in the SHARPS (SHaring Antimicrobial Reports for Pediatric Stewardship) group, a collaborative of more than 30 children’s hospitals focused on establishing best practices for the use of antimicrobials in children. Dr. Palazzi is Director of the Pediatric Infectious Diseases Fellowship Program and Associate Division Head of Pediatric Infectious Diseases at Baylor College of Medicine.


Organization Name Role
AAP PREP Infectious Diseases Deputy Editor
American Academy of Pediatrics Fellow
Infectious Diseases Society of America Fellow
JAMA Pediatrics Associate Editor
Journal of the Pediatric Infectious Associate Editor
Pediatric Infectious Diseases Society Secretary-Treasurer; Fellow

Selected Publications


Spanish - Medical only

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