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Patricia Whitley-Williams, M.D.,FAAP

Division Chief
Professor of Pediatrics

Phone: 732-235-7894
E-mail: whitlepn@rwjms.rutgers.edu

Dr. Whitley-Williams has been Division Chief since 2003.  She is a liaison member of the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices at the Center for Disease Control and Prevention and the National Network for Immunization Information of the Infectious Diseases Society of America. In the past she served as a member of the Advisory Committee for the Elimination of Tuberculosis at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and National Vaccine Advisory Committee of the Department of Health and Senior Services as well as the American Academy of Pediatrics' Committee on Pediatric AIDS. Dr. Whitley-Williams has participated in the development of the national guidelines for the reduction of perinatal HIV transmission as a member of the Department of Health and Senior Services/Public Health Service Perinatal HIV Guidelines Working Group. Her interests include pediatric HIV infection/AIDS, tuberculosis in children and childhood immunization.

Credentials

  • MD: Johns Hopkins University. School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD., 1975
  • Internship: Pediatrics, University of Cincinnati School of Medicine, Cincinnati, OH, 1976
  • Residency: Pediatrics, University of Cincinnati School of Medicine, Cincinnati, OH, 1978
  • Fellowship: Pediatric Infectious Disease, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, MA, 1980

Certification

  • American Board of Pediatrics, November, 1980
    American Board of Pediatrics, Pediatric Infectious Disease Subspecialty, 1997, Recertified, November 2004

Professional Organizations

  • Fellow, American Academy of Pediatrics
  • Infectious Disease Society of America
  • Pediatric Infectious Disease Society of America
  • National Medical Association
  • Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc.