Katherine Hsu, M.D., M.P.H, FAAP
Medical Director, Division of STD Prevention & HIV/AIDS
Massachusetts Department of Public Health
Dr. Katherine Hsu is the Medical Director for the Division of STD Prevention & HIV/AIDS Surveillance, Massachusetts Department of Public Health, and the Director of the Ratelle STD/HIV Prevention Training Center of New England. She is also an Associate Professor of Pediatrics and Attending Physician in Pediatric Infectious Diseases at Boston University Medical Center. Dr. Hsu graduated from Brown University School of Medicine in 1995, completed pediatric residency at Columbia-Presbyterian Medical Center in 1998, and completed fellowship in Pediatric Infectious Diseases at the Boston University Medical Center in 2001. She also completed a second STD Prevention Fellowship jointly sponsored by the Association of Teachers of Preventive Medicine and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in 2003, and received her Masters in Public Health in Epidemiology from the Boston University School of Public Health in 2005.
She was a recipient of the Massachusetts Infectious Disease Society’s Edward H. Kass Award for Clinical Excellence During Fellowship in 2001. She is board certified in the areas of Pediatrics and Pediatrics Infectious Diseases, and is a Fellow of American Academy of Pediatrics.
Dr. Hsu’s research interests include vaccine-preventable diseases and prevention of sexually transmitted infections, and she has published in various scientific journals, including Vaccine, Pediatric Infectious Disease Journal, Sexually Transmitted Infections, and Archives of Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine.