Kimberly E. Hanson, MD, MHS

Medical Director, Mycology
Section Chief, Clinical Microbiology
Dr. Hanson is the head of Immuncompromised Host Infectious Diseases Services at the University Hospital and Huntsman Cancer Center, as well as section chief of Clinical Microbiology at ARUP Laboratories. She is an associate professor of medicine and pathology, splitting her time between patient care, laboratory administration, research and teaching. Dr. Hanson was recruited to the University of Utah in 2008 from Duke University, where she obtained specialty training in adult infectious diseases, medical microbiology, and health sciences research. She maintains an active research program that is focused on the development and validation of novel, cost-effective diagnostic tests for infectious diseases. Dr. Hanson has authored over 60 scientific papers, book chapters, and review articles with a focus on transplant-related infectious diseases and clinical diagnostics. As the Medical Microbiology Fellowship Program director, she is also actively involved in the training of medical students, residents, and fellows within the University of Utah School of Medicine.