Kimberly E. Hanson, MD, MHS

Kimberly E. Hanson, MD, MHS

Section Chief: Clinical Microbiology

Medical Director: Mycology
Head: Immunocompromised Host Infectious Diseases Services, University Hospital and
Huntsman Cancer Center
Professor, University of Utah School of Medicine


  • Master’s Degree—Health Sciences, Duke University Medical Center
  • Medical Degree—Northwestern University Medical Center
  • Residency—Internal Medicine, Chief Resident, Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center
  • Fellowship—Infectious Diseases, Duke University Medical Center
  • Fellowship—Medical Microbiology, Duke University Medical Center


  • American Board of Pathology (Medical Microbiology)
  • American Board of Internal Medicine (Infectious Disease)

Research Interests

  • Development and validation of novel cost-effective diagnostic tests for infectious diseases
  • Transplant related infectious diseases and clinical diagnostics


  • Outstanding Fellow Research, 43rd Annual Meeting of the Infectious Diseases Society of
    America, 2005
  • Infectious Diseases Fellowship, Alpha Omega Alpha, 2004
  • Honors Graduate, Northwestern University, 1994

Recent Publications