Robert Schlaberg, MD, Dr Med, MPH

Robert Schlaberg, MD, Dr Med, MPH

Medical Director: Infectious Disease


  • Next generation sequencing (NGS) for unbiased pathogen detection and host response-based diagnostics


  • Master’s Degree—Public Health, Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University
  • Medical Degree—University of Würzburg
  •—University of Würzburg
  • Residency—Clinical Pathology, Chief Resident, Vagelos College of Physicians and Surgeons at Columbia University
  • Fellowship—Mailman School of Public Health at Columbia University
  • Fellowship—Medical Microbiology, University of Utah and ARUP Laboratories


  • American Board of Pathology (Clinical Pathology, Medical Microbiology)

Research Interests

  • Metagenomics
  • Diagnostic use of NGS in clinical microbiology


  • Vice President Clinical and Translational (VPCAT) Research Scholar, 2014-2016
  • Center for Clinical and Translational Science (CCTS), Primary Children's Hospital
    Foundation (PCHF) career Development Award (KL2), 2014
  • Primary Children's Hospital Foundation Early Career Development Research Award, 2013
  • University of Utah Pathology Fellow Research Presentation 1st Prize, 2010
  • Paul Strandjord Young Investigator Award, ACLPS, 2008
  • Paul Strandjord Young Investigator Award, ACLPS. 2007

Recent Publications