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M. Cecilia Di Pentima, MD

Portrait of Dr. M. Cecilia Di PentimaDepartment of Pediatrics
Division of Infectious Disease

Departmental/Divisional Leadership Roles

  • Division Chief, Infectious Disease, Department of Pediatrics  

Education and Training

  • University of Texas Health Science Center, School of Public Health, Houston, TX
    M.P.H. (1996-1998)
  • Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX
    • Fellowship, Pediatric Infectious Diseases (1995-1998) 
    • Internship & Residency, Pediatrics (1992-1995)
  • Children's & Women's Hospital of Salta, Salta, Argentina
    Residency, Pediatrics (1989-1990)
  • National University at Rosario, School of Medical Sciences, Rosario, Argentina
    • Residency, Pediatrics (1990)
    • Post Graduate Program, Pediatrics (1987-1989)

Scholarly Foci

  • Antibiotic stewardship
  • Infections in immunocompromised hosts
  • Travel and tropical medicine infections

Professional Societies and Leadership Roles (Limit 5)

  • Infectious Diseases Society of America
    • Member (1999-present)
  • Pediatric Infectious Diseases Society
    • Member (1994-present)
  • American Academy of Pediatrics     
    • Member (1992-present)

Significant Honors and Awards

  • Fellow, American Academy of Pediatrics (1999)

Contact Information

Baystate Children's Hospital
759 Chestnut Street 
Springfield, MA 01199

(Updated May 2023)