John G. Bartlett, M.D.


  • Emeritus Professor of Medicine, Division of Infectious Diseases, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
    • Chief, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Division of Infectious Diseases, Department of Medicine 1980 - 2006
    • Secondary Appointment: Department of Epidemiology, Johns Hopkins University School of Hygiene and Public Health 1980 - Present


  • > 500 peer-reviewed articles
  • 78 non-peer reviewed articles
  • 280 chapters, reviews and letters
  • 18 books, (67 editions)


  • Fellowship: UCLA School of Medicine and Wadsworth Veterans Administration Hospital, Los Angeles, California 1968-70
  • Residency: University of Alabama, Birmingham 1967-68
  • Residency: Peter Bent Brigham Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts 1963-65
  • Medical School: Upstate Medical Center School of Medicine in Syracuse, New York 1959-63
  • Undergraduate: Dartmouth College in Hanover, New Hampshire, graduated in 1959


  • Anaerobe Society of America - Council
  • Society of Critical Care Medicine
  • Association of Subspecialty Professors
  • American Medical Writers Association
  • American College of Physicians - Fellow
  • Association of American Physicians
  • American Association for the Advancement of Science - Fellow
  • Infectious Diseases Society of America - past President
  • Peruvian Society of Internal Medicine
  • American Society for Clinical Investigation
  • Institute of Medicine

Editorial Boards

  • Infectious Diseases in Clinical Practice Editor
  • The Hopkins HIV Report Editor
  • European Journal of Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases
  • Anaerobe
  • Clinical Infectious Diseases
  • Medicine - Associate Editor
  • Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy
  • American Journal of Medicine
  • Diagnostic Microbiology and Infectious Diseases
  • Journal of Clinical Illness
  • Microecology and Disease

Previous Appointments

  • Professor of Medicine, 1980; Associate Professor of Medicine,1975-1980: Tufts University School of Medicine, Boston
  • Associate Professor of Medicine, 1975; Assistant Professor of Medicine, 1970-74: UCLA School of Medicine


  • Diarrhea (C. difficile-associated diarrhea and antibiotic-associated diarrhea)
  • Pneumonia (community-acquired)
  • Anaerobic infections



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Last updated: October 20, 2016