Kathy Ferrer, MD, FAAP AAHIVS

Assistant Professor of Pediatrics
Division of Infectious Disease, Special Immunology Section
Division of Hospitalist Medicine
kferrer@childrensnational.org
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Dr. Ferrer is an attending physician in the Pediatric Hospitalist Division and the Special Immunology Section of the Infectious Disease Department at CNHS.  Currently, she is the Education lead for the newly launched Children’s National Global Health Initiative.  She serves as a clinician for the CNHS Special Immunology clinic caring for children with perinatally- and horizontally-acquired HIV and as a consultant physician for the adolescent Burgess clinic.  She is a Global Health Faculty Mentor for CNHS residents and co-director of the Global Child Health Curriculum at CNHS.  Previously, she served as the Medical Director of the Baylor College of Medicine Bristol-Myers Squibb Children’s Clinical Centre of Excellence in Maseru, Lesotho from 2005-2009 where she assisted with scale-up of pediatric HIV care and treatment for the country.  She has lectured frequently on pediatric HIV, malnutrition, tuberculosis and global health topics in sub-Saharan Africa, Romania, Kyrgyzstan, China and the United States.  She also served as a locum tenens physician for the Indian Health Service in Chinle, Arizona.  She completed her internal medicine and pediatrics residency at Baylor College of Medicine in Houston, Texas in 2003.