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Nalini Singh, MD, MBBS, MPH

The Center for Hospital-based Specialties

Infectious Disease

Children’s Research Institute (CRI)
Center for Cancer and Immunology Research
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Board CertificationsAmerican Board of Pediatrics/Infectious Disease
American Board of Pediatrics
National Provider Identifier1619054095

Service LocationsChildren's National Medical Center - Sheikh Zayed Campus for Advanced Children's Medicine
111 Michigan Avenue, NW
Washington, DC 20010
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Phone: 202-476-5000

Nalini Singh, MD, MPH, is the chief of the Division of Infectious Disease. Dr. Singh’s research interests include the prevention of healthcare-associated infections, molecular diagnostics related to multi-drug resistant organisms, and global health initiatives related to infection prevention. She is an invited speaker to national and international conferences and is a Fulbright Scholar.

Dr. Singh was appointed to membership of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s Healthcare Infection Control Practices Advisory Committee by the Secretary of Health and Human Services and served on the committee from 2003-2008. On this committee she helped develop guidelines for the prevention of transmission of multi-drug resistant organisms and in the review of the compendium on the prevention of healthcare-associated infections. She is a preceptor for and advisor for candidates in the Masters in Public Health program and mentors medical students, fellows, and junior faculty. She is chair of Children's Infection Control Committee.
TypeSchoolLocationDegreeField of StudyYears
Undergraduate Education Benares Hindu University Bachelor of Science Pre-Med 1967 -1969
Medical School Benares Hindu University Doctor of Medicine 1975 -1969
Post Graduate Education George Washington University Washington, DCMasters of Public Health 1992 -1994
National & International Recognitions
Top DoctorsNorthern Virginia Magazine2013
Top DoctorsU.S. News and World Report2011
Fulbright Scholar AwardCouncil for Exchange of Scholars2009

Affiliations and Memberships
TitleInstitutionCommittee / SectionYears
MemberPediatric Infectious Disease SocietyMembership Committee2007 - 2009
MemberGeorge Washington UniversityAPT Committee at the School of Medicine2007 - 2009
MemberGeorge Washington UniversityAPT Committee at the School of Public Health2002 - 2007
Journal Article, Anderson, B., Sprague, B., Short B., Campos, J., Singh, N. (2008), Molecular and Descriptive Epidemiology of Multidrug-resistant Enterobacteriaceae in Hospitalized Infants, Infection Control Hospital Epidemiology, 29, 250-255.

Conference Presentation - Poster, Tran, T., Song, X., Campos, J., Singh, N. (2008), Society of Healthcare Epidemiology, Poster session presented at the Epidemiology of Clostridium Difficile in Infants Younger than Two Years of Age

Conference Presentation - Poster, Song X, Taylor T, Rahim J, Short, B, Singh N (2008), Clinical and economic impact of Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus on patients in the neonatal intensive care unit, Poster session presented at the Society of Healthcare Epidemiology

Conference Presentation - Poster, Minor, L., Song, X., Short, B., Campos, J., Sprague, B., Singh, N. (2008), The Increasing Incidence of Community-Associated Methicillin Resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) in Hospitalized Neonates, Poster session presented at the Society of Pediatric Research

Conference Presentation - Poster, Minor, L., Song, X., Campos, J., Singh, .N (2008), The Evolution of Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus in Neonates, Poster session presented at the St. Jude’s Pediatric Society Meeting

Conference Presentation - Poster, Manicone, P., Niforatos, N., Nambiar, S., Campos, J., Song, X., Singh, N. (2008), Pediatric Academic Societies, Poster session presented at the Epidemiology of Invasive Group A Streptococcus Infections in Children Society of Pediatric Research

Journal Article, Benson L., Sprague, B., Campos, J.M., Singh, N. (2007), Epidemiology of Infection and Colonization with Vancomycin-Resistant Enterococci and Frequency of Cocolonization with Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus Aureus in Children, Infection Control Hospital Epidemiology, 28, 880-882.

Journal Article, Benson L., Song, X., Campos, J., Singh, N. (2007), Changing Epidemiology of Clostridium Difficile-Associated Disease in Children, Infection Control Hospital Epidemiology, 28, 1233-1235.

Journal Article, Singh, N., Léger,M.M.L., Campbell, J., Short, B., Campos, J. (2005), Control of Vancomycin Resistant Enterococci in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit, Infection Control Hospital Epidemiology, 26, 646-649.

For a more comprehensive list of publications for Nalini Singh, MD, MBBS, MPH view the National Library of Medicine’s PubMed online database

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