Associate Professor of Infectious Diseases, School of Medicine, Emory University (Festival Underwriter)
Colleen Kraft is the associate professor of infectious diseases at Emory University School of Medicine, as well as associate professor of pathology and microbiology, program director of medical microbiology, and medical director of the microbiology laboratory at Emory University Hospital. A clinically trained adult infectious diseases physician, Kraft sees in-patients at Emory University Hospital and Emory University Orthopedic and Spine Hospital. In 2014, she was a physician leader in Emory Hospital’s efforts to receive and care for four patients with Ebola virus disease from West Africa. Kraft was lead author on one of numerous published papers based on the team’s clinical observations; she has published widely in various medical journals.