University of Vermont

College of Medicine

Vaccine Testing Center

Bio for Kristen Pierce, M.D.
Kristen Pierce, M.D.

Kristen Pierce, M.D.

Assistant Professor of Medicine, Infectious Disease Medicine
Department of Medicine

Contact Information

Office Location:
Fletcher Allen Health Care, 111 Colchester Ave., Smith 248, Burlington, VT


1998 - 2003 University of Vermont, College of Medicine, M. D. Degree
1988 - 1993 University of Colorado, B.A. in Humanities, Honors
2003 - 2006 University of Vermont / Fletcher Allen Health Care, Residency: Internal Medicine
2006 - 2008 University of Vermont / Fletcher Allen Health Care, Fellowship: Infectious Disease

Academic Appointments

2008 - present    Assistant Professor of Medicine,  
Infectious Disease Unit, Fletcher Allen Health Care
2010 - 2013 Associate Director, Infectious Disease Fellowship Program
2013 - present    Director, Infectious Disease Fellowship Training Program, Fletcher Allen Health Care


Durbin, Anna P.  Kirkpatrick, Beth D., Pierce, Kristen K., Schmidt, Alexander C., Whitehead, Stephen S.  Development and clinical evaluation of multiple investigational monovalent DENV vaccines to identify components for inclusion in a live attenuated tetravalent DENV vaccine.  Vaccine:2011, 29; 7212-7250

Ahern, J   Pierce, K  Pharmacokinetics:  Practical Applications of Antimicrobial Therapy.  Infectious Disease in Clinical Practice.  January 2011;19: 16-24

Lyon CE, Sadigh KS, Carmolli MP, Polly F, Porter C, Larsson C, Pierce K, Guerry study team, Darsley M, Kirkpatrick B. Recrudesecent Camplyobacter jejuni Infection in an Immunocompetent Adult following Experimental Infection with Well-Characterized Organism.  Clinical Vaccine and Immunology:2010, 17:80-86

Ahern J, Pierce K. Pharmacokinetics. Infectious Diseases in Clinical Practice. 2010

Pierce K, Kirkpatrick B. Update on Human Infections Caused by Intestinal Protozoa. Current Opinion in Gastroenterology. 2008,25:12-17

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