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Robert A. Bonomo, MD

Robert Bonomo, MD

Robert Bonomo, MD

Chief, Medical Service
Louis Stokes Cleveland VA Medical Center
Vice Chairman of Veterans Affairs
University Hospitals Cleveland Medical Center

Dr. Bonomo is Professor of Medicine, Pharmacology, Molecular Biology and Microbiology, Biochemistry, and Proteomics and Bioinformatics at Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine. He also serves as Chief of the Medical Service at the Louis Stokes Cleveland VA Medical Center, Director of the Cleveland Geriatric Research and Education Clinical Care Center, Vice Chair for Veterans Affairs in the University Hospitals Case Medical Center Department of Medicine and Director, CWRU-Cleveland VAMC Center for Antimicrobial Resistance and Epidemiology (Case VA CARES).

His research interests include the mechanistic basis of resistance to ß-lactam antibiotics and ß-lactamase inhibitors, the molecular epidemiology of multidrug resistant Gram-negative bacteria, infections in the elderly, and the implementation of molecular diagnostics in clinical care of patients with infectious disease.

He is an elected member of the American Academy of Microbiology, the Association of American Physicians, and has been appointed to PCORI as a representative of the Infectious Diseases Society of America. He is also Co-Director of the Laboratory Center of the NIH Sponsored Antibacterial Resistance Leadership Group (ARLG).