Faculty Profile: Kerry Laplante, Pharm D

Kerry Laplante, Pharm D
Adjunct Associate Professor of Medicine
Medicine
Work: +1 401-273-7100

Biography

Dr. LaPlante's foremost research expertise is in infectious diseases, specifically in the treatment, virulence inhibition (toxin and biofilm), colonization and control of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) and device related infections. She also investigates activity of catheter lock solutions against biofilm producing bacteria. Her scope of research includes compound discovery, new uses of approved drugs, and Antimicrobial Stewardship, outcomes and epidemiology research. Her research Program is currently located at the Providence Veterans Affairs medical Center.