Rapid Diagnostics for Infectious Diseases:
A Solution to Combat Antimicrobial Resistance
Robin Patel, MD
Professor of Medicine & Microbiology, Mayo Clinic
Dr. Robin Patel is a consultant and chair of the Division of Clinical Microbiology, Department of Laboratory Medicine and Pathology at Mayo Clinic in Minnesota, with a joint appointment in the Division of Infectious Diseases, Department of Medicine. She’s also co-director of the Clinical Bacteriology Laboratory and director of the Infectious Diseases Research Laboratory. She joined the staff at Mayo Clinic in 1996, and holds the academic rank of professor of medicine and professor of microbiology. She earned her MD at McGill University in Montreal, Canada.