Dr. Harriett Styles, MD, is a practicing physician in the healthcare fields of infectious diseases and geriatrics and is the founder and president of the Center for Infectious Diseases, Infectious and Medical Disease Policy, a research center in the University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center and a member of the American Academy of Family Physicians.
Styles is also a senior fellow at the Henry Jackson Society, which researches the role of infectious disease in health, society, and the environment.
Styles served as the Chief Medical Officer of the National Health Service from 2008-2012 and is a founding member of Physicians for a National Health Program.
He has a B.S. in economics from the University in Kansas City and a M.S., M.
Phil., and Ph.
D. in healthcare management from the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health.
He also has extensive experience in the medical field, having served as a physician and a consultant in a variety of settings including cancer care, stroke care, emergency medicine, and infectious disease.
Styles’ specialty is in infectious diseases, particularly in acute respiratory and other chronic conditions.
In addition to his medical practice, Styles is the founding director of the Infective Disease Prevention Program at the University Hospitals of Kansas and the co-director of the M.D./Ph.
D program in Infectious disease at Baylor College of Medicine.
Dr. Styles received his undergraduate degree from the George Washington University Medical School in Washington, DC, and his graduate degree in medicine from the College of William and Mary.
He received his B.A. from the Virginia Polytechnic Institute and its affiliated universities in Blacksburg, Virginia; and from the School of Medicine and Dentistry in Boston.
Styles completed his internship with the CDC and its medical services division in 2013, and he was an expert witness on the Ebola pandemic.
He currently serves as the medical director of an Ebola clinic in Sierra Leone and has served as director of a clinical trial for Ebola treatment.
Styles earned his MD from Harvard Medical School and his D.
from Johns Hopkins University.
Follow him on Twitter: @Harriettstyles, @HarryStyles_MD, and @HarrierHospitals