Mehgan Kidd, M.D.

Mehgan Kidd, M.D.

  • Pediatrics - Infectious Disease
  • Antimicrobial stewardship
  • Infections in immunosuppressed hosts

Biography

Mehgan Kidd, M.D., is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Pediatrics at UT Southwestern Medical Center. She serves in the Division of Infectious Diseases.

Dr. Kidd earned her medical degree at the Texas A&M Health Science Center College of Medicine. She completed a residency in pediatrics at Phoenix Children’s Hospital and Maricopa Medical Center and received advanced training in pediatric infectious diseases through a fellowship at Emory University.

In addition, she holds a master’s degree in global medicine from the University of Southern California.

Certified by the American Board of Pediatrics, she joined the UT Southwestern faculty in 2022.

Dr. Kidd is a member of the American Academy of Pediatrics, the American Society of Transplantation, the Infectious Diseases Society of America, and the Pediatric Infectious Diseases Society (PIDS).

Her clinical and research interests include antimicrobial stewardship, SARS-CoV-2 vaccination, microbiome changes in pediatric stem cell transplantation, and infections associated with immunosuppressed hosts. She has shared results of her work broadly through numerous lectures, presentations, and academic articles.

Dr. Kidd currently serves on the national PIDS Pediatric Transplant Infectious Disease Education Subcommittee, promoting education to learners to better understand, treat, and prevent infections and their complications in children undergoing solid organ or stem cell transplantation.

Education & Training
  • Fellowship - Emory University School of Medicine (2018-2021), Pediatric Infectious Disease
  • Residency - Phoenix Children's Hospital (2014-2017)
  • Medical School - Texas A&M University Health Science Center (2010-2014)
  • Other Post Graduate Training - Keck School of Medicine of USC (2009-2010)
Professional Associations & Affiliations
  • American Academy of Pediatrics
  • American Society of Transplantation
  • Infectious Diseases Society of America
  • Pediatric Infectious Diseases Society
  • Pediatric Infectious Diseases Society
Honors & Awards
  • Finalist 2021, Fellow’s Research Competition
  • 1st place Clinical Poster Winner 2020, Career Development Symposium
  • IDWeek 2020 Trainee Travel Grant for oral abstract submission 2020
  • AMSA’s Global Health Leadership Institute 2011
  • Honors Thesis in Psychology 2009, The University of Texas at Austin
Books & Publications
  • Publications
    • Prenatal Practices among Various Cultures in the United States: How Acculturation May be Detrimental
      Baik, J., Escobar, A., Nguyen, K., Teherani, M., Tobolowsky, F Global Studies Journal 2010
    • Burden of Illness in Households With Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus 2-Infected Children.
      Teherani MF, Kao CM, Camacho-Gonzalez A, Banskota S, Shane AL, Linam WM, Jaggi P, Journal of the Pediatric Infectious Diseases Society 2020 Nov 9 5 613-616
    • Durability of mRNA-1273 vaccine-induced antibodies against SARS-CoV-2 variants.
      Pegu A, O'Connell SE, Schmidt SD, O'Dell S, Talana CA, Lai L, Albert J, Anderson E, Bennett H, Corbett KS, Flach B, Jackson L, Leav B, Ledgerwood JE, Luke CJ, Makowski M, Nason MC, Roberts PC, Roederer M, Rebolledo PA, Rostad CA, Rouphael NG, Shi W, Wang L, Widge AT, Yang ES, Beigel JH, Graham BS, Mascola JR, Suthar MS, McDermott AB, Doria-Rose NA, Arega J, Beigel JH, Buchanan W, Elsafy M, Hoang B, Lampley R, Kolhekar A, Koo H, Luke C, Makhene M, Nayak S, Pikaart-Tautges R, Roberts PC, Russell J, Sindall E, Albert J, Kunwar P, Makowski M, Anderson EJ, Bechnak A, Bower M, Camacho-Gonzalez AF, Collins M, Drobeniuc A, Edara VV, Edupuganti S, Floyd K, Gibson T, Ackerley CMG, Johnson B, Kamidani S, Kao C, Kelley C, Lai L, Macenczak H, McCullough MP, Peters E, Phadke VK, Rebolledo PA, Rostad CA, Rouphael N, Scherer E, Sherman A, Stephens K, Suthar MS, Teherani M, Traenkner J, Winston J, Yildirim I, Barr L, Benoit J, Carste B, Choe J, Dunstan M, Erolin R, Ffitch J, Fields C, Jackson LA, Kiniry E, Lasicka S, Lee S, Nguyen M, Pimienta S, Suyehira J, Witte M, Bennett H, Altaras NE, Carfi A, Hurley M, Leav B, Pajon R, Sun W, Zaks T, Coler RN, Larsen SE, Neuzil KM, Lindesmith LC, Martinez DR, Munt J, Mallory M, Edwards C, Baric RS, Berkowitz NM, Boritz EA, Carlton K, Corbett KS, Costner P, Creanga A, Doria-Rose NA, Douek DC, Flach B, Gaudinski M, Gordon I, Graham BS, Holman L, Ledgerwood JE, Leung K, Lin BC, Louder MK, Mascola JR, McDermott AB, Morabito KM, Novik L, O'Connell S, O'Dell S, Padilla M, Pegu A, Schmidt SD, Shi W, Swanson PA, Talana CA, Wang L, Widge AT, Yang ES, Zhang Y, Chappell JD, Denison MR, Hughes T, Lu X, Pruijssers AJ, Stevens LJ, Posavad CM, Gale M, Menachery V, Shi PY, Science (New York, N.Y.) 2021 09 373 6561 1372-1377
    • An mRNA Vaccine against SARS-CoV-2 - Preliminary Report.
      Jackson LA, Anderson EJ, Rouphael NG, Roberts PC, Makhene M, Coler RN, McCullough MP, Chappell JD, Denison MR, Stevens LJ, Pruijssers AJ, McDermott A, Flach B, Doria-Rose NA, Corbett KS, Morabito KM, O'Dell S, Schmidt SD, Swanson PA, Padilla M, Mascola JR, Neuzil KM, Bennett H, Sun W, Peters E, Makowski M, Albert J, Cross K, Buchanan W, Pikaart-Tautges R, Ledgerwood JE, Graham BS, Beigel JH, The New England journal of medicine 2020 11 383 20 1920-1931
    • Quantitative SARS-CoV-2 Serology in Children With Multisystem Inflammatory Syndrome (MIS-C).
      Rostad CA, Chahroudi A, Mantus G, Lapp SA, Teherani M, Macoy L, Tarquinio KM, Basu RK, Kao C, Linam WM, Zimmerman MG, Shi PY, Menachery VD, Oster ME, Edupuganti S, Anderson EJ, Suthar MS, Wrammert J, Jaggi P, Pediatrics 2020 12 146 6
    • Durability of Responses after SARS-CoV-2 mRNA-1273 Vaccination.
      Widge AT, Rouphael NG, Jackson LA, Anderson EJ, Roberts PC, Makhene M, Chappell JD, Denison MR, Stevens LJ, Pruijssers AJ, McDermott AB, Flach B, Lin BC, Doria-Rose NA, O'Dell S, Schmidt SD, Neuzil KM, Bennett H, Leav B, Makowski M, Albert J, Cross K, Edara VV, Floyd K, Suthar MS, Buchanan W, Luke CJ, Ledgerwood JE, Mascola JR, Graham BS, Beigel JH, The New England journal of medicine 2021 01 384 1 80-82
    • Efficacy and Safety of the mRNA-1273 SARS-CoV-2 Vaccine.
      Baden LR, El Sahly HM, Essink B, Kotloff K, Frey S, Novak R, Diemert D, Spector SA, Rouphael N, Creech CB, McGettigan J, Khetan S, Segall N, Solis J, Brosz A, Fierro C, Schwartz H, Neuzil K, Corey L, Gilbert P, Janes H, Follmann D, Marovich M, Mascola J, Polakowski L, Ledgerwood J, Graham BS, Bennett H, Pajon R, Knightly C, Leav B, Deng W, Zhou H, Han S, Ivarsson M, Miller J, Zaks T, The New England journal of medicine 2021 02 384 5 403-416
    • Antibody Persistence through 6 Months after the Second Dose of mRNA-1273 Vaccine for Covid-19.
      Doria-Rose N, Suthar MS, Makowski M, O'Connell S, McDermott AB, Flach B, Ledgerwood JE, Mascola JR, Graham BS, Lin BC, O'Dell S, Schmidt SD, Widge AT, Edara VV, Anderson EJ, Lai L, Floyd K, Rouphael NG, Zarnitsyna V, Roberts PC, Makhene M, Buchanan W, Luke CJ, Beigel JH, Jackson LA, Neuzil KM, Bennett H, Leav B, Albert J, Kunwar P, The New England journal of medicine 2021 06 384 23 2259-2261
    • Efficacy of the mRNA-1273 SARS-CoV-2 Vaccine at Completion of Blinded Phase.
      El Sahly HM, Baden LR, Essink B, Doblecki-Lewis S, Martin JM, Anderson EJ, Campbell TB, Clark J, Jackson LA, Fichtenbaum CJ, Zervos M, Rankin B, Eder F, Feldman G, Kennelly C, Han-Conrad L, Levin M, Neuzil KM, Corey L, Gilbert P, Janes H, Follmann D, Marovich M, Polakowski L, Mascola JR, Ledgerwood JE, Graham BS, August A, Clouting H, Deng W, Han S, Leav B, Manzo D, Pajon R, Schödel F, Tomassini JE, Zhou H, Miller J, The New England journal of medicine 2021 Nov 385 19 1774-1785
    • Safety and Immunogenicity of SARS-CoV-2 mRNA-1273 Vaccine in Older Adults.
      Anderson EJ, Rouphael NG, Widge AT, Jackson LA, Roberts PC, Makhene M, Chappell JD, Denison MR, Stevens LJ, Pruijssers AJ, McDermott AB, Flach B, Lin BC, Doria-Rose NA, O'Dell S, Schmidt SD, Corbett KS, Swanson PA, Padilla M, Neuzil KM, Bennett H, Leav B, Makowski M, Albert J, Cross K, Edara VV, Floyd K, Suthar MS, Martinez DR, Baric R, Buchanan W, Luke CJ, Phadke VK, Rostad CA, Ledgerwood JE, Graham BS, Beigel JH, The New England journal of medicine 2020 12 383 25 2427-2438
    • Intent to Vaccinate SARS-CoV-2 Infected Children in US Households: A Survey.
      Teherani M, Banskota S, Camacho-Gonzalez A, Smith AGC, Anderson EJ, Kao CM, Crepy D'Orleans C, Shane AL, Lu A, Jaggi P, Vaccines 2021 Sep 9 9
Research
  • Microbiome changes in pediatric stem cell transplantation
  • Immunosuppressed hosts
  • SARS-CoV-2 vaccination

Clinical Focus

  • Antimicrobial stewardship
  • Infections in immunosuppressed hosts
  • HIV
  • SARS-CoV-2 vaccination

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