Robert R Tanz

  • 2839 Citations
1982 …2020

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Research Interests

I am interested in diagnosis and management of group A streptococcal infections, especially using new molecular diagnostic methods; injury prevention; and medical education. I frequently help residents identify, design, and complete research projects.

Diagnosis and management of group A streptococcal infections, especially using new molecular diagnostic methods; medical education I frequently help residents identify, design, and complete their own scholarly projects.

general pediatrics

Certifications and Licenses

Pediatrics

Training Experience

1977Residency, Northwestern University, McGaw Medical Center (Children’s Memorial Hospital)

Education/Academic qualification

MD, Chicago Medical School

… → 1976

Research interests

  • Infectious Diseases: Bacteria
  • Injury Prevention
  • Medical Education
  • Pediatrics

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Research Output

Natural Clostridioides difficile Toxin Immunization in Colonized Infants

Kociolek, L. K., Espinosa, R. O., Gerding, D. N., Hauser, A. R., Ozer, E. A., Budz, M., Balaji, A., Chen, X., Tanz, R. R., Yalcinkaya, N., Conner, M. E., Savidge, T. & Kelly, C. P., May 6 2020, In : Clinical infectious diseases : an official publication of the Infectious Diseases Society of America. 70, 10, p. 2095-2102 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  • 3 Scopus citations

    Stay the Course: Targeted Evaluation, Accurate Diagnosis, and Treatment of Streptococcal Pharyngitis Prevent Acute Rheumatic Fever

    Tanz, R. R., Gewitz, M. H., Kaplan, E. L. & Shulman, S. T., Jan 2020, In : Journal of Pediatrics. 216, p. 208-212 5 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalComment/debate

    Highly Sensitive Molecular Assay for Group A Streptococci Over-identifies Carriers and May Impact Outpatient Antimicrobial Stewardship

    Tanz, R. R., Ranniger, E. J., Rippe, J. L., Dietz, R. L., Oktem, C. L., Lowmiller, C. L. & Shulman, S. T., Aug 1 2019, In : Pediatric Infectious Disease Journal. 38, 8, p. 769-774 6 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  • 1 Scopus citations

    Caution Needed: Molecular Diagnosis of Pediatric Group A Streptococcal Pharyngitis

    Tanz, R. R., Zheng, X., Carter, D. M., Steele, M. C. & Shulman, S. T., Aug 17 2018, In : Journal of the Pediatric Infectious Diseases Society. 7, 3, p. e145-e147

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  • 4 Scopus citations

    Sore Throat

    Tanz, R. R., Jan 1 2018, Nelson Pediatric Symptom-Based Diagnosis. Kliegman, R., Lye, P., Toth, H., Bordini, B. & Basel, D. (eds.). Philadelphia: Elsevier Inc, p. 1-14.e2

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter