Robin Patel, M.D. (I ’92, INFD ’95, CM ’96), receives an award, Mayo Clinic Rochester
Robin Patel, M.D. (I ’92, INFD ’95, CM ’96), divisions of Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases at Mayo Clinic in Rochester and the Elizabeth P. and Robert E. Allen Professor of Individualized Medicine, received a 2022 Distinguished Mayo Clinic Investigator award. She is director of the Infectious Diseases Research Laboratory and co-director of the Clinical Bacteriology Laboratory. During her 26-year career at Mayo Clinic, she has made substantial contributions to research in the areas of periprosthetic joint infection and antimicrobial resistance, alongside pathogen discovery and characterization. She received the Mayo Clinic Distinguished Educator Award in 2021. Dr. Patel is a professor of medicine and microbiology in the Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science.