More About Me

Dr. Perkins has spent her career working with vulnerable populations, primarily in inner city EDs. Her academic area of expertise focuses on the intersection of infectious diseases, public health, and the ED. She has developed programs and evaluated methods to enhance both ED and hospital-wide screening and treatment of infectious diseases that have public health consequences, including HIV, HCV, MRSA, sexually transmitted infections, influenza, Covid-19, and monkeypox.

She is also the Director of Emergency Medicine Infectious Disease Management. She is the immediate past co-Chair of the SAEM Interest Group Emergency Medicine Transmissible Infectious Diseases and Epidemics, a network of academic emergency departments focused on research, practice, and policy on emerging and transmissible infectious diseases.

  • Residency

    Yale Emergency Medicine Residency Program, 2006
  • Fellowship

    International Emergency Medicine, Los Angeles County Hospital, 2008
  • Location

    1 Boston Medical Center Pl
    Boston, MA 02118

My Affiliations

Boston University

Boston University is a leading private research institution with two primary campuses in the heart of Boston and programs around the world.

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