ID Faculty

Inci Yildirim

Assistant Professor
Chief of Service at Egleston
Director of Transplant ID program
Pediatric Infectious Diseases
Emory University


Education and Training
  • Medical Degree: MD, Hacettepe University School of Medicine, Ankara, Turkey
  • Graduate Degree: MSc, Hacettepe University School of Medicine, Ankara, Turkey
  • Residency: Pediatrics, Yale University, New Haven Children’s Hospital, CT
  • Fellowship: Pediatric Infectious Diseases, Boston Children’s/Boston Medical Center, MA
  • Graduate Degree: PhD, Boston University, School of Public Health, Boston, MA
  • Clinical vaccinology, vaccine clinical trials, epidemiology of infectious diseases, pneumococcal vaccines, surveillance systems, antifungals and fungal infections in immunocompromised hosts
  • Inci Yildirim, MD, PhD, MSc is an Assistant Professor of Pediatrics and Epidemiology in the Division of Pediatric Infectious Diseases at the Emory University School of Medicine and in the Department of Epidemiology at the Rollins School of Public Health. She is actively involved in the Emory Children's Center arm of the Emory Vaccine Treatment and Evaluation Unit (VTEU). She currently serves as the Director of Transplant Infectious Diseases Service. Her research interests include vaccine clinical trials, vaccine-preventable diseases particularly pneumococcal infections, and infections/antimicrobial therapeutics in immunocompromised population. Her research is funded by various platforms including National Institute of Health, Vaccine Grid, Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation and various industry collaborations. She also serves as a Director for Atlanta Pediatric Device Consortium Clinical Core, and a consultant in cost-effectiveness work group for The Tuberculosis Epidemiologic Studies Consortium of Division of Tuberculosis Elimination, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Dr. Yildirim is a member of Education, and Publications Committees of the Pediatric Infectious Diseases Society.
Publications / Presentations
  • Selected journal articles authored/co-authored by Dr. Yildirim (Click here) are available at PubMed, the online database provided by the U.S. National Library of Medicine National Institutes of Health publications.