Dr. Stephanie Griese

(757) 668-4851
Board Certifications

American Board of Pediatrics


Medical School: Penn State College of Medicine

Residency: Johns Hopkins University

Clinical Interests
  • Pediatric preparedness for chemical, biological, radiological and nuclear events
Research Area
  • Pediatric preparedness and response
  • Medical countermeasures
  • Communicable disease outbreaks
  • Applied public health practice
Awards & Honors
  • CDC Excellence in Frontline Public Health Service Award for responding to UAC crisis (2015)
  • U.S.Public Health Achievement Medal for superior leadership as an EIS officer in North Carolina (2014)
  • CDC Ebola Response Award for Excellence in Program Delivery for preparing domestic hospitals (2014)
  • CDC Charles C. Shepard Science Award for response to multistate fungal meningitis outbreak (2013)
  • FDA Commissioner’s Special Citation for response to multistate fungal meningitis outbreak (2013)
  • U.S. Public Health Achievement Medal for serving as lead epidemiologist at the 2012 Democratic National Convention
Community Involvement
  • American Academy of Pediatrics
  • Special Operations Medical Association
  • Society of Disaster Medicine and Public Health
  • American Public Health Association
  • Council of State and Territorial Epidemiologists
  • Disaster Epidemiology Subcommittee
  • Section on Epidemiology, Public Health & Evidence

Griese SE, Kisselburgh H, Bartenfeld M, Echols E, Rao A, Sobel J, Dziuban E. A Systematic Review of Pediatric Botulism and Use of Equine Botulinum Antitoxin in Children. Clinical Infectious Diseases Supplemental Issue on Botulism. In Press.

Bartenfeld M, Griese SE, Krug S, Andreadis J, Peacock G. Establishing a hospital response network among children’s hospitals. Health Security. 2017 Jan/Feb;15(1):118-122.

Bartenfeld MB, Griese SE, Uyeki T, Gerber SI, Peacock G. Middle East Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus and Children: What Pediatric Health Care Professionals Need to Know. Clin Pediatr. [Epub 2016 Nov 21]

Hinton C, Davies HD, Hocevar S, Krug S, Milstone A, Ortmann L, Cassell C, Peacock G, Griese S. Parental Presence at the Bedside of a Child with Suspected Ebola: An Expert Discussion. Clinical Pediatric Emergency Medicine. 2016 Mar;17(1):81-86.

Nelson J, Griese S, Goodman A, Peacock G. Live Neonates Born to Mothers with Ebola Virus Disease: A Review of the Literature. Journal of Perinatology. [Epub 2015 Dec 10]

Goodman A, Meites E, Anstey E, Fullerton K, Jayatilleke A, Ruben W, Koumans E, Oster A, Karwowski M, Dziuban E, Kirkcaldy R, Glover M, Lowe L, Peacock G, Mahon B, Griese S. Clinical Inquiries Received by CDC Regarding Suspected Ebola Virus Disease in Children — United States, July 9, 2014–January 4, 2015. MMWR. 15 Sep 18;64(36):1006-10.

Hinton CF, Griese SE, Anderson MR, Chernak E, Peacock G, Thorpe PG, Lurie N. CDC Grand Rounds: Addressing Preparedness Challenges for Children in Public Health Emergencies. MMWR. 2015 Sep 11;64(35):972-4.

Bartenfeld MT, Peacock G, Griese SE. Public Health Emergency Planning for Children in Chemical, Biological, Radiological, and Nuclear (CBRN) Disasters. Biosecur Bioterror. 2014 Jul-Aug;12(4):201-7.

Wallace RM, Stanek D, Griese S, Krulak D, Vora NM, Pacha L, Kan V, Said M, Williams C, Burgess TH, Clausen SS, Austin C, Gabel J, Lehman M, Finelli LN, Selvaggi G, Joyce P, Gordin F, Benator D, Bettano A, Cersovsky S, Blackmore C, Jones SV, Buchanan BD, Fernandez AI, Dinelli D, Agnes K, Clark A, Gill J, Irmler M, Blythe D, Mitchell K, Whitman TJ, Zapor MJ, Zorich S, Witkop C, Jenkins P, Mora P, Droller D, Turner S, Dunn L, Williams P, Richards C, Ewing G, Chapman K, Corbitt C, Girimont T, Franka R, Recuenco S, Blanton JD, Feldman KA. A large-scale, rapid public health response to rabies in an organ recipient and the previously undiagnosed organ donor. Zoonoses Public Health. 2014 Dec;61(8):560-70.

Mikosz CA, Smith RM, Kim M, Tyson C, Lee EH, Adams E, Straif-Bourgeois S, Sowadsky R, Arroyo S, Grant-Greene Y, Duran J, Vasquez Y, Robinson BF, Harris JR, Lockhart SR, Török TJ, Mascola L, Park BJ for the Fungal Endophthalmitis Outbreak Response Team. Fungal endophthalmitis associated with compounded products. Emerg Infect Dis. 2014 Feb;20(2):248-56.

Smith RM, Schaefer MK, Kainer MA, Wise M, Finks J, Duwve J, Fontaine E, Chu A, Carothers B, Reilly A, Fiedler J, Wiese AD, Feaster C, Gibson L, Griese S, Purfield A, Cleveland AA, Benedict K, Harris JR, Brandt ME, Blau D, Jernigan J, Weber JT, Park BJ; the Multistate Fungal Infection Outbreak Response Team. Fungal Infections Associated with Contaminated Methylprednisolone Injections. N Engl J Med 2013 Oct 24;369(17):1598-609.

Griese SE, Fleischauer AT, MacFarquhar JK, Moore Z, Harrelson C, Valiani A, et al. Gastroenteritis outbreak associated with unpasteurized tempeh, North Carolina, USA. Emerg Infect Dis. 2013 Sept;19(9):1514-7

Vora NM, Basavaraju SV, Feldman KA, Paddock CD, Orciari L, Gitterman S, Griese S, Wallace RM, Said M, Blau DM, Selvaggi G, Velasco-Villa A, Ritter J, Yager P, Kresch A, Niezgoda M, Blanton J, Stosor V, Falta EM, Lyon GM, Zembower T, Kuzmina N, Rohatgi PK, Recuenco S, Zaki S, Damon I, Franka R, Kuehnert MJ, and the Transplant-Associated Rabies Virus Transmission Investigation Team. Raccoon Rabies Virus Variant Transmission Through Solid Organ Transplantation. JAMA. 2013 Jul 24;310(4):398-407.

CDC, Notes from the Field: Escherichia coli O157:H7 Gastroenteritis Associated with a State Fair - North Carolina, 2011. MMWR 2011; 60(51); 1745-1746. [Primary author] [Reprinted in JAMA 2012;307(8):779-780.]


Charme J, Peacock G, Griese S, Howard B. Emergency Planning and Response with and for People with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities, Rubin and Crocker 3rd Edition: Health Care for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities across the lifespan, Dordrecht: Springer, 2016. [In Press]


CDC, Guidance on the Care of a Neonate Born to a Mother with Exposure to, Suspected, or Confirmed Ebola Virus Disease in U.S. Hospitals. June 2015. Available: http://www.cdc.gov/vhf/ebola/healthcare-us/hospitals/neonatal-care.html [Supervising Author]

CDC, UNICEF, WHO, Key Messages for Safe School Operations in Countries with Outbreaks of Ebola. February 2015. Available: http://www.cdc.gov/vhf/ebola/pdf/ebola-safe-school-messages2015.pdf [Supervising Author]

CDC, Q&A’s about the Transport of Pediatric Patients (< 18 years of age) Under Investigation or with Confirmed Ebola. February 2015. Available: http://www.cdc.gov/vhf/ebola/healthcare-us/emergency-services/transporting-pediatric-patients.html [Supervising Author]

CDC, Planning for an Emergency: Strategies for Identifying and Engaging At-Risk Groups. A guidance document for emergency managers. 2015. Available: https://www.cdc.gov/nceh/hsb/disaster/atriskguidance.pdf [Review Panel Member]

CDC, Addressing Ebola Virus Infection Concerns in K-12 Schools: Interim Guidance for District and School Administrators Tools for K-12 School Districts. December 2014. Available: http://www.cdc.gov/vhf/ebola/children/k-12-school-guidance.html [Co-author]

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