Holly Batterman, MD is a medical director of infectious diseases at Quest Diagnostics.
Dr Batterman received her Bachelor of Science from the University of California, San Francisco School of Nursing. She then obtained her Doctorate in Medicine from the University of California San Francisco School of Medicine. Dr Batterman completed a residency in internal medicine and a fellowship in infectious diseases at Stanford University School of Medicine.
Prior to joining Quest Diagnostics, Dr Batterman worked for a pharmaceutical company supporting HIV therapeutics and drug development. She has extensive clinical experience in caring for patients with HIV/AIDS. Dr Batterman has a special interest in STIs, vector-borne, and zoonotic infections, infections affecting immunocompromised patients and emerging infectious diseases, such as Zika, SARS-CoV-2, and Monkeypox. She works closely with other scientists at Quest Diagnostics to develop new infectious disease diagnostics and to oversee the infectious disease laboratory.
Dr Batterman’s research has been published in several prominent journals such as Epidemiology and Infection, Diagnostic Microbiology and Infectious Disease and Journal of Clinical Microbiology. She is the recipient of multiple awards in recognition of her contributions to the field and leadership. In 2020, Dr Batterman received the Quest Gambino Award for leading a laboratory with best quality metrics.
Dr Batterman is board certified in internal medicine and infectious diseases. She is a member of several professional organizations, including the American Society of Microbiology, Infectious Diseases Society of America, and Pan American Society for Clinical Virology.