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Michael Durkin, MD, MPH

Assistant Professor of Medicine



Additional Titles

  • Associate Hospital Epidemiologist, Barnes-Jewish Hospital, St. Louis, MO
  • Medical Director of Infection Prevention, Barnes St. Peters Hospital, St. Peters, MO
  • Medical Director of Infection Prevention, Progress West Hospital, O’Fallon, MO
  • Co-Director of Antimicrobial Stewardship Barnes-Jewish Hospital, St. Louis, MO


  • BA, Biology: Illinois Wesleyan University, Bloomington, IL (2004)
  • Medical Degree: Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI (2008)
  • Residency, Internal Medicine: Barnes-Jewish Hospital, St. Louis, MO (2011)
  • MPH: University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC (2015)
  • Fellowship, Infectious Diseases: Duke University, Durham, NC (2015)

Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine

Clinical Interests

Infection control.

Research Interests

Dr. Durkin is the co-director of antimicrobial stewardship at Barnes-Jewish Hospital and the medical director of hospital epidemiology at Barnes-Jewish St. Peters and Progress West hospitals. He collaborates with the State of Missouri, the Missouri Hospital Association, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Epicenters, and the American Dental Association, to improve antibiotic use in community hospitals and outpatient clinics.

His research also includes opioid stewardship in hospital and clinic settings.


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