Jeffrey P. Henderson, MD, PhD
Photo: Jeffrey P. Henderson
Elected 2016

Jeffrey P Henderson, M.D., Ph.D. is Professor of Medicine and Infectious Diseases physician-scientist at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis. He sees adult inpatients on the general infectious diseases service at Barnes-Jewish Hospital and directs a research laboratory in the Center for Women’s Infectious Diseases focused on translational and basic studies of bacterial pathogenesis, with an emphasis on gram-negative urological infections. A Minnesota native, he studied Chemistry at the University of Wisconsin-Madison and Molecular Biophysics as an M.D., Ph.D. student at Washington University, where he also completed an Internal Medicine residency and Infectious Diseases fellowship. He is an elected member of the American Society for Clinical Investigation and a Fellow of the Infectious Diseases Society of America. He is a co-founder of the National COVID-19 Convalescent Plasma Project, a physician-scientist-led effort that helped launch this FDA-approved antibody therapy in 2020. His research program has been funded by the Burroughs-Wellcome Fund, National Institutes of Health, and the Centers for Disease Control.