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Elizabeth Lee Daugherty

Assistant Professor
Medicine - Pulmonary and Respiratory
Johns Hopkins University
United States of America


Dr. Elizabeth Lee Daugherty is an assistant professor of medicine at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. Her areas of clinical expertise include critical care medicine, pulmonary and critical care medicine, and pulmonary medicine. Dr. Daugherty serves as the vice chair for clinical affairs for the Department of Medicine. Dr. Daugherty earned her M.D. from the Georgetown University School of Medicine. She completed her residency at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania and performed a fellowship in pulmonary medicine at Johns Hopkins. Her research interests include critical care infection control, patient safety and critical care disaster response. Dr. Daugherty is an investigator in the Johns Hopkins Adherence Research Center and co-leads the Provider Behavior Group (PBG) in collaboration with investigators from the Johns Hopkins Armstrong Institute for Patient Safety and Quality. In addition to her research responsibilities, Dr. Daugherty serves as the medical control chief for the Johns Hopkins Hospital Office of Emergency Management and co-chair of the Emergency Mass Casualty Committee. She is a member of the Johns Hopkins Hospital Ethics and Hospital Epidemiology and Infection Control committees.

Research Interest

ICU Infection Control; ICU Patient Safety; Disaster Critical Care; Mechanical ventilation; Infection control measures and containment of respiratory viruses


  • Daugherty EL, Speck KA, Rand CS, Perl TM. Perceptions and influence of a hospital influenza vaccination policy. Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2011 May;32(5):449-55.

  • Daugherty EL, Rubinson L. Preparing your intensive care unit to respond in crisis: considerations for critical care clinicians. Crit Care Med. 2011 Nov;39(11):2534-9.

  • Daugherty EL, Paine LA, Maragakis LL, Sexton JB, Rand CS. Safety culture and hand hygiene: linking attitudes to behavior. Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2012 Dec;33(12):1280-2.

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