Jeffrey Kubiak

Assistant Professor


Dr. Kubiak earned an MD and PhD (Cell and Molecular Biology) from the University of Pennsylvania. He completed a clinical pathology residency at Cornell Medical Center, New York City, where he pursued various studies on COVID-19, and completed a clinical microbiology fellowship at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, one of the Harvard teaching hospitals in Boston.

Research Summary

Dr. Kubiak's research interests include new test validation and verification, antibiotic resistance, quality control, and laboratory informatics.


Kubiak JM, Hovan M, Davidson E, Douglass C, Burgos K, Walsh TJ, Westblade LF, Satlin MJ. Comparison between Perianal Swab and Stool Specimens for Detecting Colonization with Extended-Spectrum Beta-Lactamase-Producing and Fluoroquinolone-Resistant Enterobacterales. J Clin Micro. 2022 June p.e0023422-e0023422.

Rosen DB, Murphy EA, Gejman RS, Capili A, Friedlander RL, Rand S, Cagino KA, Glynn SM, Matthews KC, Kubiak JM, Yee J, Prabhu M, Riley L, Yang YJ. Cytokine response over the course of COVID-19 infection in pregnant women. Cytokine. 2022 June 154:155894(154).

Kubiak J, Davidson E, Soave R, Kodiyanplakkal RP, Robertson A, Besien KV, Shore TB, Lee JR, Westblade LF, Satlin MJ. Colonization with Gastrointestinal Pathogens Prior to Hematopoietic Cell Transplantation and Associated Clinical Implications. Transplant Cell Ther. 2021 Feb 18:S2666-6367(21)00678-3. doi: 10.1016/j.jtct.2021.02.012.

Kubiak JM, Murphy EA1, Yee J, Cagino KA, Friedlander RL, Glynn SM, Matthews KC, Jurkiewicz M, Sukhu AC, Zhao Z, Prabhu M, Riley LE, Yang YJ. Severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 serology levels in pregnant women and their neonates. Am J Obstet Gynecol. 2021 Jan 23:S0002-9378(21)00053-3. doi: 10.1016/j.ajog.2021.01.016.


MD, University of Pennsylvania, 2019
PhD, University of Pennsylvania, 2018

Fellowships, Residencies, and Visiting Engagements

Clinical Fellow in Medical Microbiology (ACGME-accredited), 2022,
Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center/Harvard Medical School
Resident Physician in Clinical Pathology and Laboratory Medicine (CP), 2019-2022,
NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell Medical Center

Licensures and Certifications

Board certified in Clinical Pathology,

Honors and Recognition

"40 Under Forty" honoree, 2022, American Society for Clinical Pathology (ASCP)



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