Lilly C. Immergluck, MD, MS, FAAP

Lilly Cheng Immergluck, M.S., M.D., FAAP 

Associate Professor

Microbiology, Biochemistry, Immunology & Pediatrics


Pediatric Clinical & Translational Research Unit, Clinical Research Center


Fellowship in Pediatric Infectious Diseases:
University of Chicago 

Residency in Pediatrics:
University of Chicago

Ohio State University College of Medicine
Degree: Doctor of Medicine

Morehouse School of Medicine
Degree: Masters of Science in Clinical Research


Northwestern University
Degree: Bachelor of Science in Biochemistry/Molecular Biology/Cell Biology

Research Interests

Health disparities associated with vaccine preventable conditions in children and antibiotic resistance

Immune mediated factors associated with resistant staphylococcal infections

Microbiome impact on child health

Healthcare associated infections

Board Certification


Pediatric Infectious Diseases


Ali F, Immergluck LC*, Leong T, Waller L, Malhotra K, Jerris RJ, Parker TC, Edelson M, and Rust GS. A Spatial Analyses of Health Disparities Associated with Antibiotic Resistant Infections in Children Living in Atlanta (2002-2010). (Under review, eGEMS November 2018)


Immergluck LC*, Leong T,Matthews K, Malhotra K, Chan Parker T, Ali F, Jerris RC, and Rust GS. Geographic surveillance of community associated MRSA infections in children using electronic health record data. (Accepted with revisions, BMC Infect Diseases December 2018)


Fareed S, Sarode N, Stewart F, Malik A, Khizer S, Laghaie E, Yan F, Pratt Z, Lewis J, and  Immergluck LC*.  Applying Fecal Microbiota Transplantation (FMT) to Treat Recurrent Clostridium difficile Infections (rCDI) in Children. PeerJ 2018 May 30: 6: e4663. PMID 29868248 (accepted for publication April 2018)


Daum RS, Miller L, Immergluck LC, Fritz S, Creech B, Young D, Kumar N, Downing M, Pettibone S, Hoagland R, Eells S, Boyle M, and Chambers H. Clindamycin versus Trimethoprim-Sulfamethoxazole versus Placebo for Uncomplicated Skin and Soft Tissue Infections. New Engl J Med. 2017 June 376; 2545-2555.PMID 28657870 (Accepted NEJM August 2016, Under review, NEJM, May 2016, revise/resubmit Oct 2016 in print June 29, 2017)


Immergluck LC*, Jain S, Ray S, Mayberry R, Satola S, Chan Parker T, Yuan K, Mohammed A, and Jerris RC. Risk of Skin and Soft Tissue Infections among Children Found to Be Staphylococcus aureus MRSA USA300 Carriers. West J Emerg Med. Revise/resubmit August 2016, Accepted October 2016. 2017 Feb;18(2):201-212. PMID 28210352


Chan Parker T, Mohammed A, Leong T, Mays S, Jain S, Churchill V, and Immergluck LC*. Rotavirus Vaccination Rate Disparities Seen Among Infants with Acute Gastroenteritis. (Accepted, August 2016, revise/resubmit, June 2016). J Healthcare for Poor Underserv. 2016 Oct 14:1-11 PMID:27741577


Mijatovic-Rustempasic,S , Immergluck, L, Chan Parker, Laghaie, E, Mohammed, A, McFadden, T, Gentsch, JR, Bowen MD,  Parashar, UDand Cortese, MM. Shedding of Porcine Circovirus-1 DNA and Rotavirus RNA by infants vaccinated with Rotarix® (Under Review, International Vaccine, July  2016, revise/resubmit Oct 2016, Accepted Oct 2016)  Hum Vaccin Immunother. 2016 Dec 9:0. [Epub ahead of print] PMID 27936349


Immergluck LC*, Chan Parker T, Jain S,  Laghaie E, Spandorfer P, Jerris RJ, Bowen M, Parashar UD and Cortese MM. Sustained Effectiveness of Monovalent and Pentavalent Rotavirus Vaccines in Children. Journal of Pediatrics. 2016 May;172:116-120.e1. doi: 10.1016/j.jpeds PMID 26935786.


Baltrus P, Xu J, Immergluck L, Gaglioti A, Adesokan A, and Rust GS.  Individual and County Level Predictors of Asthma Related Emergency Department Visits among Children on Medicaid. J Asthma. 2017 Jan 2;54(1):53-61. doi: 10.1080/02770903.2016.1196367. Epub 2016 Jun 10. PMID:27285734 (Under review November 2015; revise/resubmit April 2016; accepted May 2016)


Mohammad, A, Immergluck LC*, Chan Parker T, Jain S, Leong T, Anderson E, Jerris R. Association between mixed type rotavirus vaccine of infants and acute gastroenteritis. Vaccine. 2015. Oct 13;33(42):5670-5677. doi: 10.1016/j.vaccine.2015.08.027. Epub 2015 Aug 29. PMID 26322843; NIHMSID 858898


Immergluck LC*, Chan T, Khizer S, Meyer R, and Ngyuen V.  Neonate with Listeria Meningitis and Salmonella Bacteremia—A case report and Epidemiology Profile for Both Pathogens in Georgia, 2001-2009. J Ped Infect Dis. April 2015 10 (1).

Malhotra K, Baltrus P, Zhang S, McRoy L, Immergluck L, Rust G. Local Area Variation in Asthma ED Visits Among 5-14 Year Old Children Enrolled in Medicaid. J Asthma 2014 Jun 27:1-9 (Epub ahead of press). PMID 24915006

Immergluck LC*, Satola S, Jain S, Watson JR, McCracken C,  Chan T, Leong T,Gotlieb E, and Jerris RC. Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus Colonization among Pediatric Healthcare Workers from different outpatient settings. Amer J Infect Contr September 2013;41 (9): 841-3

Cortese M, Immergluck LC,Held M, Jain S, Chan T,Grizas A,Meek J,Khizer S, George N, Barrett C, Esposito D,  Mijatovic-Rustemapasic S, Gautam R,  Moore J, Tate J, Bowen M, Parashar U, and Vázquez M. Effectiveness of Monovalent and Pentavalent Rotavirus Vaccine.  Pediatrics July 2013; 132(1); e25-33. PMID:23777614

Cortese, MD, LeBlanc, J, White, KE, Jerris, RC, Stinchfield, P, Preston, KL, Meek, J, Odolfin, L, Khizer, S, Miller, CA, Buttery, V, Mijatovic-Rustempasic, S, Lewis, J, Parashar, UD, and Cheng Immergluck, L. Leveraging state immunization information systems to measure the effectiveness of rotavirus vaccine. Pediatrics, December 2011, 128 (6): 1474-81.

Immergluck LC*, Khizer S, Chan T, Alema-Mensah  E, Jerris RC, and Farley MM. Completeness of Rotavirus vaccination and its impact on rotavirus disease. Clin Transl Sci  2011, 4(2):99.

Immergluck LC*. Community-associated Infections in Children—Update on Community-Associated Methicillin Resistant Staphylococcus aureus for the Practioner. Ethnic and Dis. 2007;17: S2-46-49.2007. 

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Honors and Awards

2012: Master of Science in Clinical Research, Outstanding Graduate Award

2010: Clinical Translational Educational and Research Conference Travel Award, Held in Washington, D.C. (Recipient of Travel Award

2009: AAMC Mid-Career Women Faculty Professional Development Series (Nominated/Awarded by Chair)

1995: Lawrence M. Gartner Fellowship Award for Excellence in Pediatric Research

1995: Society for Pediatric Research, Fellow’s Basic Science Research Award, University of Chicago Postgraduate Biomedical Research Symposium, First Prize in Basic Science Research

1994-1997: Pediatric Scientist Development Program Award/ Association of Medical School Pediatrics Department Chairmen, Inc.