Faculty A-Z

Natalie Bridger

Associate Professor of Pediatrics M.D. Memorial, FRCPC, DTM&H




Janeway Childrenâ€TMs Hospital and Rehabilitation Centre 300 Prince Philip Drive St. Johnâ€TMs NL A1B 3V6

Clinical Interests:
  • Pediatric Infectious Diseases
  • Global Child Health
  • Hospital Epidemiology and Infection Control

Research Interests:
  • Vaccine-Preventable Diseases (site investigator for IMPACT)
  • Hospital-Acquired Infections and Prevention (site investigator for CNISP)
  • Global Child Health
  • Antimicrobial Resistant Organisms

Bridger N, Walkty A, Crockett M, Fanella S, Nichol K,
Karlowsky J. Caulobacter species as a cause of postneurosurgical
bacterial meningitis in a pediatric patient. Can J Infect Dis Med
Microbiol. Spring 2012; 23(1). available online.

Bridger N, Fanella S. The basketball player with back pain.
Pediatr Infect Dis J. 2011 Oct;30(10):915-916.

Fanella ST, Pinto MA, Bridger NA, Bullard JM, Coombs JM,
Crockett ME, Olekson KL, Poliquin PG, Van Caeseele PG, Embree JE.
Pandemic(H1N1) 2009 in hospitalized children in Manitoba: nosocomial
transmission and lessons learned from the first wave. Infect Control
Hosp Epidemio. 2011 May;32(5): 435-43.

Fanella S, Walkty A, Bridger N, Crockett M, Consunji-Araneta
R, Embree J, Karlowsky J. Gastric lavage for the diagnosis of pulmonary
blastomycosis in pediatric patients. Pediatr Infect Dis J. 2010 Dec;
29(12): 1146-8.