Rochester, Minnesota


Tosh.Pritish@mayo.edu Clinical Profile


Pritish K. Tosh, M.D., is interested in emerging infections and preparedness activities related to them, ranging from collaborating with the Mayo Clinic Vaccine Research Group in basic science vaccine development to hospital systems research related to pandemic preparedness.

His clinical focus is on infections in patients with hematologic malignancies and infections in patients with critical illnesses.

Focus areas

  • Emergency preparedness, pandemic planning and biodefense
  • Emerging infections
  • Influenza and influenza vaccines
  • Infections in critical care patients
  • Infections in hematology/oncology patients
  • Health care epidemiology and outbreak investigation
  • Graduate medical education

Significance to patient care

The emerging infections and preparedness research will help to devise health care systems responses as well as medical countermeasures to infectious diseases outbreaks. The clinical research in patients with hematologic malignancies and patients with critical illnesses will help to improve clinical outcomes for these patients.

Professional highlights

  • Member, Task Force on Mass Casualty Critical Care, American College of Chest Physicians


Primary Appointment

  1. Consultant, Division of Infectious Diseases, Department of Internal Medicine

Academic Rank

  1. Professor of Medicine


  1. Fellow - Epidemic Intelligence Service (EIS) Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Department of Health and Human Services
  2. Fellow - Infectious Diseases Mayo Graduate School of Medicine, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine
  3. Resident - Internal Medicine Mayo Graduate School of Medicine, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine
  4. MD University of Missouri - Columbia School of Medicine
  5. BS - Biochemistry, Summa Cum Laude University of Missouri - Columbia

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