Marlene Durand, MD, Associate Professor of Ophthalmology and Medicine at Harvard Medical School, is the 2022 recipient of the Kenneth Kaplan Infectious Diseases Clinician Award from the Massachusetts Infectious Disease Society. This award, named in honor of the late infectious disease specialist Dr. Kenneth Kaplan, is given annually to an infectious disease clinician who demonstrates excellence in the practice and teaching of clinical infectious disease.
Dr. Durand serves as Director of Infectious Diseases at Mass Eye and Ear and also maintains a busy infectious disease practice at Mass General. She is also actively involved in teaching medical students, residents, and infectious disease fellows, and has mentored dozens of trainees at Mass General and Brigham and Women's Hospital. Dr. Durand has been nominated three times for the McGovern Award for Clinical Excellence at Mass General and received the 2010 Faculty Teaching Award from infectious disease fellows at Mass General and Brigham and Women's Hospital.