Bobbi S. Pritt, M.D.

  1. Microbiologist
  2. Pathologist

Location

  1. Rochester, Minnesota

Languages

English

Bobbi S. Pritt, M.D., is a Pathologist and Clinical Microbiologist with specialty interests in parasitic and vector-borne infections, and the pathology of infectious diseases. Her clinical focus includes:

  • Developing and deploying state-of-the-art tests for detecting parasites, vector-borne bacteria and viruses from human clinical samples.
  • Examining histology and cytology preparations for evidence of infection.
  • Detecting and characterizing novel parasitic and vector-borne pathogens.
  • Partnering with patient-facing providers to deliver personalized patient care.

The clinical assays that are developed by Dr. Pritt and her team are available to patients at Mayo Clinic and through Mayo Clinic Laboratories.

In addition to her clinical activities, Dr. Pritt is active in research and education, providing mentorship to residents and fellows. She authors expert content and publishes in high-impact scientific journals on the topics of clinical microbiology and the pathology of infectious diseases.

Parasitic and vector-borne diseases, pathology of infectious diseases, advanced molecular diagnostics.

  1. 2008
    MSc - Highest distinctions; Medical Parasitology; Research: Prevalence and Diversity of Entamoeba moshkovskii in HumansLondon School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, University of London
  2. 2007
    Fellow - Clinical MicrobiologyMayo School of Graduate Medical Education, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine
  3. 2006
    Resident - 5-Year Anatomic and Clinical Pathology Combined ProgramUniversity of Vermont Medical Center
  4. 2001
    MDUniversity of Vermont College of Medicine

Certifications

  1. 2007
    Medical MicrobiologyAmerican Board of Pathology
  2. 2006
    Anatomic & Clinical PathologyAmerican Board of Pathology

Awards and honors

  1. 2020
    College of American Pathologists Distinguished Patient Care AwardCollege of American Pathologists (CAP)
  2. 2019
    2019 Mayo Fellows Association Teacher of the Year, Clinical PathologyMayo Graduate School of Medicine, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science, Department of Education Administration
  3. 2019
    Mayo Clinic-Karolinska Institutet Travel Award. "Global Pathology Education: Taking Pathways to the Next Level"The Mayo Clinic-Karolinska Institutet Collaboration
  4. 2018
    Distinguished Educator, 2018Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science
  5. 2018
    Legacy LevelMayo Clinic Academy of Educational Excellence
  6. 2018
    Excellence in Teaching AwardCollege of American Pathologists (CAP)
  7. 2017
    2017 Mayo Fellows Association Teacher of the Year, Clinical PathologyMayo Graduate School of Medicine, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science, Department of Education Administration
  8. 2016
    Early Achievement AwardThe University of Vermont College of Medicine
  9. 2016
    2016 Mayo Fellows Association Teacher of the Year, Clinical PathologyMayo Graduate School of Medicine, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science, Department of Education Administration
  10. 2013
    DLMP Innovation & Leadership Award in Education - Consultant 2013Mayo School of Graduate Medical Education, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science, Department of Education Administration
  11. 2013
    2013 Mayo Fellows Association Teacher of the Year Award, Clinical PathologyMayo School of Graduate Medical Education, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science, Department of Education Administration
  12. 2012
    2012 Mayo Fellows Association Teacher of the Year, Clinical PathologyMayo School of Graduate Medical Education, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science, Department of Education Administration
  13. 2010
    2010 Mayo Fellows Association Teacher of the Year, Clinical PathologyMayo School of Graduate Medical Education, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science, Department of Education Administration
  14. 2009
    Patrick Buxton Award and Medal for best student in ParasitologyLondon School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine
  15. 2009
    Highest DistinctionsLondon School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine

Professional memberships

  1. 2020 - present
    MemberMinnesota State Smart Testing Strategy Advisory Committee
  2. 2019 - 2020
    LeadResident In-Service Exam Committee/ Microbiology Section, American Society for Clinical Pathology
  3. 2019 - 2020
    Member - Ehrlichiosis and Anaplasmosis SubcommitteeU.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Tick-borne Diseases Working Groups
  4. 2019 - present
    SecretaryBinford-Dammin Society of Infectious Disease Pathologists
  5. 2019 - present
    MemberCollege of American Pathologists, Council for Scientific Affairs
  6. 2018 - 2019
    CouncilorOfficers and Councilors
  7. 2018 - 2019
    Member - Lyme Diagnostics SubcommitteeU.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Tick-borne Diseases Working Groups
  8. 2017 - present
    MemberAmerican Society of Parasitologists
  9. 2017 - 2020
    ChairMicrobiology Resource Committee, College of American Pathologists
  10. 2016 - 2017
    ChairBinford-Dammin Society of Infectious Disease Pathologists
  11. 2016 - present
    ChairDLMP Leadership and Management Course
  12. 2015 - 2016
    MemberAmerican Society for Microbiology - Microbe Planning Committee
  13. 2014 - 2015
    MemberRickettsiology Working Group, Centers for Disease Control and prevention (CDC) Committee
  14. 2014 - 2016
    MemberDLMP Executive Committee, Department of Laboratory Medicine and Pathology
  15. 2014 - present
    MemberDLMP Leadership Committee, Department of Laboratory Medicine and Pathology
  16. 2014 - present
    ChairDLMP Education Oversight Committee, Department of Laboratory Medicine and Pathology
  17. 2014 - present
    ChairDLMP Graduate Medical Education Comittee
  18. 2013 - 2020
    Question WriterResident In-Service Exam Committee/ Microbiology Section, American Society for Clinical Pathology
  19. 2013 - 2015
    MemberASTMH Tropical Medicine Exam Working Group
  20. 2013 - 2015
    MemberASTMH Update Course Working Group
  21. 2013 - 2014
    ChairDLMP Knowledge Sharing Sub-Committee, Department of Laboratory Medicine and Pathology
  22. 2013 - present
    MemberPathology Residency, Clinical Competency Committee, Department of Laboratory Medicine and Pathology
  23. 2012 - 2013
    MemberCDC Parasitic Diseases Diagnostic Program - Blue Ribbon Panel
  24. 2012 - present
    MemberDLMP Pathology Residency Recruitment Committee, Department of Laboratory Medicine and Pathology
  25. 2011 - 2016
    Co-ChairDLMP Leadership and Management Course
  26. 2011 - present
    MemberAmerican Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene
  27. 2009 - 2014
    MemberMicrobiology Resource Committee, College of American Pathologists
  28. 2006 - present
    MemberAmerican Society for Microbiology
  29. 2005 - 2009
    MemberInformation Science and Technology Committee, College of American Pathologists
  30. 2004 - present
    MemberBinford-Dammin Society of Infectious Disease Pathologists
  31. 2003 - 2005
    MemberCollege of American Pathologists, Internet Editorial Board
  32. 2003 - present
    MemberUnited States and Canadian Academy of Pathology
  33. 2001 - present
    MemberCollege of American Pathologists

Publications

Research activities

See a description of research activities.