Pediatric Infectious Diseases
Tropical and Travel Medicine
Outbreaks of Novel or Emerging Infectious Diseases
Dr. Rajapakse is a pediatric infectious diseases physician at Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota. Her clinical focus includes management of pediatric infections. Her primary research interests include studying ways of optimizing antibiotic use in children (antimicrobial stewardship) to decrease antibiotic resistance and other harmful effects. She has worked for the World Health Organization and has an interest in global health and outbreaks of emerging infectious diseases. She is the Co-Medical Editor of the Parenting channel on Mayo Clinic Press website.