Dr. Anthony Flores completed his undergraduate degree at the University of Wyoming.  He received his MD, PhD (Microbiology), and MPH (Epidemiology) from the University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry and moved to Houston, TX in 2006 for his pediatric residency followed by ID fellowship at Baylor College of Medicine and Texas Children’s Hospital.

Currently, Dr. Flores is Associate Professor at McGovern Medical School of the University of Texas Health Sciences Center at Houston.  He is an attending physician in the Division of Pediatric Infectious Diseases at Children’s Memorial Hermann Hospital and MD Anderson Cancer Center in Houston, TX.  In addition, Dr. Flores is a member of the Center for Antimicrobial Resistance and Microbial Genomics where his laboratory studies the epidemiology and molecular pathogenesis of groups A and B streptococci.

Dr. Flores was a former recipient of the Harold Amos Medical Faculty Development Program of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and maintains a strong interest in improving diversity in science and medicine. In Dr. Flores’ words,

“Improving diversity in our workforce will lead to diversity of thought and ultimately enhance the care we provide to children.”