Dana M. Harris, MD

Infectious Disease Specialist

Dana M. Harris, M.D., is an assistant professor in the College of Medicine at Mayo Clinic. She is Board Certified in Internal Medicine and Infectious Diseases. Her interests are in preventive medicine, mechanisms of disease and translation of science to practice. She has several publications and is currently enrolled in the Mayo Graduate School Immunology Master’s Program. She finds great value in the exchange of medical information and is an active lecturer in international medical conferences. Dr. Harris served on the Infection Prevention Committee and as the physician leader of the COVID Community Internal Medicine Clinic. She has found time from her busy practice to give back to the community. In 2019 she received the Community Service Award from Mayo Clinic Florida.

Dr. Harris earned a bachelor’s degree in pharmacy from the University of Georgia in Athens, Georgia. She practiced retail and hospital pharmacy at Emory University. She received her MD degree from the Medical College of Georgia in Augusta, Georgia. She completed her internal medicine residency at Mayo Clinic Florida and a specialty in infectious disease. She has been with Mayo Clinic Florida since 2004, except for two years when she worked at St Vincent’s in Jacksonville. Dr. Harris and her husband have two sons. She believes that an ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure and she enjoys healthy living and regular exercise in the form of swimming and walking. Her favorite hobby is reading.

Topic: Immunotherapy complications