Stella Antonara, Ph.D. :: Nationwide Children's Hospital, Columbus, Ohio

Stella Antonara, Ph.D.

Stella  Antonara, Ph.D.

Clinical Pathology
Associate Director, Clinical Microbiology/ Immunoserology Laboratory

Infectious Diseases Fellowship

Pathology and Laboratory Medicine
Clinical Pathology Team

Contact Information

700 Children's Drive
Columbus, Ohio 43205 [ map ]
PH: (614) 722-5329
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Dr. Stella Antonara earned her Ph.D. in Molecular Microbiology from Tufts University School of Medicine and a B.Sc. in Biology from the University of Patras, Greece. Dr. Antonara completed a Clinical Microbiology Fellowship at the National Institutes of Health and worked on a comparison of molecular epidemiological tools that help tracking of nosocomial pathogens such as vancomycin resistant enterococci. She received the NIH Director’s Award in 2012 for her contribution during the multidrug resistant KPC Klebsiella outbreak. Dr. Antonara received her certification as a diplomat of the American Board of Medical Microbiology (ABMM) in 2013 and joined Nationwide Children’s Hospital in the same year as an Assistant Director of Microbiology and Immunoserology.


  • Female

Languages Spoken:

  • Greek
  • English

Education and Training

Undergraduate School

  • University of Patras, Greece
    Date Completed: 09/30/2002

Graduate School

  • Tufts University School of Medicine
    Date Completed: 11/30/2009


  • National Institutes of Health
    Date Completed: 10/03/2013


  • Clinical Pathology

Date of Appointment at Nationwide Children’s Hospital:

  • 11/10/2013

Professional Experience


  • Assistant Director of Clinical Microbiology and Immunoserology, Nationwide Children's Hospital, Columbus, Ohio

Awards, Honors and Organizations

  • Member, American Society of Microbiology, 2004- Present
  • Recipient, NIH Director's Award, 2012
Nationwide Children's Hospital
700 Children's Drive Columbus, Ohio 43205 614.722.2000