A. Huttner received her medical doctorate from the New York University School of Medicine in 2000 and completed a residency in internal medicine at Columbia University in New York City in 2003.
She then trained in infectious diseases at the fellowship programs of the University Hospitals of Zurich and Geneva, Switzerland. She later completed a fellowship in clinical research and epidemiology in Salt Lake City, Utah (USA), from 2010 to 2012.
Since her return to Geneva, she has been conducting clinical trials and other research in infection control and in urinary tract infections. Infection control is tackled through antibiotic optimization to reduce resistance (duration studies, pharmacokinetics, therapeutic drug monitoring, “old antibiotics,” etc.) as well as early vaccine development. Dr. Huttner runs HUG’s clinic for urinary tract infections, is chair of the Swiss National Guidelines committees for uncomplicated urinary tract infection and prostatitis, and is associate editor at Clinical Microbiology and Infection, the journal of the European Society of Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases. She joins the Center for Clinical Research in November 2020 and looks forward to helping clinicians realize their research projects, turning new ideas—and daily clinical experiences with patients—into evidence for safe and effective decision-making in medicine.