Marie-Claire Rowlinson, PhD, D(ABMM)

Marie-Claire Rowlinson, PhD, D(ABMM)
Affiliate Faculty
Division of Infectious Diseases and Global Medicine





BSc (Honors) University of Newcastle upon Tyne, U.K. Molecular Microbiology
PhD University of Nottingham, UK Molecular Microbiology
CPEP Post-doctoral Fellowship UCLA School of Medicine, CA Clinical and Public Health Microbiology

Licensures and Board Certifications

  • Board Certified in Medical Microbiology (American Board of Medical Microbiology)
  • Clinical Laboratory Director License in Serology and Microbiology (Florida)
  • Public Health Microbiology Certificate (California)
  • Clinical Microbiologist Technologist License (California)

Professional Societies 

  • American Society for Microbiology (ASM) – Contributing Member
  • American Board of Medical Microbiology (ABMM) – Diplomat
  • Association of Public Health Laboratories (APHL) – Member
  • Jacksonville Area Microbiology Society (JAM) – President


  • Bioterrorism: a laboratory who does it? Craft DW, Lee PA, Rowlinson MC. J Clin Microbiol. 2014 Jul;52(7):2290-8.
  • HIV single staging algorithm: integration and maximization of resources by reducing time between HIV diagnosis and treatment. Bennett B, Hardy B, Fordan S, Haddock-Morilla L, Rowlinson MC, Crowe S. J Clin Virol. 2013 Dec;58 Suppl 1:e34-7.
  • Evaluation of genotypic and phenotypic methods for differentiation of the members of the Anginosus group streptococci. Summanen PH, Rowlinson MC, Wooton J, Finegold SM. Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis. 2009 Sep;28(9):1123-8. Epub 2009 Jun 4.
  • Penicillin G-resistant viridans group streptococcal endocarditis and interpretation of the American Heart Association’s Guidelines for the Treatment of Infective Endocarditis. Fujitani S, Rowlinson MC, George WL. Clin Infect Dis. 2008 Apr 1;46(7):1064-6.
  • Clearance Of Cellulosimicrobium cellulans bacteremia in a child without central venous catheter removal. Rowlinson MC, Bruckner DA, Hinnebusch C, Nielsen K, Deville JG. J Clin Microbiol. 2006 Jul;44(7):2650-4.
  • Isolation of a strictly anaerobic strain of Staphylococcus epidermidisRowlinson MC, LeBourgeois P, Ward K, Song Y, Finegold SM, Bruckner DA. J Clin Microbiol. 2006 Mar;44(3):857-60.