Faculty Details

Jacob T. Kilgore, MD, MPH, FAAP


Assistant Professor


Pediatric Infectious Disease


Dr. Kilgore is a proud native of Kenova, West Virginia, and son of Spring Valley High School and Marshall University. After completing a pediatric infectious diseases fellowship and quality and safety chief residency at Duke University, he is excited to return to his alma mater to serve the greater Huntington/Tri-State community. His research interests focus on both inpatient and outpatient antimicrobial stewardship as well as quality improvement and patient safety.

Honors & Memberships

  • Member - Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society
  • Member - Gold Humanism Honor Society
  • Member - Pediatric Infectious Diseases Society (PIDS)
  • Member - Infectious Diseases Society of American (IDSA)
  • Member - Society for Pediatric Research (SPR)


  • Certified: American Board of Internal Medicine
  • Certified: American Board of Pediatrics, subspecialty certification in Pediatric Infectious Diseases

Education & Training

  • Graduate: University of North Carolina Gillings School of Global Public Health (Chapel Hill, N.C.)
  • Medical School: Marshall University Joan C. Edwards School of Medicine (Huntington, W.Va.)
  • Residency: Duke University Health System - Quality & Safety (Durham, N.C.)
  • Residency: Marshall University Joan C. Edwards School of Medicine - Internal Medicine-Pediatrics (Huntington, W.Va.)
  • Fellowship: Duke University Health System - Infectious Diseases (Durham, N.C.)