Melicent Peck is a board-certified infectious diseases physician. She completed her MD/PhD training and internal medicine residency at Stanford University, infectious diseases fellowship at UCSF, and the Advanced Training in Clinical Research certificate at UCSF. She currently leads the early clinical development of novel antibiotics against multi-drug resistant bacteria and contributes to strategies to ensure that new antibiotics reach patients. She also leads the early clinical development of new immunotherapies. She is an attending physician at the UCSF Infectious Diseases Clinic.