Healthcare Epidemiology & Infection Control
 

CHILDREN’S HOSPITAL COLORADO | AURORA, COLORADO

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July 6-8, 2020


An interactive series of sessions on basic healthcare epidemiology, infection prevention, antimicrobial stewardship strategies, healthcare-associated infections, and problem pathogens.


 
 
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In Partnership with directors from the following

Institutions

 


 

This Fellows’ Course in Healthcare Epidemiology, Infection Prevention, and Antimicrobial Stewardship is made possible annually by the Society for Healthcare Epidemiology of America. Many thanks to this year’s host institution, Children’s Hospital Colorado.

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For information about how to attend this year’s session

Course Directors

 
Leonard Mermel | Brown University   Dr. Mermel is Professor of Medicine, Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University, Adjunct Clinical Professor, University of Rhode Island College of Pharmacy and Medical Director, Dept. of Epidemiology & Infection Control, Rhode Island Hospital.

Leonard Mermel | Brown University

Dr. Mermel is Professor of Medicine, Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University, Adjunct Clinical Professor, University of Rhode Island College of Pharmacy and Medical Director, Dept. of Epidemiology & Infection Control, Rhode Island Hospital.

Aaron Milstone | Johns Hopkins Medicine   Dr. Milstone is Associate Hospital Epidemiologist at the Johns Hopkins Hospital and Associate Professor of Pediatrics at Johns Hopkins University. His research interests include: Prevention of hospital-acquired infections; Epidemiology of multi-drug-resistant bacteria in hospitalized children; Diagnosis and transmission of respiratory viruses in hospitalized children; Methicillin-resistant staphylococcus aureus, and hospital epidemiology;

Aaron Milstone | Johns Hopkins Medicine

Dr. Milstone is Associate Hospital Epidemiologist at the Johns Hopkins Hospital and Associate Professor of Pediatrics at Johns Hopkins University. His research interests include: Prevention of hospital-acquired infections; Epidemiology of multi-drug-resistant bacteria in hospitalized children; Diagnosis and transmission of respiratory viruses in hospitalized children; Methicillin-resistant staphylococcus aureus, and hospital epidemiology;

Chris Nyquist | Children’s Hospital Colorado   Dr. Nyquist's scientific interests include immunizations, antimicrobial utilization and resistance, and hospital epidemiology/infection control. She is involved in a wide range of teaching activities. In addition, Dr. Nyquist participates in many local, regional, and national committees related to Pediatric Infectious Diseases and Healthcare Epidemiology.

Chris Nyquist | Children’s Hospital Colorado

Dr. Nyquist's scientific interests include immunizations, antimicrobial utilization and resistance, and hospital epidemiology/infection control. She is involved in a wide range of teaching activities. In addition, Dr. Nyquist participates in many local, regional, and national committees related to Pediatric Infectious Diseases and Healthcare Epidemiology.

 
David Pegues | University of Pennsylvania   Dr. Pegues’s current research interests include evaluating clinical decision support tools to improve the use of medical devices, microbiology testing and antimicrobial therapy for infection diagnosis and management; evaluating novel technologies and implementation strategies to reduce environmental microbial contamination and infection risk; and the epidemiology and prevention of infections in solid organ transplant recipients.

David Pegues | University of Pennsylvania

Dr. Pegues’s current research interests include evaluating clinical decision support tools to improve the use of medical devices, microbiology testing and antimicrobial therapy for infection diagnosis and management; evaluating novel technologies and implementation strategies to reduce environmental microbial contamination and infection risk; and the epidemiology and prevention of infections in solid organ transplant recipients.

Trish Perl | University of Texas Southwestern   Dr. Perl is a veteran specialist in health care-associated infections, antimicrobial-resistant organisms, emerging pathogens, and infection prevention. She is Chief of the Division of Infectious Diseases, and Professor of Medicine at the University of Texas Southwestern.

Trish Perl | University of Texas Southwestern

Dr. Perl is a veteran specialist in health care-associated infections, antimicrobial-resistant organisms, emerging pathogens, and infection prevention. She is Chief of the Division of Infectious Diseases, and Professor of Medicine at the University of Texas Southwestern.

Kerri Thom | University of Maryland   Dr. Thom is an infectious disease physician and clinical investigator. She is an Associate Professor in the Departments of Epidemiology and Public Health and Medicine. She  was recently appointed as Assistant Dean for Student Research and Education and directs the Office of Student Research.  She is also an Associate Hospital Epidemiologist for the University of Maryland Medical Center and a Physician Advisor for Quality at the University of Maryland Medical System.

Kerri Thom | University of Maryland

Dr. Thom is an infectious disease physician and clinical investigator. She is an Associate Professor in the Departments of Epidemiology and Public Health and Medicine. She was recently appointed as Assistant Dean for Student Research and Education and directs the Office of Student Research.  She is also an Associate Hospital Epidemiologist for the University of Maryland Medical Center and a Physician Advisor for Quality at the University of Maryland Medical System.

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Sponsorship Opportunities

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