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Aaron M. Milstone, MD, MHS

Aaron M. Milstone, MD, MHS, is an Associate Professor of Pediatrics and Epidemiology at The Johns Hopkins University. He is an Infectious Diseases consultant and an Associate Hospital Epidemiologist at The Johns Hopkins Hospital, the Chair of the Ped... Read More

Using Wash Cloths in Jails Shows Promise for Reducing Costly Infections

New research shows providing detainees wash cloths treated with a skin cleanser could reduce the prevalence of Staphylococcus aureus ( S. aureus ) bacteria in U.S. jails. Researchers looked at the effect on transmission of S. aureus of using wash clo... Read More

Superbug in SE Michigan Shows Recent Decline

A new study finds a decrease in an emergent strain of methicillin-resistant S. aureus (MRSA) that is resistant to last line defense antibiotics. Researchers examined the prevalence of vancomycin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (VRSA) infections in so... Read More

L. Silvia Munoz-Price, MD, PhD

Dr. Munoz-Price is an Associate Professor of Clinical Medicine at the Institute for Health and Society, Medical College of Wisconsin, currently serving as the Enterprise Epidemiologist for Froedtert & the Medical College of Wisconsin. She previously ... Read More

SHEA Supports Scientifically Sound Approaches to Ensure Protection for Healthcare Personnel Fighting Ebola

SHEA supports the current Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) guidance on Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) to be used by HCP caring for patients with EVD. This guidance is consistent with the established science regarding how EVD is t... Read More

HHS, APIC, and SHEA honor 2014 Partnership in Prevention Award recipient for healthcare-associated infection prevention

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), the Association for Professionals in Infection Control and Epidemiology (APIC), and the Society for Healthcare Epidemiology of America (SHEA) today recognized the University of Vermont Medical C... Read More

Graeme Forrest, MD

Graeme Forrest is an Associate Professor of Medicine in the Division of Infectious Disease at the Portland VA Healthcare System and Oregon Health and Science University. He is the director of the Antimicrobial Stewardship Program at both institutions... Read More

Antibiotic Misuse Threatens Modern Medicine

Throughout hospitals and other healthcare facilities, antibiotic overuse and misuse threatens the efficacy of one of medicine's most valuable lifesaving tools. Concurrently, research and development for new antibiotics has been limited – creating a p... Read More

Edward J. Septimus, MD, FIDSA, FACP, FSHEA

Dr. Ed Septimus received his medical degree from Baylor College of Medicine in Houston in 1972. Dr. Septimus went on to complete his postgraduate training in internal medicine and infectious diseases at Baylor College of Medicine in Houston. He is bo... Read More

Gary Kravitz, MD, FACP, FIDSA, FSHEA

Dr. Gary Kravitz is Hospital Epidemiologist at United Hospital, St. Paul, MN. He is the founding partner of St. Paul Infectious Disease Associates (1982). He was one of the first people to successfully initiate an antibiotic stewardship program at a ... Read More

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