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SHEA can assist you in your coverage of healthcare stories by providing access to authoritative spokespeople in all areas related to healthcare epidemiology and infection prevention.

If you have a media inquiry, please contact Kristy Weinshel, Director of Member Services and Communications at 703-684-1008 or, providing your contact information, the name of the publication, the topic of your story, and your deadline.

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SHEA Supports National Strategy to Combat Antibiotic-Resistant Bacteria

The Society for Healthcare Epidemiology of America (SHEA) welcomes  President Obama's Executive Order released  last week.  The order creates a National Strategy to Combat Antibiotic-Resistant Bacteria and announced of a $20 million prize to facilitate the development of rapid, point-of-care diagnostic tests to identify highly resistant bacteria sponsored by the National Institutes of Health, Biomedical Advanced Research and Development Authority and the Food and Drug Administration. SHEA believes there is no greater threat to modern medicine than losing the effectiveness of antibiotics.

SHEA Applauds White House on Efforts to Tackle Antimicrobial Resistance Nationally

ARLINGTON, Va. (September 18) – The Society for Healthcare Epidemiology of America (SHEA) is pleased to see the Obama Administration's attention and support for addressing antimicrobial resistance – a crisis that has profound impact on how we practice modern medicine.

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