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PCOR Research Seminar “Acinetobacter: A Retrospective Cohort” Dec. 12

12-12-20141:00 PM  - 2:00 PMMCW, M3077Faith O'Tool
Silvia Munoz-Price, MD, PhD, Associate Professor of Clinical Medicine at the Institute for Health and Society at MCW will present, “Acinetobacter: A Retrospective Cohort.” Educational objectives for the session: 1. Learn the epidemiology of Acinetobacter baumannii 2. Describe the variables associated with Acinetobacter infections 3. Understand the value of time-dependent covariates Brief Bio: 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 was the Hospital Epidemiologist for Jackson Memorial Hospital, one of the largest public hospitals in the US. Additionally, Dr. Munoz-Price holds a PhD in Epidemiology from University of Miami. Before working in academia, she worked for 5 years as a private ID consultant in the Greater Chicago area, where she described multicity outbreaks of resistant bacteria throughout the continuum of care in collaboration with Rush University researchers. Most of her publications deal with Infection Control, Acinetobacter baumannii, and KPC-producing enterics. With over 50 peer review publications, Dr. Munoz-Price’s work has been published in prestigious academic journals, including the New England Journal of Medicine, Clinical Infectious Diseases, Antimicrobial Agents of Chemotherapy, Infection Control and Hospital Epidemiology, and the American Journal of Infection Control. Additionally, Dr. Munoz-Price is a reviewer for over a dozen journals including JAMA and Lancet Infectious Diseases. She serves in various committees for the Society of Hospital Epidemiology of America and was, until recently, a liaison for the prestigious Healthcare Infection Control Practices Advisory Committee (HICPAC)-CDC. CME Information: All CME attendance records and CME activities run through EthosCE, thus it is important for anyone who wishes to earn CME credit through MCW to set up a learner profile in EthosCE. Instructions for how to set up your profile and enroll in CME activities are attached. Also included are directions for claiming credit. The PCOR Seminar Series is part of the Research Learner Group. Please follow the directions on page 2 of the attached document to sign-up. Once you are enrolled in the series, you will automatically receive information about individual seminars that PCOR is hosting. Lunch and refreshments will be served.

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