28082. Workshop Convener
Session: Workshop: Clinical Relevance of Pharmacokinetics and Pharmacodynamics of Anti-Infective Agents (half-day)
Friday, October 24, 2008: 12:00 AM
Room: Ballroom West B (Renaissance)
Ursula Theuretzbacher, PhD, Antibiotikazentrum Wien, Vienna, Austria

Dr. Theuretzbacher is principal and founder of the Center for Anti-Infective Agents in Vienna, Austria, a private consulting institute providing research, education, and clinical development services to research centers, to the medical community, and to the pharmaceutical industry, dedicated to infectious diseases and anti-infective treatment. In addition, Dr. Theuretzbacher lectured at the Medical University of Vienna and designed courses in Advanced Bacteriology, Infectious Diseases and Antibiotic Treatment. She was Co-founder of the Medical Institute for Quality Management, Germany-Austria, and organized and developed CME accredited events in the area of quality management, practice guidelines, and evidence based anti-infective therapy.
Dr. Theuretzbacher is secretary of the Society of Anti-Infective Pharmacology (ISAP) and involved in organizational and educational activities of the society. She is developing international scientific projects on behalf of the International Society of Chemotherapy (ISC). She has served as consultant to the Viennese Hospital Association, to the Austrian Research Centers, and to international resistance study groups.
Dr. Theuretzbacher has published successfully text books on clinical microbiology and authored and/or coauthored reviews, book chapters, research papers on resistance, PK/PD, and antibacterial and antifungal agents topics. She is a member of the Editorial Board of the Journal Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy (AAC).