560. Speaker
Session: Symposium: Hot Topics in Pediatric Infectious Diseases
Thursday, October 18, 2012: 2:20 PM
Room: SDCC 25 ABC
Andi L. Shane, MD, MPH, MSc, Division of Pediatric Infectious Diseases, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA

Andi L. Shane, MD, MPH, MSc, is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Pediatrics (Infectious Diseases) at Emory University School of Medicine in Atlanta, Georgia. Dr. Shane received her Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Pennsylvania followed by a Master of Public Health degree from the Mailman School of Public Health at Columbia University. She received her medical degree from Louisiana State University School of Medicine in New Orleans and a Master of Science degree from Emory University. She completed an internship, residency, and chief residency in pediatrics at Albert Einstein College of Medicine in the Bronx, New York. She was an Epidemic Intelligence Service Officer at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) in the former Foodborne and Diarrheal Diseases Branch. She completed a fellowship in pediatric infectious disease at the University of California, San Francisco. Dr. Shane serves as the co-chair of the Infectious Disease Society of America (IDSA) Panel to review the guidelines for infectious diarrhea management. She is an appointed member of the IDSA National Global and Public Health Committee (NGPHC) and the Pediatric Infectious Disease Society (PIDS) Training and Programs Committee and directs development of the committee’s global health initiatives. An active clinical researcher, Dr. Shane has been the site principal and co-principal investigator for several studies conducted at Emory University’s National Institute of Health (NIH) Vaccine and Treatment Evaluation Network (VTEU) as well as through the Collaborative Antiviral Study Group (CASG). She is involved in educational efforts to incorporate clinical research activities into the curriculum of medical students, residents and clinical fellows both in the United States and in international settings. She has written book chapters and contributed to guidelines and policies relevant to the management and prevention of childcare associated infections and the applications of probiotics for the management of enteric infections.

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