660. Perspectives on the Magnitude, Spread and Guidance for Control for Carbapenemase-resistant Enterobacteriaceae (CRE) in United State Hospitals
Session: Symposium: Transatlantic Milestones in Infection Control: Where are the European Union and the United States Now?
Friday, October 4, 2013: 11:30 AM
Room: The Moscone Center: 135 (Hall E)
Kavita K. Trivedi, MD, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA

Dr. Trivedi is a medical epidemiologist in the Healthcare Associated Infections Program at the California Department of Public Health but also developed, manages and leads the Antimicrobial Stewardship Program Initiative of California. She also manages healthcare associated outbreak investigations in California. Prior to joining California Department of Public Health, Dr. Trivedi was the Medical Director of the Downtown Clinic for the San Francisco Veterans Administration Medical Center and thereafter, served as an Epidemic Intelligence Service Officer in the United States Public Health Service with the Enteric Diseases Epidemiology Branch at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in Atlanta. Dr. Trivedi received her medical degree from Stanford University School of Medicine and completed residency in Internal Medicine at the University of California, San Francisco.

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