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Bundles - Combining Stewardship with Processes From Other Disciplines to Optimize Effect

Session: Symposium: Antimicrobial Stewardship—The Latest Trends and Opportunities
Thursday, October 9, 2014: 4:15 PM
Room: The Pennsylvania Convention Center: 103-ABC
Elizabeth Dodds-Ashley, PharmD, MHS, University of Rochester Medical Center, Rochester, NY

Elizabeth S. Dodds Ashley, PharmD, is currently the Associate Director for Clinical Pharmacy Services at the University of Rochester Medical Center. Prior to moving to the University of Rochester in 2009, she was the Clinical Pharmacist for the Infectious Diseases Transplant Consult Service, and Clinical Associate in the Department of Medicine at Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina. She is a board-certified pharmacotherapy specialist. After graduating summa cum laude with a doctor of pharmacy degree from Bouvé College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences at Northeastern University, Boston, Massachusetts, Dr Dodds Ashley completed her pharmacy practice residency at Duke University Health System and a specialty residency in adult internal medicine/infectious disease with Duke University Health System and Campbell University. In 2006 she completed her Masters in Health Science in Clinical Research at Duke University School of Medicine. Her teaching, research, and patient care activities focus on infectious diseases in the transplant population. Recent areas of research include pharmacokinetics of antifungal agents, preventative strategies for invasive fungal infections in solid-organ and bone marrow transplant recipients, and prophylactic strategies for cytomegalovirus (CMV) disease. Dr Dodds Ashley has coauthored abstracts, book chapters, and journal articles, and she has given presentations at seminars, grand rounds, and regional professional meetings. Among the journals her articles have appeared in are Journal of Microbiology, Expert Review of Anti-Infective Therapies, Clinical Infectious Diseases, Pharmacotherapy, and Current Opinion in Pharmacotherapy. A recipient of several awards and an active participant in hospital committees, Dr Dodds Ashley is Chair of the Infectious Diseases PRN of the American College of Clinical Pharmacy, and Past President of the Triangle College of Clinical Pharmacy, a chapter of the American College of Clinical Pharmacy. Her professional affiliations include the Society of Infectious Disease Pharmacists.

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