1742. Control of Antimicrobial Resistance Across State Lines: The U.S. Public Health Perspective
Session: Symposium: Controlling Antimicrobial Resistance Across Borders
Saturday, October 6, 2018: 10:55 AM
Room: W 2005-2024
Allison Brown, PhD, MPH, Division of Healthcare Quality Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA

Allison C Brown, PhD, MPH, leads the AR Capacities and Special Studies Team in the Division of Healthcare Quality Promotion (DHQP) at CDC. On behalf of CDC, her team coordinates the AR Laboratory Network activities focused on emerging AR threats in healthcare-associated infections. Her team also operates the CDC & FDA AR Isolate Bank. Before joining DHQP, Dr. Brown was a senior epidemiologist and Deputy Team Lead for the National Antimicrobial Resistance Monitoring System (NARMS), where her work focused on the surveillance and epidemiology of resistant enteric infections. Dr. Brown was an Epidemic Intelligence Service Officer with the Waterborne Diseases Prevention Branch. She earned her PhD in Molecular Microbiology and Immunology from The Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, an MPH in Epidemiology from Yale University, and a BA in Biology from the University of Virginia.


Disclosures:

A. Brown, None

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