75. Hospital Preparedness: Lessons Learned in the Biocontainment Units
Session: Meet-the-Professor Session: Are You Ready? Outbreak Response Training
Thursday, October 4, 2018: 7:15 AM
Room: S 152-154
Angela Hewlett, MD, MS, FIDSA, Division of Infectious Diseases, University of Nebraska Medical Center, Omaha, NE

Angela Hewlett MD, MS, is Associate Professor of Internal Medicine and Infectious Diseases at the University of Nebraska Medical Center (UNMC). She is also an Associate Professor at the University of Nebraska College of Public Health, Associate Professor in the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery and Director of the UNMC Infectious Diseases clinic. She serves as Medical Director of the Nebraska Biocontainment Unit. Dr. Hewlett actively participated in the care of several patients with Ebola virus disease in 2014, and has since provided subject matter expertise on the clinical management of patients with Ebola virus disease through the CDC Training Course for Ebola Treatment Facilities and Ebola Assessment Facilities, as well as on-site assessment of designated Ebola treatment centers in coordination with the CDC, NIOSH and state departments of health. She serves as faculty in the National Ebola Training and Education Center (NETEC), which provides education and training to hospitals preparing to care for patients with Ebola and other highly infectious diseases. Dr. Hewlett’s research interests include healthcare-associated infections, complicated bone and joint infections, and biopreparedness. Dr. Hewlett earned a BA in Biology from the University of Texas at Austin, and an MD from the University of Texas Medical Branch (UTMB) in Galveston, Texas, where she also completed a residency in Internal Medicine. She served as Chief Resident, then completed a 2 year fellowship in Infectious Diseases followed by a 1 year NIH-funded research fellowship with a focus in Hospital Epidemiology and Infection Control. She also holds a Masters degree in Clinical Sciences-Clinical Investigation from the University of Texas Medical Branch.


Disclosures:

A. Hewlett, None

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