145. Fecal Microbiota Transplant for Recurrent C. difficile Infection: Impact on Antibiotic Resistance
Session: Symposium: The Microbiome and Multi-Drug Resistant Organisms
Thursday, October 4, 2018: 11:20 AM
Room: S 206-208
Jennie Kwon, DO, MSCI, Medicine, Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, MO

Jennie H. Kwon, DO, MSCI is an Assistant Professor at the Washington University School of Medicine and Associate Hospital Epidemiologist at Barnes-Jewish Hospital. She is an infectious diseases physician and physician scientist with expertise in the epidemiology, transmission, and prevention of infections due to multi-drug resistant organisms (MDRO). Dr. Kwon’s research focuses on the role of the fecal microbiome as a source for MDRO colonization and infections, and novel methods to prevent and treat MDRO infections. She conducts research with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to evaluate the impact of antimicrobials on the fecal microbiome and serves as an expert consultant to the CDC on understanding the role of the microbiome in clinical infections. Dr. Kwon is a 2016-2018 National Academy of Medicine Anniversary Fellow, and serves as a member of multiple national committees with the Infectious Diseases Society of America and the Society for Healthcare Epidemiologists of America. Clinically, Dr. Kwon specializes in the care of patients with solid organ and stem cell transplant-related infections in both the inpatient and outpatient setting.


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