2526. How Do We Make That Happen? Implementation Science Methods
Session: Symposium: Advances in Epidemiology Research Methods
Saturday, October 6, 2018: 2:00 PM
Room: N 24
Charlesnika Evans, PhD, MPH, Center of Innovation for Complex Chronic Healthcare, Edward Hines Jr. Veterans Affairs Hospital, Hines, IL; Preventive Medicine and Center for Healthcare Studies, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, IL

Charlesnika T. Evans, PhD, MPH Dr. Evans is a Research Health Scientist in the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), in the Center of Innovation for Complex Chronic Healthcare at the Edward Hines Jr. VA Hospital in Hines, Illinois. She is also an Associate Professor in the Department of Preventive Medicine and the Center for Healthcare Studies in the Feinberg School of Medicine at Northwestern University in Chicago, Illinois. She has a bachelor’s degree in microbiology, a master’s in public health, and a doctoral degree in epidemiology. Dr. Evans is an expert in epidemiology and infectious disease research. She has focused on topics including improving influenza vaccinations in patients and healthcare workers, preventing spread of antibiotic resistant microorganisms, and addressing overuse of antibiotics. She is currently co-leading a national implementation effort to improve the use of antibiotics and reduce the burden of healthcare-associated infections across VA.


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