877. Antibiotic Stewardship: Progress and Challenges
Session: Meet-the-Professor Session: Antimicrobial and Diagnostic Stewardship
Thursday, October 4, 2018: 7:15 AM
Room: S 206-208
Arjun Srinivasan, MD, Division of Healthcare Quality Promotion, CDC, Atlanta, GA

Dr. Srinivasan is the Associate Director for Healthcare Associated Infection Prevention Programs in the Division of Healthcare Quality Promotion at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. He is board certified in Infectious Diseases. Before coming to CDC he was as Assistant Professor of Medicine in the Infectious Diseases Division at the Johns Hopkins School of Medicine where he was the founding director of the Johns Hopkins Antibiotic Management Program and the associate hospital epidemiologist. His primary responsibilities include oversight and coordination of efforts to eliminate healthcare associated infections and reduce antibiotic resistance. His research and investigative areas of concentration include outbreak investigations, infection control, multi-drug resistant gram negative pathogens and antimicrobial use. From 2006-2010, he led the CDC’s healthcare outbreak investigations team. He currently leads efforts to coordinate activities to prevent healthcare associated infections and to improve the use of antibiotics in hospitals through antibiotic stewardship. Dr. Srinivasan has published more than 100 articles in peer-reviewed journals on his research in healthcare epidemiology, infection control and antimicrobial use and resistance.


Disclosures:

A. Srinivasan, None

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