W5. Vectorborne Infections
Session: Premeeting Workshop: The Vincent T. Andriole ID Board Review Course ($)
Tuesday, October 2, 2018: 10:50 AM
Room: W 2005-2020
Christopher Ohl, MD, FIDSA, Department of Internal Medicine, Section on Infectious Diseases, Wake Forest School of Medicine, Winston-Salem, NC

Dr. Ohl received his B.A. degree from the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire and his M.D. degree from the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine. He completed his internship, residency and fellowship training in internal medicine and infectious diseases at the National Naval Medical Center. He is Board Certified in Internal Medicine and Infectious Diseases and earned the ASTMH Certificate of Knowledge in Clinical Tropical Medicine and Travel Medicine. Dr Ohl served in the U.S. Navy Medical Corps as a general medical officer from 1987 until 1990 and an infectious diseases staff and attending physician at the National Naval Medical Center form 1994-1997. He was an Assistant Professor of Medicine at the Uniformed Serves University and later joined the infectious diseases faculty at East Carolina University School of Medicine. He is currently a Professor of Medicine in Infectious Diseases at Wake Forest University School of Medicine in Winston-Salem, NC and has served as the Medical Director for the Center for Antimicrobial Utilization, Stewardship, and Epidemiology (CAUSE) since 2000. He served on the SHEA Antimicrobial Stewardship Committee and is a consultant on antimicrobial stewardship for the Infectious Diseases Society of America, Centers for Disease Control, Institute of Healthcare Improvement, and Joint Commission Resources. Dr. Ohl has been active with the Infectious Diseases Society of America on the Education Committee and served as the immediate past chair. He served for the past 2 years as the IDSA liaison to the ABIM ID specialty board. He has been an author and coordinator for IDSA’s knowledge modules for ABIM Maintenance of Certification for the past several years. His favorite activities in the field of infectious diseases are teaching, mentoring and public education.


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