74370. Entrepreneurship
Session: Meet-the-Professor Session: Women in ID
Thursday, October 4, 2018: 7:45 AM
Room: S 155
Kavita K. Trivedi, MD, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA

Dr. Kavita K. Trivedi is the founder of Trivedi Consults, LLC and Adjunct Clinical Assistant Professor of Medicine at Stanford University School of Medicine. Since 2011, Dr. Trivedi has been an attending physician in the Emergency Room at the San Francisco Veterans' Administration Medical Center. Since 2016, Dr. Trivedi also works as a hospitalist on the acute skilled nursing unit at California Pacific Medical Center, Davies Campus in San Francisco. Dr. Trivedi has also been actively involved with the Society of Healthcare Epidemiology of America (SHEA) since 2010 and is the Course Director for SHEA's Primer on Healthcare Epidemiology, Infection Control and Antimicrobial Stewardship: An Online Course for ID Fellows. She served on the antimicrobial resistance working group for the President's Council of Advisors on Science and Technology in 2015. She is a member of the ID Week Planning Committee 2015-2018 and served as the Vice-Chair of the SHEA Antimicrobial Stewardship Committee from 2015-2017. She is currently a co-editor for the SHEA Antimicrobial Stewardship Implementation textbook and serves as Co-Director for SHEA’s Antimicrobial Stewardship Training course since 2015. Since September 2014, Dr. Trivedi also serves as the Infection Control Committee Chair and the Chair of the Antimicrobial Stewardship Committee at Sutter Tracy Community Hospital. Her consulting work includes projects with the American Institutes of Research, Partnership for Quality Care and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Foundation. Previously, Dr. Trivedi was the Public Health Medical Officer of the Healthcare Associated Infections Program at California Department of Public Health where she created, managed and led the California Antimicrobial Stewardship Program Initiative. Prior to CDPH, Dr. Trivedi served as an Epidemic Intelligence Service Officer in the United States Public Health Service with CDC's Enteric Diseases Epidemiology Branch in Atlanta, Georgia. She is the author of many publications related to preventing antimicrobial resistance and promoting antimicrobial stewardship.

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