2105 - APIC Research Committee's 10 most impactful articles of 2016

Thursday, June 15
2:15 PM - 3:15 PM
Location: Oregon Convention Center, E 147/148

This session will review the APIC Research Committee's selection of the top 10 infection prevention and control articles of 2016. The aim of the presentation is to introduce IPs to a variety of high-quality published research on methods to prevent the spread of infection. A synopsis of each study, including its strengths and weaknesses, will be presented. The presentation will focus on recent infection prevention research that meets one of the following criteria: The study is highly innovative, addresses a timely issue, adds evidence to resolve a controversial practice issue, or presents results that can be readily translated into practice.

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Sara Reese

Infection prevention specialist
Denver Health Medical Center
Denver, Colorado

I received my PhD in Microbiology from Colorado State University in 2008. I did a 2 year post doctoral fellowship at the Centers for Disease Control working on tularemia and plague from 2008-2010. I then worked in the Health Facilities Division at the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment from 2010-2012. I am currently an Infection Prevention Specialist at Denver Health Hospital.

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Timothy Landers

Associate Professor
The Ohio State University
Columbus, Ohio

Timothy Landers, PhD, is an associate professor for the College of Nursing at Ohio State University. He holds a BSN (Binghamton University), an MA in theological studies (LaSalle University), an MSN (Pace University), a PhD in public health (Ohio State University), and completed a postdoctoral fellowship at Columbia University School of Nursing. He has 18 years of experience as a board-certified family nurse practitioner and is CIC. He teaches in the graduate programs in the College of Nursing at Ohio State University. His research program focuses on the epidemiology and prevention of antibiotic-resistant infections in high-risk populations, including projects in patient-centered hand hygiene and human–animal interactions from a one-health perspective. Dr. Landers is the vice chair of the APIC Research Committee and a fellow of the American Academy of Nursing.

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