Chief, Internal Medicine Services
National Institutes of Health
Dr. Naomi O'Grady is Chief of Internal Medicine Services and an intensivist at the National Institutes of Health Clinical Center. She holds an appointment in the Department of Internal Medicine's Division of Infectious Diseases at Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine.
Dr. O’Grady obtained her undergraduate degree from University of Michigan and her medical degree at The Ohio State University where she also completed her internship and residency, then completed fellowships with NIH, and Johns Hopkins University, before returning to the NIH on the staff in 1999.
Her research focuses on strategies to reduce the incidence and transmission of antimicrobial resistant pathogens in the ICU, and catheter-related blood stream infections. She has been very engaged in guideline development, notably chairing the Guidelines for the Prevention of Catheter-Related Infection, and the Guidelines for the Evaluation of New Fever in Adult Patients in the Intensive Care Unit. She has also been a panel member for the Guidelines for the Management of Catheter-Related Infection and the Guidelines for the Management of Hospital Acquired and Ventilator Associated Pneumonia.
Dr. O'Grady is the past-Chair of the American Board of Internal Medicine (ABIM) Specialty Board for Critical Care Medicine, and has served on the ABIM Council and on the Board of Directors. She is a fellow of the Infectious Diseases Society of America and of the American College of Critical Care Medicine.
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Saturday, October 5
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