University of California, Davis
Larissa May is Professor of Emergency Medicine and Director of Emergency Department and Outpatient Stewardship and Chairs the Infection Prevention Committee at UC Davis Health. She has built a unique career in quality improvement and implementation science focused on antibiotic stewardship and infection prevention at the intersection of emergency medicine, and the hospital and outpatient settings. Dr. May received her M.D., her MSPH in Public Health Microbiology and Emerging Infectious Diseases, and her MSHS in Clinical and Translational Research from The George Washington University. Dr. May’s research and programmatic interests center on clinical infectious disease epidemiology and management, with a particular focus on the application of rapid molecular diagnostic assays, behavioral economics and clinical guidelines to improve antibiotic stewardship in the ED. She has formal training in quality improvement and is actively involved in UC Davis’ quality improvement and patient safety efforts including the patient safety events committee and the quality and safety operations committee. She bridges the operational aspects of quality improvement and improvement science, to bring more rigorous implementation and evaluation of quality improvement activities.
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Thursday, May 14, 2020
11:00 AM – 11:50 AM