Battling Breast Cancer in Ethiopia
Dr. Carol Harris's work with local caregivers & leaders is addressing Ethiopia's growing breast cancer rates.
Montefiore Shows Improved Antibiotic Prescribing in the Emergency Department
Early antibiotic stewardship and infectious diseases consultation in the ED can improve initial antibiotic prescribing, reduce unnecessary antibiotic use, improve patient safety, and yield fewer unnecessary hospital admissions, according to a study by Dr. Theresa Madaline.
ID Week 2014 Research Presentations
Drs. Liise-anne Pirofski, Theresa Madaline, Connie Park, and former ID fellow Dr. Izona Bock presented this past week at ID Week 2014, an annual meeting of the Infectious Diseases Society of America, Society for Healthcare Epidemiology of America, HIV Medicine Association, and Pediatric Infectious Diseases Society.
Dr. Liise-anne Pirofski to Deliver IDSA Maxwell Finland Lecture
Dr. Liise-anne Pirofski will deliver the Maxwell Finland lecture, "Why isn't my patient getting better: Revisiting the disease in infectious diseases", at the Infectious Diseases Society of America (IDSA) meeting in Philadelphia, PA.
Infectious Diseases Creates Toolkit to Fight KPC Superbug
Montefiore Medical Center and Boston University School of Public Health have partnered to create a toolkit for prevention and control of Klebsiella pneumoniae (KPC) in healthcare settings.
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