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Kurt Stevenson, MD, MPH


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410 W 10th Ave
Columbus, OH 43210

Phone: (614) 293-0348

Email: stevenson.185@osu.edu

 

Current OSU Appointments

Professor, Infectious Diseases

Physician, FGP-Infectious Diseases

Professor, SBS-Microbial Infectn/Immunity

 

Research Interest

Antimicrobial Stewardship and Control of Antimicrobial Resistance. Healthcare Epidemiology (including Infection Control, Health Services Research, Clinical Epidemiology and Performance Improvement). Clinical Infectious Diseases, including HIV/AIDS and tuberculosis. Health Education and Promotion (strategies to change healthcare provider behavior).

Academic Advising

2007 - 2009 Akash Vasireddy,, the ohio state university Division of Epidemiology. Graduated 2009.
2007 - 2009 Megan B, The Ohio State University, College of Veterinary Medicine. Graduated 2009.
2007 - 2009 Karie Williams,, The Ohio State University, College of Veterinary Medicine. Graduated 2009.
2008 - 2010 Eric Lutz,, The Ohio State University Division of Environmental Science. Graduated 2010.
2008 - 2010 Kathryn O'Connor,, The Ohio State University, College of Veterinary Medicine. Graduated 0.
2008 - 2010 Shannon Kern,, The Ohio State University. Graduated 2010.
2008 - 2010 Kevin Spicer,, The Ohio State University. Graduated 2010.
2009 - 2010 Legesse Mekonnen,, Ohio State University College of Medicine. Graduated 2010.
2008 - 2011 Lenora Evans,, The Ohio State University. Graduated 2011.
2010 - 2011 Douglas Haas,, Ohio State University College of Medicine. Graduated 2011.
2010 - 2011 Richard Baaker,, Ohio State University College of Medicine. Graduated 2011.
2011 - 2012 Julian Goodman,, Ohio State University College of Medicine. Graduated 2012.
2011 - 2012 Satish Sarvepalli,, Ohio State University College of Medicine. Graduated 2012.
2012 Maeve Maher, Ohio State University College of Medicine.
 

Licenses

1984 - present Medical Examiners: National Board of Medical Examiners
1987 - present Internal Medicine: American Board of Internal Medicine
1990 - present Infectious Diseases: American Board of Internal Medicine
1992 - present Medical Doctor (MD): Medical Board State of Utah
2001 - present Infectious Diseases: American Board of Internal Medicine
2005 - present Medical Doctor, (MD): State Medical Board of Ohio
2011 - present Infectious Diseases: American Board of Internal Medicine
1985 - 1991 Medical Doctor, (MD): State Medical Board of Iowa
1989 - 1991 Medical Doctor, (MD): State Medical Board of California
1990 - 1992 Medical Doctor, (MD): State Medical Board of Arizona
1992 - 1995 Medical Doctor, (MD): State Medical Board of Tennessee
1994 - 2005 Medical Doctor, (MD): State Medical Board of Idaho
 

Chapters in Books

Respiratory Infections: Outpatient

Management of Hemodialysis Vascular Access Infections

 

Conferences

Epidemiology of hemodialysis vascular access infections from longitudinal infection surveillance data: Predicting the impact of NKF-DOQI clinical practice guidelines for vascular access

Pharmacist involvement in antimicrobial use at rural community hospitals in four Western states

Pharmacist involvement in antimicrobial use at rural community hospitals in four Western states

Understanding keys to successful implementation of electronic decision support in rural hospitals: Analysis of a pilot study for antimicrobial prescribing

Use of a personal digital assistant for managing antibiotic prescribing for outpatient respiratory tract infections in rural communities

Reunification: Keeping Families Together in Crisis

 

Degrees

1977 B.S., Brigham Young University Utah

1979 M.S., Brigham Young University Utah

1983 M.D., University of Utah School of Medicine

1986 None Indicated, University of Iowa

1989 None Indicated, University of Iowa

2001 M.Public Hlth., University of Washington

 

Editorial Activities

2001 - present Emerging Infectious Diseases
2001 - present Clinical Infectious Diseaes
2001 - present American Journal of Medical Quality
2001 - present American Journal of Infection Control
2001 - present Journal of the American Geriatrics Society
2001 - present Infection Control and Hospital Epidemiology
2004 - present American Journal of Medical Quality
2008 - present Journal of American Medical Directors Association
2008 - present American Journal of Infection Control
2012 - present American Journal of Infection Control
2012 - present Infection Control and Hospital Epidemiology
 

Honors

1973 Honor Society. Phi Eta Sigma.
1977 Honor Society. Phi Kappa Phi.
1980 - present Student Research Fellowship.
1982 - 1983 Honors Program in Internal Medicine. University of Utah.
1983 - present Florence M Strong Award. University of Utah.
1985 - 1989 NIH Institutional Physician Scientist Award. ..
1990 - present Resident's Teaching Award. Scenic General Hospital.
1997 - present Consultant of the Year. Family Practice Residency of Idaho, Boise.
2011 - present Award for Excellence in a Scientific Research Publication -. Association of Professionals in Infection and Control and Epidemiology Inc. (APIC) and American Journal of Infection Control (AJIC).
 

Journal Articles

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"Effect of body mass index and device type on infection in left ventricular assist device support beyond 30 days." INTERACTIVE CARDIOVASCULAR AND THORACIC SURGERY. Vol. 11, no. 1. (July 2010.): -.

 

Reference Works

January 1979 Stevenson KB, Wright DN, Kelly MT."Mode of action of an extracellular listericidal factor from BCG-cell wall activated guinea pig macrophages" . : Abstract E19
January 1986 Stevenson KB, Nauseef WM, Clark RA."Cytoskeletal association of the neutrophil membrane glycoprotein Mol in KG-1 cells" . : 924
January 1986 Stevenson KB, Nauseef WM, Clark RA."Cytoskeletal association of the neutrophil membrane glycoprotein Mol" . : 534A
January 1987 Stevenson KB, Nauseef WM, Clark RA."The neutrophil glycoprotein Mol is an integral membrane protein of plasma membranes and specific granules" . : 492A
January 1988 Stevenson KB, Nauseef Wm, Clark RA."The submembranous cytoskeleton of neutrophils" . : 472A
January 1989 Stevenson KB, Nauseef WM, Clark RA."Protein 4.2 in human neutrophils" . : 441A
January 1998 Stevenson KB."Hemodialysis vascular access infections: one-year experience at an outpatient, multicenter hemodialysis facility" .
January 1998 Stevenson KB."A regional data set of infection rates for long term care facilities: Description of a valuable benchmarking tool" .
January 2000 Barbera JV, Stevenson KB."Web-based intervention to promote appropriate antibiotic use and infection control practices in community hospitals" .
January 2001 Collins C, Dent C, Stevenson KB, Tavernier S."Complications of Central Venous Access" .
January 2001 Jones J, Tripp J, Stevenson KB."Implementation of an adult immunization program in the hospital setting: prevention of influenza and pneumococcal disease" .
January 2001 Stevenson KB, Hannah EL, Lowder C, Adcox MJ, Davidson RL, Mallea MC, Narsimhan N, Wagnild JP."Evidence -based support for NKF-DOQI clinical practice guidelines for vascular access in preventing infections" .
January 2001 Barbier C, barbera J, Croghan M, Stevenson KB."Recruitment and team-building success with hospital collaborators" .
January 2001 Murphy CL, Stevenson KB, Antonow J, Barbera J, Hannah EL, Samore M, Houck P, Gerberding JL."Infection Control Capacity in Rural Hospitals in Four States" .
January 2001 Murphy CL, Stevenson KB, Antonow J, Barbera J, Hannah EL, Samore M, Houck P, Gerbeerding JL."Monitoring Healthcare-associated Infections in Rural Hospitals in Four States" .
January 2001 Stevenson KB, Hannah EL, Lowder C, Adcox MJ, Davidson RL, Mallea MC, Narsimhan N, Wagnild JP."Outbreak of hemodyalysis vascular access infections related to malfunctioning cuffed tunneled catheters" .
January 2001 Jones JL, Stevenson KB, Tripp J."Implementation of an Adult Immunization Program for Adults in the Hospital Setting: Prevention of Influenza and Pneumococcal Disease" .
January 2001 Stevenson KB, Barbera J, Rischer J, Antonow J."The capacity of small, rural hospitals to control antibiotic resistance in bacterial pathogens" .
January 2001 Stevenson KB, Samore M, Antonow J, Barbera J, Hannah EL, Houck P, Murphy C, Gerberding JL."Clinical microbiology laboratory practices, testing methods and antimicrobial resistance in rural hospitals in four western states" .
January 2001 Stevenson K, Samore M, Antonow J, Barbera J, Hannah E, Murphy C, Gerberding J, Houck P."Information Systems in Rural Hospitals: Availability and Potential Impact on Pharmacy, Microbiology and Infection Control Practices" .
January 2001 Cantlon J, Tirrell L, Croghan M, Stevenson KB."Improving delivery of adult preventive services using paper and computer based tracking and reminder systems" .
January 2001 Stevenson KB, Samore M, Antonow J, Barbera J, hannah EL, Murphy C, Gerberding JL, Houck P."Pharmacy and antimicrobial monitoring practices in 76 rural hospitals in four western states" .
January 2002 Barbera J and Stevenson KB."QIO and Rural Hospital Collaboration: Identifying Predictors for Utilization of a New Interactive Web-site" .
January 2002 Tettelbach W, Rubin M, Olson J, Pestotnik S, Barbera J, Rischer J, Stevenson K, Samore M."Usage Evaluation of a Computerized Clinical Decision Support System" .
January 2002 Stevenson, KB, Barbera J, Hannah EL, Samore MH, Houck PM, Gerberding JL."Detecting Antimicrobial Resistance in Small, Rural Hospitals: Comparison of Survey Responses with Current NCCLS Laboratory Standards" .
January 2002 Hannah EL, Stevenson KB, Lowder CL."Comparison of Influenza and Pneumococcal Immunization Rates with Antibiotic Treatment of Long Term Care Residents for Respiratory Infections" .
January 2002 Tettelbach WB, Rubin M, Olson J, Pestotnik S, Barbera J, Stevenson K, Samore M."Usage Evaluation of a Web-based Computerized Clinical Decision Support System" .
January 2002 Stevenson K, Hannah E, Lowder C, Mallea M."Differential Impact of Infection Control Interventions on Hemodialysis Vascular Access Infections" .
January 2002 Stevenson K, Dent C, Tavernier S, Collins C.."Improving Infectious Complications from Implantable Ports for Central Venous Access in Oncology Patients" .
January 2002 Hannah EL, Stevenson KB, Lowder CL."Comparison of Influenza and Pneumococcal Immunization Rates among Short Stay Patients and Long Term Care Residents in Idaho Long Term Care Facilities" .
January 2003 Rubin MA, Bateman K, Stevenson K, Austin C, Samore M."Use of a Personal Digital Assistant (PDA)-Based Antibiotic Assistant Decision-Support System (ADSS) to Assess Antibiotic Prescribing in the Rural Hospital Setting" .
January 2003 Stevenson KB, Searle K, Samore M."Epidemiology of Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) and Vancomycin-resistant Enterococci (VRE) in Small Rural Community Hospitals in Idaho and Utah" .
January 2003 Rubin MA, Bateman K, Donnelly S, Stevenson K, Austin C, Rose T, Samore MH."Diagnosis and Treatment of Outpatient Respiratory Tract Infections (ORTIs) in Rural Utah and Idaho Using a Personal Digital Assistant (PDA)-Based Decision Algorithm" .
January 2003 Samore MH, Alder S, Stevenson K, Donnelly S, Hannah L, Rubin M, Stults B, Haddadin B, Sebastian K, Rose T, Gibson K, Barbera J, Rischer J, Johnson L, Bateman K."Preliminary Results of a Rural Community Randomized Trial of Patient Education Alone versus a Combined Patient and Physician Intervention to Reduce Inappropriate Prescribing of Antimicrobials" .
January 2003 Stevenson KB, Barvera J, Barbier C, Samore MH."Impact of Web-based Decision Support Tool on Antimicrobial Prescribing in Rural Communities: Results of a Pilot Project" .
January 2003 Searle K, Stevenson K, Samore MH."Assessing Antibiotic Resistance in Rural Hospitals in Idaho and Utah: The Intermountain Project on Antimicrobial Resistance and Therapy (IMPART) Project" .
January 2004 Benson-Huck K and Stevenson K.."Quality/Performance Measures for the Emergency Department." .
January 2004 Samore M, Bateman K, Alder S, Stoddard G, Donnelly S, Hannah E, Rubin M, Haddadin B, Williamson J, Stevenson K."Clinical Support at the Point of Care Improves Appropriateness of Antimicrobial Prescribing: Results of a Rural Community Randomized Trial" .
January 2004 Rubin MA, Bateman K, Hannah E, Stevenson K, Donnelly S, Samore M. , Abstract L-916."Use of a Handheld Computer (PDA)-Based Clinical Decision Support System (CDSS) for Respiratory Tract Infections (RTIs)," .
January 2004 Stevenson KB, Searle K, Bernstein G, Hall M, Rubin M, Samore M."Cluster Randomized Trial in Rural Community Hospitals to Improve Hand Hygiene and Identify Reservoirs of Resistant Pathogens" .
January 2004 Stevenson KB, Hawkins H, Barbera J, Wilkin M, Lockary V, Hudson R, Chaitram J, Tenover F, Samore M."Antimicrobial Susceptibility Proficiency Testing in Rural Community Hospitals in the Western United States" .
January 2004 Stevenson K, Sleeper B, Moore J, Colwell H."Antimicrobial Use in Long-Term Care Facilities: Assessment of Appropriateness Based on Symptom Profile" .
January 2004 Loeb M, Brazil K, Stevenson K, Lohfield L, Simor A, McGeer A, Zoutman D, Smith S, Walter S."A Randomized Controlled Trial of Evidence-based Algorithms to Optimize Antimicrobial Use in Long-Term Care Facilities" .
January 2005 Wood MW, Lund R, Stevenson K.."Bacterial Contamination of Stethoscopes with Antimicrobial Diaphragm Covers." .
January 2005 Gelletly S and Stevenson K.."The Idaho Consortium for Performance Improvement." .
January 2005 Polk JR, Stevenson K, Brewer A, Dent C, Lund R.."Med Mined and Interventions Decrease MRSA." .
January 2005 Polk JR, Stevenson K, Brewer A, Dent C, Lund R.."Med Mined Virtual Infection Surveillance" .
January 2005 Stevenson, K., Wilson, S., Burgman, J., Moore, J.W., Galbraith, J.."Quality Improvement in Rural Hospitals: Results from the Idaho Critical Access Hospital Collaborative." .
January 2005 Stevenson, K, Benson-Huck, K.."Emergency Department-Next Frontier for Performance Measures. Academy Health Annual Research meeting" .
January 2006 Wood MW, Lund RC, Stevenson KB. , Abstract #17-154.."Bacterial Contamination of Stethoscopes with Antimicrobial Diaphragm Covers" .
January 2006 Schafer J, Goff D, Stevenson K, Mangino J, Hawksworth K.."The development of a pharmacy based infectious diseases website and its impact on patient care." .
January 2006 Rubin MA, Wuthrich-Reggio A, Morales DR, Stevenson K, Samore MH., Abstract 238.."Long-term care facilities in rural Utah: Assessment of infection control programs and information capacity." .
January 2006 Stevenson KB, Kulich P, York S, Bannerman T, Mangino JE., Abstract 309.."Inter-facility clonal transmission of multi-drug resistant Acinetobacter baumannii." .
January 2006 Schafer JJ, Goff DA, Stevenson KB, Mangino JE., Abstract #K-1507.."Experience with Tigecycline for Multi-Drug Resistant Acinetobacter Baumannii Ventilator Associated Pneumonia and Bacteremia." .
January 2007 Mangino JE, Gannon EJ, Martin JL and Stevenson KB., Abstract K-415.."Clostridium difficile-Associated Disease (CDAD) at a Teaching Hospital Using Newly Proposed Definitions." .
January 2007 Schwartz D, Evans RS, Camins BC, Mangino JE, Klevins M, Hota B, Lloyd JF, Samore MH, Fraser VJ, Stevenson KB, Weinstein RA."Electronic Measures of Hospital Antimicrobial Utilization: A Multi-Center Pilot Assessment of Feasibility and Variability in Intensive Care Units. 17th Annual Scientific Meeting" .
January 2007 Kulich P, Ayers L, Stevenson K, Khan Y.."Non-bronchoscopic Bronchoalveolar Lavage: Implementation and Success in a Surgical Intensive Care Unit." .
January 2007 Stevenson KB, Leasure J, Delpico D, Taylor D.."Intensification of Infection Control to Reduce Multi-Drug Resistant Acinetobacter baumannii in a Medical Intensive Care Unit. 17th Annual Scientific Meeting." .
January 2007 Gabreyes WA, Pancholi P, Stevenson K, Tadesse DA, and Marcon M., Abstract CR-1510.."Characterization of multi-drug efflux genes in Acinetobacter baumannii." .
January 2008 Olsen MA, Higham-Kessler JC, Yokoe DS, Vostock J, Butler AM, Stevenson KB, Fraser VJ, for the CDC Prevention Epicenters Program, Abstract 214.."Risk Factors for Deep and Superficial Surgical Site Infection Following Abdominal Hysterectomy." .
January 2008 Yokoe DS, Vostok J, Olsen M, Stevenson K, Khan Y, Hooper D, Greenbaum M, Platt R, for the CDC Prevention Epicenters Program, Abstract 208.."Multicenter Evaluation of Enhanced Methods for Inpatient Surveillance of Surgical Site Infections Following Total Knee Arthroplasty." .
January 2008 Stevenson KB, Freshwater J, Santangelo J, Kahn Y, Yokoe DS, for the CDC Prevention Epicenters Program, Abstract 244.."Using Electronic Health Data as Predictors of Surgical Site Infections." .
January 2008 Stevenson K, West J, Khan Y, Santangelo J, Lundy J."Using ICD-9-CM Codes as Predictors of Surgical Site Infections" .
January 2008 Day S, Koletar SL, Mangino JE, Stevenson KB, Para MF., Abstract 1019.."The Effect of Chronic Trimethoprim/Sulfamethoxazole Use on Nasal Carriage of Staphylococcus aureus in HIV Infected Patients." .
January 2008 Lin MY, Hota B, Woeltje KF, Doherty J, Stevenson KB, Khan Y, Xiang Y, Weinstein RA, Trick WE, for the CDC Prevention Epicenters Program.."Multicenter Comparison of Electronic Algorithms for Catheter-Related Bloodstream (CRBSI) Surveillance in Intensive Care Units (ICUs). ). Abstract 436. 18th Annual Scientific Meeting." .
January 2008 Wang SH, Mangino JE, Stevenson K, Yakrus MA, Cooksey RC, Butler WR, Healy M, Wise MG, Schlesinger LS, Pancholi P., Abstract 181.."Pseudo-Outbreak of “Mycobacterium paraffinicum” in a Tertiary Care Medical Center." .
January 2009 Wang SH, Pancholi P, Hines L, Soni R, Khan Y, Stevenson K, for the CDC Prevention Epicenters Program.."Diversity of molecular genotyping and geocoding of methicillin resistant Staphylococcus aureus isolates." .
January 2009 Bauer K, West J, Taylor J, Pancholi P, Balada-Llast J, Stevenson K Goff DA,."Clinical Impact of the Cepheid GeneXpert Rapid Polymerase Chain Reaction for Detection of Staphylococcus aureus or Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus." .
January 2009 Mangino JE, Khan Y, Hines L, Dubberke ER, Stevenson KB, for the CDC Prevention Epicenters Program.."C. difficile Infections (CDI): Standardizing Surveillance and Controlling Infections in Ohio." .
May 2009 Bell CD, Stevenson KB, Hoet AE."MRSA in the Medic: Methicillin resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) Contamination in Ambulances." .
January 2009 Klompas M, Khan Y, Evans S, Stevenson K, Samore, M, Platt R for the CDC Prevention Epicenter Program.."Surveillance for Ventilator-Associated Pneumonia Using Electronic Data Versus Manual Chart Review: Preliminary Results. Abstract 498." .
January 2009 Taylor J, Bauer K, Goff D, West J, Tewari A, Stevenson K.."Outcomes of Empiric Piperacillin/tazobactam Therapy in Patients with Pseudomonas aeruginosa Bacteremia." .
January 2009 Martin S, Wellington L, Stevenson K, Sai-Sudhakar C, Firstenberg M, Blais D, Louis L, Sun B."Risk of infection after LVAD placement for long-term support." .
January 2009 Bauer K, Lustberg M, West J, Taylor J, Goff D, Stevenson K."An Evaluation of Cefepime’s Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Early Alert Warning on Patient Outcomes." .
January 2009 Yokoe DS, Vostok J, Olsen MA, Fraser VJ, Khan Y, Stevenson K, Hooper D, Greenbaum M, Platt,R.."Multicenter Evaluation of Enhanced Methods for Inpatient Surgical Site Infection Surveillance Following Hysterectomy, Colorectal, and Vascular Procedures. Abstract 494." .
January 2009 Freshwater JL, Khan Y, Lundy J, Stevenson K, for the CDC Prevention Epicenters Program.."Methods of Evaluating Population-based Antibiotic Use and Resistance." .
March 2010 Yokoe D, Onufrak F, Olsen M, Stevenson K, Khan Y, Hooper D.."Multicenter evaluation of enhanced surgical site infection surveillance following total knee and hip arthroplasty. Abstract 755." .
March 2010 Mangino JE , Khan Y, Hines L, Dubberke ER, Jacobson C, Engler D, Flaherty S, and Stevenson KB."Clostridium difficile Infections (CDI): Collaborative for the State of Ohio" .
March 2010 Wang SH, Khan Y, Kent K, Hines L, Stevenson KB.."Geographic Diversity of Methicillin Resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) Infections in the Community Setting. Abstract 936." .
March 2010 Klompas M, Khan Y, Evans RS, Lloyd JF, Stevenson K, Samore M, Platt R.."Multicenter Evaluation of a Novel Surveillance Definition for Complications of Mechanical Ventilation. Abstract 741." .
March 2010 Klompas M, Khan Y, Evans, S, Stevenson K, Samore M, Platt R.."Multicenter Evaluation of a Novel Surveillance Definition for Complications of Mechanical Ventilation. Oral Presentation" .
March 2010 Schwartz D, Evans RS, Camins B, Khan Y, Stevenson K, Lloyd JF, Freshwater JL.."Comparative Aggregate and Class-Specific Antimicrobial Utilization in 13 Intensive Care Units from 4 Teaching Hospitals: Results of the CDC Prevention Epicenters Antimicrobial Use Study Group. Abstract 119." .
March 2010 Mangino JE, Khan Y, Hines L, Dubberke ER, Jacobson C, Engler D, Flaherty S, Stevenson KB.."Clostridium difficile Infections (CDI): Collaborative for the State of Ohio (OH). Abstract 729." .
May 2010 Qureshi, ZP, Szeinbach SL, Seoane-Vazquez E, Rodriquez-Monguio R, Stevenson KB."A Trend Analysis of Discontinued New Entities in the US. Abstract PHP23." .
January 2010 Murphy C, Gerlach T, Kulich P, Stevenson K.."Analysis of Clinical Outcomes in Surgical Intensive Care Patients with Acinetobacter baumannii infections. Abstract 309." .
March 2010 Wang SH, Khan Y, DeMita R, Hines L, Soni R, Pancholi P, and Stevenson KB."Understanding inter-facility transmission of Methicillin Resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA): The role of traditional and molecular epidemiologic methods." .
March 2010 Wang SH, Khan Y, Hines L, Kent k, Freshwater JL, Stevenson KB."Geographic diversity of Methicillin Resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) infections in the community setting." .
March 2010 Schwartz D, R. Evans S, Camins B, Khan Y, Stevenson KB, Lloyd JF, and Freshwater Jl."Comparative Aggregate and Class-Specific Antimicrobial Utilization in 13 Intensive Care Units from 4 Teaching Hospitals: Results of the CDC Prevention Epicenters Antimicrobial Use Study Group." .
November 2010 Newman D, Kent K, Santangelo J, Stevenson K, Wang S, Hines L, Khan Y, Kamal J for The CDC Prevention Epicenters Program.."MRSA Surveillance and Research: A Regional Multi-Facility Collaborative Outreach and Data Collection Tool." .
March 2010 DeMita R, Wang SH, Khan Y, Hines L, Soni R, Pancholi P, Stevenson K.."A Retrospective Review of the Clinical Characteristics and Molecular Epidemiology of Methicillin Resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) Infections at a Large Academic Medical Center. Abstract 283." .
March 2010 Hines L, Newman D, Santangelo J, Wang SH, Khan Y, Stevenson K.."Development of a Novel, Multi-facility Electronic Interface for the Exchange of MRSA Surveillance Data. Abstract 505." .
March 2010 Freshwater JL, Khan Y, Kent K, and Stevenson KB."Evaluating imipenem resistance among Pseudomonas aeruginosa infections in the intensive care unit setting. Poster Presentation" .
October 2010 Wang SH, Khan Y, Mediavilla J, Hines L, Soni R, Hoet A, West JE, Bauer KA, Kreiswirth B, Pancholi P, and Stevenson K.."Emerging ST239 Strain of Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus in Midwestern USA. Late-Breaker Abstract LB-27." .
March 2010 Lin M, Hota B, Khan Y, Woeltje K , Borlawsky T, Doherty J, Stevenson K, Jernigan J, Weinstein R, Trick W for the CDC Prevention Epicenters Program."Can electronic algorithm (EA) surveillance for central line associated bloodstream infections (CLABSIs) improve comparisons of CLABSI rates between hospitals?" .
March 2010 Hines L, Newman D, Santangelo J, Wang SH, Khan Y, and Stevenson KB."Development of a Novel, Multi-facility Electronic Interface for the Exchange of MRSA Surveillance Data." .
March 2010 Freshwater JL, Khan YM, Kent K, Stevenson KB."Evaluating imipenem resistance among Pseudomonas aeruginosa infections in the intensive care unit setting. Abstract 311." .
June 2010 Landers T, Wittum T, Stevenson K, Harris R,."Improved Detection of Staphylococcus aureus colonization using a modified nasal wash method." .
October 2010 Wang S, Khan Y, Hines L, DeMita R, Freshwater J, Soni R, Pancholi P, Stevenson K.."Hospital transmission of MRSA. Abstract 1221." .
February 2010 Wang SH, Khan Y, Hines L, Kent k, Freshwater JL, Stevenson KB."Hospital Transmission of MRSA." .
March 2010 DeMita R, Wang SH, Khan Y, Hines L, Soni R, Pancholi P, and Stevenson KB."A Retrospective Review of the Clinical Characteristics and Molecular Epidemiology of Methicillin Resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) Infections at a Large Academic Medical Center" .
May 2010 Freshwater JL, Khan Y, Kent K, and Stevenson KB."Imipenem resistance among Pseudomonas aeruginosa infections." .
March 2010 Wang SH, Khan Y, DeMita RL, Hines L, Soni R, Pancholi P, Stevenson KB.."Understanding inter-facility transmission of Methicillin Resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA): The role of traditional and molecular epidemiologic methods. Abstract 690." .
April 2010 Wang SH, Khan Y, Hines L, DeMita R, Soni R, Pancholi P, and Stevenson KB."Utilization of molecular genotyping and geocoding to understand clonal associations among Methicillin Resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) in the community." .
October 2011 Haas DM, Taylor JJ, and Stevenson KB."Is Gram Stain of Bronchoalveolar Lavage a Reliable Clinical Indicator." .
January 2011 Bakker RG, Mekonnen L, Wang SH, Pancholi P, Khan Y, Hines L, Stevenson KB for The CDC Prevention Epicenters Program.."A Retrospective Review of MRSA Susceptibilities from Long Term Care Facility Patients by REP-PCR Typing. Abstract 401." .
October 2011 Wang SH, Khan Y, Mediavilla JR, Hines L, Krieswirth BN, Pancholi P, and Stevenson K for the CDC Prevention Epicenters Program.."Comparison of Community-onset and Healthcare associated Methicillin Resistant Staphylococcus aureus Bloodstream Infections at an Academic Medical Center for 3 years." .
January 2011 Mekonnen L, Bakker R, Wang SH, Khan Y, Hines L, Stevenson K for The CDC Prevention Epicenters Program.."Linking Molecular Subtyping with Clinical Characteristics of Patients with USA 300 Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus infections. Abstract 250." .
January 2011 Hines L, Tester T, Khan Y, Stevenson KB, Jacobson C, Engler D, and Mangino J for The CDC Prevention Epicenters Program.."Challenges of Auditing Infection Prevention Practices in a Statewide CDI Collaborative. Abstract 151." .
January 2011 Tumin, R, Wang SH, Pancholi P, Khan Y, Hines L, Stevenson KB for The CDC Prevention Epicenters Program.."Linking Phenotypic Categorization of Methicillin Resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) Cases with Genotypic and Clinical Characteristics. Abstract 269 ." .
October 2011 Liscynesky C, Joseph J, Keller P, Wells D, Sanders P, Stevenson KB."Prospective Evaluation of Peripherally Inserted Central Catheters in Both Inpatient and Outpatient Settings." .
October 2011 Bubelev B. West JR, Santangelo J, Stevenson KB."Electronic Monitoring of Antimicrobial Use as a Component of Antimicrobial Stewardship. Development of an Antimicrobial Datamart. Abstract 0401" .
January 2011 Khan YM, Hines L, Stevenson KB, Jacobson C, Engler D, and Mangino JE for The CDC Prevention Epicenters Program.."Development of an Automated Web-based C. difficile infection (CDI) Surveillance System for a State Wide Performance Improvement Collaborative. Abstract 416." .
October 2011 West JE, Reed E, Taylor J, Stevenson K for the OSUMC Antimirobial Stewardship Program."Impact of Doripenem Formulary Restriction." .
October 2011 Wang SH, Khan YM, Hines L, Pancholi P, Stevenson KB for the CDC Prevention Epicenters Program."Molecular Typing of Methicillin Resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) from Tertiary Medical Center and 7 Referring Community Hospitals." .
January 2011 Klompas M, Magill S, Robicsek A, Kleinman K, Evans SR, Lloyd JF, Yokoe DS, Khan Y, Stevenson KB, Samore M, Platt R.."Exploration and Validation of Potential Objective Definitions for Ventilator-Associated Pneumonia. Abstract 382." .
January 2011 Wang SH, Mediavilla J, King L, Chen L, Khan Y, Hines L, Brandt E, Bannerman T, Hoet A, Pancholi P, Robinson DA, Kreiswirth B, Stevenson KB for The CDC Prevention Epicenters Program.."Utilization of Molecular Genotyping and Geocoding to Improve Understanding of the Transmission Dynamics of Recently Emerging ST239-MRSA-III in Ohio. Abstract 301." .
January 2011 Wang SH, Mann E, Khan YM, Hines L, Wozniak D, Stevenson KB for The CDC Prevention Epicenters Program.."Capacity for Biofilm Formation by Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus May Be Linked to Genotypic, Clinical, and Antibiotic Resistance Characteristics. Abstract 367." .
October 2011 Calderwood MS, Ma A, Khan YM, Olsen MA, Bratzler DW, Yokoe DS, Hooper DC, Stevenson K, Fraser VJ, Platt RJ, Huang SS for the CDC Prevention Epicenters Program."Use of Medicare Diagnosis and Procedure Codes to Improve Detection of Surgical Site Infections Following Hip Arthroplasty, Knee Arthroplasty, and Vascular Surgery." .
October 2012 Liscynesky C, Lessa F, Kallen A, Hines L, Stevenson KB for the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s Prevention EpiCenters Program.."Epidemiology of Ambulatory Blood Stream Infections." .
October 2012 Wang SH, Pancholi P, Bijlani N, Girio-Herrera L, Newman D, Kent K, Bhomik A, Posey J, Watson J, Pereiradealmeida I, Martin J, Hines L, Sopirala M, Burch C, Soence P, Bennon P, Herbert M, Baird I, Leber A, and Stevenson K.."ID Week 2012 (A Joint Meeting of IDSA, SHEA, HIVMA, and PIDS)" .
October 2012 Goodman JJ, Taylor JJ, Stevenson KB."Impact of Gram Stain Findings on Ventilator Associated Pneumonia Therapy." .
April 2013 Tartaglia KM, Walker C, Kuofie I, Liston B, Heacock A, West J, and Stevenson K.."Society for General Internal Medicine Annual Meeting 2013." .

Presentations

Improving Pneumococcal Vaccinations in Long Term Care Facilities

Infection Control in Long Term Care and Home Health

Improving Use of Pneumococcal Polysaccharide Vaccine in Adults: An Update from Demonstration Projects

Improving Infection Control and Vaccination Practices in Long Term Care Facilities

Collaboration Between Long Term Care Facilities and PROs in Improving Delivery of Health Care: Pneumococcal Vaccination Demonstration Project

Infection Control Update for Dialysis

Infection Control in Long Term Care

Pneumococcal Vaccinations in Long Term Care Facilities

Management of Community-Acquired Pneumonia

Management of Community-Acquired Pneumonia

Emerging Antibiotic Resistance and Antibiotic Management Programs

Infection Control in Immunocompromised Hosts

Using Information Technology to Improve Quality of Care

Improving Infection Control and Prevention Systems in Long Term Care

Update on Antimicrobial Resistance

Update on Antimicrobial Resistance

Infection Control in the Home Care Setting

Influenza Immunization: Who Needs It?

Surveillance for Antimicrobial Resistance in Rural Idaho and Utah

Quality/Performance Measures for the Emergency Department

Use of a Handheld Computer (PDA)-Based Clinical Decision Support System (CDSS) for Respiratory Tract Infections

Patient Safety: Who's at Risk?

Emerging Antimicrobial Resistance: Preventing Development and Transmission

Randomized Trial to Improve Hand Hygiene and Identify Reservoirs of Resistant Pathogens in Rural Hospitals

Epidemiologic Characteristics of Infections Due to Vancomycin-Resistant Enterococci (VRE) and Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) in rural Communities

Infection Control and Hospital Preparedness in the rural Setting: Unique Challenges, Unique Opportunities

Emergency Department-Next Frontier for Performance Measures

Avian Influenza

Pneumococcal Vaccine Safety and Efficacy “Don’t Hestiate, Vaccinate.”

Infection Control in Healthcare Settings with Limited Resources

Avian Influenza

The Idaho Consortium for Performance Improvement

Quality Improvement in Rural Hospitals: Results from the Idaho Critical Access Hospital Collaborative

Infection Control Update for Long-term Care

Infection Control Measures for Persistent Pathogens: MRSA and VRE Grand rounds/CME activity

Electronic Surveillance: What the Studies Show - Conference titled: Surveillance Technology: The Revolution in Infection Prevention

Current Challenges with Antimicrobial Resistant Pathogens

Update on Infection Control of Healthcare-associated Infections and C. difficile

HICPAC Guidelines in Long-term Care Meet the Consultant Session

Understanding the Acquisition of MRSA in the Rural Setting - Conference titled: Public Health Surveillance Using a “One Medicine” Approach

The new C. difficile: Perspectives on an emerging and recurring problem

Optimizing the Management of Pneumonia in the Long-Term Care Setting. Can We Improve Outcomes?Independent CME Program titledAssessing the Management of Pneumonia Across the Continuum: Improving Patient Outcomes Provided by Bimark Center for Medical Education

Update on Antimicrobial Resistance

Making the Business Case for Surveillance Technology: The Role of Surveillance Technology in IC Process and Performance Improvements

Viewpoints from Human Medicine

Review of New CDC/HICPAC MDRO Guidelines.

Utilizing Electronic Healthcare Data as a Surveillance Tool for Infection Control

Comparing Administrative Data to Traditional Infection Control Surveillance

Prevention, Control, and Management of Infections Due to Drug Resistant Pathogens

Comparing Administrative Data to Traditional Infection Control Surveillance and Review of New Isolation Guidelines.

Infection Control and Antimicrobial Management in Facilities with Limited Resources

Hospital Epidemiology of Drug-Resistant Pathogens Annual Meeting

MRSA Update

Infection Control in Small Rural Hospitals

CDC HICPAC Isolation Guidelines

Clostridium difficile Infection in Long-Term Care: Tailored Approaches to Management. A free continuing education teleconference. The Robert Michael Educational Institute, LLC

Use of Administrative Data for HAI Surveillance

Use of Administrative Data for HAI Surveillance

Core Measures Networking Collaborative 2008 Web Conference: Pneumonia

The Aging Patient, Update on Current Guidelines for Infection Control in the Long Term Care Setting

Understanding Transmission of MRSA: An Update on OSU Epicenter Project

Hospital-based Antimicrobial Utilization Surveillance via the National Healthcare Safety Network.

Healthcare Infection Control Practices Advisory Committee (HICPAC) Update.

HHAI Surveillance in Long Term Care Conference Utilization Surveillance via the National Healthcare Safety Network. Presentation: Pilot Surveillance Projects in Long Term Care.

Comparative Effectiveness Research with MRSA. Comparative Effectiveness Research: Opportunities at The Ohio State University

Progress Toward Eliminating Healthcare-Associated Infections - Invited Participant

Clostridium difficile Infections (CDI) Collaborative for the State of Ohio

Update on CDC/HICPAC Norovirus Guidelines

Meet the Consultants, Practical management of Norovirus Infected Patients

Use of Administrative Data versus NHSN Data

Update on Antimicrobial Stewardship

Human Antimicrobial Use-where we are now, why & how did we get here?

The Role of Environmental surfaces in the Transmission of Infection in the Healthcare Setting

Overview of Antimicrobial Use - Antimicrobial Resistance Surveillance and Management in Hospital and Community Settings

 

Professional Activities

present Infection Control Program -. Saint Damien Hospital.
present Latter-Day Saint Charities Visit.
2005 - present Shu-Hua Wang, MD, MPH - Young Faculty. The Ohio State University Medical Center. Columbus, OH.
2006 - present Jeffrey Caterino, MD - Young Faculty. The Ohio State University Medical Center. Columbus, OH.
2007 - present Madhuri Sopirala, MD - Young Faculty. The Ohio State University Medical Center. Columbus, OH.
2007 - present Armando Hoet, PhD, DVM - Young Faculty. The Ohio State University Medical Center. Columbus, OH.
0 Sen. Brown hopes to get support for bill to fight antibiotic-resistant superbugs. Columbus Dispatch, WSYX - TV/6, WCMH-TV/4. Columbus, OH.
2005 - 2007 Jeremy Young, MD, MPH - Young Faculty. The Ohio State University Medical Center.
 

Technical Reports

Products of Activated Macrophages: Mode of Action of an Extracellular Listericidal Factor from BCG-Cell Wall Activated Guinea Pig Macrophages.

The Capacity of Small Rural Hospital Microbiology Laboratories to Detect Antimicrobial Resistance: Results of a Survey of 77 Rural Hospitals in 4 Western States.

 

Unpublished Works

Infection control interventions in small rural hospitals with limited resources: results of a cluster-randomized feasibility trial

Risk Factors for Imipenem Resistant Infection Due to Pseudomonas aeruginosa in the Intensive Care Unit Setting: Results of A Case-Case Control Study.

Statewide Performance Improvement Collaborative for the Control of C.difficile Infections.