APIC 2013 - Podcast: Effectiveness of a silver-alloy and hydrogel coated urinary catheter on symptomatic catheter-associated urinary tract infections

FORT LAUDERDALE, FL USA (UroToday.com) - Presented by William R. Jarvis, MD at the Association for Professionals in Infection Control and Epidemiology (APIC) 40th Annual Conference - June 8 - 10, 2013 - Fort Lauderdale, FL USA


 Click HERE to read the abstract from this session


William R. Jarvis, MD completed his internship in pediatrics at the University of Texas, Houston. He completed his residency in pediatrics at the Children's Hospital of Los Angeles. He had a Pediatric Infectious Disease Fellowship at the Hospital for Sick Children in Toronto, and at Yale University School of Medicine (virology and public health). He completed his Preventive Medicine Residency at CDC.

He is a Fellow of the Infectious Diseases Society of America (IDSA) and the Society for Healthcare Epidemiologists of America (SHEA). He graduated from college with high honors. Dr. Jarvis is a two-time recipient of the Spark's award for academic excellence, has over 20 PHS awards, received the CDC Philip Brachman (teaching) Award, the CDC Lifetime Achievement Award (2003), the CDC Lifetime Achievement Award in Epidemiology (2010), the SHEA Lectureship, and APIC State of the Science Scientific Excellence awards.

He has over 400 peer-reviewed publications, 50 book chapters, edited three books, and over 50 CDC surveillance reports (MMWRs). He also has extensive experience with the media (print and television).

Dr. Jarvis was Editor of  Infection Control and Hospital Epidemiology, former President of the Society of Healthcare Epidemiology of America, and foprmer President and Member of the APIC Research Foundation Board of Directors. Dr. Jarvis currently is Chair of the FDA's General Hospital and Personal Use Devices Committee.

The APIC Annual Conference: Each year more than 2,500 clinical professionals from around the world gather for three days to advance their network and learn about evidence-based advances in infection prevention.

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