Dr. Lauri Hicks, DO
Dr. Hicks is a medical epidemiologist in the Division of Healthcare Quality Promotion, National Center for National Center for Emerging and Zoonotic Infectious Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). She is also a Commander in the US Public Health Service. Dr. Hicks attended medical school at the Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine and completed her internal medicine residency and chief medicine residency at the University of Connecticut..In 2008, she became the medical director for the “Get Smart: Know When Antibiotics Work” program, which aims to educate healthcare providers and the public about appropriate antibiotic use. In 2015, she became the director for CDC’s new Office of Antibiotic Stewardship in the Division of Healthcare Quality Promotion to improve integration of stewardship across the spectrum of healthcare. She is an Adjunct Assistant Professor of Medicine at the Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University.