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C. diff. Spores and More

C. diff. Spores and More

Tuesday at 10 AM Pacific

June 30th 2020: C. diff. Infection and COVID-19; What Is Known Today and More

Our two guests, Teena Chopra, MD, MPH and Glenn Tillitson, PhD,FIDSA, will be discussing how C. diff. infections correlate with COVID-19 and how the pandemic not only provides lessons about the judicious use of antibiotics, but it also highlights another global health threat that has been playing out in slow motion: the mounting threat of antimicrobial resistance that annually claims 700,000 lives as the world’s arsenal of antibiotics and antifungal medication lose their ability to vanquish dangerous pathogens. There will be discussions focused on studies, and what may be the epidemiological

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Glenn Tillitson, PhD, FIDSA, FRSM,, FCCP, FISC

Doctor Glenn Tillitson has over 30 years in experience in global infectious disease and with a focus in anti-infective drug development and medical educational and medical affairs. Dr. Tillitson has written many publications in the various aspects of ID (>150 papers on PubMed with a further >40 not cited). Demonstrated capabilities in broad-ranging educational initiatives aimed at improving patient health. Dr. Tillitson has published multiple publications and an e-book on C difficile. Recently he has been active in developing new products for Clostridium difficile, MRSA and MDR Gram-negative infections. Built and led a medical affairs team to prepare for the approval and launch of a fourth-
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Doctor Teena Dr. Chopra is a Professor of Medicine in the Division of Infectious Diseases, at Wayne State University and the Corporate Medical Director of Hospital Epidemiology, Infection Prevention and Antibiotic Stewardship at Detroit Medical Center, Wayne State University. Her research interests include Epidemiology of Healthcare-associated Infections, Infection Prevention Antibiotic Stewardship and Immunization. Dr. Chopra has published over 70 papers in various journals and book chapters. Additionally she has independently reviewed over 50 journal articles, and has a special interest in studying the epidemiology of infections, including Clostridium difficile and Multi-Drug Resistant Or
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