Jennifer H Han, MD, MSCE

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Assistant Professor of Medicine at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Department: Medicine
Graduate Group Affiliations

Contact information
811 Blockley Hall
423 Guardian Drive
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Education:
BA (Biology)
Northwestern University, 2000.
MD
Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University, 2004.
MSCE (Clinical Epidemiology)
University of Pennsylvania, 2012.
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Description of Research Expertise

Dr. Han's research focuses on healthcare-associated infections, antibiotic resistance, and antibiotic use, with a focus on infections due to multidrug-resistant organisms across inter-related healthcare settings (e.g., post-acute care).

Selected Publications

Han JH, Maslow J, Han X, Xie SX, Tolomeo P, Santana E, Carson L, Lautenbach E: Risk factors for the development of gastrointestinal colonization with fluoroquinolone-resistant Escherichia coli in residents of long-term care facilities. Journal of Infectious Diseases 209: 420-5, February 2014.

Han JH, Bilker WB, Nachamkin I, Zaoutis TE, Coffin SE, Linkin DR, Hu B, Tolomeo P, Fishman NO, Lautenbach E: The effect of a hospital-wide urine culture screening intervention on the incidence of extended-spectrum beta-lactamase (ESBL)-producing Escherichia coli and Klebsiella species. Infection Control and Hospital Epidemiology 34(11): 1160-66. November 2013.

Han JH, Bilker WB, Nachamkin I, Tolomeo P, Mao X, Fishman NO, Lautenbach E. : Impact of antibiotic use during hospitalization on the development of gastrointestinal colonization with Escherichia coli with reduced fluoroquinolone susceptibility. Infection Control and Hospital Epidemiology 34(10): 1070-6, October 2013.

Han JH, Nachamkin I, Tolomeo P, Mao X, Bilker WB, Lautenbach E. : Temporal changes in resistance mechanisms in colonizing Escherichia coli isolates with reduced susceptibility to fluoroquinolones. Diagnostic Microbiology and Infectious Diseases 76(4): 491-6, August 2013.

Codrington L, Kuncio D, Han J, Nachamkin I, Tolomeo P, Hu B, Lautenbach E: Yield of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus on moist swabs versus dry swabs. American Journal of Infection Control 41(5): 469-70, May 2013.

Greenblatt RM, Han JH, Nachamkin I, Tolomeo P, Lautenbach E: Defining relatedness in studies of transmission of antimicrobial-resistant organisms: variability in definitions across studies and impact of different approaches on study conclusions. Infection Control and Hospital Epidemiology 34(1): 40-8, Jan 2013.

Han JH, Bilker WB, Edelstein PH, Mascitti KB, Lautenbach E: Derivation and validation of clinical prediction rules for reduced vancomycin susceptibility in Staphylococcus aureus bacteraemia. Epidemiology and Infection 141(1): 165-73, Jan 2013.

Han JH, Edelstein PH, Bilker WB, Lautenbach E: The effect of staphylococcal cassette chromosome mec (SCCmec) type on clinical outcomes in methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus bacteremia. The Journal of Infection 66(1): 41-7, Jan 2013.

Han JH, Nachamkin I, Zaoutis TE, Coffin SE, Linkin DR, Fishman NO, Weiner MG, Hu B, Tolomeo P, Lautenbach E: Risk factors for gastrointestinal tract colonization with extended-spectrum β-lactamase (ESBL)-producing Escherichia coli and Klebsiella species in hospitalized patients. Infection Control and Hospital Epidemiology 33(12): 1242-5, Dec 2012.

Han JH, Nachamkin I, Tolomeo P, Bilker WB, Lautenbach E: Risk factors for efflux pump overexpression in fluoroquinolone-resistant Escherichia coli. The Journal of Infectious Diseases 206(10): 1597-603, Nov 2012.

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