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Keith William Hamilton, MD

Keith William Hamilton, MD

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Assistant Professor of Clinical Medicine
Department: Medicine

Contact information
Healthcare Epidemiology, Infection Prevention and Control, Ground Founders
Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Office: 215-662-6995
Education:
BA (Major in Chemistry, Minor in American Government)
Franklin and Marshall College, 2002.
MD
University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, 2006.
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Description of Clinical Expertise

Treatment of Non-tuberculous mycobacterial infections
Infection Control
Healthcare Epidemiology
Antimicrobial Stewardship
General Infectious Diseases

Description of Research Expertise

Infection Control
Healthcare Epidemiology
Antimicrobial Stewardship
Non-tuberculous mycobacterial infections

Selected Publications

Lukaszewicz Buschen J, Mehta J, Hamilton K, Binkley S, Timko D, Morgan SC, Lautenbach E, Pegues D.: Impact of two different antimicrobial stewardship methods on frequency of streamlining antimicrobial agents in patients with bacteremia. Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol [accepted], 2016.

Szymczak JE, Gerber JS, Hamilton K. : Barriers and facilitators to implementing antimicrobial stewardship in Philadelphia-area hospitals. Society of Healthcare Epidemiology of America, Annual Conference; Atlanta, GA 2016.

Vinnard C, Longworth S, Patrawalla A, Dartois V, Kreiswirth B, Hamilton K.: Deaths related to nontuberculous mycobacterial infections in the United States, 1999-2014. Ann Am Thorac Soc [accepted], 2016.

Jou J, Ebrahim J, Shofer FS, Hamilton KW, Stern J, Han JH and CDC Epicenters Prevention Program: Environmental transmission of Clostridium difficile: association between hospital room size and C. difficile infection. Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 36(5): 564-8, May 2015.

Sears J, Hamilton KW, Gerber JS, Szymczak J, Patel A: Assessment of local antimicrobial stewardship activities: a call for collaboration. Society for Healthcare Epidemiology of America (SHEA) Spring 2015: Science Guiding Prevention Annual Conference, Orlando, FL May 2015 Notes: Poster presentation.

Hamilton KW, Gerber JS, Moehring R, Anderson DJ, Calderwood MS, Han JH, Mehta JM, Polalck LA, Zaoutis T, Srinivasan A, Camins BC, Schwartz DN, Lautenbach E: Point-of-prescription interventions to improve antimicrobial Stewardship. Clin Infect Dis 60(8): 1252125-8, April 2015.

Bartsch SM, Umscheid C, Nachamkin I, Hamilton KW, Lee BY: Comparing the economic and health benefits of different approaches to diagnosing Clostridium difficile infection. Clin Microbiol Infect 21(1): e1-9, January 2015.

Byrne DD, Rosenbach MA, Hamilton KW: Take one's breath away. Infections in the immunocompromised patient 2015.

White D, Hamilton K, Pegues D, Hanish A, Resnic J, Umscheid C: The impact of a computerized clinical decision support tool on inappropriate Clostridium difficile testing. Hospital Medicine, National Harbor, MD 2015 Notes: Poster presentation.

Hamilton KW, O'Donnell JA: Urinary tract infection. Clinical Infectious Diseases, 2nd Edition. Schlossberg D (eds.). In Press 2015.

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Last updated: 10/14/2016
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