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Keith William Hamilton, MD

Assistant Professor of Clinical Medicine
Attending Physician, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Infectious Diseases Division
Associate Medical Director Healthcare Epidemiology, Infection Prevention & Control, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Co-Director and Co-Founder of Mycobacterial Comanagement Clinic, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Director of Internal Medicine Clerkship, Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania
Director, Antimicrobial Stewardship Program, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Department: Medicine

Contact information
Healthcare Epidemiology, Infection Prevention and Control
Suite 101 Penn Tower
One Convention Avenue
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.
Post-Graduate Training
Internal Medicine, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, 2006-2007.
Internal Medicine, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, 2007-2009.
Infectious Diseases, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, 2009-2011.
Principles of Medical Education: Maximizing Your Teaching Skills, Harvard Medical School, 2011-2011.
Basic Training Course in Healthcare Epidemiology, The Society for Healthcare Epidemiology of America/Centers for Disease Control, 2011-2011.
Course for New Clerkship Directors, Clerkship Directors in Internal Medicine, 2011-2011.
Advanced Training Course in Healthcare Epidemiology, The Society for Healthcare Epidemiology of America/Centers for Disease Control , 2012-2012.
Penn Medicine Physician Leadership Academy, University of Pennsylvania Health System, 2013-2014.
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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

Hamilton KW: Antibiotic-resistant disease a call to action for industry. Philadelphia Inquirer October 13 2013.

Caroff D, Pegues D, Bilker W, Hamilton K: The relationship between increased Clostridium difficile rates, antibiotic utilization, and a new C. difficile testing algorithm. Society of General Internal Medicine National Meeting, Denver, CO 2013.

Hamilton KW and Lautenbach E. : “Candidemia in the intensive care unit." Hospital Acquired Infections: A Case-based Approach to Diagnosis and Management. Weber SG and Salgado CD (eds.). Oxford University Press, 2013.

Hamilton KW and Dietz J: "Healthcare-associated infections" Intensive Care Unit Manual. Lanken PN, Manaker S, Kohl BA, Hanson CW (eds.). Elsevier, 2, 2013.

Lee D, Levy D, Hamilton K, Muggia V, Byrne D, Zeitler K, Claridge T, Gray J, Puius Y, Shuter J, Minamoto G: The impact of infection among left ventricular assist device (LVAD) recipients on post-transplant outcomes: A multicenter retrospective review. ID Week 2013.

Lukaszewicz J, Mehta JM, Lautenback E, Hamilton K, Binkley S, Timko D, Morgan SC, Pegues D.: Impact of two different antimicrobial stewardship methods on frequency of streamlining antimicrobial agents in patients with bacteremia. ID Week, San Francisco, CA 2013.

Hamilton KW and Lautenbach E.: “Candidemia.” Gantz’s Manual of Clinical Problems in Infectious Disease, 6th Edition. Myers JW, Moorman JP, Salgado CD (eds.). Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, 2012.

Hamilton KW and Blumberg EA.: Cytomegalovirus infection in liver transplant recipients. Infect Dis Clin Pract 20: 32, 2012.

Hamilton KW, Zborowski KA, Fishman NO, Norris AH, Lautenbach E: Impact of a multidisciplinary approach to decrease central line-associated bloodstream infections (CLABSIs) in home infusion patients. Society for Healthcare Epidemiology of America National Meeting, Dallas, TX 2011.

Hamilton KW, Abt PL, Rosenbach MA, Bleicher MB, Levine MS, Mehta J, Montgomery SP, Hasz RD, Bono BR, Tetzlaff MT, Mildiner-Early S, Introcasso CE, Blumberg EA.: Donor-derived Strongyloides stercoralis infections in renal transplant recipients. Transplantation 91: 1019, 2011.

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Last updated: 03/24/2014
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