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Judith Anne O'Donnell, MD

Associate Professor of Clinical Medicine
Director Department of Infection Control & Hospital Epidemiologist, Penn Presbyterian Medical Center
Head, Division of Infectious Diseases, Penn Presbyterian Medical Center
Medical Director, Outpatient ID Practice, Penn Presbyterian Medical Center
Department: Medicine

Contact information
Division of Infectious Diseases
Penn Presbyterian Medical Center
3910 Powelton Avenue, 4th floor
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Fax: 215-243-3272
BS (Biology)
University of Scranton, 1985.
Temple University School of Medicine, 1989.
Post-Graduate Training
Internship in Internal Medicine, Temple University Hospital, Philadelphia, PA, 1989-1990.
Residency in Internal Medicine, Temple University Hospital, Philadelphia, PA, 1990-1992.
Fellow in Infectious Disease, Temple University Hospital, Philadelphia, PA, 1992-1994.
Course work, New England Epidemiology Institute at Tufts University, Boston, MA, 1993-1993.
Diplomate, National Board of Medical Examiners: No. 378779, 1990.
Diplomate of the American Board of Internal Medicine: No. 144780, 1992.
Diplomate in Infectious Diseases, American Board of Internal Medicine No. 144780, 1994.
Diplomate, American Board of Internal Medicine (recertification): No. 144780, 2002.
Diplomate in Infectious Diseases, American Board of Internal Medicine (recertification: No. 144780), 2004.
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Selected Publications

Bowers TB, Manno R, Becker M, Levine S, Ruscoe K, O'Donnell JA: Target Zero: C. difficile Reduction Initiative. Association of Practitioners of Infection Control(APIC) Annual Scientific Meeting, Baltimore, MD June 2011 Notes: Poster presentation.

Hargrove C, Waxman H, Goldenberg M, Vernick W, Butcher T, Paschal D, Hagan K, Ballinghoff J, Gilanelli D, Aberra M, Le Blanc C, Jones M, Geiger K, DeMartino J, Baroni P, McNally L, Reynolds R, Ruscoe K, O'Donnell JA: It Takes a Team: Preventing Deep Sternal Wound Infections. Association of Practitioners Infection Control(APIC) Annual Scientific Meeting, Baltimore, MD June 2011 Notes: Poster presentation.

Watlington W, Bozentka D, Israelite C, Hetrick R, Colyar T, Cain-Houston M, Chapman S, Ryan G, Ruscoe K, O'Donnell JA: A Successful Multi-disciplinary Approach to Decreasing Orthopedic Surgical Site Infections in Joint Replacements. Society of Healthcare Epidemiology of America (SHEA) Annual Scientific Meeting, Dallas, Texas April 2011 Notes: Poster presentation.

Milby Andrew H, Pappas Nick D, O'Donnell Judith, Bozentka David J: Sporotrichosis of the Upper Extremity. Orthopedics Page: 273-275, Apr 2010.

O'Donnell JA and Gelone AP: Topical Antibacterials. Mandell, Douglas, and Bennett's Principles and Practice of Infectious Diseases, Seventh Edition. Mandell GL, Bennett JE, and Dolin R (eds.). Churchill Livingstone, Philadelphia, PA, Page: 521-32, 2010.

Gelone SP and O'Donnell JA: Respiratory Tract Infections (chapter 60). Applied Therapeutics: The Clinical Use of Drugs, Ninth Edition. Koda-Kimble MA, Young LY, Alldredge BK (eds.). Wolters Kluwer/Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, Philadelphia, PA, 2009.

Rouphael Nadine G, O'Donnell Judith A, Bhatnagar Julu, Lewis Felicia, Polgreen Philip M, Beekmann Susan, Guarner Jeannette, Killgore George E, Coffman Becky, Campbell Jennifer, Zaki Sherif R, McDonald L Clifford: Clostridium difficile-associated diarrhea: an emerging threat to pregnant women. American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology 198(6): 635.e1-6, Jun 2008.

Zinn S and O'Donnell JA: Management of Skin Infections and Bite Wounds. Essential Infectious Disease Topics for Primary Care, First Edition. Skolnik NS (eds.). Humana Press, Totowa, NJ, Page: 189-202, 2008.

Wu H, O'Donnell JA, Abrutyn E: Urinary Tract Infections. Current Therapy of Infectious Diseases (third edition). Schlossberg D (eds.). Mosby-Year Book, Inc., Philadelphia, PA, 2008.

Freisinger F, Mishra N, and O'Donnell JA: Economic impact of a multi-drug resistant KPC-possessing Klebsiella pneumoniae outbreak. Infectious Diseases Society of America (IDSA) 45th Annual Scientific Meeting, San Diego, CA October 2007.

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