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Jennifer H Han, MD, MSCE

Assistant Professor of Medicine at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Attending Physician, Infectious Diseases, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Attending Physician, Skin and Soft Tissue Infection (SSTI) Clinic at Penn, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Investigator, Center for Pharmacoepidemiology Research and Training (CPeRT)
Associate Healthcare Epidemiologist, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Fellow, Institute of Aging
Senior Scholar, Center for Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics
Department: Medicine

Contact information
811 Blockley Hall
423 Guardian Drive
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Graduate Group Affiliations
Education:
BA (Biology)
Northwestern University, 2000.
MD
Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University, 2004.
MSCE (Clinical Epidemiology)
University of Pennsylvania, 2012.
Post-Graduate Training
Intern, Internal Medicine, New York-Presbyterian/Columbia University Medical Center, 2004-2005.
Resident, Internal Medicine, New York-Presbyterian/Columbia University Medical Center, 2005-2007.
Infectious Diseases Fellow, University of Pennsylvania, 2008-2010.
Post-Doctoral Research Fellow, University of Pennsylvania, 2010-2013.
Certifications
Internal Medicine, American Board of Internal Medicine, 2007.
Infectious Diseases, American Board of Internal Medicine, 2010.
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Description of Clinical Expertise

Dr. Han's clinical interests focus on treatment of recurrent skin and soft-tissue infections (SSTIs), including those due to MRSA.

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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