Julia E Szymczak, PhD

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Assistant Professor of Epidemiology in Biostatistics and Epidemiology at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Department: Biostatistics and Epidemiology

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Blockley Hall Room 708
423 Guardian Drive
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Office: (215) 898-1793
B.A. (Sociology)
Brandeis University, 2004.
M.A. (Sociology)
University of Pennsylvania, 2008.
Ph.D. (Sociology)
University of Pennsylvania, 2013.
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Selected Publications

Szymczak JE, Keller SC, Linder JA.: "I Never Get Better Without an Antibiotic": Antibiotic Appeals and How to Respond. Mayo Clin Proc 96: 543-546, Mar 2021.

Triantafillou, V., Kopsidas, I., Kyriakousi, A., Zaoutis, T. E., Szymczak, J. E.: Influence of national culture and context on healthcare workers' perceptions of infection prevention in Greek neonatal intensive care units. J Hosp Infect 104(4): 552-559, 2020.

Szymczak J.E., Muller BM, Shakamuri NS, Hamilton K, Gerber JS, Lauio-Vila M, Dumyati G, Fridkin S, Guh AY, Reddy SC, Lautenbach E. : Prescriber perceptions of fluoroquinolones, extended-spectrum cephalosporins and Clostridioides difficile infection. Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 41(8): 914-920, 2020.

Kohut, M. R., Keller, S. C., Linder, J. A., Tamma, P. D., Cosgrove, S. E., Speck, K., Ahn, R., Dullabh, P., Miller, M. A., Szymczak, J. E.: The inconvincible patient: how clinicians perceive demand for antibiotics in the outpatient setting. Fam Pract 37(2): 276-282, 2020.

Vaughn, V. M., Szymczak, J. E., Newton, D. W., Fakih, M. G.: Addressing the Overuse of Cultures to Optimize Patient Care. Ann Intern Med 171(7_Suppl): S73-s74, 2019.

Szymczak, J. E.: Are Surgeons Different? The Case for Bespoke Antimicrobial Stewardship. Clin Infect Dis 69(1): 21-23, 2019.

Szymczak, J. E.: Beyond barriers and facilitators: the central role of practical knowledge and informal networks in implementing infection prevention interventions. BMJ Qual Saf 27(10): 763-765, 2018.

Szymczak, J. E., Schall, T., Hill, D. L., Walter, J. K., Parikh, S., DiDomenico, C., Feudtner, C.: Pediatric Oncology Providers'' Perceptions of a Palliative Care Service: The Influence of Emotional Esteem and Emotional Labor. J Pain Symptom Manage 55(5): 1260-1268, 2018.

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