Ebbing Lautenbach, MD, MPH, MSCE

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Robert Austrian Professor
Senior Scholar, Center for Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania
Fellow, Institute on Aging, Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania
Senior Fellow, Leonard Davis Institute of Health Economics, Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania
Associate Director , Clinical Epidemiology Unit, Educational Programs, Center for Clinical Epidemiology & Biostatistics, Perelman School of Medicine
Director of Research, Department of Healthcare Epidemiology and Infection Control, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Senior Fellow, Center for Public Health Initiatives, Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania
Education Officer, Department of Biostatistics and Epidemiology and Informatics, Clinical Epidemiology Unit, Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania
Chief, Division of Infectious Diseases, Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania
Member, Center for Pharmacoepidemiology Research and Training, Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania
Attending Physician, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Infectious Diseases Division
Attending Physician, Good Shepherd Penn Partners
Attending Physician, Penn Presbyterian Medical Center
Department: Medicine
Graduate Group Affiliations

Contact information
712 Blockley Hall
Philadelphia, PA 19104-6073
BS (Chemistry and Psychology)
Calvin College, 1989.
MD (Medicine)
Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, 1993.
MPH (General Public Health)
Columbia University, School of Public Health, 1993.
MSCE (Clinical Epidemiology)
University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Center for Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, 2001.
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Selected Publications

Ko ER, Henao R, Frankey K, Petzold EA, Isner PD, Jaehne AK, Allen N, Gardner-Gray J, Hurst G, Pflaum-Carlson J, Jayaprakash N, Rivers EP, Wang H, Ugalde I, Amanullah S, Mercurio L, Chun TH, May L, Hickey RW, Lazarus JE, Gunaratne SH, Pallin DJ, Jambaulikar G, Huckins DS, Ampofo K, Jhaveri R, Jiang Y, Komarow L, Evans SR, Ginsburg GS, Tillekeratne LG, McClain MT, Burke TW, Woods CW, Tsalik EL; Antibacterial Resistance Leadership Group: Prospective validation of a rapid host gene expression test to discriminate bacterial from viral respiratory infection. JAMA Netw Open 5(4): e227299, Apr 2022

Ziegler MJ, Babcock HH, Welbel SF, Warren DK, Trick WE, Tolomeo P, Omorogbe J, Garcia D, Habrock-Bach T, Donceras O, Gaynes S, Cressman L, Burnham JP, Bilker W, Reddy SC, Pegues D, Lautenbach E, Kelly BJ, Fuchs B, Martin ND, Han JH; CDC Prevention Epicenters Program: Stopping Hospital Infections with Environmental Services (SHINE): A Cluster-Randomized Trial of Intensive Monitoring Methods for Terminal Room Cleaning on Rates of Multidrug-Resistant Organisms in the Intensive Care Unit. Clin Infect Dis. 1: 1(1): ciac070, Feb 2022

Naledi Mannathoko, Mosepele Mosepele, Robert Gross, Rachel M Smith, Kevin Alby, Laurel Glaser, Melissa Richard-Greenblatt, Rebekah Dumm, Aditya Sharma, Anne Jaskowiak-Barr, Leigh Cressman, Kgotlaetsile Sewawa, Laura Cowden, Emily Reesey, Dimpho Otukile, Giacomo M Paganotti, Margaret Mokomane, Ebbing Lautenbach: Colonization with extended-spectrum cephalosporin-resistant Enterobacterales (ESCrE) and carbapenem-resistant Enterobacterales (CRE) in healthcare and community settings in Botswana: an antibiotic resistance in communities and hospitals (ARCH) study. Int J Infect Dis 122(1): 313-320, June 2022.

Chongliang Luo, Jingcheng Du, Adam Cuker, Ebbing Lautenbach, David A Asch, Gregory A Poland, Cui Tao, Yong Chen: Comparability of clinical trials and spontaneous reporting data regarding COVID-19 vaccine safety. Sci Rep. 12(1): 10946, June 2022.

Jiayi Tong, Chongliang Luo, Md Nazmul Islam, Natalie E Sheils, John Buresh, Mackenzie Edmondson, Peter A Merkel, Ebbing Lautenbach, Rui Duan, Yong Chen: Distributed learning for heterogeneous clinical data with application to integrating COVID-19 data across 230 sites. NPJ Digit Med 5(1): 76, June 2022.

Robert Thänert, JooHee Choi, Kimberly A Reske, Tiffany Hink, Anna Thänert, Meghan A Wallace, Bin Wang, Sondra Seiler, Candice Cass, Margaret H Bost, Emily L Struttmann, Zainab Hassan Iqbal, Steven R Sax, Victoria J Fraser, Arthur W Baker, Katherine R Foy, Brett Williams, Ben Xu, Pam Capocci-Tolomeo, Ebbing Lautenbach, Carey-Ann D Burnham, Erik R Dubberke, Jennie H Kwon, Gautam Dantas : Persisting uropathogenic Escherichia coli lineages show signatures of niche-specific within-host adaptation mediated by mobile genetic elements. Cell Host Microbe 9(22): S1931-3128, May 2022.

Zhang HL, Kelly BJ, David MZ, Lautenbach E, Huang E, Bekele S, Tolomeo P, Reesey E, Loughrey S, Pegues D, Ziegler MJ; CDC Prevention Epicenters Program: SARS-CoV-2 RNA persists on surfaces following terminal disinfection of COVID-19 hospital isolation rooms. Am J Infect Control 50(4): 462-464, Apr 2022.

Luo C, Islam MN, Sheils NE, Buresh J, Reps J, Schuemie MJ, Ryan PB, Edmondson M, Duan R, Tong J, Marks-Anglin A, Bian J, Chen Z, Duarte-Salles T, Fernández-Bertolín S, Falconer T, Kim C, Park RW, Pfohl SR, Shah NH, Williams AE, Xu H, Zhou Y, Lautenbach E, Doshi JA, Werner RM, Asch DA, Chen Y: DLMM as a lossless one-shot algorithm for collaborative multi-site distributed linear mixed model. Nat Commun. 13(1): 1678, Mar 2022.

Curren EJ, Lutgring JD, Kabbani S, Diekema DJ, Gitterman S, Lautenbach E, Morgan DJ, Rock C, Salerno RM, McDonald LC: Advancing diagnostic stewardship for healthcare-associated infections, antibiotic resistance, and sepsis. Clin Infect Dis. 74(4): 723-728, Mar 2022.

Dutcher L, Degnan K, Adu-Gyamfi AB, Lautenbach E, Cressman L, David MZ, Cluzet V, Szymczak JE, Pegues DA, Bilker W, Tolomeo P, Hamilton KW: Improving outpatient antibiotic prescribing for respiratory tract infections in primary care: a stepped-wedge cluster randomized trial. Clin Infect Dis. 74(6): 947-956, Mar 2022.

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