Judith Anne O'Donnell, MD

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Professor of Clinical Medicine (Infectious Diseases)
Attending Physician, Penn Presbyterian Medical Center
Director, Department of Infection Prevention and Control, Penn Presbyterian Medical Center
Hospital Epidemiologist, Penn Presbyterian Medical Center
Section Chief of the Division of Infectious Diseases , Penn Presbyterian Medical Center
Head, Division of Infectious Diseases, Penn Presbyterian Medical Center
Attending Physician, Outpatient Infectious Diseases Practice, Penn Presbyterian Medical Center
Department: Medicine

Contact information
Division of Infectious Diseases
Penn Presbyterian Medical Center
Medical Arts Building
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Office: 215-662-8729
Fax: 215-243-3272
BS (Biology)
University of Scranton, 1985.
Temple University School of Medicine, 1989.
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Description of Clinical Expertise

Clostridium Difficile Diarrhea, Hospital Epidemiology, Hospital-Acquired Infections, Lyme Disease, Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STD), Urinary Tract Infection (UTI

Selected Publications

Mahraj K, Chaiyachati KH, Asch DA, Fala G, Do D, Lam D, Miller A, Mannion N, Stoloff V, Halbritter A, Huffenberger AM, Shuttleworth J, O’Donnell JA, Green-McKenzie J, Patel K, Rosin R, Kruse G, Brennan PJ, Volpp KG.: How a University and Health System Jointly and Rapidly Developed a Large-Scale COVID-19 Surveillance System with Limited Time and Capacity Constraints. NEJM Catalyst Innovations in Care Delivery 2(6), June 2021.

Liu P, Hamilton KW, O’Donnell JA: Urinary Tract Infections. Schlossberg's Clinical Infectious Disease Oxford University Press, Page: 422-429, 2021.

O’Donnell, JA, Gelone SP, Talati, NJ: Topical Antibacterials Mandell, Douglas, and Bennett’s Principles and Practice of Infectious Diseases, Ninth Edition. Bennett JE, Dolin R, Blaser, MJ eds. Elsevier Saunders, Page: 466-72, 2020.

Gelone SP, Pacetti S, O'Donnell JA: Principles of Antimicrobial Therapy. Pharmacotherapeutics for Advanced Practice: A Practical Approach, Fourth Edition. Arcangelo, Peterson, Wilbur and Reinhold (eds.). Philadelphia Wolters Kluwer, Page: 111-134, 2017.

See I, Chang J, Gualandi N, Buser GL, Rohrbach P, Smeltz DA, Bellush MJ, Coffin SE, Gould JM, Hess D, Hennessey P, Hubbard S, Kiernan A, O'Donnell J, Pegues DA, Miller JR, Magill SS: Clinical Correlates of Surveillance Events Detected by National Healthcare Safety Network Pneumonia and Lower Respiratory Infection Definitions-Pennsylvania, 2011-2012. Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 37(7): 818-824, July 2016.

Mull N, Feiler A, Dutcher L, Patel N, Major-Joynes B, Sitha D, Alby K, O'Donnell JA, Pegues DA, Mitchell MD, Cavella A and Umscheid CA: Development and implementation of an evidence-based pathway for the evaluation of catheter-associated UTI (CAUTI) in an academic health system. Society of Hospital Medicine Annual Meeting, San Diego,CA March 2016 Notes: Poster Presentation #9648.

Horneff JG3rd, Hsu JE, Voleti PB, O'Donnell J, Huffman GR: Propionibacterium acnes infection in shoulder arthroscopy patients with postoperative pain. J Shoulder and Elbow Surg 24(6): 838-843, June 2015.

O’Donnell J, Ryan G, Glaser L, Alby K, Bernard D: Mycobacterium avium complex Pseudo-outbreak Investigation in Patients Undergoing Bronchoscopy. Society for Healthcare Epidemiology (SHEA) Spring 2015 Conference: Science Guiding Prevention Orlando, FL May 2015 Notes: Poster Presentation.

Amanda Binkley, Danielle Evans, Christopher Edwards, Tanya Dougherty, Judith A. O'Donnell, Nishaminy Kasbekar, : Evaluation of the Impact of a Clinical Decision Support Tool and Pharmacist Telephone Consultation within 48 hours of Discharge on Unscheduled Emergency Department Encounters for Skin and Soft Tissue Infections. Infectious Diseases Society of America (IDSA) ID Week 2014 Conference Philadelphia, PA October 2014 Notes: Poster Presentation.

Cimino C, Binkley A, Edwards C, Maniglia R, Kasbaker N, Evans D, Dougherty T, Boedec C: Impact of a Clinical Decision Support Tool in The Emergency Department on Antimicrobial Prescribing Patterns for the treatment of Pneumonia. Infectious Diseases Society of America (IDSA) ID Week 2014 Conference, Philadelphia PA October 2014 Notes: Poster Presentation.

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