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December 9, 2020

Strategies for optimizing antimicrobials featured in Antimicrobial Stewardship Newsletter

The Carolina Antimicrobial Stewardship Program’s latest newsletter features expert advice from CASP’s lead pharmacist Lindsay Daniels in Clinicians’ Corner, pediatric stewardship news from UNC Children’s Hospital’s Zach Willis and Bill Wilson, how collaboration with Infection Prevention is expected to help keep C. difficile infection rates low, and plans to scale up Antibiotic Time-outs across UNC Hospitals.

Emily Sickbert-Bennett, PhD, and Phillip Clapp, PhD

July 8, 2020

UNC, EPA Researchers, Infection Prevention Experts Create Hierarchy of Mask Alternatives

With facemask donations pouring in and a proliferation of instructional videos for fabricating masks at home, UNC and EPA researchers are collaborating with infection prevention experts to test the performance of masks on campus, with the goal of providing UNC Health workers with the safest available masks at all times. The research collaboration is led by Emily Sickbert-Bennett, PhD, and Phillip Clapp, PhD.