Scott Fridkin, MD
Scott K. Fridkin, MD, is the Senior Advisor for Antibiotic Resistance in Healthcare in the Division of Healthcare Quality Promotion, National Center for Emerging and Zoonotic Infections Diseases, CDC. In this position, he is responsible for the strategic direction of antimicrobial resistance activities for the Division. Dr. Fridkin has been an epidemic intelligence officer at CDC and trained as an infectious disease fellow at Rush-Presbyterian-St. Luke’s Medical Center and Cook County Hospital in Chicago, Illinois.
Dr. Fridkin is an active committee member of the Infectious Diseases Society of America and recently served on the Board of Directors of the Society of Healthcare Epidemiology of America. He is the author or coauthor of more than 80 papers on infectious disease topics related to health care epidemiology and infection control.
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