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Daniel Diekema, M.D., M.S.
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Dr. Diekema received an MD from Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, completed internal medicine residency at the University of Virginia, and did fellowship training in infectious diseases and clinical microbiology at the University of Iowa. He is currently a Professor of Internal Medicine and Pathology at the University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine. He is the director of the Division of Infectious Diseases, associate director of the Clinical Microbiology Laboratory, and associate hospital epidemiologist at the University of Iowa Healthcare.
Dr. Diekema is interested in the epidemiology of antimicrobial resistance and the prevention of healthcare-associated infections, and has published over 260 peer reviewed papers related to these topics. He has served on national committees that establish standards in clinical microbiology and infection prevention, including the Clinical and Laboratory Standards Institute (CLSI) and as co-chair of the CDC’s Healthcare Infection Control Practices Advisory Committee (HICPAC). He is also a past-president of the Society for Healthcare Epidemiology of America (SHEA).
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