University of Chicago
Emily Landon, MD is Associate Professor of Medicine at the University of Chicago in the Section of Infectious Diseases & Global Health where she also serves as the Hospital Epidemiologist and Executive Medical Director of the Infection Prevention & Control Program. After medical school at Loyola University Chicago Stritch School of Medicine, she completed her medical residency, chief residency, and fellowship in infectious diseases at the University of Chicago Medicine. She also completed a fellowship in Clinical Medical Ethics at the MacLean Center for Clinical Medical Ethics at the University of Chicago and is an assistant director of the MacLean Center. Dr. Landon’s work includes studying ethical implications of infection control interventions and finding novel and innovative ways to address common and uncommon infection control problems but her main research interest is in hand hygiene and behavior change. Her work in using automated monitoring systems to improve hand hygiene compliance has made her a go-to expert in this field. As the leader of the University of Chicago’s Infection Prevention & Control Program, Dr. Landon manages a team of outstanding practitioners in infection surveillance, outbreak investigation, performance improvement, and regulatory compliance activities and serves as the medical director for the High Consequence Pathogen Preparedness Program for the University of Chicago.
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Friday, October 4
1:45 PM – 3:00 PM