Jesse Jacob, MD, MPH, FIDSA, FSHEA
Dr. Anderson is an Associate Professor with tenure in the Division of Infectious Diseases and Department of Medicine at Duke University. He is currently Director of the Duke Center for Antimicrobial Stewardship and Infection Prevention (https://dcasip.medicine.duke.edu). With training in internal medicine, infectious diseases, and epidemiology, Dr. Anderson assesses medical problems at both the population and individual patient levels. Over the past decade, Dr. Anderson’s work has led to improvements in the quality and safety of care in multiple areas of healthcare, including Duke University Hospital and more than 45 community hospitals in the southeastern U.S. through the Center’s outreach networks, the Duke Infection Control Outreach Network (DICON) and the Duke Antimicrobial Stewardship Outreach Network (DASON).
Dr. Anderson is recognized as an international expert in healthcare epidemiology and multidrug-resistant pathogens. He is currently a Fellow of the Infectious Disease Society of America (IDSA) and a Fellow of the Society for Healthcare Epidemiology of America (SHEA). He is the Director of the Duke Program for Infection Prevention for the National Football League (NFL). Dr. Anderson has authored over 160 peer-reviewed articles related to quality of care, patient safety, healthcare epidemiology, antimicrobial stewardship, and multidrug-resistant pathogens. Dr. Anderson has received research funding from the NIH, AHRQ, and CDC and is currently the Principal Investigator of the Duke-UNC Prevention Epicenter Program (http://www.cdc.gov/hai/epicenters/). In addition, he is a member of the Steering Committee for the NIH’s Antibacterial Resistance Leadership Group.
No financial relationships have been disclosed.