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Timileyin Adediran

Epidemiology

Area of Doctoral Study: Epidemiology
Undergraduate Institute: University of Maryland, Baltimore County
Graduate Institute: University of Maryland, Baltimore

Research Advisor: Anthony Harris, MD, MPH and Kerri Thom. MD, MSc.

Description of Research

My research focuses on the epidemiology of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus  ( MRSA) transmission in critical care settings. I am investigating patient to patient transmission of MRSA  indirectly through healthcare worker-patient interactions.The ultimate goal of my research is to show the importance of barrier precautions and determine the healthcare worker activities that may not require contact precautions.