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James Steinberg, M.D.

Associate Dean
Clinical Services at Emory University Hospital Midtown

Hospital Epidemiologist
Emory University Hospital Midtown

Chief Medical Officer
Emory University Hospital Midtown

Professor of Medicine
Emory School of Medicine

Phone: 404-686-8910

Email: Jstei02@emory.edu

Mailing Address:
Emory University Hospital Midtown
550 Peachtree Street, NE
Atlanta, GA 30308

Biography

Administrative appointments: Chief Medical Officer at Emory University Hospital Midtown, Hospital Epidemiologist at Emory University Hospital Midtown.

Medical Service Contributions: Attending physician on the Infectious Diseases consultation service at Emory University Hospital Midtown; Outpatient service at the Emory Healthcare Infectious Diseases Clinic.

Formal Teaching: Medical Student Teaching: Lecturer in the Medical Pharmacology course, 2000-; organized section on antimicrobial therapy, 2001-; Mentor for Problem-Based Learning course, first and second year students. Graduate Program: Weekly ID case conferences; annual lecturer at Medical Grand Rounds, Infectious Diseases Fellows didactic course Research Interests Epidemiology and prevention of nosocomial infections particularly bloodstream infections. Prevention of surgical site infections. Healthcare worker safety. Antibiotic resistance.

Research Interests

  1. The epidemiology and prevention of nosocomial infections.
  2. Prevention of surgical site infections.
  3. Bloodstream infections, including intravascular device-related infections, occurring in the hospital and non-hospital settings.
  4. Healthcare worker safety.
  5. Hepatitis C and HIV co-infection in persons with hemophilia.