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Global Infectious Disease Research

Wednesday, April 16, 2014
   
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Shu-Hua Wang, M.D., M.P.H., & T.M.

Email: 
Shu-Hua.Wang@osumc.edu
Phone: 
(614) 293 - 5667
Position: 
Assistant Professor
Department: 
Internal Medicine
Specialization: 
Evaluating MRSA infections
Degree: 
Ph.D., University of California (1990)
Degree: 
B.S., Biological Science, University of California (1985)
Webpage: 
http://internalmedicine.osu.edu/infectiousdiseases/5200.cfm
Additional Information: 

Research Interests:

  • Evaluating MRSA infections in hospitals and the community by utilization of molecular genotyping, geocoding, and social network analysis.

Recent extramural grants submitted:

  1. KL2 RR025754 (PI: Wang) 02/10 – 01/11 National Center for Research Resources. The Ohio State University Center for Clinical and Translational Sciences KL2 Community Engagement Supplemental award. Enhancing Our Understanding of Community Transmission of MRSA: Improving Outbreak Investigation and Prevention. (MRSA Innovative Group Co-Investigators – Kurt Stevenson, Preeti Pancholi)
  2. KL2 RR025754 (PI: Wang) 01/10 – 12/11 National Center for Research Resources. The Ohio State University Center for Clinical and Translational Sciences KL2 Award Career Development Award. Developing a biosurveillance computer model to predict Methicillin resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) blood stream infection outbreaks in Franklin County. (MRSA Innovative Group Co-Investigators: Kurt Stevenson, Preeti Pancholi, Daniel Janies, Avner Friedman)
  3. UL1RR025755 (PI: Wang) 09/09 – 08/10 National Center for Research Resources, National Institute of Health, Richard P and Marie R Bremer Medical Research Fund from The Ohio State University Medical Center. Hospital transmission of Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus: Characterization of epidemiologic, molecular, geographic, and phylogenetic features. (MRSA Innovative Group Co-Investigators: Kurt Stevenson, Preeti Pancholi, Daniel Janies, Armando Hoet)
  4. 1U01CI000328-01 (PI: Kurt Stevenson) 02/01/2006-01/31/2011 Centers for disease Control and Prevention Epicenters for Prevention of Healthcare-Associated Infections: Ohio State Health Network Infection Control Collaborative; Role: Co-Investigator.
  5. (PI: Kurt Stevenson) 09/10-09/12 The Ohio State University, Public Health Preparedness for Infectious Diseases. Developing a Data Repository for Banked MRSA Isolates. Role: Co-Investigator.

Recent abstracts/presentations:

  1. Wang S, Khan Y, Hines L, DeMita R, Freshwater J, Soni R, Pancholi P, Stevenson K. Hospital transmission of MRSA. CCTS OSU February 2010.
  2. DeMita R, Wang S, Khan Y, Hines L, Soni R, Pancholi P, Stevenson K, for the CDC Prevention Epicenter Program. A Retrospective Review of the Clinical Characteristics and Molecular Epidemiology of Methicillin Resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) Infections at a Large Academic Medical Center. Society of Hospital Epidemiology Association March 2010 (accepted).
  3. Hines L, Newman D, Santangelo J, Wang S, Khan Y, Stevenson K, for the CDC Prevention Epicenter Program. Development of a Novel, Multi-facility Electronic Interface for the Exchange of MRSA Surveillance Data. Society of Hospital Epidemiology Association March 2010.
  4. Wang S, Khan Y, Kent K, Hines L, Stevenson K, for the CDC Prevention Epicenter Program. Geographic diversity of Methicillin Resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) Infections in the community setting. Society of Hospital Epidemiology Association March 2010.
  5. Wang S, Khan Y, Demita R, Hines L, Soni R, Pancholi P, Stevenson K, for the CDC Prevention Epicenter Program. Understanding inter-facility transmission of Methicillin Resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA): The role of traditional and molecular epidemiology methods. March Society of Hospital Epidemiology Association 2010.
  6. Newman D, Kent K, Santangelo J, Stevenson K, Wang S, Hines L, Khan Y, Kamal J for The CDC Prevention Epicenters Program. MRSA Surveillance and Research: A Regional Multi-Facility Collaborative Outreach and Data Collection Tool. (submitted 2010 AMIA Conference)