Professor of Epidemiology and Public Health and Medicine
University of Maryland
Dan Morgan MD, MS is a physician and epidemiologist in Baltimore, Maryland. He is Professor of Epidemiology and Medicine at the University of Maryland School of Medicine and Chief Hospital Epidemiologist for the VA Maryland Healthcare System. His research explores infection prevention and medical overuse. This includes pragmatic issues related to the control of infectious diseases in the hospital, the best use of patient isolation, prevention of MDROs, multicenter infection prevention studies and diagnostic stewardship. He was a founding member and past Director of the Society for Healthcare Epidemiology of America (SHEA) Research Network and Councilor on the Board of Directors of SHEA. He has researched overuse of general medical care, physician understanding testing and treatment effects and a Research Agenda on medical overuse with the Lown institute where he co-chaired the annual Research meeting from 2014-2016. On a NIH New Innovator award for "exceptional scientists pursing highly innovative approaches to major challenges" he is exploring clinician understanding of probability for diagnosis and treatment of patients.
His work is funded through the National Institutes of Health (NIH), Department of Veterans Affairs, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the and the Agency for Healthcare Quality and Research (AHRQ). His research has been published in JAMA, the BMJ, JAMA Internal Medicine and Clinical Infectious Diseases and has been featured in the New York Times, The Incidental Economist, US News & World Report, Consumer Reports, the Baltimore Sun, the Los Angeles Times and NPR.
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Thursday, October 22, 2020
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Friday, October 23, 2020
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