Great Plains Quality Innovation Network – Nebraska kicked off Antibiotic Awareness Week by partnering with Nebraska healthcare leaders, Dr. Maureen Tierney and Dr. M. Salman Ashraf, to create an audio recording as well as a YouTube video for Antibiotic Stewardship.
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Dr. Tierney is the Director of the HAI Program in the Epidemiology and Informatics Unit of the Nebraska Division of Public Health. Dr. Tierney is also an Adjunct Associated Professor at the College of Public Health, University of Nebraska School of Medicine.
Dr. Ashraf is the co-medical director of Nebraska ASAP (Antimicrobial Stewardship Assessment and Promotion Program). He is also medical director of Nebraska ICAP (Infection Control Assessment and Promotion Program) and an Associate Professor in the Division of Infectious Diseases, Department of Internal Medicine, at the University of Nebraska Medical Center (UNMC). Dr. Ashraf is board-certified in Internal Medicine, Geriatric Medicine and Infectious Diseases. His clinical and research interests include infections in the elderly and antimicrobial stewardship and infection control in long-term care facilities.