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Dr. Preeti Malani

Description of Research: Preeti Malani

Dr. Malani's research interests include infections in older adults, antimicrobial resistant organisms, and infection control. Dr. Malani also holds a long standing interest in Humanities and Medicine. Her previous work has primarily centered on topics related to infection control, device associated infections, antimicrobial resistance, and infections in transplantation. She serves as an Associate Editor at the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA). Previously, she was an Associate Editor for Infection Control and Hospital Epidemiology and Deputy Editor at Clinical Infectious Diseases. 

Recent Publications:

Halverson S, Malani PN, Newton D, Habicht A, VanderHave K, Younger JG. Impact of hourly emergency department patient volume on blood culture contamination and diagnostic yield. J Clin Microbiol 2013;51:1721-1726.

Bagdasarian N, Rao K, Malani PN. Changing epidemiology and control of Clostridium difficile in older adults. Curr Transl Geriatr and Exp Gerontol Rep 2013;2:143-150.

Rao K, Micic D, Chenoweth E, Deng L, Galecki AT, Ring C, Young VB, Aronoff DM, Malani PN. Decreased functional status as a risk factor for severe Clostridium difficile infection among hospitalized older adults. J Am Geriatr Soc 2013;61:1738-1742.

Krell RW, Kaul DR, Martin AR, Englesbe MJ, Sonnenday CJ, Cai S, Malani PN. The association between sarcopenia and the risk of serious infection among adults undergoing liver transplantation. Liver Transplantation 2013;19:1396-1402.

Odden AJ, Rohde JM, Bonham C, Kuhn L, Malani PN, Chen LM, Flanders SA, Iwashyna TJ. Functional outcomes of general medical patients with severe sepsis. BMC Infectious Diseases 2013;13:588

Mullan PB, Williams J, Malani PN, Riba M, Haig A, Perry J, Kolars J, Mangrulkar R, Williams B. Promoting medical students’ reflection on competencies to advance a global health equities curriculum. BMC Medical Education 2014;14:91

Williams BC, Mullan PB, Haig, A, Malani PN, Perry J, Riba M, Williams J, Kolars J, Mangrulkar R. Developing a professional pathway in health equity to facilitate curricular transformation at the University of Michigan Medical School. Acad Med (In Press)

Ghannam M, Rodriguez Y, Davis F, Chugh A, Malani PN. Use of implantable cardiac defibrillators among older adults. Consultant (In Press)

Dastidar J, Malani PN, Cinti S. Predictors of diagnostic efficacy of tagged white blood cell scans in the evaluation of occult infection. Infect Dis Clin Prac (In Press)

Min L, Mazzurco L, Cure TR, Cigolle C, Lee P, Bloem C, Chan CL, Romano M, Nallamouthu BK, Langa KM, Prager RL, Malani PN. Incorporating geriatric assessment in the pre-operative evaluation of older adults undergoing cardiac surgery: a prospective study. (Submitted for publication)


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