Antibiotic Resistance and Public Health Response
Bowling Green State University hosted a symposium on, “Superbugs! Antibiotic Resistance Matters.” The lecture was a Ned E. Baker Lecture. The Ned E. Baker Lecture in Public Health was established in 1999 to honor Baker's many contributions to the field of Public Health.
Amanda Smith, BSN, RN, spoke on, antibiotic resistance. She currently serves as the Antibiotic Stewardship Coordinator for the Ohio Department of Health (ODH), Bureau of Infectious Diseases. She has been with ODH since August 2017. Amanda graduated Cum Laude from Ohio University with a Bachelor of Science degree in Nursing. Prior to her current position, she worked on the infectious diseases unit of a pediatric hospital. She also has experience working as Charge Nurse and infection control preventionist in a dialysis clinic, as well as working in long term care.
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