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Education and Training
PhD Univ of Washington
MA Univ of Washington
BSN Univ of Washington

Elaine Larson, PhD, RN, FAAN, CIC
Associate Dean for Research
Anna C. Maxwell Professor of Nursing Research

Research/Clinical Interests
Infectious Diseases; Antimicrobial Resistance; Infection Prevention and Control; Research Ethics
Infectious Diseases; Antimicrobial Resistance; Infection Prevention and Control; Research Ethics; informed consent

Selected Publications
Conway LJ, Larson EL. Guidelines to prevent catheter-associated urinary tract infections: 1980 to 2010. Heart and Lung 2012; 41: 271-283.
Patel SJ, O’Toole D, Larson E. A new metric of antibiotic class resistance in gram-negative bacilli isolated from hospitalized children. Infect Contr Hosp Epidemiol 2012; 33:602-607.
Landers TF, Cohen B, Wittum TE, Larson EL. A review of antibiotic use in food animals: Perspective, policy and potential. Publ Health Rep 2012; 127:4-22.
Larson EL, Cortazal M. Publication guidelines need widespread adoption. J Clin Epidemiol 2011; 65:239-246
Larson EL, Cohen B, Gebbie K, Clock S, Saiman L. Interdisciplinary research training in a school of nursing. Nurs Outlook 2011;59:29-36.
Ferng YH, Wong-McLoughlin J, Barrett A, Currie L, Larson E. Barriers to mask wearing for influenza-like illness among urban Hispanic households. Publ Health Nurs 2011; 28:13-23.
Pogorzelska M, Stone PW, Cohn EG, Larson E. Changes in the institutional review board submission process for multicenter research over 6 years. Nurs Outlook 2010; 58:181-187
Dunn-Navarra AM, Cohen B, Stone PW, Pogorzelska M, Jordan S, Larson E. Relationship between systems-level factors and hand hygiene adherence. J Nurs Care Qual 2010; 25:ePub ahead of print.
Landers T, Apte M, Hyman S, Furuya Y, Glied S, Larson E. A comparison of methods to detect urinary tract infections using electronic data. Joint Comm J Qual Patient Safety 2010; 36:411-417.
Scanfeld D, Scanfeld V, Larson EL. Dissemination of health information through social networks: Twitter and antibiotics. Am J Infect Contr 2010; 38:182-188.
Honors & Awards
2012 National Institute of Nursing Research Director’s Lectureship Award
2011 International Nurse Researcher, Sigma Theta Tau
2009 2008: Pioneering Spirit Award, American Association of Critical Care Nursing Lectureship, Society of Healthcare Epidemiology of America
2008 Pioneering Spirit Award, American Association of Critical Care Nursing
2006 Society of Scholars, Johns Hopkins University
2004 Society for Healthcare Epidemiology of America, Fellow
2004 Distinguished Research Award, University of Washington School of Nursing
2003 Pathfinder Award, National Institute of Nursing Research
2002 Elaine Larson Lectureship (endowed, named annual lectureship), Association for Professionals in Infection Control and Epidemiology
1998 National Academies of Practice, Distinguished Practitioner

2011 Committee on Gulf War and Health: Treatment of Chronic Multisystem Illness. Institute of Medicine
2011 Chair, Institutional Revew Board, New York Academy of Medicine,
2010 Chair, Committee to Identify Research Gaps for Personal Protective Equipment to Prevent Transmission of Respiratory Viruses in Health Care Workers, Institute of Medicine
2008-10 Task Force on the Future of the Research-focused Doctorate. American Association of Colleges of Nursing, Washington DC,
2006 Steering Committee, National Voluntary Consensus Standards for the Reporting of Healthcare-Associated Infection Data, The National Quality Forum, Washington DC
2003-present Conflict of Interest Committee, Columbia University Medical Center
2002-present Institutional Review Board, Columbia University Medical Center
2001-present Committee on Appointments and Promotion, Columbia University Medical Center
2001-2007 Report Review Committee, National Research Council, National Academy of Sciences
2000-2005 Clinical Research Roundtable, Institute of Medicine

Professional Memberships
American Academy of Nursing
American Nurses' Association
Sigma Theta Tau
Institute of Medicine
Society of Healthcare Epidemiologists of America
Association of Professionals in Infection Control and Epidemiology
Infectious Diseases Society of America
Eastern Nursing Research Society

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