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Education and Training
PhD Columbia University
MPH Columbia University
BA Fordham University

Monika Pogorzelska, PhD, MPH
Associate Research Scientist

Research/Clinical Interests

Antibiotic Resistance; Healthcare-Associated Infections, Surveillance; Infection Control and Prevention of Antibiotic Resistant Infections

Selected Publications
Stone PW, Pogorzelska M, Graham D, Jia H, Uchida M, Larson EL. (2011). Impact of State and Federal Policies Related to Healthcare Associated Infections in California: A Nursing Sensitive Quality Measure. Policy, Politics & Nursing Practice, 12(2):73-81.
Uchida M, Stone PW, Conway LJ, Pogorzelska M, Larson EL, Raveis V. (2011). Exploring Infection Prevention: Policy Implications from a Qualitative Study. Policy, Politics & Nursing Practice, 12(2):82-89.
Pogorzelska M, Stone PW, Furuya EY, Perencevich EN, Goldmann D, Dick A. (2011). Impact of the Ventilator Bundle on Ventilator Associated Pneumonia in Intensive Care Units. Int J Qual Health Care, 23(5): 538-44.
Furuya EY, Dick A, Perencevich EN, Pogorzelska M, Goldmann D, Stone PW. (2011). Central Line Bundle Implementation in US Intensive Care Units and Impact on Bloodstream Infections. PLoS One, 6(1): e15452.
Pogorzelska M, Stone PW, Cohen Gross E, Larson E. (2010). Changes in the IRB process for multicenter research over six years. Nursing Outlook, 58(4): 181-187.
Grota PG, Stone PW, Jordan S, Pogorzelska M, Larson EL. (2010). Electronic Surveillance Systems in Infection Prevention: Organizational Support, Program Characteristics, and User Satisfaction. Am J Infect Control, 38(7): 509-14.
Stone PW, Dick A, Pogorzelska M, Horan TC, Furuya EY, Larson E. (2009). Staffing and Structure of Infection Prevention and Control Programs. Am J Infect Control, 37(5): 351-357.
Stone PW, Pogorzelska M, Kunches L, Hirschhorn L. (2008). Hospital Staffing and Healthcare Associated Infections: A Systematic Review of the Literature. Clin Infect Dis, 47(7):937-44.
Pogorzelska M, Larson E. (2008). Assessment of Attitudes of ICU staff toward general practice guidelines. Dimens Crit Care Nurs, 27(1):30-8.
Pogorzelska M, Stone PW, Larson EL. (In Press). Certification in Infection Control Matters: Impact of Infection Control Departments Characteristics and Policies on Rates of Multi-Drug Resistant Infections. Am J Infect Control.
Honors & Awards
2011 Travel Award, Society for Healthcare Epidemiology of America
2011 Travel Award, Mailman School of Public Health
2009 Young Investigator Award, Association of Professionals in Infection Control & Epidemiology
2009 Blue Ribbon Abstract Award, Association of Professionals in Infection Control & Epidemiology
2005 The Michael J. Passarelli Natural Science Award, Fordham University
2005 Ambrose Research Scholar, Fordham University

2011 - Present Co-Chair, Advancement Committee, American Public Health Association Student Assembly
2011 Campus Liaison, American Public Health Association Student Assembly

Professional Memberships
2011 – Present Public Health Association of NYC
2010 – 2011 Society for Epidemiologic Research
2010 – 2011 International Society for Infectious Diseases
2009 – Present American Public Health Association
2009 - Present Society for Healthcare Epidemiology of America
2008 – Present Association of Professionals in Infection Control and Epidemiology
2004 – 2005 Sigma Xi, The Scientific Research Society
2004 – 2005 Phi Kappa Phi Honor Society

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