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Saskia v. Popescu

Saskia v. Popescu, MPH, MA, CIC, is a hospital epidemiologist and infection preventionist with Phoenix Children's Hospital. During her work as an infection preventionist she performed surveillance for infectious diseases, preparedness, and Ebola-response practices. She is currently a PhD candidate in Biodefense at George Mason University where her research focuses on the role of infection prevention in facilitating global health security efforts. She is certified in Infection Control.
Should hospitals worry about severe weather events and their impact on infections?
A lesson from the recent Association of Health Care Journalists conference from one of the expert panelists, Contagion®’s very own, Saskia Popescu, MPH, MA, CIC.
The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has requested funds for a new high containment lab; let's give it to them.
SHEA and APIC have declared infection control programs as critical components of antimicrobial stewardship programs—are you including them at your institution?
In the dollars and cents of health security, funding towards the Global Health Security Agenda is a smart investment.
Essential oils are popular, but they could be a source of disease spread in health care settings.
The authors of a new study sought to change the constant problem of hand hygiene adherence at their institution: here's how they did it.
Can culturing process changes reduce the impact of catheter-associated urinary tract infections (CAUTIs)?
The new test can differentiate between Lyme disease and 7 other tick-borne diseases.