Susan Bleasdale

Associate professor of clinical medicine


Susan Casey Bleasdale, MD, FIDSA, FACP

Dr. Susan Bleasdale

Dr. Susan Bleasdale is the medical director of infection control and an infectious disease physician at the University of Illinois Hospital & Health Sciences System. She is an assistant professor of clinical medicine in the UIC College of Medicine.

She is responsible for guiding the development of hospital-wide infection control protocols and procedures. Her research interests include the epidemiology and prevention of infections associated with health care.

Dr. Bleasdale can speak on how infections — including Ebola, influenza, MERS, tuberculosis, HIV and others — are spread and how they can be prevented within and outside the hospital.

Subject areas:

  • COVID-19
  • Infection control and prevention
  • Hospital-acquired infections
  • Ebola and Ebola preparedness
  • Flu shots
  • HIV
  • Personal protective equipment (PPE)


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