Associate professor of clinical medicine
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.
- Infection control and prevention
- Hospital-acquired infections
- Ebola and Ebola preparedness
- Flu shots
- Personal protective equipment (PPE)
In the News
October 5, 2015