Clinical Infectious Disease Control Research Unit
Henry Spratt and David Levine are speaking at the 2017 USPHS Scientific and Training
Symposium on June 7th on "Healthcare-associated infections and prevention strategies
for the rehabilitation professions." For more information visit http://symposium.phscof.org/251
Henry Spratt, PhD (Biology, Geology, and Environmental Science)
Davy Giles, PhD (Biology, Geology, and Environmental Science)
David Levine, PT, PhD, DPT (Physical Therapy)
Susan McDonald, Ed.D, OTR/L (Occupational Therapy)
Robyn Tobias MSN, NP-C (Nursing)
Randy Walker, PT, PhD (Physical Therapy)
Julie Bage, PT, DPT (Physical Therapy)
Robert Kropp, B.S, 2017
Leah Helton, B.S, 2016
Austin Vanover, B.S, 2017
Sarah Drake, OTD, 2017
Casey Klutz, OTD, 2017
Katie Duke, OTD, 2017
Heather Harmon, DPT, 2015
Brittany Rock, DPT, 2015
Zac Cooper, DPT, 2015
A. Grace Collier, B.S., 2016
Dacey Winkleman B.S., 2016
Colin Smith B.S., 2017
Erinn Kilpatrick B.S., 2017
Mark Rowan, MD (UTCOM/Children’s Hospital-Erlanger)
Janerra Huff, MD (UTCOM/Children’s Hospital-Erlanger)
Sarah Harding, MD (UTCOM/Children’s Hospital-Erlanger)
Erin Reade, MD (UTCOM/Children’s Hospital-Erlanger)
Susan Berry, RN (UTCOM/Children’s Hospital-Erlanger)
Paige Klingborg, MD (UTCOM/Children’s Hospital-Erlanger)
Topical lotions utilized in outpatient rehabilitation clinics as a potential source
of bacterial contamination. Henry G. Spratt, Jr., Ph.D., David Levine, PT, Ph.D., DPT, Julie Bage, PT, DPT, David Giles, Ph.D., A. Grace Collier, B.S.
Disinfection protocols for GelShot Ultrasound Retaining Clips. Henry G Spratt, Jr.,
Ph,D., David Levine, PT, Ph.D., DPT, Leah Helton, B.S.
Survival rates of three strains of potentially pathogenic bacteria on ultrasound heads,
and the effectiveness of disinfectant agents on their survival. Henry G. Spratt, Jr.,
Ph.D., David Levine, PT, Ph.D., DPT, Susan McDonald, Ed.D, OTR/L
Potential for bacterial contamination as a result of dry needling (presented at the Tennessee
Physiological Society, 2015). Henry Spratt, David Levine, Randy Walker, Robyn Tobias,
Heather Harmon, Brittany Rock, Zac Cooper, Dacey Winkleman
Environmental factors related to nosocomial infection in hospital intensive care units
in children hospitals: Assessment and recommendations for practice. Henry G. Spratt,
Jr., Ph.D., David Levine, PT, Ph.D, DPT, David Giles, Ph.D., Alan Kohrt, M.D., Janara
Huff, M.D., Mark Rowin, M.D., Erin Parrish Reade, M.D., Paige Klingborg, M.D., Sarah
Harding, M.D., and Susan Berry RN, BSN, CIC.
Publications & Peer-Reviewed Research Presentations
Levine D, Spratt H, Boden S, Collier AG, Douglas S, Norris LA, Smith E. Topical Lotions
and Creams Utilized in Outpatient Rehabilitation Clinics as a Potential Source of
Bacterial Contamination. Proceedings of the American Physical Therapy Association
Conference and Exposition, Nashville, TN, June 8-11, 2016.
Levine D, Spratt H, Walker JR, Tobias R, Harmon H, Rock B, Cooper Z, Winkleman D.
Dry Needling and the Potential for Bacterial Contamination. Poster presentation, Tennessee
Physical Therapy Association Spring Meeting, 2015.
Spratt HG, Levine D, Tillman L. Physical therapy clinic therapeutic ultrasound equipment
as a source for bacterial contamination. Abstracts of Annual Meeting, Association
of southeastern Biologists, Athens, GA (Southeastern Biology 59:300), 2012.