To study microbial contamination in healthcare facilities and public places, and to make recommendations to prevent transmission of infectious agents, creating a safer world.
Recent Events and Recognitions
July, 2018 - We, the Clinical Infectious Disease Control Research Unit, would like to thank the Weldon Osborne Foundation for their $30,000 contribution which will allow us to purchase additional equipment to enhance our ability for molecular analysis of pathogens!
March, 2018 - Two presentations and one poster were given by Drs. Spratt, Giles, and Levine, along with their students, Victoria Noyes, Katie Noonan, and Jessica Ammon at the 79th annual meeting of the Association of Southeastern Biologists in Myrtle Beach, SC.
January 12, 2018 - David Levine and Henry Spratt presented a seminar to the University of Tennessee Department of Audiology and Speech Pathology titled, “Healthcare-Associated Infections and Prevention Strategies in Clinical Settings”, in Knoxville, TN.
June 7, 2017 - Henry Spratt and David Levine gave a presentation at the 2017 USPHS Scientific and Training Symposium entitled, "Healthcare-associated infections and prevention strategies for the rehabilitation professions".