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Welcome to our Research Behind Infection Prevention segment, where Dr. Mohamed Yassin provides tough questions to top researchers and leaders in their field.

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Podcast – Episode 28

Meet AJIC's New Editor-in-Chief and

Hear About New C. diff Prevention Research - AJIC September 2020

Dr. Pat Stone & Dr. Mohamed Yassin

September 2, 2020

Join us for a quick chat with Dr. Pat Stone, the new Chief Editor of the American Journal of Infection Control (AJIC), find out her plans for AJIC's future and hear her tips on getting your research published!


Then we bring you Dr. Mohamed Yassin's summaries of two important new C. diff. prevention articles in this month's AJIC.

Find out more -
September 2020 Issue of the American Journal of Infection Control

This episode brought to by the American Journal of Infection Control (AJIC)

and Infection Prevention Spotlight 

More about Dr. Patricia Stone:


Dr. Patricia W. Stone, PhD, MPH, RN, FAAN, joins the American Journal of Infection Control (AJIC) from the Columbia University School of Nursing where she is Centennial Professor of Health Policy and director of the Center for Health Policy. In addition to senior faculty member, she is a nurse scientist and adult nurse practitioner who has practiced in the nursing home setting.


For the past two decades, the majority of her research has focused on the prevention of infections in vulnerable adults across healthcare settings. Since 2010, she has led an interdisciplinary team that has conducted multiple NIH- and CDC-funded studies examining nursing homes capacity for infection prevention. With many nursing home residents having serious illness, Pat is also interested in the integration of infection management and palliative care at the end of life. She has served multiple terms on the AJIC editorial board and is currently AJIC's Editor in Chief.