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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 29

Cost of Prevention vs. Infection — And The Winner Is? - AJIC October 2020

Dr. Mohamed Yassin & Kara Mullane, RN, MSN, CIC

October 8, 2020

Meet Dr. Mohamed Yassin, the physician & Infection Preventionist who graciously summarizes the latest major IP research and highlights for all our Research Behind Infection Prevention podcast segments. 


Then, hear two of those important summaries from the October 2020 American Journal of Infection Control (AJIC). The first from Japan examines the costs of infections vs. costs of prevention, and the second comes from Germany and looks at aerosol-disinfection of bacterial spores. 


Find out more - October 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. Mohamed Yassin:


Dr. Mohamed Yassin MD, PHD, is an infectious diseases physician specializing in infection prevention.


He is Director of Infectious Diseases, Director of Infectious Diseases Education, and Medical Director of Infection Control and Quality Committee Chair at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center Mercy, Pennsylvania.  


Dr. Yassin has a broad interest in and commitment to healthcare infection prevention with a focus on endoscopic disinfection and multidrug resistant organisms surveillance. He regularly contributes to training upcoming physicians in the classroom and in the hospital and is a member of the American Journal of Infection Control (AJIC) editorial board.