Dr. Dembry's research interests are in healthcare epidemiology, namely the prevention and control of healthcare associated infections, antimicrobial resistant organisms and patient safety. Other interests include preparedness for high consequence infections (e.g., pandemic influenza), with a particular emphasis on 1) effective methods for training and educating clinicians, 2) healthcare facility and public health coordination and 3) surveillance methodologies.
Specialized Terms: Hospital epidemiology; Prevention and control of healthcare associated infections and antimicrobial resistant organisms; Molecular typing techniques in study of prevention and control of healthcare associated infections; Antimicrobial resistant organisms
Epidemiology; Public Health; Enterococcus; Infectious Disease Medicine; Public Health Surveillance; Vancomycin-Resistant Enterococci
Health Care Management