Online presentation: “Lessons Learned from SARS” and a COVID-19 update – April 9, 2020

The recording from this presentation is available. Internal Medicine’s Virtual Grand Rounds presentation for Thursday, April 9, 2020, will be: Lessons Learned from SARS, and COVID-19 Update 12:00–1:00pm Thursday, April 9, 2020 Presented by: Loreen Herwaldt, MD, Professor of Internal Medicine and Epidemiology (College of Public Health) Jorge Salinas, MD, Hospital Epidemiologist, Clinical Assistant Professor […]

Online presentation: Coronavirus update – March 26, 2020

In accordance with safety guidelines to limit large group meetings, Internal Medicine is pleased to present our weekly Grand Rounds presentations live online. The presentation for Thursday, March 26, 2020, will be: Coronavirus update 12:00–1:00 pm Thursday, March 26, 2020 Presented by: Bradley Ford, MD, PhD Clinical Assistant Professor Clinical Microbiology Medical Director Dilek Ince, […]

Online presentation: Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) – March 19, 2020

In accordance with safety guidelines to limit large group meetings, Internal Medicine is pleased to present our weekly Grand Rounds presentations live online. The presentation for Thursday, March 19, 2020, will be: Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) 12:00-1:00pm Thursday, March 19, 2020 Presented by: Jorge Salinas, MD, Hospital Epidemiologist, Clinical Assistant Professor Stanley Perlman, MD, PhD, Professor […]

February 2020 – Jorge Salinas

Before moving to Iowa, Jorge L. Salinas, MD, worked for the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), traveling the world in their Epidemic Intelligence Service. As an officer in the CDC, Salinas combatted outbreaks of tuberculosis, Zika virus, and yellow fever in the United States, Brazil, Columbia, Angola, Kenya, and more. However, in 2018, […]

Contamination of healthcare workers’ hands with E. coli and Klebsiella species after routine patient care: a prospective observational study

Article: Contamination of healthcare workers’ hands with E. coli and Klebsiella species after routine patient care: a prospective observational study Authors: Mireia Puig-Asensio MD PhD, Daniel J. Diekema MD,  MS, Linda Boyken, BA, Gosia S. Clore, MPH, Jorge L. Salinas, MD, Eli N. Perencevich MD, MS Journal: Clin Microbiol Infect. 2019 Nov 13. pii: S1198-743X(19)30602-0. […]