November 2019 – Rajeshwari Nair

Rajeshwari Nair, MBBS, PhD, understands that the bigger picture is made up of many details and that effective solutions require a grasp of both the bird’s-eye-view as well as the one through a microscope. As an Associate in the Division of General Internal Medicine, Nair works closely with a number of other investigators blending those […]

Schweizer receives $2.5M AHRQ R01

Marin Schweizer, PhD, associate professor in General Internal Medicine, received a five-year, $2.5M R01 grant from the US Department of Health and Human Service’s Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ). Schweizer’s proposed research will help prevent Staphylococcus aureus and other high-risk infections from spreading to people using dialysis. “We are calling this the PAINTS […]

Schweizer to identify a smarter culture “culture”

Marin Schweizer, PhD, Associate Professor in General Internal Medicine and of Epidemiology, has been awarded a three-year, $959,440 Merit Award, as part of the VA’s HSR&D Investigator-Initiated Research program. Dr. Schweizer will use this grant to study how best to reduce unnecessary testing and prescription of antibiotics. She and her co-investigator, Dr. Kalpana Gupta, a […]

September 2018 – Marin Schweizer

Marin Schweizer, PhD, thinks a lot about how to make effective change stick. For about the last eight years, she has been working on ways to reduce the incidences of hospital-acquired infections (HAI), particularly those that come during and after surgeries. An Associate Professor of Internal Medicine in General Internal Medicine and of Epidemiology, Dr. […]