Marc-Oliver Wright, MT (ASCP), MS, CIC, FAPIC // Infection Preventionist // University of Wisconsin University Hospital in Madison, Wisconsin
So what exactly is antimicrobial resistance and why should you care? Hint: it’s not just about giving chickens antibiotics. Join us while we shed some light on what causes resistance, where it stands today, and how you can protect your future self by understanding when or when not to ask for antibiotics.
Marc-Oliver Wright, MT (ASCP), MS, CIC, FAPIC is an infection preventionist at the University of Wisconsin University Hospital in Madison, Wisconsin. Marc has worked as part of an infection prevention team since 1999 and has served as an officer and member of the board of directors for APIC. He has over 40 publications in the American Journal of Infection Control, Infection Control and Hospital Epidemiology, Emerging Infectious Diseases, among others and currently serves on the editorial board for the American Journal of Infection Control and the APIC Text Online.
Hannah Andrews and Silvia Quevedo
“Almost from the get-go, since we introduced antibiotics, the bacteria have outsmarted us.”