January 17, 2012 10:30AM - 11:30AM
NIH Clinical Center's Lipsett Amphitheater
Bethesda, MD
Dr. Elaine Larson

Dr. Elaine Larson, Associate Dean for Research and Professor of Pharmaceutical and Therapeutic Research at the Columbia University School of Nursing and Professor of Epidemiology, Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health, presented the second NINR Director’s Lecture on January 17, 2012.

Dr. Larson, a member of the National Advisory Council for Nursing Research, discussed her globally recognized research in infection prevention and control in a lecture titled “Infection Prevention: An Interdisciplinary Team Approach.”

Watch the Videocast

A videocast of Dr. Larson's lecture is available at:
http://videocast.nih.gov/launch.asp?17056

About the Speaker:

Dr. Larson is a former Dean, Georgetown University School of Nursing. She has been a member of the Board of Directors, National Foundation for Infectious Diseases, and the Report Review Committee, National Academy of Sciences. She is a fellow in the Institute of Medicine and the Director of the Center for Interdisciplinary Research to Prevent Antimicrobial Resistance at Columbia University and has been Editor of the American Journal of Infection Control since 1995. She has published more than 250 journal articles, four books and a number of book chapters in the areas of infection prevention, epidemiology, and clinical research.

About the Director's Lecture:

The NINR Director’s Lecture is an annual event, designed to bring the nation’s top nurse scientists to the NIH campus to share their work and interests with a trans-disciplinary audience. The award was initiated as part of the year-long observation of the Institute’s first 25 years at the NIH.

2011 Director's Lecture:

The 2011 Director's Lecture was given by Dr. Bernadette Melnyk, Dean of the Ohio State University College of Nursing.