Dr. Barlam is an Associate Professor of Medicine in the Section of Infectious Diseases, the Program Director of the Infectious Disease Training Program, and the Director of Antimicrobial Stewardship for the Boston Medical Center. She has close to 30 years’ experience directing antimicrobial stewardship programs. Her research is focused on understanding factors that influence antimicrobial prescribing, and the implementation and impact of stewardship interventions. She has also engaged in policy work to reduce inappropriate use of antimicrobials in food animals and is currently on a national task force to improve antimicrobial use in companion animals. She is the co-chair of a national panel tasked with creating an implementation guideline on antimicrobial stewardship.
- Section Chief, Infectious Diseases, Medicine, Boston University School of Medicine
- University of Rochester School of Medicine & Dentistry, MD
- City College of New York, BS
- Published on 5/17/2019
Eby JC, Lane MA, Horberg M, Gentry CN, Coffin SE, Ray AJ, Sheridan KR, Bratzler DW, Wheeler D, Sarumi M, Barlam TF, Kim TJ, Rodriguez A, Nahass RG. How Do You Measure Up: Quality Measurement for Improving Patient Care and Establishing the Value of Infectious Diseases Specialists. Clin Infect Dis. 2019 May 17; 68(11):1946-1951. PMID: 30256911.
- Published on 4/2/2019
Kimmel SD, Jawa R, Walley AY, Barlam TF. Actions to Integrate Treatment of Opioid and Infectious Disease Epidemics. Ann Intern Med. 2019 Apr 02; 170(7):508-509. PMID: 30934072.
- Published on 3/28/2019
Barlam TF, Morgan JR, Kaplan WA, Outterson K, Pelton SI. Disproportionate Exposure to Antibiotics in Children at Risk for Invasive Pneumococcal Disease: Potential for Emerging Resistance and Opportunity for Antibiotic Stewardship. J Pediatric Infect Dis Soc. 2019 Mar 28; 8(1):63-65. PMID: 28992176.
- Published on 3/1/2019
Morgan JR, Carey KM, Barlam TF, Christiansen CL, Drainoni ML. Inappropriate Antibiotic Prescribing for Acute Bronchitis in Children and Impact on Subsequent Episodes of Care and Treatment. Pediatr Infect Dis J. 2019 Mar; 38(3):271-274. PMID: 29794648.
- Published on 12/17/2018
Barlam TF, Soria-Saucedo R, Ameli O, Cabral HJ, Kaplan WA, Kazis LE. Retrospective analysis of long-term gastrointestinal symptoms after Clostridium difficile infection in a nonelderly cohort. PLoS One. 2018; 13(12):e0209152. PMID: 30557401.
- Published on 5/3/2018
Morgan JR, Barlam TF, Drainoni ML. A Qualitative Study of the Real-world Experiences of Infectious Diseases Fellows Regarding Antibiotic Stewardship. Open Forum Infect Dis. 2018 Sep; 5(9):ofy102. PMID: 30280120.
- Published on 3/19/2018
Luo R, Weinberg JM, Barlam TF. The Impact of Clostridium difficile Infection on Future Outcomes of Solid Organ Transplant Recipients. Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2018 05; 39(5):563-570. PMID: 29553007.
- Published on 10/7/2017
Luo R, Barlam TF. Ten-year review of Clostridium difficile infection in acute care hospitals in the USA, 2005-2014. J Hosp Infect. 2018 Jan; 98(1):40-43. PMID: 29017933.
- Published on 2/15/2017
Barlam TF, Cosgrove SE. Reply to Macy et al. Clin Infect Dis. 2017 02 15; 64(4):532-533. PMID: 28172595.
- Published on 12/7/2016
Barlam TF, Cosgrove SE. Reply to Macy et al. Clin Infect Dis. 2016 Dec 07. PMID: 27927855.
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