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Funded Project Details - FY2021

Project Number:

Title: Improving antimicrobial use at hospitals that lack infectious disease specialists
Principal Investigator:

Daniel Livorsi

Location: Iowa City, IA
Congressional District Code: 2
Research Service: Health Services R&D
Project Period: October 2017 - September 2022
FY 2021 Funding Amount: $196,693
Total Award Amount
(all years):
Abstract: View full abstract and other project information on NIH RePORTER


The primary goal of this application is to foster the development of Dr. Daniel Livorsi as an independent VHA investigator devoted to improving antimicrobial-prescribing across the continuum of healthcare. This application specifically focuses on optimizing the performance of antimicrobial stewardship programs (ASPs) in resource-limited settings. ASPs are hospital-based programs that ensure patients receive the right antimicrobial at the right dose and for the right duration. These programs hav...

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