Positions

Overview

  • Dr. Lee joined the UAB Division of Infectious Diseases at UAB in 2016. She works with Dr. Bernard Camins as an associate healthcare epidemiologist for the university as well as the Birmingham VA Medical Center. Her research focuses on multi-drug resistant pathogens as they relate to infection control, in particular daptomycin nonsusceptible Enterococcus.
  • Selected Publications

    Academic Article

    Year Title Altmetric
    2019 A 9-Point Risk Assessment for Patients Who Inject Drugs and Require Intravenous Antibiotics: Focusing Inpatient Resources on Patients at Greatest Risk of Ongoing Drug Use 2019
    2019 Impact of infectious disease consultation on clinical management and mortality in patients with candidemia 2019
    2018 Improvement of gram-negative susceptibility to fluoroquinolones after implementation of a pre-authorization policy for fluoroquinolone use: A decade-long experience 2018
    2018 Web Exclusive. Annals On Call - Diagnosing Sepsis: Untangling Confusion Around qSOFA and SIRS 2018
    2018 The Impact of 2015 NHSN Catheter-associated Urinary Tract Infection (CAUTI) Definition Change on Central Line-associated Bloodstream Infection (CLABSI) Rates and CLABSI Prevention Efforts at an Academic Medical Center 2018
    2017 Impact of changes to the national healthcare safety network (NHSN) definition on catheter-associated urinary tract infection (CAUTI) rates in intensive care units at an academic medical center 2017
    2017 Pseudo-outbreak of brevundimonas diminuta attributed to contamination of culture medium supplement 2017
    2017 Treatment of racemose neurocysticercosis 2017
    2016 Sustained High Level of Healthcare Worker Adherence with Hand Hygiene Practice Recommendations Using the Patient-as-Observer Approach in the Ambulatory Setting 2016
    2016 Evaluation of baseline corrected QT interval and azithromycin prescriptions in an academic medical center 2016
    2015 Cytomegalovirus appendicitis in solid organ transplant patients, two cases and a review 2015
    2015 Ocular bartonellosis in transplant recipients: Two case reports and review of the literature 2015

    Full Name

  • Rachael Lee