Monika Pogorzelska-Maziarz

Monika Pogorzelska-Maziarz

CPHI Adjunct Fellow

Title: Assistant Professor, Thomas Jefferson University, College of Nursing
Email: monika.pogorzelska-maziarz@jefferson.edu

Public Health Interests:

infection prevention and control; epidemiology of healthcare-associated infections; antibiotic resistance; antibiotic stewardship

Current Public-Health Related Activities:

I am Assistant Professor in the Jefferson College of Nursing where my research focuses on improving patient safety and quality of care, specifically focusing on prevention of healthcare-associated infections across different healthcare settings. I am currently involved in several studies examining infection prevention and control activities and staffing in nursing homes and primary care settings. Another area that I am working in is infection preventionist and nurse engagement in antibiotic stewardship activities in acute care hospitals.  

Select Publications:

Pogorzelska-Maziarz M, Kalp E. (2017). Infection Prevention Outside of the Acute Care Setting: Results from the Mega Survey of IPs. Am J Infect Control, 45(6):597-602.

Herzig CTA, Dick AW, Sorbero M, Pogorzelska-Maziarz M, Cohen CC, Larson EL, Stone PW. (2017). Infection Trends in United States Nursing Homes, 2006 – 2013. J Am Med Dir Ass, 18(7):p635.e9-20.

Pogorzelska-Maziarz M, Carter E, Manning ML, Larson EL. (2017). State Department of Health Requirements for Provider Reporting of Antibiotic Resistant Infections. Pub Health Rep,132:32-6.

Liu H, Furuya Y, Dick A, Herzig TA, Larson EL, Reagan J, Pogorzelska-Maziarz M, Stone PW. (2016). Impact of State Reporting Laws on CLABSI Rates in U.S. Adult Intensive Care Units. Health Affairs, doi: 10.1111/1475-6773.12530.