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Amanda Healan, Ph.D.

Instructor, Case Western Reserve University

Program Manager, Infectious Diseases Alliance

Division of Infectious Diseases & HIV Medicine


Email : amb223@case.edu

Education

  • B.S. : Molecular and Cellular Biology, University of Illinois, 2001-2005
  • PhD : Microbial Pathogenesis, Ohio State University, 2005-2009

Research Interests

As program manager of the Infectious Diseases Alliance (IDA), Dr. Healan is committed to improving awareness and prevention of infectious diseases in underserved Cleveland neighborhoods, and coordinating the development of scientific documents for the ID Clinical Trials Unit (NIH funded contract).

Selected References

  • Beltramini., A.M., Salata, R.A., Ray, A.J. Thermoregulation and Risks for Surgical Site Infections. Infection Control & Hospital Epidemiology. 2011 Jun;32(6):603-10.
  • Ray, A., Perez, F., Beltramini, A.M., Jakubowycz, M., Dimick, P., Jacobs., M.R., Roman, K., Bonomo, R.A., Salata, R.A. The Use of Vaporized Hydrogen Peroxide Room Decontamination during an Outbreak of Carbapenem-resistant Acinetobacter baumannii at a Long Term Acute Care Hospital Infection Control & Hospital Epidemiology 2010 Dec;31(12):1236-41
  • Beltramini, A.M., Das, C.M., Pancholi, V. Modulation of cell wall structure and antimicrobial susceptibility by a Staphylococcus aureus eukaryotic-like serine/threonine kinase and phosphatase. Infection & Immunity 2009 77(4):1406-16.