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Patricia W. Finn, MD. Department Chair

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Susan C. Bleasdale, M.D.

Academic Title: Assistant Professor of Medicine                                                                                        

Administrative Positions: Medical Director, Infection Prevention

Division: Infectious Diseases

Location: 808 S. Wood St., Bldg 910, 888 CME, Chicago, IL 60612

Phone: (312)996-7169 (Office) Fax: (312)413-1657



MD, Rush Medical College, Chicago, IL (2000)

Resident, Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, IL (2000-2004)

Fellow, Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, IL (2004-2006)

Faculty Positions:

Clinical Specialties

Research Interests

Selected Publications

1. Olsen SJ and Bleasdale SC. Outbreaks in Typhoid Fever in the United States, 1960-1999.  Epidemiol. Infect. 130(1): 13-21, 2003.

2. Bleasdale SC, Trick WE, Gonzalez IM, Lyles RD, Hayden MK and Hayden RA.  Effectiveness of chlorhexidine bathing to reduce catheter-associated bloodstream infections in medical intensive care unit patients.  Arch. Intern. Med. 167(19):2073-9, 2007.

3. Hota B, Harting B, Weinstein RA, Lyles RD, Bleasdale SC, Trick W, Center for Disease Control Epicenter.  Electronic Algorithmic Prediction of Central Vascular Catheter Use.  Infect. Control Hosp. Epidemiol. 31(1):4-11, 2010.