Westyn Branch-Elliman, MD, MMSc
Adjunct Instructor
Boston University School of Medicine
Dept of Medicine
General Internal Medicine Section

MD, Northwestern University School of Medicine
MMS/MMSc, Harvard Medical School

VA Boston Healthcare System

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  1. Mittenzwei SE, Topkoff JL, Bessesen MT, Porter CA, Rai GS, Branch-Elliman W. When Sterile Processing Goes Down: An Economic Analysis of Alternative Strategies for Supporting the Service. Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2017 Aug; 38(8):1002-1004. PMID: 28625181.
  2. Acuna-Villaorduna C, Branch-Elliman W, Strymish J, Gupta K. Active identification of patients who are methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus colonized is not associated with longer duration of vancomycin therapy. Am J Infect Control. 2017 Jun 16.View Related Profiles. PMID: 28629753.
  3. Mehrotra P, Gupta K, Strymish J, Kramer DB, Lambert-Kerzner A, Ho PM, Branch-Elliman W. Implementation of Infection Prevention and Antimicrobial Stewardship in Cardiac Electrophysiology Laboratories: Results from the SHEA Research Network. Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2017 Apr; 38(4):496-498.View Related Profiles. PMID: 28103958; DOI: 10.1017/ice.2016.309;.
  4. Kirby JE, Branch-Elliman W, LaSalvia MT, Longhi L, MacKechnie M, Urman G, Baldini LM, Muriel FR, Sullivan B, Yassa DS, Gold HS, Wagner TK, Diekema DJ, Wright SB. Investigation of a Candida guilliermondii Pseudo-outbreak Reveals a Novel Source of Laboratory Contamination. J Clin Microbiol. 2017 Apr; 55(4):1080-1089. PMID: 28100597; DOI: 10.1128/JCM.02336-16;.
  5. Branch-Elliman W, Stanislawski M, Strymish J, BarĂ³n AE, Gupta K, Varosy PD, Gold HS, Ho PM. Cardiac Electrophysiology Laboratories: A Potential Target for Antimicrobial Stewardship and Quality Improvement? Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2016 Sep; 37(9):1005-11.View Related Profiles. PMID: 27322021; DOI: 10.1017/ice.2016.116;.
  6. Branch-Elliman W, Savor Price C, Bessesen MT, Perl TM. Using the Pillars of Infection Prevention to Build an Effective Program for Reducing the Transmission of Emerging and Reemerging Infections. Curr Environ Health Rep. 2015 Sep; 2(3):226-35. PMID: 26231500; DOI: 10.1007/s40572-015-0059-7;.
  7. Branch-Elliman W, Wright SB, Howell MD. Determining the Ideal Strategy for Ventilator-associated Pneumonia Prevention. Cost-Benefit Analysis. Am J Respir Crit Care Med. 2015 Jul 1; 192(1):57-63. PMID: 25871807; DOI: 10.1164/rccm.201412-2316OC;.
  8. Branch-Elliman W, Strymish J, Kudesia V, Rosen AK, Gupta K. Natural Language Processing for Real-Time Catheter-Associated Urinary Tract Infection Surveillance: Results of a Pilot Implementation Trial. Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2015 Sep; 36(9):1004-10.View Related Profiles. PMID: 26022228; DOI: 10.1017/ice.2015.122;.
  9. Branch-Elliman W, Perumalswami P, Factor SH, Sled SM, Flamm SL. Rates of recurrent variceal bleeding are low with modern esophageal banding strategies: a retrospective cohort study. Scand J Gastroenterol. 2015; 50(9):1059-67. PMID: 25865440; DOI: 10.3109/00365521.2015.1027263;.
  10. Branch-Elliman W, Savor Price C, McGeer A, Perl TM. Protecting the frontline: designing an infection prevention platform for preventing emerging respiratory viral illnesses in healthcare personnel. Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2015 Mar; 36(3):336-45. PMID: 25695176; DOI: 10.1017/ice.2014.52;.
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