Professor of Medicine


Dr. Leonard A. Mermel, FACP, FIDSA, FSHEA is Professor of Medicine, Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University, Medical Director, Epidemiology & Infection Control Dept., Rhode Island Hospital (RIH). He was Technical Expert Panel Member, Medicare Patient Safety Monitoring System, 2005 President, Society for Healthcare Epidemiology of America (SHEA), 2014 recipient of the SHEA Mentor Scholar Award, 2016 Milton W. Hamolsky Outstanding Physician Award by the RIH Medical Staff Assn.  He received the Ralph A. Kinsella, Sr. Memorial Tribute Award, St. Louis University, SHEA Young Investigator Award, Brown Medical School Department of Medicine Chairman's Award for Outstanding Teaching. He is a member, Delta Omega Honorary Public Health Society. He is listed in Best Doctors in America, America's Top Doctors, Guide to America's Top Physicians, The Leading Physicians of the World, Best of Rhode Island - Infectious Diseases Physician, Castle Connolly Top Doctor, Consumer's Checkbook's Top Doctors, Guide to America's Top Physicians, Who's Who in America, Who's Who in Science & Engineering. He has co-authored over 250 articles, text chapters and abstracts on infection control & infectious diseases. He lectures & teaches internationally.  His research interest is prevention of healthcare-associated infections.

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