About Us

The Infection Management and Antibiotic Stewardship program was developed by a team of geriatricians, nurses, and social workers with nursing home experience, consultant specialists in infectious diseases and emergency medicine, and experienced research staff.

Lead Researchers

Philip Sloane is Distinguished Professor and Director of Academic Development, Department of Family Medicine, and Co-Director of the Program on Aging, Disability, and Long-Term Care, Cecil G. Sheps Center for Health Services Research, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

Sheryl Zimmerman is Distinguished Professor, Associate Dean, and Director of Aging Research, at the School of Social Work, and Co-Director of the Program on Aging, Disability, and Long-Term Care, at the Cecil G. Sheps Center for Health Services Research, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

The project is funded by a grant from the US Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality.

If you have any questions about the quality improvement program please contact us at infectionproject@unc.edu