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Barbara W. Trautner, M.D., Ph.D., F.I.D.S.A.

Barbara W. Trautner, M.D., Ph.D., F.I.D.S.A.

Investigator, Behavioral Health & Implementation Program, Center for Innovations in Quality, Effectiveness and Safety, Michael E. DeBakey VA Medical Center

Director of Clinical Research, Michael E. DeBakey Department of Surgery, Baylor College of Medicine

Associate Professor, Section of Infectious Diseases, Department of Medicine and Department of Surgery, Baylor College of Medicine

Board Certified in Internal Medicine and Infectious Diseases

Email: barbara.trautner@va.gov

Phone: 713-440-4438

Phone: 713-791-1414 ext. 10302

Research Interests

  • Prevention of catheter-associated urinary tract infection (CAUTI)
  • Bacterial interference for prevention of biofilm infections
  • Bacteriophage as an adjunct to bacterial interference
  • Catheter adherence by Escherichia coli
  • Guidelines implementation to decrease CAUTI
  • Antimicrobial stewardship
  • Natural language processing to detect urinary catheter use

Education

  • A.B., Princeton University, Princeton, New Jersey
  • M.D., University of Virginia School of Medicine, Charlottesville, Virginia
  • Internal Medicine Residency, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas
  • Internal Medicine Chief Residency, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas
  • Infectious Diseases Fellowship, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas
  • Ph.D., Baylor Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences, Houston, Texas

Awards and Activities

  • Fulbright & Jaworski LLP Faculty Excellence Award, Educational Leadership, 2012
  • Fulbright & Jaworski LLP Faculty Excellence Award, Baylor College of Medicine (Teaching and Evaluation), November 2008

Dr. Trautner's PubMed Link*

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