The infection control officer is:
Neha Nanda, MD
Medical Director of Infection Prevention and Antimicrobial Stewardship at Keck Medicine of USC
Nanda serves as the hospital epidemiologist for Keck Medicine, leading the preparation for and response to emerging infectious diseases. She leads all efforts to reduce health care–associated infections and to optimize infection prevention practices at Keck Hospital of USC, USC Norris Cancer Hospital and all outpatient locations. In addition, she heads up antimicrobial stewardship efforts to ensure the judicious use of antibiotics to treat patients with bacterial infections.
Nanda serves on several national committees, such as the antimicrobial stewardship committee of the Society for Healthcare Epidemiology of America, and has made significant contributions in the field of health care epidemiology. She completed medical school at the University of Pune, India, then completed her training and served on the faculty at Yale University before moving to USC. Due to her achievements in health care epidemiology, she has been nominated to serve as a fellow of the Society for Healthcare Epidemiology of America.
Contact number: (213) 247-2258
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