Dr. Lautenbach is a Professor of Medicine and Epidemiology. He is also a Senior Scholar at the Center for Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics (CCEB), Senior Fellow at the Leonard Davis Institute for Health Economics, Senior Fellow at the Center for Public Health Initiatives, and Fellow in the Institute on Aging, all at the University of Pennsylvania. Dr. Lautenbach is the Associate Director of the Clinical Epidemiology Unit (CCEB) for Educational Programs and the Associate Hospital Epidemiologist at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania.
His research focuses on healthcare-acquired infections and antimicrobial resistance in healthcare and community settings. He is particularly interested in the relationship between patterns of antibiotic utilization and antimicrobial resistance as well as the impact of antibiotic resistance on clinical and economic outcomes. Dr. Lautenbach is an Associate Editor for Annals of Internal Medicine, Pharmacoepidemiology and Drug Safety, and Infection Control and Hospital Epidemiology.