David A. Pegues, MD

Course Director David Pegues, MD, is a Professor of Medicine and Medical Director of Healthcare
Epidemiology, Infection Prevention and Control and Co-Director of the Antimicrobial
Stewardship Program at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania. His current research
interests include developing clinical decision support tools to reduce the inappropriate use of
medical devices and to improve microbiology testing and antimicrobial therapy for infectious
disease diagnosis and management; evaluating novel technologies and implementation
strategies to reduce environmental microbial contamination and infection risk; and the
epidemiology and prevention of infections in solid organ transplant recipients.