Alumni Spotlight Division Announcements

Congratulations, Jennie H. Kwon, DO, MSCI, winner of 2022 SHEA Mid-Career Award

The Society for Healthcare Epidemiology of America (SHEA) recognizes the contributions and accomplishments of their members who have have had a meaningful impact to the organization. Recently, SHEA recognized colleagues who have given so much to SHEA and the fields of healthcare epidemiology, infection prevention, and antibiotic stewardship.

We are delighted to announce the SHEA Mid-Career Scholarship Award recognizes the breadth and quality of Jennie Kwon’s contributions in infection prevention/healthcare epidemiology. Awardees have been in practice for 5-15 years. The award consists of a monetary sum and a plaque of acknowledgement.

Dr. Kwon specializes in clinical and translational research with a focus on antimicrobial resistance and infection prevention. Dr. Kwon’s Lab is dedicated to combatting antimicrobial resistance and explores novel methods to detect, prevent, and treat antimicrobial resistance. Her research is funded by the NIH, CDC, AHRQ, and multiple foundations. Dr. Kwon attends on the transplant ID service, teaching fellows, residents, and students.

Hitoshi Honda M.D., Ph.D., 2010 graduate of the ID fellowship program at Washington University School of Medicine, was also recognized with the American Society for Health Care Engineering (ASHE) Reviewer Award. Dr. Honda is currently at the Fujita Health University School of Medicine, in Toyoake, Japan.

Congratulations to both!