Providence VA Medical Center, Rhode Island
Kerry LaPlante, Pharm.D., FCCP
Co-Director of the COIN VA Advanced Fellowship in Health Services Research and Development
Professor of Pharmacy at the University of Rhode Island, Adjunct Professor of Medicine at Brown University
Founding Director of the Antimicrobial Stewardship Research Fellowship at the Providence Veterans Medical Center
Dr. LaPlante is dedicated to furthering antibiotic education and research across the full spectrum of heathcare science, from antibiotic development to clinical applications. An internationally recognized leader in the field of antibiotic research, Dr. LaPlante is an elected Fellow of the American College of Clinical Pharmacy, and has served on the educational boards for the leading journals in pharmacy and pathologic microbology. She is an invited lecturer at national infectous diseases meetings and symposia, and is an author on over 60 peer-reviewed articles, and book chapters, which span topics from antimicrobial stewardship, antibiotic resistance, drug discovery and in-vitro activity of combination antimicrobial agents. Her university of Rhode Island webpage is http://web.uri.edu/pharmacy/research/laplante/.**
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