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Timothy H. Dellit, MD

  • Associate Professor of Medicine
  • University of Washington
  • Associate Medical Director
  • Harborview Medical Center

Dr. Dellit is an Associate Professor of Medicine in the clinician teacher pathway. He serves as Associate Medical Director for Infection Control, Quality Improvement, and Risk Management at Harborview Medical Center. He attends on the general medicine and infectious diseases consult services with special clinical interest in traumatic orthopedic infections. His programmatic interests are focused on the reduction of healthcare-associated infections, antimicrobial resistance, systematic improvements in healthcare quality, and patient safety.


Selected Publications


Dellit TH, Owens RC, McGowan JE Jr., et al. the Infectious Diseases Society of America and the Society for Healthcare Epidemiology of America Guidelines for developing an institutional program to enhance antimicrobial stewardship. Clin Infect Dis. 2007; 44(2): 159-77.
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Dellit TH, Chan JD, Skerrett SJ, Nathens AB. Development of a guideline for the management of ventilator-associated pneumonia based on local microbiologic findings and impact of the guideline on antimicrobial use practices. Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2008; 29(6): 525-33.
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Evans HL, Dellit TH, Chan J, Nathens AB, Maier RV, Cuschieri J. Effect of chlorhexidine whole-body bathing on hospital-acquired infections among trauma patients. Arch Surg. 2010; 145(3): 240-6.
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Talbot TR, Dellit TH, Hebden J, Sama D, Cuny J. Factors associated with increased healthcare worker influenza vaccination rates: results from a national survey of university hospitals and medical centers. Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2010; 31(5): 456-62.
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Choudhuri J, Pergamit R, Chan JD, Schreuder A, McNamara E, Lynch JB, Dellit TH. An electronic catheter-associated urinary tract surveillance tool. Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2011; 32(8): 757-62.
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Chan JD, Dellit TH, Choudhuri JA, et al. Active sureveillance cultures of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) as a tool to predict MRSA ventilator-associated pneumonia. Crit Care Med. 2012; 40(5): 1437-42.
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Dellit TH, Chan JD, Fulton C, Pergamit R, McNamara EA, Kim LJ, Ellenbogen RG, Lynch JB. Reduction in Clostridium difficile infections among neurosurgical patients associated with discontinuation of antimicrobial prophylaxis for the duration of external ventricular drain placement. Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 2014;35:589-590.

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