Overwhelmed by the emerging and ever growing COVID-19 research landscape?

Join us for a behind the scenes look at a curated latest research site for clinicians and clinical researchers. Panelists Elaine Larson PhD, RN, CIC, FAAN, Anna C. Maxwell Professor Emerita of Nursing Research and Professor Emerita of Epidemiology and Amanda Hessels PhD, MPH, RN, CIC, CPHQ, FAPIC, Assistant Professor/Nurse Scientist, Columbia University, School Of Nursing/ Hackensack Meridian Health will share time saving strategies to access research relevant to direct patient care.

Elaine Larson, PHD, RN
Professor Emerita

Elaine Larson, PhD, RN is Professor Emerita, School of Nursing and Department of Epidemiology, Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University and Scholar in Residence, New York Academy of Medicine. She was Editor of the American Journal of Infection Control from 1995-2020. She has published more than 400 journal articles, four books and a number of book chapters in the areas of infection prevention, epidemiology, and clinical research and is currently a member of the Certification Board for Infection Control.
Amanda Hessels, PhD, RN
Assistant Professor

Amanda Hessels, PhD, RN is Assistant Professor at Columbia University, School of Nursing jointly appointed as a Nurse Scientist at Hackensack Meridian Health. She has over 20 years’ clinical experience in critical care nursing, epidemiology, infection prevention, and healthcare quality. Dr. Hessels’ longstanding research interests center on the organizational impact at the intersection of patient and occupational safety, specifically infection prevention processes and outcomes; the current COVID-19 pandemic underscores the significance and need of this program of study. Dr. Hessels’ current work is funded by the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) and Centers for Disease Control, National Institutes of Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH)."
Rachel Dicker
Senior Product Manager

Rachel Dicker joined Wolters Kluwer Health as the senior product manager in Product Strategy. Starting in April 2020, she has fast tracked access to information which addresses immediate clinician needs to combat Covid-19, bringing together several areas within the company to meet this urgent need. Her collaborative style and focus includes reflecting customer feedback and organizational capabilities so that products are both competitive and well received in the marketplace. Prior to joining WK, she ran business development at HCPro, a provider of information to the healthcare compliance, regulation, and management industry.