Researchers from the Center for Clinical Epidemiology and Population Health at Marshfield Clinic Research Institute attended IDWeek 2019 from Oct. 2-6 in Washington, D.C. IDWeek brings together over 7,000 health professionals that specialize in infectious diseases including researchers, clinicians, quality and patient safety practitioners, epidemiologists and public health officials. The 2019 theme was “Advancing Science, Improving Care."

Kayla Hanson, M.P.H., epidemiologist, presented a poster titled “Uptake and Safety of the MMR Vaccine among Adolescents and Adults in the Vaccine Safety Datalink." Her poster also was featured during the Rapid Fire Poster Session on vaccines.

Scott Olson, M.D., pediatric infectious diseases physician, presented during an oral abstract session on diarrheal diseases. His talk was titled “Antimicrobial Prescribing Practices for Enteric Bacterial Infections in an Integrated Rural Health Care System, 2004-2017."

IDWeek is a joint meeting of the Infectious Diseases Society of America (IDSA), the Society for Healthcare Epidemiology of America (SHEA), the HIV Medicine Association (HIVMA), and the Pediatric Infectious Diseases Society (PIDS). Visit for more information.​