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Texas A&M Health Science Center

3302 Gaston Ave.

Dallas, Texas 75246

United States

Company Description

Texas A&M Health Science Center is Transforming Health through innovative research, education and service in dentistry, medicine, nursing, pharmacy, public health and medical sciences. As an independent state agency and academic unit of Texas A&M Universi ... more

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Background Information

Employment History

President

Texas Infectious Disease Society

Medical Director Infection Prevention and Epidemiology

HCA Inc.

PeoplePC Inc

Medical Director of Infectious Diseases and Employee Health

Memorial Hermann Hospital

Medical Director of Patient Safety and Infection Control

Billings Clinic

Affiliations

Clinical Advisory Board Member
ICNet Ltd

Professor and Senior Fellow
George Mason University

Board Member
Contagion Editorial

Member, Leading Practice Advisory Panel
VHA Inc.

Member
Antimicrobial Resistance Work Group

Board Member
IDSA Quality Improvement Task Force

Fellow
American College of Physicians

Member of the Medical Advisory Steering Committee
Houston Task Force on Terrorism

Member of the Advisory Committee for the Food and Drug Administration
Anti-Infective Drugs

Board Member
International Society of Microbial Resistance

Board Member
Infectious Diseases Society of America

Education

M. D.

medical degree

Baylor College of Medicine

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Edward J. Septimus, MD, ...

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Edward J. Septimus, MD, FIDSA, FACP, FSHEA Clinical Professor Texas A&M Medical School Houston, TX

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Dr. Ed Septimus received his medical degree from Baylor College of Medicine in Houston in 1972. Dr. Septimus went on to complete his postgraduate training in internal medicine and infectious diseases at Baylor College of Medicine in Houston. Dr. Ed Septimus is board certified in both internal medicine and infectious diseases.
His current position is VP for Research and Infectious Diseases Hospital Corporation of America (HCA). He served on the Board of Directors of the Infectious Diseases Society of America (IDSA) and is on the IDSA Antimicrobial Resistance Committee, the SHEA Antimicrobial Stewardship Committee, and the IDSA Quality Measurement Committee. He is on the Scientific Committee for MAD-ID.
In 2011 he was appointed to the Healthcare-Associated Infections/Preventable Adverse Events Advisory Panel for the Texas Department of State Health Services. He was the first recipient of the IDSA Annual Clinician Award. He was awarded the John S Dunn Sr. Outstanding Teacher Award in 2010, 2011, 2013 and 2014. He was on the FDA Anti-Infective Drug Advisory Group and is co-chairs of the NQF Patient Safety Steering Committee. He holds a faculty position as Clinical Professor at Texas A&M Medical School and Professor, Distinguished Senior Fellow, School of Public Health, George Mason University. He has published over 100 articles and chapters.


Advisory Board | ICNet Asia Pacific

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Ed Septimus, MD - Texas A&M Health Science Center, Houston

Ed Septimus, MD, is Professor of Internal Medicine at Texas A&M Health Science Center in Houston. Dr. Septimus received his MD from Baylor College of Medicine in Houston in 1972, where he also completed postgraduate training in internal medicine and infectious diseases. Previously, he was Medical Director of Infectious Diseases and Employee Health at Memorial Hermann Healthcare System in Houston. He completed a three-year term on the board of the Infectious Diseases Society of America (IDSA) in 2009, and is on the IDSA Antimicrobial Resistance Work Group, the IDSA/Society for Healthcare Epidemiology of America (SHEA) Antimicrobial Stewardship Work Group and SHEA's Public Policy and Governmental Affairs Committee. Dr. Septimus was the first recipient of the IDSA Annual Clinician Award and was awarded the John S. Dunn Sr. Outstanding Teacher Award in 2010 and 2011. He is on the Food and Drug Administration's Anti-Infective Drug Advisory Group and co-chair of the National Quality Forum's Infectious Disease Steering Committee. He is a clinical professor at Texas A&M Medical School and is professor and distinguished senior fellow at the George Mason University School of Public Health. He is on the board of the International Society for Antimicrobial Resistance and is the chair for the IHI Antibiotic Stewardship Project. He is president of the Texas Infectious Diseases Society and has published more than 90 articles and chapters.


Edward Septimus, MD, the ...

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Edward Septimus, MD, the medical director of infection prevention and epidemiology at HCA and a professor at Texas A&M Medical School, told attendees of last year's international Infection Prevention Society (IPS) conference that the world is at a "tipping point.


Antibiotics Being Overprescribed | Medication Overprescription Issues

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Another doctor, Dr. Ed Septimus, who is also professor at Texas A&M, believes that development of faster germ-identifying tests could help the issue.


Past President: Edward J. ...

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Past President: Edward J. Septimus, M.D., F.I.D.S.A, F.A.C.P, F.S.H.E.A.

Dr. Ed Septimus is originally from New York City. He received his medical degree from Baylor College of Medicine in Houston in 1972. Dr. Septimus went on to complete his postgraduate training in internal medicine and infectious diseases at Baylor College of Medicine in Houston. For the next 30 years Dr. Septimus practiced infectious diseases where he formed a 3 person specialty group in infectious diseases in Houston. He was also medical director of infectious diseases and employee health at Memorial Hermann Healthcare System until November 2005. Dr. Septimus then moved to Montana to become Medical Director of Patient Safety and Infection Control at Billings Clinic. His current position is Medical Director Infection Prevention and Epidemiology Clinical Services Group HCA Healthcare System. He has just finished a 3 year term on the Board of Directors of the Infectious Diseases Society of America (IDSA), and is on the IDSA Quality Improvement Task Force, and IDSA Antimicrobial Resistance Work Group. He has also served on the IDSA Clinical Affairs Committee, IDSA Program Committee, and IDSA State and Regional Board including chair for two years. He was the first recipient of the IDSA Annual Clinician Award. He served on the Houston Medical Advisory Steering Committee on Terrorism and the MRSA Work Group for the Texas Department of Health and recently was appointed to the Infectious Diseases Workgroup for the Texas Department of Health and the FDA Anti-Infective Drug Advisory Group. He holds a faculty position as Clinical Professor at Texas A&M Medical School and Affiliate Professor, Distinguished Senior Fellow, School of Public Health, George Mason University.
He also serves on the Leading Practice Advisory Panel for VHA, the Board International Society for Antimicrobial Resistance, the SHEA/IDSA Antimicrobial Stewardship Task Force and the SHEA HCW Influenza Vaccine Working Group. Current interests include patient safety, infection prevention, public health, sepsis, medical informatics, clinical integration, and human factors engineering. Dr. Septimus has lectured nationally and internationally on surviving sepsis, reduction of healthcare-associated infections, antimicrobial stewardship, MRSA, the economic case for quality, and employee health.

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