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Dr. Tara N. Palmore

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Director , Infectious Diseases Tr...

National Institutes of Health
31 Center Dr. MSC 2062 Building 31, Room B1-W30
Bethesda , Maryland 20892
United States

Company Description: The National Institutes of Health (NIH) - The Nation's Medical Research Agency - is comprised of 27 Institutes and Centers and is a component of the U. S....   more

Employment History


  • University of Virginia School of Medicine
  • MD
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Summerville, SC, Role of Hand Hygiene in Healthcare and the Debate Between Soaps and Sanitizers, 1 Oct 2013 [cached]
"The hands of healthcare workers are the way this spreads," says Dr. Tara Palmore, deputy hospital epidemiologist at the National Institutes of Health, where seven people died from CRE, as the bacteria is called, between 2011 and 2012.?Indeed, studies have shown that 25 percent of Americans don't wash their hands after using the restroom.
But a few weeks later, the ..., 23 Aug 2012 [cached]
But a few weeks later, the hospital staff was "horrified," said Tara Palmore, an NIH infection control specialist, when a second patient tested positive for the bacteria. A third and fourth soon followed.
"This was our introduction to antibiotic-resistant Klebisella," Palmore said.
"We eventually learned that they were all connected," said Palmore of the 17 patients.
Tara N. Palmore, ..., 29 Oct 2014 [cached]
Tara N. Palmore, MD
Dr. Palmore is deputy hospital epidemiologist at the National Institutes of Health Clinical Center. Her research interests include resistant gram-negative infections, Clostridium difficile, and prevention of infections in highly immunocompromised patients.
Dr. Tara Palmore, 28 Oct 2012 [cached]
Dr. Tara Palmore
Tara Palmore Dr. Palmore is an infectious diseases specialist and Deputy Hospital Epidemiologist at the National Institutes of Health Clinical Center. In her clinical role, she serves as an infectious diseases consultant in the Clinical Center, which has a large stem cell transplantation program and other categories of heavily immunosuppressed patients. Dr. Palmore did her undergraduate education at Harvard College and attended the University of Virginia School of Medicine. She completed internal medicine residency at the New York Presbyterian Hospital/Cornell and infectious diseases fellowship at the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases.
In this photo taken Aug. 21, ..., 22 Aug 2012 [cached]
In this photo taken Aug. 21, 2012, Dr. Tara Palmore, deputy hospital epidemiologist at the National Institutes of Health Clinical Center, left, and Dr. Julie Segre, a geneticist with the National Human Genome Research Institute, pose at the NIH Clinical Center in Bethesda, Md. Last year a deadly superbug spread through the nation's leading research hospital, killing six patients before it could be stopped.
"We never want this to happen again," said Dr. Tara Palmore, deputy hospital epidemiologist at the NIH Clinical Center.
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