Description of Research Expertise:
Dr. Han's research focuses on healthcare-associated infections, antibiotic resistance, and antibiotic use, with a focus on infections due to multidrug-resistant organisms across inter-related healthcare settings (e.g., post-acute care).
Han JH, Goldstein EJ, Wise J, Bilker WB, Tolomeo P: Epidemiology of Carbapenem-Resistant Klebsiella pneumoniae in a Network of Long-Term Acute Care Hospitals
Clinical Infectious Diseases 64 (7): 839-844,2017.
Chiotos K, Tamma PD, Flett K, Kandikar M, Zaoutis T: Risk factors for colonization or infection with carbapenem-resistant Enterobacteriaceae in children: a multicenter study Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy : 2017.
Han JH, Garrigan C, Johnston B, Nachamkin I, Clabots C, Bilker WB, Santana E, Tolomeo P, Maslow J, Myers J, Carson L, Lautenbach E: Epidemiology and characteristics of Escherichia coli sequence type 131 (ST131) from long-term care facility residents colonized intestinally with fluoroquinolone-resistant Escherichia coli Diagn Microbiol Infect Dis 87 (3): 275-280,2017.
Anesi J, Lautenbach E, Nachamkin I, Garrigan C, Wilker WB, Wheeler M, Tolomeo P: Clinical and molecular characterization of community-onset urinary tract infections due to extended-spectrum cephalosporin-resistant Enterobacteriaceae Infection Control and Hospital Epidemiology 37 (12): 1433-39,2016.
Pegues DA, Han JH, Gilmar C, McDonnell B: Impact of Ultraviolet Germicidal Irradiation for No-Touch Terminal Room Disinfection on Clostridium difficile Infection Incidence Among Hematology- Oncology Patients Infection Control and Hospital Epidemiology 38 (1): 89-95,2017.
Jacob J, Wu J, Han JH*: Clostridium difficile in an urban, university-affiliated long-term acute care hospital Infection Control and Hospital Epidemiology 38 (3): 294-299,2017.
Anderson DJ, Jenkins TC, Evans SR, Harris AD, Weinstein RA, Tamma PD, Han JH, Bannerjee R, Patel R, Zaoutis T: The role of stewardship in addressing antibacterial resistance: stewardship and infection control committee of the Antibacterial Resistance Leadership Group Clinical Infectious Diseases 64 (Suppl): S36-S40,2017.
Han JH, Sullivan N, Leas BF, Pegues DA, Kaczmarek JL: Cleaning hospital room surfaces to prevent healthcare-associated infections: A technical brief Annals of Internal Medicine 163 (8): 598-607,2015.
Kelly BJ, Lautenbach E, Nachmakin I, Coffin SE, Gerber JS, Fuchs BD, Garrigan C, Han X, Bilker WB, Wise J, Tolomeo P, Han JH: Combined biomarkers discriminate a low likelihood of bacterial infection among surgical intensive care unit patients with suspected sepsis Diagnostic Microbiology and Infectious Disease 85 (1): 109-115,2016.
Mills JP, Talati N, Alby K: The epidemiology of carbapenem-resistant Klebsiella pneumoniae colonization and infection among long-term acute care hospital residents Infection Control and Hospital Epidemiology 37 (1): 55-60,2016.
Han JH, Nachamkin I, Coffin SE, Gerber JS, Fuchs B, Garrigan C, Han X, Bilker WB, Wise J, Tolomeo P: Use of a combination biomarker algorithm to identify medical intensive care unit patients with suspected sepsis at very low likelihood of bacterial infection Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy 59 (10): 6494–6500,2015.