Dr. Dev Anderson is an Associate Professor in the Division of Infectious Diseases and Department of Medicine at Duke University. He is currently Director of the Duke Center for Antimicrobial Stewardship and Infection Prevention and Director of the Duke Program for Infection Prevention in the NFL. With training in internal medicine, infectious diseases, and epidemiology, Dr. Anderson assesses medical problems at both the population and individual patient levels. Over the past decade, Dr. Anderson’s work has led to improvements in the quality and safety of care in multiple areas of healthcare, including Duke University Hospital and more than 40 community hospitals in the southeastern U.S. through the Center’s outreach networks, Duke Infection Control for Sports (ICS)—formerly known as the Duke Infection Control Outreach Network (DICON)—and the Duke Antimicrobial Stewardship Outreach Network (DASON).
Dr. Anderson has authored over 140 peer-reviewed articles related to quality of care, patient safety, healthcare epidemiology, antimicrobial stewardship, and multidrug-resistant pathogens. Dr. Anderson has received research funding from the National Institutes of Health (NIH), the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ), and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and is currently the Principal Investigator of the Duke-UNC Prevention Epicenter Program, one of 11 prestigious Epicenter Programs funded by the CDC.
Dr. Anderson is recognized as a national and international expert. In addition to his work with the NFL, he is currently a Fellow of the Infectious Disease Society of America and is a Fellow and a member of the Board of Trustees for the Society for Healthcare Epidemiology of America. In addition, he is an alumnus of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Physician Faculty Scholars Program, is a member of the Steering Committee for the NIH’s Antibacterial Resistance Leadership Group, and recently received the Distinguished Scientist Award from the Association of Professionals in Infection Prevention.