Prosthetic Joint Infections

1230-1400hrs BST

Chair: Dr Kordo Saeed, Consultant Microbiologist/ University Hospital Southampton NHS Foundation Trust, Honorary Associate Professor / University of Southampton

Welcome
Dr Kordo Saeed, Consultant Microbiologist/ University Hospital Southampton NHS Foundation Trust, Honorary Associate Professor / University of Southampton

Presentation 1:
Diagnostic Challenges in the Diagnosis of PJI
Parham Sendi, Professor of infectious disease , University of Bern Switzerland

Presentation 2:
Modifiable Risk Factors for Preventing PJI
Antonia Chen, Associate Professor, Orthopaedic Surgery Director of Research, Arthroplasty Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Brigham & Women’s Hospital, Boston

Presentation 3:
Title tbc
Tariq Azamgarhi – Specialist Antimicrobial Pharmacist, Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital NHS Trust

Presentation 4:
What’s on the horizon for MSKI treatment with phage therapy
Javad Parvizi, MD, James Edwards Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery Sidney Kimmel School of Medicine, Rothman Institute at Thomas Jefferson University

Panel discussion – all speakers 


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Speakers

Antonia Chen, Associate Professor, Orthopaedic Surgery Director of Research, Arthroplasty Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Brigham & Women’s Hospital, Boston

Antonia F. Chen MD/MBA is currently an Associate Professor at Harvard Medical School and the Director of Arthroplasty Research at Brigham and Women’s Hospital. She was the Associate Director of Research at the Rothman Institute in Philadelphia, an Associate Professor at Sidney Kimmel Medical College, and the Director of Medical Education Curriculum, Musculoskeletal Studies at the Sidney Kimmel Medical College and Thomas Jefferson University. She received her BS from Yale University and her MD from Rutgers Medical School, where she graduated with Distinction in Research and was inducted into the Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honor Society. Antonia received her MBA from Rutgers Business School and is a member of the Beta Gamma Sigma Honor Society. She completed her orthopaedic residency at the University of Pittsburgh and her fellowship in hip and knee arthroplasty at the Rothman Institute. She is a member of the Knee Society, and the first female surgeon in the Hip Society. She is on the editorial board of 8 journals, and was president of the Musculoskeletal Infection Society. She has authored over 300 publications, 45 book chapters, and 4 books, has won multiple research awards, and has presented all over the world.