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The Center for Rural health Webinar: ‘Superbugs are Taking Over… Here’s How Telehealth Can Stop Them’

Webinar: Thursday, September 19, 2019 - 12:00 p.m. Arizona Time

Learning Objectives:

  1. The impact of overprescribing antibiotics and how they create superbugs
  2. The importance of Infectious Disease specialists
  3. Eight steps to bringing in a solution via Telehealth

Speaker Bio:

Kevin T. Stephan, MD, FACP, is a board-certified Infectious Disease specialist. Previously, he served as Chief of Infectious Disease and Chief of Medical Specialities at St. Mary's Medical Center in Duluth, MN, where he also served in several leadership capacities including the Board of Directors and Medical Executive Committees. He was active in antibiotic stewardship and telemedicine outreach to community and rural hospital.

Lt. Colonel (ret) Stephan served 23 years in the US Air Force, where he ran the USAF HIV Evaluation Program. He was awarded  PRC 5-Star Excellence for being in the top 10% of Infectious Disease physicians nationally in overall quality of patient care and was chosen by colleagues as the top Infectious Disease physician in the region in Duluth Superior Magazine.

For more information conact Jennifer Peters: petersjs@email.arizona.edu - 520.626.2254

Click Here to Register

This webinar is made possible through funding provided by Health Resources and Services Administration, Office for the Advancement of Telehealth (G22RH24749). Arizona State Office of Rural Health is funded through a grant from US Department of Health and Human Services. Grant number H95RH00102-25-00.

This information or content and conclusions are those of the author and should not be construed as the official position or policy of, nor should any endorsements be inferred by HRSA, DHHS or the U.S. Government.