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Hilary M. Babcock, MD, MPH

Professor, Medicine
Division of Infectious Diseases
Medical Director, Occupational Health, Barnes-Jewish Hospital and St. Louis Children's Hospital

Specialty Areas

Infectious Diseases

Board Certifications

Internal Medicine
Infectious Disease

Hospital Affiliations

Barnes-Jewish Hospital

Areas of Clinical Interest

Infectious diseases, infection control, occupational health, needlestick injuries, hand hygiene, nosocomial influenza



In-patient care only

  • Location(s)
  • Education
  • Publication & Research

Location(s)

Location(s)

Taylor Ave. Building Extension

620 South Taylor Ave.
Suite 100
St. Louis, MO 63110

Office Phone: 314-747-1206
Fax: 314-222-6252

Education

Education

Fellowship: Infectious Diseases, Barnes-Jewish Hospital, Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, Missouri 2002
Chief Resident: Internal Medicine, Barnes-Jewish Hospital, Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, Missouri 1999
Residency: Internal Medicine, Barnes-Jewish Hospital, Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, Missouri 1997
Medical Degree: University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, Texas 1994
B.A.: Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island 1989

Publication & Research

Publication & Research

Mandatory employee vaccination as a strategy for early and comprehensive health care personnel immunization coverage: Experience from 10 influenza seasons.
Blank C, Gemeinhart N, Dunagan WC, Babcock HM
Am J Infect Control. 2020 Mar 29; pii: S0196-6553(20)30042-0. doi: 10.1016/j.ajic.2020.01.015.

PMID:
    32238270
    [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
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Mission critical partnership for infection prevention success.
Hoffmann K, Babcock HM
Am J Infect Control. 2019 Dec; 47(12)1406-1407. doi: 10.1016/j.ajic.2019.09.011.

PMID:
    31779809
    [PubMed - in process]
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Assessment of percent positive agreement between fluorescent marker and ATPase for environmental cleaning monitoring during sequential application in an intensive care unit.
Burnham JP, Shives ER, Warren DK, Han JH, Babcock HM, CDC Prevention Epicenters Program.
Am J Infect Control. 2020 Apr; 48(4)454-455. doi: 10.1016/j.ajic.2019.09.015.

PMID:
    31744633
    [PubMed - in process]
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A Process for Assessing Products for Infection Prevention in Health Care Settings: A Framework From the Healthcare Infection Control Practices Advisory Committee of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
Chopra V, Janssen L, Bryant K, Fauerbach L, Talbot TR 3rd, Babcock HM
Ann Intern Med. 2019 Nov 19; doi: 10.7326/M19-2172.

PMID:
    31739344
    [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
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Reported variability in healthcare facility policies regarding healthcare personnel working while experiencing influenza-like illnesses: An emerging infections network survey.
Babcock HM, Beekmann SE, Pillai SK, Santibanez S, Lee L, Kuhar DT, Campbell AP, Patel A, Polgreen PM
Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2020 Jan; 41(1)80-85. doi: 10.1017/ice.2019.305.

PMID:
    31722757
    [PubMed - in process]
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Respiratory viral surveillance of healthcare personnel and patients at an adult long-term care facility.
O'Neil CA, Kim L, Prill MM, Talbot HK, Whitaker B, Sakthivel SK, Zhang Y, Zhang J, Tong S, Stone N, Garg S, Gerber SI, Babcock HM
Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2019 Nov; 40(11)1309-1312. doi: 10.1017/ice.2019.207.

PMID:
    31551105
    [PubMed - in process]
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Respiratory Protection of Health Care Personnel to Prevent Respiratory Viral Transmission.
Talbot TR, Babcock HM
JAMA. 2019 Sep 3; 322(9)817-819. doi: 10.1001/jama.2019.11644.

PMID:
    31479123
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Continuing to Move the Needle on Health Care Personnel Influenza Vaccination Rates.
Babcock HM
JAMA Netw Open. 2018 Jun 1; 1(2)e180144. doi: 10.1001/jamanetworkopen.2018.0144.

PMID:
    30646059
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Differences in mortality between infections due to extended-spectrum-beta-lactamase-producing Klebsiella pneumoniae and Escherichia coli.
Burnham JP, Kwon JH, Olsen MA, Babcock HM, Kollef MH
Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2018 Sep; 39(9)1138-1139. doi: 10.1017/ice.2018.142.

PMID:
    29961440
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Infectious Diseases Consultation Reduces 30-Day and 1-Year All-Cause Mortality for Multidrug-Resistant Organism Infections.
Burnham JP, Olsen MA, Stwalley D, Kwon JH, Babcock HM, Kollef MH
Open Forum Infect Dis. 2018 Mar; 5(3)ofy026. doi: 10.1093/ofid/ofy026.

PMID:
    29577058
    [PubMed]
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Readmissions With Multidrug-Resistant Infection in Patients With Prior Multidrug Resistant Infection.
Burnham JP, Kwon JH, Olsen MA, Babcock HM, Kollef MH
Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2018 Jan; 39(1)12-19. doi: 10.1017/ice.2017.254.

PMID:
    29248023
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Preventing Respiratory Viral Transmission in Long-Term Care: Knowledge, Attitudes, and Practices of Healthcare Personnel.
O'Neil CA, Kim L, Prill MM, Stone ND, Garg S, Talbot HK, Babcock HM
Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2017 Dec; 38(12)1449-1456. doi: 10.1017/ice.2017.232.

PMID:
    29173225
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Characterization of Aerosols Generated During Patient Care Activities.
O'Neil CA, Li J, Leavey A, Wang Y, Hink M, Wallace M, Biswas P, Burnham CD, Babcock HM, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Epicenters Program.
Clin Infect Dis. 2017 Oct 15; 65(8)1335-1341. doi: 10.1093/cid/cix535.

PMID:
    29017249
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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ICD-9-CM Coding for Multidrug Resistant Infection Correlates Poorly With Microbiologically Confirmed Multidrug Resistant Infection.
Burnham JP, Kwon JH, Babcock HM, Olsen MA, Kollef MH
Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2017 Nov; 38(11)1381-1383. doi: 10.1017/ice.2017.192.

PMID:
    28870271
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Rapid MRSA PCR on respiratory specimens from ventilated patients with suspected pneumonia: a tool to facilitate antimicrobial stewardship.
Trevino SE, Pence MA, Marschall J, Kollef MH, Babcock HM, Burnham CD
Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis. 2017 May; 36(5)879-885. doi: 10.1007/s10096-016-2876-5.

PMID:
    28004323
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Comparative Study on the Size Distributions, Respiratory Deposition, and Transport of Particles Generated from Commonly Used Medical Nebulizers.
Wang Y, Li J, Leavey A, O'Neil C, Babcock HM, Biswas P
J Aerosol Med Pulm Drug Deliv. 2017 Apr; 30(2)132-140. doi: 10.1089/jamp.2016.1340.

PMID:
    27977321
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Interrater Reliability of Surveillance for Ventilator-Associated Events and Pneumonia.
Kerlin MP, Trick WE, Anderson DJ, Babcock HM, Lautenbach E, Gueret R, Klompas M
Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2017 Feb; 38(2)172-178. doi: 10.1017/ice.2016.262.

PMID:
    27821207
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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A targeted educational intervention to reduce ventilator-associated complications.
Nolley EP, Trevino SE, Babcock HM, Kollef MH
Am J Infect Control. 2016 Nov 1; 44(11)1406-1407. doi: 10.1016/j.ajic.2016.03.052.

PMID:
    27238942
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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The Impact of Nighttime Intensivists on Medical Intensive Care Unit Infection-Related Indicators.
Trivedi A, McMullen KM, Babcock HM, Kollef MH
Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2016 Mar; 37(3)352-4. doi: 10.1017/ice.2015.304.

PMID:
    26651382
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Perceptions and behaviours of infectious diseases physicians when managing urinary tract infections due to MDR organisms.
Trevino SE, Babcock HM, Henderson JP, Lane MA, Beekmann SE, Polgreen PM, Marschall J
J Antimicrob Chemother. 2015 Dec; 70(12)3397-400. doi: 10.1093/jac/dkv271.

PMID:
    26349519
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Areas of Research Interest

Occupational exposures and nosocomial infections