Dr. Daniel Diekema is a Professor of Internal Medicine and Pathology at the University of Iowa. In the Department of Internal Medicine, he serves as a director for the Division of Infectious Diseases.
- Dr. Diekema received his MD in Medicine at Vanderbilt University in 1989. He did his Residency in Internal Medicine at the University of Virginia (1989-1992). He did his Fellowships in Infectious Diseases (1992-1995) and Medical Microbiology (1998-2000) at the University of Iowa. Also while at the University of Iowa, he received his Masters of Science in Preventive Medicine.
- As a hospital epidemiologist, infectious diseases clinician and a clinical microbiologist, he has studied and published extensively on the epidemiology of antimicrobial resistance and healthcare associated infections, with particular emphasis on drug resistant pathogens and healthcare-associated fungal infections.
- In 2014 he was elected President of the Society for Healthcare Epidemiology of America.
- He is also a member of the CDC Healthcare Infection Control Practices Advisory Committee.
- He is an Associate Hospital Epidemiologist and an Associate Clinical Microbiology Laboratory Director at the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics.
For more information on the research Dr. Diekema has worked on and is currently working on, see his researchgate.net profile page here.
Contact Dr. Daniel Diekema
Phone: (319) 384-5626