CDC Update on National Antimicrobial Stewardship Efforts

Sarah Kabbani

Sarah Kabbani, MD, MSc is an adult infectious disease physician and the deputy director of the Office of Antibiotic Stewardship, Division of Healthcare Quality Promotion, National Center for Emerging and Zoonotic Infectious Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Dr. Kabbani attended the American University of Beirut School of Medicine in Lebanon, and completed her internal medicine residency at Wayne State University in Michigan. After working as an academic hospitalist for two years at the Beaumont Health System, she joined Emory University in 2011 for her post-doctoral infectious disease fellowship. During her fellowship she completed a Master of Science in Clinical Research and was awarded an NIH T32 training grant in vaccinology. In 2016, she joined the Office of Antibiotic Stewardship, where her areas of concentration include older adult and long-term care antibiotic stewardship.