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Mass immunization drill to take place at UofL Health Sciences Center Campus

WHAT: The University of Louisville will stage a mass immunization drill Tuesday, July 31 to test an emergency preparedness plan developed by Ruth Carrico, associate professor, UofL School of Medicine, division of infectious diseases, and her team. Beginning at noon, nearly 50 UofL School of Nursing students will be notified electronically every 15 minutes to staff

University of Louisville study dispels concerns about drive-thru flu clinics

Critics have pointed to fainting risks and subsequent auto accidents as reasons for concern when using drive-thru influenza immunization clinics, according to Ruth Carrico, PhD, RN, FSHEA, CIC, associate professor, division of infectious diseases, University of Louisville School of Medicine. A review conducted by Carrico and UofL faculty W. Paul McKinney, MD, FACP, Timothy Wiemkan,

APIC announces recipient of award for outstanding service, dedication to infection prevention profession

Ruth Carrico, PhD, RN, FSHEA, CIC, of Louisville, Ky., has been named the 2012 recipient of the prestigious Carole DeMille Achievement Award by the Association for Professionals in Infection Control and Epidemiology (APIC). The award, which will be presented at APIC’s 39th Annual Educational Conference & International Meeting, June 4-6 in San Antonio, is given