Charlesnika T Evans

  • 1285 Citations
20032021
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Research Interests

Dr. Evans has expertise in epidemiologic methods, health outcomes, and infectious disease related research. Her past and current research has focused on the secondary complications of persons with spinal cord injury and disorder (SCI&D) and women with HIV. Her major research interests include the epidemiology of infectious diseases (particularly healthcare associated infections) and outcomes as related to these infections, antimicrobial prescribing and its effects on patient outcomes, and uptake of influenza and pneumococcal pneumonia vaccinations.

Education/Academic qualification

PhD, University of Illinois - Chicago

… → 2007

MPH, University of Illinois - Chicago

… → 1999

Keywords

  • Epidemiology
  • HIV Infection
  • Health Services Research
  • Infectious Diseases
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Immunization
  • Implementation Science

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Grants 2005 2021

Research Output 2003 2019

Effective antibiotic stewardship in spinal cord injury: Challenges and a way forward

Skelton, F., Suda, K., Evans, C. T. & Trautner, B., Mar 4 2019, In : Journal of Spinal Cord Medicine. 42, 2, p. 251-254 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Spinal Cord Injuries
Anti-Bacterial Agents
Spinal Cord Diseases
Veterans Health
United States Department of Veterans Affairs
1 Citation (Scopus)

Effect of varying federal definitions on prevalence and characteristics associated with carbapenem-resistant Enterobacteriaceae in veterans with spinal cord injury

Fitzpatrick, M. A., Suda, K. J., Jones, M. M., Burns, S. P., Poggensee, L., Ramanathan, S., Evans, M. & Evans, C. T., Feb 1 2019, In : American Journal of Infection Control. 47, 2, p. 175-179 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Carbapenems
Veterans
Enterobacteriaceae
Spinal Cord Injuries
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (U.S.)

HIV Status Does Not Affect Rectal Microbiome Composition, Diversity, or Stability over Time: A Chicago Women's Interagency HIV Study

Williams, B., Weber, K., Chlipala, G., Evans, C. T., Morack, R. & French, A., Mar 1 2019, In : AIDS research and human retroviruses. 35, 3, p. 260-266 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Microbiota
HIV
Sexual Behavior
Demography
Diet

Laboratory practices for identification and reporting of carbapenem-resistant Enterobacteriaceae in Department of Veterans Affairs facilities

Fitzpatrick, M. A., Suda, K. J., Ramanathan, S., Guihan, M., Brown, C., Safdar, N., Evans, M., Jones, M. M., Pfeiffer, C. D., Klutts, J. S., Icardi, M., Perencevich, E., Rubin, M. & Evans, C. T., Jan 1 2019, In : Infection Control and Hospital Epidemiology.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Carbapenems
Veterans
Enterobacteriaceae
Guidelines
Polymerase Chain Reaction
1 Citation (Scopus)

Outcomes of community and healthcare-onset clostridium difficile infections

Mora Pinzon, M. C., Buie, R., Liou, J. I., Shirley, D. K., Evans, C. T., Ramanathan, S., Poggensee, L. & Safdar, N., Apr 8 2019, In : Clinical Infectious Diseases. 68, 8, p. 1343-1350 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Clostridium Infections
Community Health Services
Clostridium difficile
Veterans Health
United States Department of Veterans Affairs