Charlesnika T Evans

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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

Research interests

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

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Grants 2005 2026

Research Output 2003 2020

Correlation of prevention practices with rates of health care-associated Clostridioides difficile infection

Musuuza, J. S., McKinley, L., Keating, J. A., Obasi, C., Knobloch, M. J., Crnich, C., Evans, C. T., Evans, M. E., Livorsi, D., Morgan, D. J., Perencevich, E. N., Reisinger, H. S., Schweizer, M. L., Suda, K. J., Simbartl, L. A. & Safdar, N., Jan 1 2020, In : Infection Control and Hospital Epidemiology. 41, 1, p. 52-58 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Delivery of Health Care
Patients' Rooms
2 Citations (Scopus)

Assessment of the Appropriateness of Antibiotic Prescriptions for Infection Prophylaxis Before Dental Procedures, 2011 to 2015

Suda, K. J., Calip, G. S., Zhou, J., Rowan, S., Gross, A. E., Hershow, R. C., Perez, R. I., McGregor, J. C. & Evans, C. T., May 3 2019, In : JAMA network open. 2, 5, p. e193909

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Dental Prophylaxis
Anti-Bacterial Agents
Antibiotic Prophylaxis
1 Citation (Scopus)

Determining best practices for management of bacteriuria in spinal cord injury: Protocol for a mixed-methods study

Skelton, F., Martin, L. A., Evans, C. T., Kramer, J., Grigoryan, L., Richardson, P., Kunik, M. E., Poon, I. O., Holmes, S. A. & Trautner, B. W., Feb 2019, In : Journal of medical Internet research. 21, 2, e12272.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Practice Management
Spinal Cord Injuries
Practice Guidelines
Veterans Health
2 Citations (Scopus)

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 2019, In : American Journal of Infection Control. 47, 2, p. 175-179 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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