Dr. William Schaffner, professor of preventive medicine in the department of health policy and professor of medicine, received the 2017 SHEA Senior Scholarship Award from the Society for Healthcare Epidemiology of America (SHEA).
SHEA is the premier national professional organization of infection control epidemiologists.
The SHEA Senior Scholarship Award recognizes the work of an investigator/practitioner in infection prevention/health care epidemiology who has made important contributions over many years.
The award was conferred in San Diego, California on October 4 during the annual IDWEEK meetings.
Dr. Schaffner is a faculty member of the Vanderbilt MPH program.