New hospital epidemiologist joins UI Hospitals and Clinics

Jorge L. Salinas, MD

Jorge L. Salinas, MD

Please welcome Jorge L. Salinas, MD, to UI Hospitals and Clinics as the new hospital epidemiologist. In this role, Salinas will lead the Infection Prevention Program in ongoing efforts to decrease the risk for health care associated infections and other adverse events.

Salinas comes to Iowa from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, where he was an epidemic intelligence service officer. In addition to his role as hospital epidemiologist, Salinas will see patients on the Infectious Diseases consult service as a clinical assistant professor of internal medicine.