Shruti Gohil

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Associate Medical Director, Epidemiology & Infection Prevention, Infectious Diseases
School of Medicine

Assistant Professor, Infectious Diseases
School of Medicine



University of California, Irvine
333 City Park Blvd, West
City Tower Suite 400
Orange, CA 92868
Research Interests
Hospital Epidemiology and Infection Prevention, Sociodemographic and Clinical Contributors to Hospital Readmissions, and Epidemiology of Sepsis
1. Gohil, S.K., Pirofski, L. Emerging Findings in Fungal Pathogenesis. Report from the 48th Annual Interscience Conference on Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy and 46th Infectious Disease Society of America Joint Conference 2008. Journal of Invasive Fungal Infections 2009; 2:151-153.

2. Gohil, S.K., Heo, M., Schoenbaum, E., Pirofski, L. CD8+ T cells and Risk for Bacterial Pneumonia and All-Cause Mortality in HIV-Infected Women. J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr. 2012 Jun 1;60(2):191-8.

3. Yano, M. Gohil, S.K., Coleman, R., Pirofski, L 2011. Antibodies to Streptococcus pneumoniae capsular polysaccharide enhance quorum sensing. mBio 2(5):e00176-11.

4. Rohatgi, S., Gohil, S.K., Kuniholm, M., Schultz, H., Dufauda, C., Armourd, K., Badrie, S., Mailliard, R., Pirofski, L. Fc gamma receptor 3A Polymorphism and Risk for HIV-associated Cryptococcal Disease. mBio, 4(5):e00573-13.

5. Rhee, C, Gohil, S.K., Klompas, M. Regulatory Mandates for Sepsis Care – Reasons for Caution. New England Journal of Medicine. 370:1673-1676. May 1, 2014.

6. Gohil, S.K., Datta, R., Chenghua, C., Phelan, M., Nguyen, V., Rowther, A., Huang, S. Impact of Hospital Population Case-Mix, Including Poverty, on Hospital All-Cause and Infection-Related 30-Day Readmission Rates. Clinical Infectious Diseases. 2015 Oct 15;61(8):1235-43.

7. Gohil, S.K., Scott, S., Quan, K., Huang, S. Marked Reduction in Compliance with Central Line Insertion Practices (CLIP) When Accounting for Missing CLIP Data and Incomplete Capture of Lines. American Journal of Infection Control. 2015 Oct 27. pii: S0196-6553(15)00980-3.

8. Gohil, S.K., Okubo, S., Klish, S., Huang, S., Zahn, M. Healthcare Workers and Post-Elimination Era Measles: Lessons on Acquisition and Exposure Prevention. Clinical Infectious Diseases. 2016 Jan 15;62(2):166-72.

9. Gohil, S.K., Chenghua, C., Phelan, M., Rhee, C., Platt, R., Huang, S. Impact of Policies on the Rise of Sepsis Incidence, 2000-2010. Clinical Infectious Diseases. 2016 Mar 15;62 (6): 695-703.
1. Gohil, SK., Singh, R., Gombosev, A., Zahn, M., Cheung, M., Chang, J., Huang, S. Emergence of Carbapenem-Resistant Enterobacteriaceae (CRE) in Orange County, CA and Support for Regional Strategies to Limit Spread. Abstract: Infectious Disease Society of America, October, 2014, Philadelphia, PA.

2. Gohil, SK, Murray, B., Kim, E., Chang, J., Huang, S. Reducing Bio-burden and Healthcare Associated Infection Risk Among Hospitalized Patients: Adoptability of Chlorhexidine Gluconate (CHG) Bathing Among Non-ICU Patients. Abstract: Infectious Disease Society of America, October, 2014, Philadelphia, PA.

3. Ricks, C., Gohil, S., Rahman, A. High fidelity medical student microbiology simulation. 15th International Meeting on Simulation in Healthcare (IMSH), January, 2015, New Orleans, LA. 2nd Place Winner, Program Innovation Abstract.

4. Gohil, S., Kaplan, S., Mavandadi, S., Grimley, K., Huang, S. Understanding Nursing Perceptions and Barriers to Daily Chlorhexidine Gluconate (CHG) Bathing of Hospitalized Patients. Society for Healthcare Epidemiology of America (SHEA), May, 2015, Orlando, FL.

5. Gohil, S., Yim, J., Espinoza, M., Bhatia, S., Paiji, C., Huang, S. Introducing A Central Line Insertion Site Assessment (CLISA) Staging Tool to Standardize Appraisal of High Risk Insertion Sites. Society for Healthcare Epidemiology of America (SHEA), May, 2015, Orlando, FL.

6. Truong, KK, Huang, SS, Dickey, L, Cao, C, Perret, D, Swaroop, B, Dolich, M, Gohil, SK. Do No Harm: Attitudes among Physicians and Trainees about Working While Ill. Infectious Disease Society of America, October, 2015, San Diego, CA.

7. Gohil, S., Al Sharif, M., Singh, R., Tam, S., Huang, S. Post-Discharge Central Line Management in the Nursing Home. Society for Healthcare Epidemiology of America (SHEA), May 18, 2016, Atlanta, GA. Oral Presentation.

8. Saito, H., Alsharif, M., Bahadori, B., Chen, L., Seery, T., Yim, J., Dickey, L., Huang, S.S., Gohil, S. Insertion site inflammation, CLABSI, and Readmissions due to Outpatient Central Lines. Society for Healthcare Epidemiology of America (SHEA), May, 2016, Atlanta, GA.
UCI School of Medicine Faculty Research Award
NIH NRSA Training Grant (5T32)
Professional Societies
Infectious Disease Society of America
Society for Healthcare Epidemiologists of America
Other Experience
Assistant Professor, Infectious Diseases
University of California, Irvine 2010—Curr

Attending, Infectious Disease
Albert Einstein College of Medicine 2009—2010

Infectious Disease Research Fellow
Albert Einstein College of Medicine 2006—2009

Research Center
Health Policy Research Institute
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