eLABorate Topics

Hosted ByLona Small, Stephanie Whitehead, & Tywauna Wilson

Leadership and Technical Strategies for Medical Laboratory Professionals to excel inside and outside of the lab.

Episode 20: “The Path of Least Antibiotic Resistance”- Dr. Rodney Rohde

In this “Ask the Expert” episode, co-host Stephanie Whitehead chats with Dr. Rodney Rohde about the global public health threat of antimicrobial resistance (AMR). Tune as Stephanie and Dr. Rohde discuss ways to help prevent AMR, tips for being an advocate of this cause and much more!

Be sure to check out Dr. Rohde’s coauthored explainer article for TIPS-infectioncontrol.tips entitled Antimicrobial Resistance: A Review of a Broad-Spectrum Problem and Future Needs – InfectionControl.tips, as well as, his previous talks, YouTubes, articles and other bodies of work!

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Special Guest Bio:

Dr. Rohde has published over 90 research articles and abstracts, two books and is a highly sought keynote presenter with over 100 international, national, and state conference presentations. His two books focus on Methicillin Resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) adaptation and Clinical Considerations in Rabies. In recent years, he has become a globally viral author subject matter expert utilizing invited articles, TEDx talks, podcasts, video casts and interviews to enhance science communication and translational health research literacy in public health, healthcare, and the medical laboratory environment.

During the #SARSCoV2 / #COVID19 pandemic, Doc R is the #1 quoted Texas State subject matter expert and conducted over 150 interviews for podcasts, TV, newspapers, and internet sites including dozens of webinars and workshops at all levels. He has received numerous awards and honors during his career, and most recently, added to The Pathologist’s PowerList 2020 and Cardinal Health’s Laboratory Excellence List (2022).


Listeners can connect with Dr. Rodney Rohde at:

Personal Website: https://rodneyerohde.wp.txstate.edu/

Twitter: @RodneyRohde | @TXST_CLS | @TXST_THR

Linkedin: https://www.linkedin.com/in/rodneyerohde/ [personal]

[Texas State CLS Program]

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=100010172941875 [personal]

https://www.facebook.com/txstate.cls/ [Texas State CLS Program]

https://www.facebook.com/txst.THR/ [Texas State Translational Health Research]

https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCtWrOlPkjfLm2_i1G3ZVWBg [Youtube channel]


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