Susan
 
E.
 
Coffin
MD, MPH
Email: 
coffin@email.chop.edu
Address: 
Infection Prevention and Control Department The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia 3535 Market Street Room 1579
2155904492
Affiliations
Expertise
Appointments
Professor of Pediatrics at the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia (2014– present)
Associate Professor of Pediatrics at the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia (2007 – 2014)
Assistant Professor of Pediatrics at the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia (2004 – 2007)
Assistant Professor of Pediatrics at University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine (1998 – 2004)
Education
M.P.H., Epidemiology, Johns Hopkins School of Hygiene and Public Health (1991)
M.D., University of Vermont College of Medicine (1987)
B.A., History, Williams College (1983)
Selected Publications
Klieger, S., Sandora, T., Potter-Bynoe, G., Quach, C., Coffin, S.E.. Beyond the bundle: supplemental strategies to prevent pediatric central line-associated bloodstream infections.. Infection Control and Hospital Epidemiology. Vol 34. 2013:1208-1210.
Kuncio, D., Middleton, M., Cooney, M., Ramos, M., Coffin, S. Feemster, K.. Healthcare worker exposures to pertussis: missed opportunities for prevention. Pediatrics. 2013:in press.
Milstone, A.M. Reich, N.G. Advani, S. Yuan, G. Bryant, K. Coffin, S.E. Huskins, W.C. Livington, R. Saiman, L. Smith, P.B. Song, X.. Catheter Dwell Time and CLABSIs in Neonates with PICCs: A Multicenter Cohort Study. Pediatrics. Vol 132. 2013:e1609-e1615.
Atchley, K.D., Pappas, J.M., Kennedy, A., Coffin, S.E., Gerber, J.S., Fuller, S., Spray, T.L., McCardle, K., Gaynor, J.W.. Use of administrative data for surgical site infection surveillance after congenital cardiac surgery results in inaccurate reporting of surgical site infection rates. Annals of Thoracic Surgery. 2013:in press.
Gaur, A., Huskins, W.C., Rosenberg, C., Morrell, G.C., Coffin, S.E., Miller, M., Cuilan-Gao.. Evaluating Application of the National Healthcare Safety Network Central Line-Associated Bloodstream Infection Surveillance Definition ? A survey of pediatric intensive care and hematology/oncology units. Infection Control and Hospital Epidemiology. Vol 34. 2013:663-670.
Sammons, J.S., Localio, R., Xiao, R., Coffin, S.E., Zaoutis, T.. Clostridium difficile infection is associated with increased risk of death and prolonged hospitalization in children. Clin Infect Dis. Vol 57. 2013:1-8.
Feemster, K., Leckerman, K.H., Middleton, M., Zerr, D.M., Elward, A.M., Newland, J.G., Asti, L., Guth, R.M., Selvarangan, R., Coffin, S.E.. Use of administrative data for the identification of laboratory-confirmed influenza infection: the validity of influenza-specific ICD-9 codes. J Pediatr Infect Dis. Vol 63-66. 2013.
Fiero, J.L., Prasad, P.A, Fisher, B.T., Gerber, J.S, Coffin, S.E., Walsh, T.J., Zaoutis, T.E.. Ocular manifestations of candidemia in children. Pediatr Infect Dis J. Vol 32. 2013:84-6.
Kersun, L.S., Reilly, A., Coffin, S.E., Boyer, J., Luning Prak, E.T. McDonald, K., Hou, X., Jawad, A.F., Sullivan, K.E.. A prospective study of chemotherapy immunologic effects and predictors of humoral influenza vaccine responses in a pediatric oncology cohort. Influenza and Other Respiratory Viruses. Vol in press. 2013.
Han, J.H., Bilker, W.B., Nachamkin, I., Zaoutis, T.E., Coffin, S.E., Linkin, D.R., Hu, B., Tolomeo, P., Fishman, N.O., Lautenbach, E.. The Effect of a Hospital-Wide Urine Culture Screening Intervention on the Incidence of Extended-Spectrum Beta-Lactamase (ESBL)-Producing Escherichia coli and Klebsiella Species. Infection Control and Hospital Epidemiology. Vol 34. 2013:1160-1166.