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Rosenthal, Victor D. -ARGENTINA-.
Founder and Chairman

Rosenthal, Victor D. -ARGENTINA-, Founder and Chairman

• Dr. Victor D. Rosenthal. MD, MSc, CIC, is a specialist in Internal Medicine and Infectious Diseases. He is certified on Infection Control and Hospital Epidemiology. • He is the founder and chairman of the International Nosocomial Infection Control Consortium (INICC), a nonprofit international research center which focuses on Healthcare-Associated Infections (HAIs) leading trials and activities about HAI with more than 2,000 researchers in hundreds of cities in more than 50 countries. • He is author of more than 350 scientific publications and book chapters, of which more than hundred are indexed at the US National Library of Medicine of National Institute of Health. • He has been cited in more than 5,000 scientific investigations by other researchers. • He has been honored with ten major international awards for excellence, four of them granted in the U.S., such as the Blue Ribbon Award, Best International Abstract Award, and Award for Publication Excellence, granted by the Association for Professionals in Infection Control and Epidemiology of America, and the SHEA William Jarvis Award, awarded by the Society for Hospital Epidemiology of America. • Dr. Rosenthal has written chapters in 2007, 2012 and 2020 in the book, Bennett & Brachman's Hospital Infections, which is the most widely sold and used book on HAI prevention in the United States and throughout the world. He also wrote chapters about HAIs in other books in Argentina, Colombia, and India, among other countries. • Dr Rosenthal has a critical role in several distinguished organizations, such as the Joint Commission International based in USA, contributing as task force member of the guideline to prevent bloodstream infections and as an author of a chapter at the book of best practices in infection prevention and control; at the Center for Diseases Control and Prevention of USA (CDC), by developing an online software for surveillance of multidrug resistant tuberculosis worldwide; with Washington University, as a member of a panel for scientific trials; with St George University in UK, by conducting multicenter researches about HAIs in pediatric and neonatal ICUs; with World Health Organization, being reviewer of hand hygiene and also multi drug resistant microorganism guidelines, and by providing primary data for their meta-analysis about surgical site infections; with Ministry of Health of Hong Kong, Taiwan, Colombia by collaborating with edition of guidelines to prevent HAIs; with ministry of health and senate of Argentina by being a consultant and editor of national guidelines to prevent HAIs; with ministry of health of Italy, and of Swiss National Foundation, by being reviewer of requests for research grants; of the International Society of Infectious Diseases, by being editor of the guidelines to prevent HAIs; among many others • As a key opinion leader, Dr. Rosenthal was a speaker in more than 5,000 conferences and symposiums in more than 100 countries, at the five continents, during last 28 years. • He has being a jury of other researchers being an Editorial Board Member of American Journal of Infection Control, the Journal of Infection and Public Health, and the Annals of Clinical Microbiology and Antimicrobials. He has judged the work of his colleagues on many opportunities as he contributed as peer reviewer in over twenty peer review journals indexed at the National Library of Medicine of the National Institutes of Health, such as American Journal of Infection Control, Annals of Clinical Microbiology and Antimicrobials, Annals of Saudi Medicine, Antimicrobial resistance and infection control, Australian Infection Control, Biomedica, BMJ Open, Clinical Microbiology and Infection, Critical Care Medicine, Diagnostic Microbiology and Infectious Disease, Emerging Infectious Diseases, Epidemiology and Infection, Expert Review of Anti-infective Therapy, Infection Control and Hospital Epidemiology, Infectious Diseases, International Journal of Infectious Diseases, Journal of Infection and Public Health, Journal of Patient Safety, Pone, Sci Technol, The Lancet, and others.