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photo Mohamed H Yassin, MD, PhD

Director of Infection Control UPMC-Mercy

Email: yassinm@upmc.edu

Phone: 412-232-7798

Contact
Office: Ermire Building, Suite 10550
1400 Locust Street
Pittsburgh, PA 15219
 
Phone: 412-232-7798
Fax: 412-232-3292
E-mail: yassinm@upmc.edu
Administrative Assistant:
Lenore Goodale
Email: goodalel@upmc.edu
Phone: 412-232-5918
Education and Training
Education
MBBS, Cairo University School of Medicine, 1992
MSc, Cairo University School of Medicine, 1996
PhD, Cairo University School of Medicine, 2003
Internal Medicine ABIM board certification, Hurley Medical center- Michigan State University, 2002
Infectious Diseases ABIM board certification, University Hospitals- Case Western reserve Univ., 2006
Training
Infectious Diseases fellowship, University Hospitals- Case Western reserve Univ., 2005
Chief resident of Internal Medicine, Hurley Medical center- Michigan State University, 2002
Internal Medicine resident, Hurley Medical center- Michigan State University, 2002
transitional resident, Hurley Medical center- Michigan State University, 1999
Internal Medicine resident, Cairo University Hospitals, 1997
Research Interest
Dr. Yassin's research interests center on decreasing hospital-acquired infections. His areas of focus are infection prevention and hospital epidemiology; cost effectiveness analysis (CEA); Legionella prevention in hospital water; ventilator-associated pneumonia; surveillance for multidrug resistant organisms (MRSA, Acinetobacter, and other Gram negative resistant pathogens); and endoscopic processing and microbiological evaluation.
Clinical Interest
Dr. Yassin's clinical interest lies in General Infectious Diseases with focus on infection prevention and global health including travelers health.
Educational Interest
Infection control.
Travel-related infections.
Publications
Selected Publications:
Gupta V and Yassin MH. Infection control paradigm shift. Infect Disord Drug Targets. Infect Disord Drug Targets. 2013; 13(3): 155.
Biswas A and Yassin MH. An unexpected cause irritation: A case of zoonotic ocular onchocerciasis. Case Rep Infect Dis. 2013; 204749: 3866879.
Singh P, Yassin MH, Lawlor M. Serology for Hepatitis B Virus in hemodialysis patients: What is necessary?. J Vaccines Vaccin. 2013; 10.4172/2157-7560.1000210.
Maldjian C, Khanna V, Tandon B, Then M, Yassin M, Adam R and Klein M. Lymphatic Filariasis Disseminating to the Upper Extremity. Case Reports in Radiology. 2013; PMCID: PMC3965918.
Duda S; Kandiah S,; Stout J; Baron J; Yassin M; Fabrizio M; Ferrelli J; Hariri R; Wagener M, Goepfert J; Bond J; Hannigan J; and Rogers D. Evaluation of a new monochloramine generation system for controlling Legionella in building hot water systems. Accepted Infection control Hospital Epidemiology. 2014; 7.