Amy Ray, MD, MPH

Amy Ray MDIn the first six months of her new post as system medical director at University Hospitals of Cleveland, Amy Ray, M.D., had to use tactics worthy of a CSI agent – without the crime component – in order to track down an outbreak of the dreaded Acinetobacter baumannii (Ab). The outbreak impacted more than a dozen long-term acute care patients on ventilators, and took two lives. Dr. Ray, board certified in both adult infectious disease and internal medicine, was confronted with the Ab outbreak immediately at the January 1, 2008 start of her new position with University Hospitals, where she serves as chair of the System Infection Control Committee. She began with the hospital two years earlier in the Division of Infectious Diseases. Read More