Dr. Brooke Ramay

Kenyan hospital visits linked to increased exposure to antibiotic-resistant bacteria

Kenyan patients who spend more than three days in the nation’s hospitals are more likely to harbor a form of bacteria resistant to one of the most widely used antibiotic classes, according to a WSU-led study.

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Meet our researchers: Dr. Brooke M. Ramay

Dr. Brooke M. Ramay is an assistant research professor at the Paul G. Allen School for Global Health who is leading research on antimicrobial resistance in Guatemala. She has a dual appointment at the Universidad del Valle de Guatemala as an associate professor and researcher at the Center for Health Studies.

Dr. Brooke Ramay is pictured.