Laura (Johnson) Power, M.D., M.P.H.
Research Assistant Professor, Department of Epidemiology, School of Public Health
Clinical Assistant Professor, Division of Infectious Diseases, Department of Internal Medicine, School of Medicine
Associate Program Director, Preventive Medicine Residency
Assistant Editor, American Journal of Preventive Medicine
- 5242 SPH II
- 1415 Washington Heights
- Ann Arbor, Michigan 48109-2029
Dr. Power is a Research Assistant Professor in the Department of Epidemiology at the University of Michigan School of Public Health and a Clinical Assistant Professor in the Division of Infectious Diseases, Department of Internal Medicine at the University of Michigan Health System. She is also the Associate Program Director for the Preventive Medicine Residency at University of Michigan School of Public Health and is an Assistant Editor for the American Journal of Preventive Medicine. She completed medical school, internal medicine residency, and a chief residency at Wayne State University School of Medicine in Detroit, MI, followed by infectious diseases fellowship at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Harvard Medical School in Boston, MA. Prior to joining the University of Michigan, Dr. Power practiced at Henry Ford Health System as an infectious diseases physician where she also served as the Medical Director for Infection Prevention. After practicing at Henry Ford for 6 years, she pursued further training in the Preventive Medicine Residency program at the University of Michigan School of Public Health where she also received her Master in Public Health degree, with a focus in general epidemiology. Her research interests include vaccine-preventable diseases, communicable diseases epidemiology, infection prevention, and public health.
- EPID650: Principles and Practice of Preventive Medicine
- EPID607: Applied Epidemiology in Public Health Practice
- B.A., Albion College, Albion, MI 1998
- M.D., Wayne State University School of Medicine, Detroit, MI 2002
- Internal Medicine Residency, Wayne State University School of Medicine, Detroit, MI 2002-2005
- Chief Medical Resident, Wayne State University School of Medicine, Detroit, MI 2005-2006
- Infectious Diseases Fellowship, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 2006-2008
- M.P.H., University of Michigan School of Public Health, Ann Arbor, MI 2015
- Preventive Medicine Residency, University of Michigan School of Public Health, Ann Arbor, MI 2014-2016
- Johnson LE, D’Agata EM, Paterson DL, Clarke L, Qureshi ZA, Potoski BA, Peleg AY. Pseudomonas aeruginosa bacteremia over a 10-year period: multidrug resistance and outcomes in transplant recipients. Transplant Infect Dis. 2009 Jun; 11(3):227-34.
- Nystrom SC, Wells EV, Pokharna HS, Johnson LE, Najjar MA, Mamou FM, Rudrik JT, Miller CE, Boulton ML. Botulism toxemia following laparoscopic appendectomy. Clin Infect Dis. 2012 Feb 15; 54(4):e32-4. Epub 2011 Dec 5.
- Doi Y, Park YS, Rivera JI, Adams-Haduch JM, Hingwe A, Sordillo EM, Lewis JS, Howard WJ, Johnson LE, Polsky B, Jorgensen JH, Richter SS, Shutt KA, Paterson DL. Community-associated extended-spectrum-β-lactamase (ESBL)-producing Escherichia coli infection in the United States. Clin Infect Dis. 2013 Mar; 56(5):641-8.
- CL Moore, A Besarab, M Ajluni, V Soi, EL Peterson, LE Johnson, MJ Zervos, E Adams, J Yee. Comparative effectiveness of two catheter locking solutions to reduce catheter related bloodstream infection in hemodialysis patients: a multicenter, observational, cohort study. Clin J Am Soc Nephrol. 2014 Jul; 9(7):1232-9.
- Echaiz JF, Veras L, Zervos M, Dubberke E, Johnson L. Hospital roommates and development of health care-onset Clostridium difficile infection. Am J Infect Control. 2014;Oct;42(10)1109-11.
- Bazan JA, Peterson AS, Kirkcaldy RD, Briere ED, Maierhofer C, Turner AN, Licon DB, Parker N, Dennison A, Ervin M, Johnson L, Weberman B, Hackert P, Wang X, Kretz CB, Abrams AJ, Trees DL, Del Rio C, Stephens DS, Tzeng YL, DiOrio M, Roberts MW. Notes from the Field: Increase in Neisseria meningitides-associated urethritis among men at two sentinel clinics – Columbus, Ohio, and Oakland County, Michigan, 2015. MMWR Morb Mortal Wkly Rep. 2016 Jun 3;65(21):550-2.
- American College of Physicians
- Infectious Diseases Society of America
- Society for Healthcare Epidemiology of America
- Michigan Infectious Diseases Society
- Michigan Society for Infection Prevention and Control
- American College of Preventive Medicine
- American Public Health Association
- Association for Prevention Teaching and Research