CME Presentations

Gram-Positive Skin Infections



  • Loren G. Miller, MD, MPH

    Loren G. Miller, MD, MPH

    Loren G. Miller, MD, MPH

    Professor of Medicine

    Loren Miller, MD, MPH, is professor of medicine at the David Geffen School of Medicine at University of California, Los Angeles. He is a faculty member in the Division of Adult Infectious Diseases at Harbor-UCLA Medical Center and serves as the director of the Infection Control Program at Harbor-UCLA. Dr Miller received his medical degree from Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons in New York, and his Masters in Public Health from the University of California, Los Angeles. He completed an internship and residency at Harbor-UCLA Medical Center, a fellowship at the UCLA Multicampus Program in infectious diseases and microbial pathogenesis, and a fellowship with the UCLA/VA Multicampus Program in health services research. Dr Miller’s primary research interests include clinical outcomes, epidemiology, and molecular epidemiology of community-associated methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (CA-MRSA) infections and skin infections. He has served as an investigator and principal investigator on many NIH, CDC, and AHQR grants related to treatment and prevention of MRSA and CA-MRSA, and has performed investigations related to HIV infection, urinary tract infections, Hepatitis B and C, and other infectious diseases topics. Dr Miller has authored several manuscripts relating to clinical and epidemiologic issues, and is an author on over 70 peer-reviewed manuscripts and book chapters.
  • David Talan, MD, FACEP, FAAEM, FIDSA

    David Talan, MD, FACEP, FAAEM, FIDSA

    David Talan, MD, FACEP, FAAEM, FIDSA

    Department of Medicine

    Dr. Talan received his medical degree from the University of Illinois Medical College in Chicago. He completed his residencies in Internal and Emergency Medicine and fellowship in Infectious Diseases at the University of California Los Angeles (UCLA) and its associated medical centers. He is board certified in Internal Medicine, Emergency Medicine, and Infectious Diseases.

    Dr. Talan was Chairman of the Olive View UCLA Department of Emergency Medicine from 1993 to 2014. He is faculty of the Department of Emergency Medicine and Department of Medicine, Division of Infectious Diseases at Olive View UCLA Medical Center. He is Professor of Medicine in Residence (Emeritus) at The David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA. He is a Fellow of the American College of Emergency Physicians and the Infectious Diseases Society of America. Dr. Talan serves on the editorial boards of the Annals of Emergency Medicine, Emergency Medicine News, and Pediatric Emergency Care and is a reviewer for many journals including Clinical Infectious Diseases, JAMA, and The Medical Letter.

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