The Peter Lamy Center on Drug Therapy and Aging is dedicated to improving drug therapy for aging adults, including in the area of infection prevention.
Explore the resources below to learn more about the Lamy Center's work and available resources in infection prevention for older adults.
Explore this guide created by the Lamy Center and US Deprescribing Network to help improve resident-centered health and well-being by reducing use of unnecessary medications, simplifying medication management, and reducing opportunities for transmission of COVID-19 between residents and staff.Explore the Guide
Additional infection prevention resources developed by the Lamy Center, in collaboration with other institutions and organizations, are available below.
Maryland has some of the highest rates of antibiotic resistant infections in the United States. To help address this challenge, the Lamy Center partnered with the Maryland Department of Health to develop the Antimicrobial Stewardship in Long-Term Care Facilities -- "Maryland Train-the-Trainer Program," which offers a selection of programs, trainings, and other educational opportunities to help promote antimicrobial stewardship among health care professionals at long-term care and nursing facilities.
COVID-19 Resources for Older Adults
The Lamy Center, in collaboration with other centers and organizations, has put together a comprehensive guide of medication-related resources for older adult patients and health care professionals during the COVID-19 pandemic.