KIMBERLY E HANSON portrait
  • Adjunct Assistant Professor, Pathology
  • Adjunct Professor, Pathology
  • Assistant Professor, Internal Medicine
  • Professor, Internal Medicine
801-581-1182

Research Statement

Kimberly Hanson, MD, MHS is a board certified physician in Adult Infectious Diseases and Medical Microbiology. In addition to patient care, she maintains an active reseach program that is focused on the development and validation of novel diagnostic tests for infectious diseases.

Research Keywords

  • Diagnostics Assays
  • Systemic Fungal Infections
  • Patient Outcomes

Presentations

  • New Developments in the Diagnosis and Management of CMV Infections after Solid Organ Transplantation. University of Texas Southwestern, Dallas, TX. Invited lecturer and visiting professor. , , 2014.
  • Invasive Candidiasis in the ICU: New Approaches for Early Intervention, University of Washington Transplant Surgery Conference, Seattle, Washington. , , 2012.
  • What's New In the Mycobacteriology Laboratory? Rocky Mountain Society for Infection Control and Prevention. Salt Lake City, UT. , , 2011.
  • The Status of Kidney Transplantation in HIV Infected Patients. Salt Lake Valley HIV Interest Group. Salt Lake City, UT. , , 2010.
  • Leveraging rapid diagnostics to improve antibiotic use. Duke Infection Control and Antimicrobial Stewardship Outreach Network. Fall 2018 Educational Symposium. Greensboro, NC. , , 2018.
  • Laboratory detection of Mycobacterium Tuberculosis: Advances and Pitfalls. World TB Day 2013, Utah Lung Association. , , 2013.
  • Viral and Fungal Diagnostics. Remington Winter Course. Beaver Creek, CO. , , 2019.
  • CMV in Transplantation: clinical update for 2019. Remington Winter Course. Beaver Creek, CO. , , 2019.
  • Novel Diagnostics: Clinical Applications in Transplantation. IDWeek 2018. San Francisco, CA. , , 2018.
  • Benefits and Limitations of Culture Independent Diagnostics. IDWeek 2018. San Francisco, CA. , , 2018.
  • Leveraging diagnostic advances to improve antibiotic use. IDWeek 2018. San Francisco, CA. , , 2018.
  • Precision Microbiology: sequence based diagnostics. ASM Microbe 2018. Atlanta, GA. , , 2018.
  • Clinical Virology Cases in Transplant Infectious Diseases. Clinical Virology Symposium. American Society for Microbiology. West Palm Beach, FL. , , 2018.
  • Unmet Diagnostic Needs for Infectious Diseases. Association for Molecular Pathology National Meeting. Salt Lake City, UT. , , 2017.
  • Diagnostic for Antimicrobial Stewardship. Association for Molecular Pathology National Meeting. Salt Lake City, UT. , , 2017.
  • Interactive Panelist, Diagnostic Clinical Cases. IDWeek 2017; San Diego, CA. , , 2017.
  • Advanced diagnostic technologies for Infectious Diseases and Antimicrobial Stewardship. Re-entering Antibacterial Drug Development Summit. Boston, MA. , , 2016.
  • Interactive Cases in Clinical Microbiology. IDWeek 16; New Orleans, LA. , , 2016.
  • Meet the Professor: Fungal Diagnostics. IDWeek 2016; New Orleans, LA. , , 2016.
  • The Potential Impact of New Diagnostics for Optimal Antimicrobial Use. Centers for Disease Control. Atlanta, GA. , , 2015.
  • Diagnostics Update: recent advances in pathogen and antimicrobial resistance detection. Re-entering Antibacterial Drug Development Summit. Boston, MA. , , 2015.
  • What's new in Bacterial Diagnostics: an update from the clinical microbiology Laboratory. , , 2015.
  • Invasive Fungal Infections in the Hematology/HSCT patient. , , 2015.
  • Molecular Diagnostics for Fungi. Association for Molecular Pathology 2014 Annual Meeting. National Harbor, MD. , , 2014.
  • Transplant Recipients with Fungal Infections: how do we effectively use the clinical mycology laboratory? 54th Interscience Conference on Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy, Washington DC, September 2014. , , 2014.
  • Fungal Biomarkers in Transplantation: differentiating colonization from infection. 54th Interscience Conference on Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy, Washington DC, September 2014. , , 2014.
  • New Developments in the Diagnosis and Management of CMV Infection after Transplantation. 31st Annual Summer Update in Clinical Microbiology, Infectious Diseases and Immunology. Jackson, Wyoming. , , 2014.
  • Infectious Complications of Solid Organ Transplantation. 31st Annual Summer Update in Clinical Microbiology, Infectious Diseases and Immunology. Jackson, Wyoming. , , 2014.
  • Difficult cases in Transplant ID. ID Week 2013. San Francisco, CA. , , 2013.
  • Nanoechnology and Tuberculosis Testing: an emerging case study. The 246th American Chemical Society National Meeting and Exposition. Indianapolis, IN. , , 2013.
  • Update on Tuberculosis Diagnostics. 30th Annual Summer Update in Clinical Microbiology. Jackson, WY. , , 2013.
  • Invasive Fungal Infections: new developments in molecular diagnostics and biomarkers. 30th Annual Summer Update in Clinical Microbiology. Jackson, WY. , , 2013.
  • Preemptive Antifungal therapy in the ICU, Rocky Mountain Pus Club Summer Meeting, Missoula, Montana. , , 2012.
  • Standardization of Viral Load Testing for Transplant related Infectious Diseases, 29th Annual Summer Update in Clinical Microbiology. Jackson, WY. , , 2012.
  • The Problem of Drug Resistant CMV following Solid Organ Transplantation, 29th Annual Summer Update in Clinical Microbiology. Jackson, WY. , , 2012.
  • Fungal diagnostics: an update for the clinical pathologist. 25th Annual Combined Anatomic and Clinical Pathology Update. Park City, UT. , , 2012.
  • Approach to the Diagnosis and Management of Infections following Solid Organ Transplantation. Summer Meeting of the Rocky Mountain Pus Club. Eden, UT. , , 2011.
  • Respiratory viral diagnostics: the current state-of-the-art. 28th Annual Summer Update in Clinical Microbiology. Jackson, WY. , , 2011.
  • Antifungal susceptibility testing: a clinical perspective. 28th Annual Summer Update in Clinical Microbiology; Jackson, WY. , , 2011.
  • Viral Respiratory Infections in Compromised Hosts: "Gold Standard" versus Novel Diagnostic Methods for Respiratory Viral Detection. Infectious Diseases Society of America Annual Meeting 2010; Vancouver, BC, Canada. , , 2010.
  • Management of Post-Transplant CMV Infection. 27th Annual Summer Update in Clinical Microbiology. Jackson, WY. , , 2009.
  • Update on Fungal Diagnostics. 27th Annual Summer Update in Clinical Microbiology; Jackson, WY. , , 2009.
  • Diagnosis of Emerging Fungal Infections. Annual Meeting of the American Transplant Congress. Boston, MA. , , 2009.
  • Choosing a Molecular Diagnostic Test for your Laboratory. Infectious Diseases Society of America 45th Annual Meeting; San Francisco, CA. , , 2007.
  • CMV Diagnostics: Antigen, Hybrid Capture, or PCR? Infectious Diseases Society of America 44th Annual Meeting; Toronto, Canada. , , 2006.
  • Leptotrichia bacteremia in patients receiving high-dose chemotherapy. Infectious Diseases Society of America 2010 Annual Meeting, Vancouver, BC. , , 2010.
  • Wampler HP, Hoselton SA, Demke CD, Cheney DL, Slechta ES, Hanson KE, Schuh JM, Porter MD. Detection of Aspergillus fumigatus using Surface-Enhanced Raman Scattering: Preliminary results. Poster session presented at Pathways to Improving Diagnostics of Invasive Aspergillus, Bethesda, MD. Poster, Presented, 2010.

Languages

  • English, Fluent.

Publications

  • Hanson KE, Azar MM, Banerjee R, Chou A, Colgrove RC, Ginocchio CC, Hayden MK, Holodiny M, Jain S, Koo S, Levy J, Timbrook TT, Caliendo AM (date unknown). Molecular Testing for Acute Respiratory Tract Infections: Clinical and Diagnostic Recommendations From the IDSA's Diagnostics Committee. Vol. 71, 2744-2751. Accepted, .
  • Young BA, Hanson KE, Gomez CA (date unknown). Molecular Diagnostic Advances in Transplant Infectious Diseases. Vol. 21, 52. Accepted, .
  • Trevas D, Caliendo AM, Hanson K, Levy J, Ginocchio CC (date unknown). Diagnostic Tests Can Stem the Threat of Antimicrobial Resistance: Infectious Disease Professionals Can Help. Accepted, .
  • Kim JH, Goulston C, Sanders S, Lampas M, Zangari M, Tricot G, Hanson KE (date unknown). Cytomegalovirus reactivation following autologous peripheral blood stem cell transplantation for multiple myeloma in the era of novel chemotherapeutics and tandem transplantation. Vol. 18, 1753-8. Accepted, .
  • Hanson KE, Barker AP, Hillyard DR, Gilmore N, Barrett JW, Orlandi RR, Shakir SM (date unknown). Self-Collected Anterior Nasal and Saliva Specimens versus Health Care Worker-Collected Nasopharyngeal Swabs for the Molecular Detection of SARS-CoV-2. Vol. 58. Accepted, .
  • Walker BS, Schmidt RL, Tantravahi S, Kim K, Hanson KE (date unknown). Cost-effectiveness of antifungal prophylaxis, preemptive therapy, or empiric treatment following allogeneic hematopoietic stem cell transplant. Vol. 21, e13148. Accepted, .
  • Lau AF, Walchak RC, Miller HB, Slechta ES, Kamboj K, Riebe K, Robertson AE, Gilbreath JJ, Mitchell KF, Wallace MA, Bryson AL, Balada-Llasat JM, Bulman A, Buchan BW, Burnham CD, Butler-Wu S, Desai U, Doern CD, Hanson KE, Henderson CM, Kostrzewa M, Ledeboer NA, Maier T, Pancholi P, Schuetz AN, Shi G, Wengenack NL, Zhang SX, Zelazny AM, Frank KM (date unknown). Multicenter Study Demonstrates Standardization Requirements for Mold Identification by MALDI-TOF MS. Vol. 10, 2098. Accepted, .
  • Hanson KE, Caliendo AM, Arias CA, Englund JA, Hayden MK, Lee MJ, Loeb M, Patel R, Altayar O, El Alayli A, Sultan S, Falck-Ytter Y, Lavergne V, Morgan RL, Murad MH, Bhimraj A, Mustafa RA (date unknown). Infectious Diseases Society of America Guidelines on the Diagnosis of COVID-19:Serologic Testing. Accepted, .
  • Patel R, Polage CR, Bard JD, May L, Lee FM, Fabre V, Hayden MK, Doernberg SDB, Haake DA, Trautner BW, Grigoryan L, Tsalik EL, Hanson KE (date unknown). Envisioning Future UTI Diagnostics. Accepted, .
  • White SK, Schmidt RL, Walker BS, Hanson KE (date unknown). (1→3)-β-D-glucan testing for the detection of invasive fungal infections in immunocompromised or critically ill people. Vol. 7, CD009833. Accepted, .
  • Hanson KE, Altayar O, Caliendo AM, Arias CA, Englund JA, Hayden MK, Lee MJ, Loeb M, Patel R, El Alayli A, Sultan S, Falck-Ytter Y, Lavergne V, Mansour R, Morgan RL, Murad MH, Patel P, Bhimraj A, Mustafa RA (date unknown). The Infectious Diseases Society of America Guidelines on the Diagnosis of COVID-19: Antigen Testing. Accepted, .
  • Zhang SX, Babady NE, Hanson KE, Harrington AT, Larkin PMK, Leal SM Jr, Luethy PM, Martin IW, Pancholi P, Procop GW, Riedel S, Seyedmousavi S, Sullivan KV, Walsh TJ, Lockhart SR, Fungal Diagnostics Laboratories Consortium (FDLC). (date unknown). Recognition of Diagnostic Gaps for Laboratory Diagnosis of Fungal Diseases: Expert Opinion from the Fungal Diagnostics Laboratories Consortium (FDLC). Vol. 59, e0178420. Accepted, .
  • Hanson KE, Caliendo AM, Arias CA, Englund JA, Lee MJ, Loeb M, Patel R, El Alayli A, Kalot MA, Falck-Ytter Y, Lavergne V, Morgan RL, Murad MH, Sultan S, Bhimraj A, Mustafa RA (date unknown). Infectious Diseases Society of America Guidelines on the Diagnosis of COVID-19. Accepted, .
  • Sobczyk J, Pyne MT, Barker A, Mayer J, Hanson KE, Samore MH, Noriega R (date unknown). Efficient and effective single-step screening of individual samples for SARS-CoV-2 RNA using multi-dimensional pooling and Bayesian inference. Vol. 18, 20210155. Accepted, .
  • Martin RM, Burke K, Verma D, Xie H, Langer J, Schlaberg R, Swaminathan S, Hanson KE (date unknown). Contact Transmission of Vaccinia to an Infant Diagnosed by Viral Culture and Metagenomic Sequencing. Vol. 7, ofaa111. Accepted, .
  • Okoye NC, Barker AP, Curtis K, Orlandi RR, Snavely EA, Wright C, Hanson KE, Pearson LN (date unknown). Performance Characteristics of BinaxNOW COVID-19 Antigen Card for Screening Asymptomatic Individuals in a University Setting. Vol. 59. Accepted, .
  • Humphries RM, Azar MM, Caliendo AM, Chou A, Colgrove RC, Fabre V, Ginocchio CC, Hanson KE, Hayden MK, Pillai DR, Pollock NR, Lee FM (date unknown). To Test, Perchance to Diagnose: Practical Strategies for Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus 2 Testing. Vol. 8, ofab095. Accepted, .
  • Imlay H, Baum P, Brennan DC, Hanson KE, Hodges MR, Hodowanec AC, Komatsu TE, Ljungman P, Miller V, Natori Y, Nickeleit V, O'Rear J, Pikis A, Randhawa PS, Sawinski D, Singh HK, Westman G, Limaye AP, BK Disease Definitions Working Group of the Transplantation Associated Virus Infection Forum with the Forum for Collaborative Research. (date unknown). Consensus Definitions of BK Polyomavirus Nephropathy in Renal Transplant Recipients for Clinical Trials. Accepted, .
  • Liou TG, Adler FR, Cahill BC, Cox DR, Cox JE, Grant GJ, Hanson KE, Hartsell SC, Hatton ND, Helms MN, Jensen JL, Kartsonaki C, Li Y, Leung DT, Marvin JE, Middleton EA, Osburn-Staker SM, Packer KA, Shakir SM, Sturrock AB, Tardif KD, Warren KJ, Waddoups LJ, Weaver LJ, Zimmerman E, Paine R 3rd (date unknown). SARS-CoV-2 innate effector associations and viral load in early nasopharyngeal infection. Vol. 9, e14761. Accepted, .
  • Hanson KE, Gabriel N, Mchardy I, Hoffmann W, Cohen SH, Couturier MR, Thompson GR 3rd (date unknown). Impact of IVIG therapy on serologic testing for infectious diseases. Vol. 96, 114952. Accepted, .
  • Hanson KE, Caliendo AM, Arias CA, Hayden MK, Englund JA, Lee MJ, Loeb M, Patel R, El Alayli A, Altayar O, Patel P, Falck-Ytter Y, Lavergne V, Morgan RL, Murad MH, Sultan S, Bhimraj A, Mustafa RA (date unknown). The Infectious Diseases Society of America Guidelines on the Diagnosis of COVID-19: Molecular Diagnostic Testing. Accepted, .
  • Shakir SM, Barker AP, Hillyard DR, Gilmore N, Barrett JW, Orlandi RR, Hanson KE (date unknown). Combined Self-Collected Anterior Nasal and Oropharyngeal Specimens versus Provider-Collected Nasopharyngeal Swabs for the Detection of SARS-CoV-2. Vol. 59. Accepted, .
  • Molnar MZ, Hall IE, Raghavan D, Shihab F, Imlay H, Hanson KE, Gomez CA, Campsen J, Kim R, Baker N, Rofaiel G (date unknown). Kidney transplantation from SARS-CoV-2-positive deceased donor. Accepted, .
  • Molnar MZ, Hall IE, Raghavan D, Shihab F, Imlay H, Hanson KE, Gomez CA, Campsen J, Kim R, Baker N, Rofaiel G (date unknown). Kidney transplantation from SARS-CoV-2-positive deceased donor. (pp. 1280-1282). Vol. 22. Accepted, .
  • Kukull B, Shakir SM, Hanson KE (date unknown). Performance of Non-nasopharyngeal Sample Types for Molecular Detection of SARS-CoV-2. (pp. 249-259). Vol. 42. Accepted, .
  • Greninger AL, Dien Bard J, Colgrove RC, Graf EH, Hanson KE, Hayden MK, Humphries RM, Lowe CF, Miller MB, Pillai DR, Rhoads DD, Yao JD, Lee FM (date unknown). Clinical and Infection Prevention Applications of Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus 2 Genotyping: An Infectious Diseases Society of America/American Society for Microbiology Consensus Review Document. (pp. 1496-1502). Vol. 74. Accepted, .
  • Greninger AL, Dien Bard J, Colgrove RC, Graf EH, Hanson KE, Hayden MK, Humphries RM, Lowe CF, Miller MB, Pillai DR, Rhoads DD, Yao JD, Lee FM (date unknown). Clinical and Infection Prevention Applications of Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus 2 Genotyping: an Infectious Diseases Society of America/American Society for Microbiology Consensus Review Document. (pp. e0165921). Vol. 60. Accepted, .