Colburn_Nora_720x720 Medical Director of Clinical Epidemiology, Ross Heart Hospital
Assistant Professor of Clinical Medicine, Division of Infectious Diseases

N1120 Doan Hall
410 W. 10th Avenue
Columbus, OH 43210

Professional Interests

My clinical and research interests include nosocomial infections, emerging pathogens, antimicrobial resistance, public health collaboration, outbreak investigations as well has quality improvement.

Education and Training

MD: Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine
Residency: Internal Medicine – University Hospitals Case Medical Center
Fellowship: Infectious Diseases and HIV Medicine – University Hospitals Case Medical Center
Master of Public Health: Case Western Reserve University

Professional Memberships

  • Infectious Diseases Society of America (IDSA)
  • HIV Medicine Association (HIVMA)
  • Society for Healthcare Epidemiology of America (SHEA)
  • Infectious Diseases Society of Ohio (IDSO)

Honors and Awards

Excellence in Teaching, The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center and College of Medicine Infectious Diseases Fellowship Program, 2022-2023

Selected Publications

Liscynesky C, Day SR, Colburn NE, Koletar SL. Successful model of shared medical directorship in Hospital Epidemiology. Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2023;1-2. doi: 10.1017/ice.2023.228.

Lause M, Libson K, Korman AM, Colburn N, et al. Crusted scabies at a tertiary care center: Case series and cautionary tale. JAAD Case Rep. 2023;41:17-21.

Day SR, Sobhanie MM, Colburn NE, Liscynesky C. Experiential learning and mentorship as the foundation of clinical epidemiology training during infectious diseases fellowship: Response to “Training infectious diseases fellows for a new era of hospital epidemiology”. Antimicrob Steward Healthc Epidemiol. 2022;2(1):e59.

Eid J, Abdelwahab M, Colburn N, et al. Early administration of remdesivir and intensive care unit admission in hospitalized pregnant individuals with coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19). Obstet Gynecol. 2022;139(4):619-621.

Caputo R, Rozycki A, McClain M, Sobhanie MM, Coe K, Colburn N, et al. Clinical outcomes with ertapenem for pneumonia in obese versus nonobese patients. Antimicrob Agents Chemother. 2022;66(1):e0132531.

Keller BC, Le A, Sobhanie M, Colburn N, et al. Early COVID-19 infection after lung transplantation. Am J Transplant. 2020;20(10):2923-2927.

Colburn NE, Cadnum J, Flannery E, Chang S, Donskey CJ, Stiefel U. Perception vs reality: Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus carriage among healthcare workers at a Veterans Affairs Medical Center. Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2016;37(1):110-2.