Henry Ford Hospital Part of Research Group to Study Flint, MI Water System, Health Problems


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    Marcus Zervos, M.D., division head of Infectious Diseases, Henry Ford Hospital

Newswise — Marcus Zervos, M.D., division head of Infectious Diseases at Henry Ford Hospital in Detroit, is part of the Flint Area Community Health and Environmental Partnership, a research group led by Wayne State University to evaluate possible link between the Flint, MI water system and health problems.

Dr. Zervos has lead Henry Ford’s division of Infectious Diseases since 2005, and is an expert in the epidemiology and outcomes of Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus Aureus (MRSA) and antibiotic-resistant infections. He’s also Professor of Medicine in the Department of Medicine and Infectious Diseases at Wayne State University’s School of Medicine. Dr. Zervos has published more than 300 articles in numerous peer-reviewed journals, including the New England Journal of Medicine and Journal of Infectious Diseases, and has co-authored several books about infectious diseases. He has led more than 270 research studies relating to the epidemiology of antibiotic resistance.

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