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Marvin J . Bittner, MD

Special Professor

Marvin Bittner


School of Medicine
Department of Medicine
Infectious Diseases Divisions
Infectious Diseases Fellowships
Med Microbiology & Immunology Secondary

Marvin J . Bittner, MD

Special Professor

Board Certifications: Internal Medicine and Infectious Diseases
Areas of Interest: Travel medicine, infection prevention, and clinical epidemiology
Fellowship: University of Minnesota
Residency: University of Michigan
Medical School: Harvard Medical School

Selected Publications

  1. VanderWeg MW, Perencevich EN, O’Shea AMJ, Jones MP, Sarrazin MV, Franciscus CL, Goedken CC, Baracco GJ, Bradley SF Cadena J, Forrest GN, Gupta K, Morgan DJ, Rubin MA, Thurn J, Bittner MJ, Reisinger HS. Effect of frequency of changing point-of-use reminder signs on health care worker hand hygiene adherence. A cluster randomized clinical trial. JAMA Netw Open. 2019;2(10):e1913823. doi:10.1001/jamanetworkopen.2019.13823. PMID: 31642930
  2. Bittner MJ, Routh JM, Folchert MD, Woessner NE, Kennedy SJ, Parks CC. Hand hygiene among health care workers: Is educating patients and families a feasible way to increase rates? WMJ [Wisconsin Medical Journal]. 2017;116:79-83.
  3. Bittner MJ, Rich EC, Turner PD, Arnold WH. Limited impact on handwashing frequency in an adult intensive care unit of sustained simple feedback based on soap and paper towel consumption. Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2002(Mar);23(3):120-126. 

Research Focus

Clinical epidemiology, especially infection prevention




Special Professor