Sonali Advani, MBBS

Assistant Professor of Medicine
Campus mail Hanes House Room 154, Box 102359, Durham, NC 27710
Email address sonali.advani@duke.edu

Dr. Advani is an Assistant Professor of Medicine at Duke University School of Medicine and serves as the Co-Medical Director of Duke Infection Control Outreach Network (DICON). In her role, she assists member hospitals in further development and strengthening of their existing infection prevention programs. She also participates as a physician investigator in the research activities of the Duke Center for Antimicrobial Stewardship and Infection Prevention. Prior to joining Duke, Dr. Advani served as the Associate Medical Director for the Yale-New Haven Hospital Epidemiology program. Her main research interests include prevention of catheter-related harm, application of diagnostic stewardship interventions and improving metrics to better align with outcomes. She currently serves on the SHEA Guidelines Committee, IDWeek Mentorship Committee, IDSA Antimicrobial Stewardship Workgroup and Chair of SHEA Journal Club 2020. She has been awarded the K12 Urologic Career Development Award and SHEA Research Scholar Award to continue her UTI related research.

Dr. Advani is leading the COVID-19 response for over 50 network hospitals within DICON. She has helped create and disseminate a library of COVID-19 resources to community hospitals nationwide. She is currently working on expanding these resources to low and middle income countries.

Education and Training

  • Co-chief Fellow, Infectious Diseases, University of Alabama Birmingham, 2016 - 2017
  • Infectious Diseases Fellowship, University of Alabama Birmingham, 2015 - 2017
  • Internal Medicine Residency, University of Alabama Birmingham, 2012 - 2015
  • Research Fellow, Infectious Diseases & Hospital Epidemiology, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, 2010 - 2012
  • M.P.H., Johns Hopkins Unversity, Bloomberg School of Public Health, 2010
  • M.B.B.S., Padmashree Dr. D. Y. Patil Medical College (India), 2008

Publications

Luther, Vera P., Rachel Shnekendorf, Lilian M. Abbo, Sonali Advani, Wendy S. Armstrong, Alice E. Barsoumian, Cole B. Beeler, et al. “Antimicrobial Stewardship Training for Infectious Diseases Fellows: Program Directors Identify a Curriculum Need.” Clin Infect Dis 67, no. 8 (September 28, 2018): 1285–87. https://doi.org/10.1093/cid/ciy332.

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29668905
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Advani, Sonali D., Anoma Nellore, Giorgos Hadjivassiliou, Devin E. Eckhoff, Donna Salzman, Daniel Lavie, Peter Pavlidakey, and John W. Baddley. “Two Cases and a Review of Graft-Versus-Host Disease and the Role of Hepatitis C Treatment in Liver Transplant Patients.” Prog Transplant 28, no. 3 (September 2018): 267–70. https://doi.org/10.1177/1526924818781558.

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29954253
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Advani, Sonali D., Rachael A. Lee, Martha Long, Mariann Schmitz, and Bernard C. Camins. “The Impact of 2015 NHSN Catheter-associated Urinary Tract Infection (CAUTI) Definition Change on Central Line-associated Bloodstream Infection (CLABSI) Rates and CLABSI Prevention Efforts at an Academic Medical Center.” Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 39, no. 7 (July 2018): 878–80. https://doi.org/10.1017/ice.2018.78.

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29665877
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Javier-DesLoges, Juan F., Kamyar Ghabili Amirkhiz, Jeannie J. Su, Patrick A. Kenney, Sonali Advani, Adam B. Hittelman, and Michael S. Leapman. “MP80-02 LEVERAGING STRUCTURED DATA IN AN ENTERPRISE-WIDE ELECTRONIC HEALTH RECORD TO IDENTIFY RISK FACTORS FOR POSTOPERATIVE URINARY RETENTION.” Journal of Urology 199, no. 4S (April 2018). https://doi.org/10.1016/j.juro.2018.02.2690.

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Datta, Rupak, Sonali Advani, Andrea Rink, Luann Bianco, Peter H. Van Ness, Vincent Quagliarello, and Manisha Juthani-Mehta. “Frequency of Infection during Fever Episodes among Long-Term Care Residents.” J Gerontol Geriatr Res 7, no. 2 (2018). https://doi.org/10.4172/2167-7182.1000467.

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30197840
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Advani, Sonali D., Rachael A. Lee, Mariann Schmitz, and Bernard C. Camins. “Impact of Changes to the National Healthcare Safety Network (NHSN) Definition on Catheter-Associated Urinary Tract Infection (CAUTI) Rates in Intensive Care Units at an Academic Medical Center.” Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 38, no. 5 (May 2017): 621–23. https://doi.org/10.1017/ice.2017.26.

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28279231
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Advani, Sonali, Rachael Lee, Mariann Schmitz, Martha Long, and Bernard Camins. “2015 NHSN CAUTI Definition Change and Its Impact on CLABSI Rates at an Academic Medical Center.” Open Forum Infectious Diseases 4, no. Suppl 1 (January 2017): S180–S180.

Scholars@Duke

Advani, Sonali, Rachael Lee, Mariann Schmitz, and Bernard Camins. “Impact of Change in the National Healthcare Safety Network (NHSN) Definition of Catheter-Associated Urinary Tract Infections (CAUTIs) on the CAUTI Rates in Intensive Care Units at an Academic Medical Center.” Open Forum Infectious Diseases 3, no. suppl_1 (December 1, 2016). https://doi.org/10.1093/ofid/ofw194.85.

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Kovacich, Amanda, Pranita D. Tamma, Sonali Advani, Victor O. Popoola, Elizabeth Colantuoni, Leslie Gosey, and Aaron M. Milstone. “Peripherally Inserted Central Venous Catheter Complications in Children Receiving Outpatient Parenteral Antibiotic Therapy (OPAT).” Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 37, no. 4 (April 2016): 420–24. https://doi.org/10.1017/ice.2015.317.

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26961677
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Morden, Amanda, Sonali Advani, Leslie Gosey, Victor Popoola, and Aaron M. Milstone. “981Catheter Complications in Children Discharged with Peripherally Inserted Central Catheters (PICCs).” Open Forum Infectious Diseases 1, no. Suppl 1 (December 2014): S285–S285.

Scholars@Duke

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