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Consuelo Wilkins, MD, MSCI, associate professor of Medicine and executive director of the Meharry-Vanderbilt Alliance, has been named to the newly created positions of Vice President for Health Equity at Vanderbilt University Medical Center and Associate Dean for Health Equity with the Vanderbilt University School of Medicine.
Clostridium difficile infection (CDI) is a leading hospital-acquired infection and a major cause of antibiotic-associated diarrhea. Epidemiological evidence has suggested that the use of non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs), such as ibuprofen, naproxen and indomethacin, increases risk for CDI.