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UAD / HAPPI Pneumonia Study


Principal Investigators: Julio Ramirez, MD; Ruth Carrico PhD DNP


The University of Louisville Division of Infectious Diseases, under the supervision and guidance of Dr. Julio Ramirez, enrolled patients in two comprehensive pneumonia studies conducted in all nine adult, acute care hospitals in Jefferson County:

  • Streptococcus Pneumoniae Serotypes in Adults 18 Years and Older with Radiographically–Confirmed Acquired Pneumonia (UAD)

Population-Based Study to Define the Clinical and Economic Burden of Pneumococcal Pneumonia in Hospitalized Adult Patients in Jefferson County, Kentucky (HAPPI)

Learn more https://louisville.edu/pneumonia-study