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Sonali Advani

Associate Professor of Medicine
Medicine, Infectious Diseases
Hanes House Room 154, Box 102359, Durham, NC 27710

Research Interests


My main research interests include prevention of catheter-related harm, implementation of diagnostic stewardship interventions, quality improvement, and improving metrics to better align with outcomes.

Selected Grants


Duke KURe Program

Inst. Training Prgm or CMEScholar · Awarded by National Institutes of Health · 2013 - 2028

Development of validated diagnostic stewardship strategy to improve reflex urine culture utilization and diagnosis of urinary tract infections

ResearchPrincipal Investigator · Awarded by The Society for Healthcare Epidemiology of America · 2021 - 2021

Fellowships, Gifts, and Supported Research


The Duke-UNC Prevention Epicenters Program · June 2020 - May 2021 Co-Investigator · Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
The Duke-UNC Prevention Epicenters Program · July 2016 - May 2021 Investigator · Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
SHEPheRD · September 2018 - March 2020 Investigator · Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Multidisciplinary K12 Urologic Research Career Development Program · October 2020 - October 2021 Principal Investigator · Duke University/NIH

External Relationships


  • BioMerieux, Inc.
  • GlaxoSmithKline

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