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David B. Banach, M.D., M.P.H.

Associate Professor of Medicine
Head of Infection Prevention
Hospital Epidemiologist
Academic Office Location:
Infectious Diseases
UConn Health
263 Farmington Avenue
Farmington, CT 06030-3212
Phone: 860-679-4225

Infectious Diseases

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Dr. David Banach is UConn School of Medicine alum who returns to UConn Health as a member of the clinical faculty. He is an infectious diseases physician who leads UConn Health's Infection Prevention Program and serves as hospital epidemiologist.

M.D.UConn School of MedicineMedicine
M.P.H.UConn Health Graduate SchoolPublic Health
M.S.Mount Sinai School of Medicine, Graduate SchoolClinical and Translational Research

Post-Graduate Training
ResidencyMount Sinai School of MedicineIntern and Resident, Department of Medicine
ResidencyMount Sinai School of Medicine, Department of Preventive MedicineGeneral Preventive Medicine
FellowshipMount Sinai School of MedicineClinical Fellow, Division of Infectious Diseases

Name of Award/HonorAwarding Organization
(NIAID) Loan Repayment Program AwardNational Institutes of Health
SHEA Jonathan Freeman ScholarshipSociety for Healthcare Epidemiology of America
IDSA Travel Award, ID WeekInfectious Diseases Society of America
SHEA Travel AwardSociety for Healthcare Epidemiology of America

Health care associated infections
Infections in immunocompromised patients

Infection control and prevention

Journal Articles

Book Chapters

  • Focal Renal Infections and Papillary Necrosis
    Banach D, Dembry L. Clinical Infectious Disease, 2nd Edition 2015 Jan;434 - 439
  • Medical management of osteomyelitis of the foot and ankle
    Manu C, Banach D, Blume P, Sumpio B, Edmond M. Osteomyelitis of the Foot and Ankle: Medical and Surgical Management 2015 Jan;55-65
  • Lyme Borrelliosis
    Banach D, Patel G. Treatment of Skin Disease, 4th Edition 2014 Jan;
  • Central Line Associated Bloodstream Infection
    Banach D, Calfee D. Healthcare-Associated Infections: A Case-based Approach to Diagnosis and Management. 2013 Jan;
  • Central Line Associated Bloodstream Infections
    Banach D, Satlin M, Calfee D. Gantz’s Manual of Clinical Problems in Infectious Disease, 6th Edition 2012 Jan;

Case Reports