Dimitri Drekonja - Center for Care Delivery and Outcomes Research
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Dimitri Drekonja

Dimitri Drekonja, MD, MS is an infectious diseases physician and clinical researcher with interest that include C. difficile infection, urinary tract infection (especially in men), and improving antimicrobial use. Research projects include directing clinical trials, efforts to minimize urine testing and treatment in hospitalized patients, and surveys of medical professionals.

  • Chief, Infectious Disease Section, Minneapolis VA Healthcare System
  • Core Investigator, Center for Care Delivery and Outcomes Research
  • Associate Professor, Department of Medicine, University of Minnesota

• Clinical trials (C. difficile infection and male urinary tract infection)
• Minimizing antimicrobial exposure 
• Physician education 

BA, Chemistry, Gustavus Adolphus College
MD, University of Minnesota
MS, Clinical research, University of Minnesota

Email: dimitri.drekonja@va.gov

Check out a full publication list on NIH.