Michael B. Edmond, MD, MPH, MPA, MBA is the Chief Medical Officer of WVU Medicine, President and Chief Medical Officer of University Health Associates (the faculty practice plan at West Virginia University), and Vice Dean for Clinical Affairs at the WVU School of Medicine. Prior to coming to WVU, he was the Chief Quality Officer and Associate Chief Medical Officer for University of Iowa Health Care and Clinical Professor of Infectious Diseases at the University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine. He also previously served as the Richard P. Wenzel Professor of Internal Medicine, Chair of the Division of Infectious Diseases, and Hospital Epidemiologist at Virginia Commonwealth University in Richmond.
He is a graduate of the West Virginia University School of Medicine (MD), the University of Pittsburgh Graduate School of Public Health (MPH), the Wilder School of Government and Public Affairs at Virginia Commonwealth University (MPA), and the University of Iowa Tippie College of Business (MBA). He was a resident and chief resident in Internal Medicine at West Virginia University Hospitals. He then completed a fellowship in Infectious Diseases at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center and a fellowship in Hospital Epidemiology at the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics.
Dr. Edmond’s scholarly focus has been on the epidemiology of healthcare-associated infections and the public policy implications of infection prevention. He has published 450 papers, abstracts and book chapters, and co-writes a blog entitled Controversies in Hospital Infection Prevention. Dr. Edmond has been named to Richmond Magazine’s Top Doctors, America’s Top Doctors, US News and World Report’s Top Doctors, awarded Our Health Richmond Magazine’s Best Bedside Manner Award, and Health Leaders Magazine’s 20 People Who Make Healthcare Better.