Xiaoyan Song, PhD, MSc Infectious Disease Specialist



Xiaoyan Song, PhD, MBBS, MSc, is the hospital epidemiologist and directs the hospital epidemiologist infection control program. This program is involved in surveillance, prevention, and control of infection within the hospital.

Education & Training

Education & Training

  • PHD, 2007
    Johns Hopkins University
  • MS, 1997
    Shanghai University of Traditional Chinese Med
  • MB, 1992
    Tongji Medical University
Patient Stories

Patient Stories: Xiaoyan Song

Patient story

Emily's Story

"The social worker was great. She held a class for Emily and the other needle phobic kids on the floor. This class allowed the kids to place IV's in stuffed dolls and have some control over the care of someone else, even if it was just a doll."

Research & Publications

Research & Publications

Society of Hospital Epidemiology of America Annual Meeting
(2008) Disease Reporting: Can an Electronic BioSurveillance System Help?
Society of Hospital Epidemiology of America Annual Meeting
(2008) Comparison of Traditional Infection Prevention and Control Data with Biosurveillance Using ILI and Respiratory Viruses as Proxies
Society of Hospital Epidemiology of America Annual Meeting
(2008) Clinical and Economic Impact of Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) on Patients in Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU)
Society of Hospital Epidemiology of America Annual Meeting
(2008) Epidemiology of Clostridium Difficile Associated Disease (CDAD) in Infants Younger than Two-years of Age
Using Hospital Claim Data to Monitor Surgical Site Infections for Inpatient Procedures
(2008) American Journal of Infection Control
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Blair's Story

Patient story

"I was blown away by the personalized care that we received. The nurses are incredibly compassionate and kind, and really made every effort to make the journey less painful for everyone."

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