Robert Orellana, PhD, MPH is a recent graduate from The Ohio State University College of Public Health. He has also received a bachelor’s degree in microbiology. In his dissertation, Robert investigated the epidemiology of Clostridioides difficile within the healthcare setting. His research interests include healthcare-associated infections and antimicrobial resistance. Robert’s postdoctoral work focuses on infectious diseases in marginalized populations. Robert has previously worked in clinical epidemiology, infectious disease surveillance, and clinical trials.