Faculty Profile

Anurag Malani

Anurag N. Malani, MD

  • Adjunct Clinical Professor, Epidemiology
  • Adjunct Clinical Professor, Internal Medicine, University of Michigan Medical School
  • Medical Director, Hospital Epidemiology, Antimicrobial Stewardship, and Special Pathogens at Trinity Health St. Joseph Mercy

Dr. Malani is the Medical Director of Healthcare Epidemiology, Special Pathogens, and the Antimicrobial Stewardship Programs at Trinity Health St. Joseph Mercy Ann Arbor. He is a national expert on topics related to antimicrobial stewardship and infection prevention, and how to translate best practices into improving clinical outcomes. He has been a clinical and health system leader and Infectious Diseases expert surrounding many aspects of COVID-19 response and management both locally, regionally, and across the 93 hospitals of Trinity Health. His clinical practice relates to general infectious diseases and he is actively involved with teaching of medical students, residents, and fellows in infectious diseases. His areas of research interest are enhancing patient safety and outcomes through antimicrobial stewardship and prevention and treatment of healthcare-associated infections, specifically in the community. Dr. Malani serves as a site and research preceptor for the Certificate in Healthcare Infection Prevention and Control (CHIP) program and internship. He has mentored several CHIP students during their internship, graduate studies, and Capstone project.

Dr. Malani is a fellow of both the Infectious Diseases Society of America (IDSA) and the Society for Healthcare Epidemiology of America (SHEA). He is a certified physician executive through the American Association of Physician Leadership. He currently serves as the Community-Based Healthcare Epidemiologist Liaison for the SHEA Board of Trustees and on the Antimicrobial Resistance Committee for the IDSA. Dr. Malani has over 80 publications related to antimicrobial stewardship, infection prevention and clinical infectious diseases. Dr. Malani is currently serving as the President Elect of the Michigan Infectious Diseases Society and as a physician consultant to the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services for antimicrobial stewardship, antimicrobial resistance, and healthcare-associated infections.

  • BSE, Industrial Operations Engineering, University of Michigan, College of Engineering, 1995
  • MD, Michigan State University, College of Human Medicine, 2001
  • Postdoctoral Residency, Internal Medicine, Georgetown University Hospitals, 2004
  • Postdoctoral Fellowship, Infectious Diseases, Michigan Medicine, 2006

Email: malanian@umich.edu
Office: 734-712-8600

5333 McAuley Drive
Suite 6011
Ypsilanti, MI 48197

Areas of Expertise: COVID-19,  Infectious Disease,  Respiratory Viruses