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Mission Statement

Mission Statement and Values

The Antimicrobial Resistance, Healthcare Epidemiology, and Antimicrobial Stewardship Research Collaborative (ARES) is committed to the conduct of high-impact collaborative research, training, and advocacy focused on the areas of antimicrobial resistance, healthcare epidemiology, infection prevention, and antimicrobial stewardship with the primary goal of reducing infection-related morbidity and mortality.

We Strive To:

  • Generate scientific knowledge to understand the mechanisms of antimicrobial resistance and infection
  • Translate scientific discoveries to inform, develop, test, and implement novel interventions and sustainable solutions
  • Anticipate and respond rapidly to emerging infectious diseases threats to public health
  • Foster complementary areas of innovative interdisciplinary research focus and methods
  • Train and mentor future scientific leaders
  • Educate the scientific community, policy makers, and the public
  • Advocate broadly on issues related to core areas of ARES focus
  • Develop and expand collaborations with public health entities at the local, regional, national, and international level

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