Robin Jump, MD, PhD
Dr. Robin Jump is a physician-scientist with the Geriatric Research, Education and Clinical Center (GRECC) and the Louis Stokes Cleveland Veterans Affairs Medical Center. She is also an Assistant Professor of Medicine in the Division of Infectious Diseases and HIV Medicine at Case Western Reserve University.
In 2009, Dr. Jump established an infectious disease consultation service for the Cleveland VA’s long-term care facility, reducing overall antimicrobial use by 30% over 18 months. Building upon the success of that program, she was the Principle Investigator of a multi-site VA grant designed to help providers at long-term care facilities improve their use of antimicrobials. Her research efforts continue to focus on improving antimicrobial stewardship programs both VA and community-based long-term care. She serves on the SHEA Antimicrobial Stewardship Committee and the Infection Advisory Committee for AMDA—the Society for Post-Acute and Long-Term Care Medicine.
Dr. Jump is a former T. Franklin Williams Scholar and received a Young Investigator Award in Geriatrics from the Infectious Disease Society of America Education and Research Foundation/National Foundation for Infectious Diseases. She was also a Case Western Reserve University-Veterans Affairs Clinical Research Scholar at the Louis Stokes Cleveland Veterans Affairs Medical Center.
After earning her M.D. and Ph.D. at Case Western Reserve University through the Medical Scientist Training Program, Dr. Jump completed an internal medicine residency and infectious diseases fellowship at University Hospitals Case Medical Center. She is certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine in both specialties.
Dr. Jump serves on the SHEA Spring 2016 planning committee as co-chair of the Long Term Care Track.