Director of Clinical Microbiology, NorthShore University Health SystemBiography
Dr. McElvania received her Ph.D. in Microbiology and Immunology from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. She completed her fellowship in Medical & Public Health Microbiology at Washington University in St. Louis and is a Diplomate of the American Board of Medical Microbiology. Dr. McElvania started her career as Director of Clinical Microbiology at Children's Medical Center in Dallas, Texas before joining NorthShore Univeristy HealthSystem in 2017 as their Director of Clinical Microbiology. Her interests include rapid pathogen identification and rapid antimicrobial resistance detection.