Cindy Hou

Cindy Hou (pronounced Ho), DO, MA, MBA, CIC, CPHQ, FACOI, FACP, FIDSA, is the Infection Control Officer and Medical Director of Research for Jefferson Health – East Region and an Infectious Diseases specialist. She has expertise in sepsis, antibiotic stewardship, infection control, patient safety, clinical quality, and equity. Dr. Hou is the Chief Medical Officer of Sepsis Alliance and a medical advisor for Sepsis Innovation Collaborative. She earned a M.B.A. and M.A. from Boston University, a D.O. from the University of New England College of Osteopathic Medicine, and B.S. from Yale University. Dr. Hou is the principal investigator for an Office of Minority Health grant to reduce inequities in those with limited English proficiency. She also received grants from the American Nurse’s Association Project Firstline to educate nurses about infection prevention, as well as from the National Council on Aging to provide the elderly and disabled with education and vaccination against COVID-19 and influenza.


Sepsis Alliance Institute Webinars

Awareness of Antimicrobial Stewardship Interventions Within a Community Hospital Network.” Cambridge University Press