Victory is Ours: Winning the Battle Against Superbugs




Infectious disease epidemiologist Dr. Steffanie Strathdee shares how bacteriophages—viruses that specifically target bacteria—can help us win the fight against antibiotic-resistant pathogens, including the one that almost killed her husband.

Author Biography

Caitlyn Allen, MPH, Patient Safety Authority

Caitlyn Allen ( is director of Engagement for the Patient Safety Authority and managing editor for Patient Safety, the PSA’s peer-reviewed journal. Before joining the PSA, she was the project manager for Patient Safety at Jefferson Health, where she also was the only nonphysician elected to serve on the House Staff Quality and Safety Leadership Council. Previously, Allen also was a project manager and patient safety officer for Wills Eye Hospital.


An army of bacteriophages on a dark background.



How to Cite

Allen, C. (2021). Victory is Ours: Winning the Battle Against Superbugs. Patient Safety, 3(2), 108–115.
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