To prevent, detect, and control illness and death related to infections caused by antibiotic-resistant bacteria by implementing measures to slow the emergence of resistant bacteria and prevent the spread of resistant infections; and to ensure the continued availability of therapeutics for the treatment of bacterial infections.

PCAS Coordinator:

Tabitha Reefer, MBA, MPH

PCAS Core Team:

N'kuchia Mikanatha, MPH, DrPH
Pennsylvania Department of Health


Nicole Hackman, MD

Penn State Hershey Medical Group

Rachel Smith, PhD

Penn State CASHDF & CIDD