Roster

Co-Chairs

 

Lisa Maragakis, MD, MPH
Senior Director, Healthcare Epidemiology and Infection Control
The Johns Hopkins Hospital and Health System
Associate Professor of Medicine and Epidemiology
Division of Infectious Diseases
The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
Baltimore, MD
Term: 1/10/2019-6/30/2022

Deborah Yokoe, MD, MPH
Professor of Clinical Medicine
Medical Director, UCSF Hospital Epidemiology and Infection Control
Department of Medicine, Division of Infectious Diseases
University of California, San Francisco
San Francisco, CA
Term: 1/19/2016-6/30/2019

Designated Federal Official

 

Michael Bell, MD
Deputy Director
Division of Healthcare Quality Promotion
National Center for Emerging and Zoonotic Infectious Diseases
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Atlanta, GA

Members

HICPAC members are infection control experts recommended by CDC and appointed by the Secretary of DHHS.

Deverick Anderson, MD, MPH
Director
Duke Center for Antimicrobial Stewardship and Infection Prevention
Duke University Medical Center
Durham, NC
Term: 10/10/2018-6/30/2021

Hilary Babcock, MD, MPH
Medical Director of Occupational Health (Infectious Diseases)
Barnes-Jewish and St. Louis Children’s Hospitals
Washington University School of Medicine
St. Louis, MO
Term: 12/6/2018-6/30/2019

Kristina Bryant, MD
Professor of Pediatrics
Division of Pediatric Infectious Diseases
University of Louisville School of Medicine
Louisville, KY
Term: 10/19/2016-6/30/2020

Vineet Chopra, MBBS, MD
Chief, Division of Hospital Medicine
Ann Arbor VA Medical Center and
Michigan Medicine
Ann Arbor, MI
Term: 10/19/2016-6/30/2020

Nicholas Daniels, MD, MPH
Professor of Clinical Medicine
Department of Medicine, Division of General Internal Medicine
University of California, San Diego
San Diego, CA
Term: 1/8/2019-6/30/2022

Elaine Dekker, RN
Infection Prevention & Control Program Manager
Priscilla Chan and Mark Zuckerberg San Francisco
General Hospital & Trauma Center
San Francisco, CA
Term: 10/8/2018-6/30/2021

Loretta Fauerbach, MS, CIC
Infection Preventionist Consultant
Fauerbach & Associates, LLC
Gainesville, FL
Term: 1/15/2016-6/30/2019

Michael Howell, MD, MPH
Chief Clinical Strategist
Google Research, Google, LLC
Palo Alto, CA
Term: 1/21/2016-6/30/2019

W. Charles Huskins, MD
Chair, Division of Pediatric Infectious Diseases
Department of Pediatric and Adolescent Medicine
Mayo Clinic
Rochester, MN
Term: 10/4/2018-6/30/2019

Jan Patterson, MD
Professor of Medicine/Infectious Disease and Pathology
Associate Dean for Quality and Lifelong Learning
Director, Center for Patient Safety and Health Policy
University of Texas Health San Antonio
Long School of Medicine
San Antonio, TX
Term: 1/14/2019-6/30/2020

Michael Anne Preas, RN
Senior Director, Infection Prevention and Hospital Epidemiology
University of Maryland Medical Center
Baltimore, MD
Term: 1/18/2019-6/30/2022

Ex-Officio Members

HICPAC ex officio members represent various health-related federal agencies.

Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ)
Melissa Miller, MD, BSN, MS
Medical Officer, Division of Healthcare-Associated Infections
Center for Quality Improvement and Patient Safety
Rockville, MD

Center for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS)
Daniel Schwartz, MD, MBA
Chief Medical Officer
Survey and Certification Group
Baltimore, MD

Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA)
Yvonne Chow, MPP
Program Coordinator/MBQIP Coordinator
Federal Office of Rural Health Policy
Rockville, MD

National Institutes of Health (NIH)
David Henderson, MD
Deputy Director for Clinical Care
Associate Director for Hospital Epidemiology and Quality Improvement
Bethesda, MD

U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA)
Elizabeth Claverie-Williams, MS
Branch Chief, Infection Control Devices Branch
Silver Spring, MD

Liaison Representatives

HICPAC liaisons represent health-related associations, consumer groups, public organizations, and partners.

American Association of Kidney Patients (AAKP)
Paul Conway
Chair, Policy and Global Affairs
American Association of Kidney Patients
Tampa, FL

American College of Occupational and Environmental Medicine (ACOEM)
Mark Russi, MD, MPH
Professor of Medicine and Epidemiology
Yale University
Medical Director, Wellness and Employee Population Health
Yale-New Haven Health System
New Haven, CT

American College of Surgeons (ACS)
Elizabeth Wick, MD
Associate Professor of Surgery
University of California, San Francisco
San Francisco, CA

America’s Essential Hospitals (AEH)
Chris Lombardozzi, MD
Vice President and CMO – Quality
Spartanburg Regional Healthcare System
Spartanburg, SC

American Health Care Association (AHCA)
Holly Harmon, RN, MBA
Senior Director of Clinical Services
Washington, DC

American Hospital Association (AHA)
Evelyn Knoelle
Senior Associate Director, Policy
American Hospital Association
Washington, DC

American Nurses Association (ANA)
Holly Carpenter, RN
Senior Policy Advisor, Innovation
Nursing Practice & Work Environment
American Nurses Association
Silver Spring, MD

American Society of Nephrology (ASN)
Alan Kliger, MD
Vice President, Medical Director of Clinical Integration
Yale New Haven Health Systems
New Haven, CT

Association of periOperative Registered Nurses (AORN)
Karen DeKay, MSN, RN, CNOR, CIC
Perioperative Practice Specialist
Denver, CO

Association of Professionals of Infection Control and Epidemiology (APIC)
Darlene Carey, MSN, RN
System Director Infection Prevention and Control
Gwinnett Health System
Lawrenceville, GA

Association of State and Territorial Health Officials (ASTHO)
Kris Ehresmann, RN, MPH
Division Director
Infectious Disease Epidemiology, Prevention and Control Division
Minnesota Department of Health
St. Paul, MN

Council of State and Territorial Epidemiologists (CSTE)
Marion Kainer, MD, MPH
Director, Healthcare Associated Infections
Antimicrobial Resistance Program
Tennessee Department Health
Nashville, TN

DNV GL
Linda Spaulding, RN
DNV GL NAIHO/CIP Surveyor
Milford, OH

Healthcare Facilities Accreditation Program (HFAP)
Donna Tiberi, RN
Standards Interpretation Staff
Healthcare Facilities Accreditation Program
Chicago, IL

Infectious Disease Society of America (IDSA)
Stephen Weber, MD, ScM
Chief Medical Officer and Vice President for Clinical Effectiveness
Professor – Section of Infectious Diseases and Global Health
The University of Chicago Medicine
Chicago, IL

National Association of County and City Health Officials (NACCHO)
Dana Nguyen, RN
Infection Control Practitioner, Program Coordinator II
Clark County Washington
Vancouver, WA

National Association of Directors of Nursing Administration in Long Term Care (NADONA)
Vacant

Pediatric Infectious Disease Society (PIDS)
Andi Shane, MD, MPH
Associate Professor of Pediatrics and Interim Division Chief
Division of Pediatric Infectious Disease
Marcus Professor of Hospital Epidemiology and Infection Control
Emory University School of Medicine and Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta
Atlanta, GA

Public Health Agency of Canada (PHAC)
Kathleen Dunn, RN
Manager, Healthcare-Associated Infections (HAI) and Infection Prevention and Control (IPC) Section
Center for Communicable Diseases and Infection Control
Ottawa, Ontario, Canada

Society of Critical Care Medicine (SCCM)
Christa Schorr, DNP, MSN
Clinical Nurse Scientist
Cooper University Hospital
Cooper Research Institute
Camden, NJ

Society for Healthcare Epidemiology of America (SHEA)
Louise Dembry, MD, MS, MBA
Professor of Medicine and Epidemiology
Director, Hospital Epidemiology
VA Connecticut Healthcare
West Haven, CT

Society of Hospital Medicine (SHM)
Sanjay Saint, MD, MPH
Chief of Medicine, VA Ann Arbor Healthcare System
George Dock Professor, Department of Internal Medicine
Senior Associate Chair, Department of Internal Medicine
University of Michigan Medical School
Ann Arbor, MI

Surgical Infection Society (SIS)
Robert Sawyer, MD
Professor of Surgery and Medical Engineering Chair
Department of Surgery
Western Michigan University
Homer Stryker MD School of Medicine
Kalamazoo, MI

The Joint Commission (TJC)
Margaret Vanamringe, MHS
Vice President for Public Policy and Government Relations
The Joint Commission
Washington, DC

Co-Chairs

 

Daniel Diekema, MD, MS
Director, Division of Infectious Diseases
Clinical Professor of Internal Medicine and Pathology
Department of Internal Medicine
University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine
Iowa City, IA
Term: 12/16/2014-6/30/2018

Deborah Yokoe, MD, MPH
Professor of Clinical Medicine
Medical Director, UCSF Hospital Epidemiology and Infection Control
Department of Medicine, Division of Infectious Diseases
University of California, San Francisco
San Francisco, CA
Term: 1/19/2016-6/30/2019

Designated Federal Officer

 

Michael Bell, MD
Deputy Director
Division of Healthcare Quality Promotion
National Center for Emerging and Zoonotic Infectious Diseases
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Atlanta, GA

Members

HICPAC members are infection control experts recommended by CDC and appointed by the Secretary of DHHS.

Deverick Anderson, MD, MPH
Director
Duke Center for Antimicrobial Stewardship and Infection Prevention
Duke University Medical Center
Durham, NC
Term: 10/10/2018-6/30/2021

Hilary Babcock, MD, MPH
Medical Director of Occupational Health (Infectious Diseases)
Barnes-Jewish and St. Louis Children’s Hospitals
Washington University School of Medicine
St. Louis, MO
Term: 12/6/2018-6/30/2019

Vickie Brown, MPH
Infection Prevention Consultant
Carrboro, NC
Term: 12/29/2014-6/30/2018

Kristina Bryant, MD
Professor of Pediatrics
Division of Pediatric Infectious Diseases
University of Louisville School of Medicine
Louisville, KY
Term: 10/19/2016-6/30/2020

Vineet Chopra, MBBS, MD
Chief, Division of Hospital Medicine
Ann Arbor VA Medical Center and
Michigan Medicine
Ann Arbor, MI
Term: 10/19/2016-6/30/2020

Elaine Dekker, RN
Infection Prevention & Control Program Manager
Priscilla Chan and Mark Zuckerberg San Francisco
General Hospital & Trauma Center
San Francisco, CA
Term: 10/8/2018-6/30/2021

Loretta Fauerbach, MS, CIC
Infection Preventionist Consultant
Fauerbach & Associates, LLC
Gainesville, FL
Term: 1/15/2016-6/30/2019

Michael Howell, MD, MPH
Chief Clinical Strategist
Google Research, Google, LLC
Palo Alto, CA
Term: 1/21/2016-6/30/2019

Jan Patterson, MD
Professor of Medicine/Infectious Disease and Pathology
Associate Dean for Quality and Lifelong Learning
Director, Center for Patient Safety and Health Policy
University of Texas Health San Antonio
Long School of Medicine
San Antonio, TX
Term: 12/17/2014-6/30/2018

Selwyn Rogers, Jr., MD, MPH
Professor and Chief, Trauma and Acute Care Surgery
Director, Trauma Center
Executive Vice President, Community Health Engagement
The University of Chicago
Chicago, IL
Term: 10/20/2016-6/30/2018

Ex-Officio Members

HICPAC ex officio members represent various health-related federal agencies.

Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA)
Yvonne Chow, MPP
Program Coordinator/MBQIP Coordinator
Federal Office of Rural Health Policy
Rockville, MD

National Institutes of Health (NIH)
David Henderson, MD
Deputy Director for Clinical Care
Associate Director for Hospital Epidemiology and Quality Improvement
Bethesda, MD

Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ)
Melissa Miller, MD, BSN, MS
Medical Officer, Division of Healthcare-Associated Infections
Center for Quality Improvement and Patient Safety
Rockville, MD

Department of Veterans Affairs (VA)
Gary Roselle, MD
National Program Director, Infectious Diseases
VA Central Office
Cincinnati VA Medical Center
Cincinnati, OH

Center for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS)
Daniel Schwartz, MD, MBA
Chief Medical Officer
Survey and Certification Group
Baltimore, MD

U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA)
Elizabeth Claverie-Williams, MS
Branch Chief, Infection Control Devices Branch
Silver Spring, MD

Liaison Representatives

HICPAC liaisons represent health-related associations, consumer groups, public organizations, and partners.

America’s Essential Hospitals (AEH)
Chris Lombardozzi, MD
Vice President and CMO – Quality
Spartanburg Regional Healthcare System
Spartanburg, SC

American Association of Kidney Patients (AAKP)
Paul Conway
Chair, Policy and Global Affairs
American Association of Kidney Patients
Tampa, FL

American College of Occupational and Environmental Medicine (ACOEM)
Mark Russi, MD, MPH
Professor of Medicine and Epidemiology
Yale University
Medical Director, Wellness and Employee Population Health
Yale-New Haven Health System
New Haven, CT

American College of Surgeons (ACS)
Elizabeth Wick, MD
Associate Professor of Surgery
University of California, San Francisco
San Francisco, CA

American Health Care Association (AHCA)
Holly Harmon, RN, MBA
Senior Director of Clinical Services
Washington, DC

American Hospital Association (AHA)
Evelyn Knoelle
Senior Associate Director, Policy
American Hospital Association
Washington, DC

American Nurses Association (ANA)
Holly Carpenter, RN
Senior Policy Advisor, Innovation
Nursing Practice & Work Environment
American Nurses Association
Silver Spring, MD

American Society of Nephrology (ASN)
Alan Kliger, MD
Vice President, Medical Director of Clinical Integration
Yale New Haven Health Systems
New Haven, CT

Association of periOperative Registered Nurses (AORN)
Amber Wood, MSN, RN
Senior Perioperative Practice Specialist
Denver, CO

Association of Professionals of Infection Control and Epidemiology (APIC)
Darlene Carey, MSN, RN
System Director Infection Prevention and Control
Gwinnett Health System
Lawrenceville, GA

Association of State and Territorial Health Officials (ASTHO)
Kris Ehresmann, RN, MPH
Division Director
Infectious Disease Epidemiology, Prevention and Control Division
Minnesota Department of Health
St. Paul, MN

Council of State and Territorial Epidemiologists (CSTE)
Marion Kainer, MD, MPH
Director, Healthcare Associated Infections
Antimicrobial Resistance Program
Tennessee Department Health
Nashville, TN

DNV GL
Linda Spaulding, RN
DNVGL NAIHO Surveyor/MIR Coordinator
InCo and Associates International, Inc.
Lakewood Ranch, FL

Healthcare Facilities Accreditation Program (HFAP)
Donna Tiberi, RN
Standards Interpretation Staff
Healthcare Facilities Accreditation Program
Chicago, IL

Infectious Disease Society of America (IDSA)
Stephen Weber, MD, ScM
Chief Medical Officer and Vice President for Clinical Effectiveness
Professor – Section of Infectious Diseases and Global Health
The University of Chicago Medicine
Chicago, IL

National Association of County and City Health Officials (NACCHO)
Dana Nguyen, RN
Infection Control Practitioner, Program Coordinator II
Clark County Washington
Vancouver, WA

National Association of Directors of Nursing Administration in Long Term Care (NADONA)
Vacant

Pediatric Infectious Disease Society (PIDS)
Andi Shane, MD, MPH
Associate Professor of Pediatrics and Interim Division Chief
Division of Pediatric Infectious Disease
Marcus Professor of Hospital Epidemiology and Infection Control
Emory University School of Medicine and Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta
Atlanta, GA

Public Health Agency of Canada (PHAC)
Kathleen Dunn, RN
Manager, Healthcare-Associated Infections (HAI) and Infection Prevention and Control (IPC) Section
Center for Communicable Diseases and Infection Control
Ottawa, Ontario, Canada

Society for Healthcare Epidemiology of America (SHEA)
Louise Dembry, MD, MS, MBA
Professor of Medicine and Epidemiology
Director, Hospital Epidemiology
VA Connecticut Healthcare
West Haven, CT

Society of Critical Care Medicine (SCCM)
Craig Coopersmith, MD
Professor of Surgery
Director, 5E Surgical Intensive Care Unit
Associate Director, Emory Critical Care Center
Vice Chair for Research, Department of Surgery
Emory University School of Medicine
Atlanta, GA

Society of Hospital Medicine (SHM)
Sanjay Saint, MD, MPH
Chief of Medicine, VA Ann Arbor Healthcare System
George Dock Professor, Department of Internal Medicine
Senior Associate Chair, Department of Internal Medicine
University of Michigan Medical School
Ann Arbor, MI

Surgical Infection Society (SIS)
Robert Sawyer, MD
Professor of Surgery and Medical Engineering Chair
Department of Surgery
Western Michigan University
Homer Stryker MD School of Medicine
Kalamazoo, MI

The Joint Commission (TJC)
Margaret Vanamringe, MHS
Vice President for Public Policy and Government Relations
The Joint Commission
Washington, DC

Co-Chairs

 

Daniel Diekema, MD, MS
Director, Division of Infectious Diseases
Clinical Professor of Internal Medicine and Pathology
Department of Internal Medicine
University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine
Iowa City, IA
Term: 12/16/2014-6/30/2018

Deborah Yokoe, MD, MPH
Professor of Clinical Medicine
Medical Director, UCSF Hospital Epidemiology and Infection Control
Department of Medicine, Division of Infectious Diseases
University of California, San Francisco
San Francisco, CA
Term: 1/19/2016-6/30/2019

Designated Federal Officer

 

Michael Bell, MD
Deputy Director
Division of Healthcare Quality Promotion
National Center for Emerging and Zoonotic Infectious Diseases
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Atlanta, GA

Members

HICPAC members are infection control experts recommended by CDC and appointed by the Secretary of DHHS.

Hilary Babcock, MD, MPH
Medical Director of Occupational Health (Infectious Diseases)
Barnes-Jewish and St. Louis Children’s Hospitals
Washington University School of Medicine
St. Louis, MO
Term: 12/10/2013-6/30/2017

Vickie Brown, MPH
Infection Prevention Consultant
Carrboro, NC
Term: 12/29/2014-6/30/2018

Kristina Bryant, MD
Professor of Pediatrics
Division of Pediatric Infectious Diseases
University of Louisville School of Medicine
Louisville, KY
Term: 10/19/2016-6/30/2020

Sheri Chernetsky Tekedor, MD
Associate Professor of Medicine and Biomedical Informatics
Division of Hospital Medicine, Emory University
Atlanta, GA
Term: 12/19/2013-6/30/2017

Vineet Chopra, MBBS, MD
Chief, Division of Hospital Medicine
Ann Arbor VA Medical Center and
Michigan Medicine
Ann Arbor, MI
Term: 10/19/2016-6/30/2020

Loretta Fauerbach, MS, CIC
Infection Preventionist Consultant
Fauerbach & Associates, LLC
Gainesville, FL
Term: 1/15/2016-6/30/2019

Michael Howell, MD, MPH
Chief Clinical Strategist
Google Research, Google, LLC
Palo Alto, CA
Term: 1/21/2016-6/30/2019

W. Charles Huskins, MD
Chair, Division of Pediatric Infectious Diseases
Department of Pediatric and Adolescent Medicine
Mayo Clinic
Rochester, MN
Term: 12/11/2013-6/30/2017

Lynn Janssen, MS
Chief, Healthcare-Associated Infections Program
Center for Health Care Quality
California Department of Public Health
Richmond, CA
Term: 12/9/2013-6/30/2017

Lisa Maragakis, MD, MPH
Senior Director, Healthcare Epidemiology and Infection Control
The Johns Hopkins Hospital and Health System
Associate Professor of Medicine and Epidemiology
Division of Infectious Diseases
The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
Baltimore, MD
Term: 12/17/2014-6/30/2018

Jan Patterson, MD
Professor of Medicine/Infectious Disease and Pathology
Associate Dean for Quality and Lifelong Learning
Director, Center for Patient Safety and Health Policy
University of Texas Health San Antonio
Long School of Medicine
San Antonio, TX
Term: 12/17/2014-6/30/2018

Selwyn Rogers, Jr., MD, MPH
Professor and Chief, Trauma and Acute Care Surgery
Director, Trauma Center
Executive Vice President, Community Health Engagement
The University of Chicago
Chicago, IL
Term: 10/20/2016-6/30/2018

Ex-Officio Members

HICPAC ex officio members represent various health-related federal agencies.

Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA)
Paul Moore, PhD
Senior Health Policy Advisor
Federal Office of Rural Health Policy
Rockville, MD

National Institutes of Health (NIH)
David Henderson, MD
Deputy Director for Clinical Care
Associate Director for Hospital Epidemiology and Quality Improvement
Bethesda, MD

Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ)
Melissa Miller, MD, BSN, MS
Medical Officer, Division of Healthcare-Associated Infections
Center for Quality Improvement and Patient Safety
Rockville, MD

Department of Veterans Affairs (VA)
Gary Roselle, MD
National Program Director, Infectious Diseases
VA Central Office
Cincinnati VA Medical Center
Cincinnati, OH

Center for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS)
Daniel Schwartz, MD, MBA
Chief Medical Officer
Survey and Certification Group
Baltimore, MD

U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA)
Elizabeth Claverie-Williams, MS
Branch Chief, Infection Control Devices Branch
Silver Spring, MD

Liaison Representatives

HICPAC liaisons represent health-related associations, consumer groups, public organizations, and partners.

America’s Essential Hospitals (AEH)
Elaine Marie Dekker, RN
Infection Prevention & Control Program Manager
Priscilla Chan and Mark Zuckerberg San Francisco
General Hospital & Trauma Center
San Francisco, CA

American College of Occupational and Environmental Medicine (ACOEM)
Mark Russi, MD, MPH
Professor of Medicine and Epidemiology
Yale University
Medical Director, Wellness and Employee Population Health
Yale-New Haven Health System
New Haven, CT

American College of Surgeons (ACS)
Elizabeth Wick, MD
Associate Professor of Surgery
University of California, San Francisco
San Francisco, CA

American Health Care Association (AHCA)
Holly Harmon, RN, MBA
Senior Director of Clinical Services
Washington, DC

American Hospital Association (AHA)
Evelyn Knoelle
Senior Associate Director, Policy
American Hospital Association
Washington, DC

American Nurses Association (ANA)
Sharon Morgan, MSN, RN, NP-C
Senior Policy Advisor
Nursing Practice & Work Environment
Silver Spring, MD

Association of periOperative Registered Nurses (AORN)
Amber Wood, MSN, RN
Senior Perioperative Practice Specialist
Denver, CO

Association of Professionals of Infection Control and Epidemiology (APIC)
Darlene Carey, MSN, RN
System Director Infection Prevention and Control
Gwinnett Health System
Lawrenceville, GA

Association of State and Territorial Health Officials (ASTHO)
Emily Lutterloh, MD, MPH
Director, Bureau of Healthcare Associated Infections
New York State Department of Health
Albany, NY

Consumers Union
Lisa McGiffert, BA
Project Director, Safe Patient Project
Austin, TX

Council of State and Territorial Epidemiologists (CSTE)
Marion Kainer, MD, MPH
Director, Healthcare Associated Infections
Antimicrobial Resistance Program
Tennessee Department Health
Nashville, TN

DNV GL
Linda Spaulding, RN
DNVGL NAIHO Surveyor/MIR Coordinator
InCo and Associates International, Inc.
Lakewood Ranch, FL

Healthcare Facilities Accreditation Program (HFAP)
Donna Tiberi, RN
Standards Interpretation Staff
Healthcare Facilities Accreditation Program
Chicago, IL

Infectious Disease Society of America (IDSA)
Stephen Weber, MD, ScM
Chief Medical Officer and Vice President for Clinical Effectiveness
Professor – Section of Infectious Diseases and Global Health
The University of Chicago Medicine
Chicago, IL

National Association of County and City Health Officials (NACCHO)
Jacqueline Lawler, MPH, CDC, CPH
Epidemiologist
Orange County Health Department
Goshen, NY

Public Health Agency of Canada (PHAC)
Kathleen Dunn, RN
Manager, Healthcare-Associated Infections (HAI) and Infection Prevention and Control (IPC) Section
Center for Communicable Diseases and Infection Control
Ottawa, Ontario, Canada

Society for Healthcare Epidemiology of America (SHEA)
Louise Dembry, MD, MS, MBA
Professor of Medicine and Epidemiology
Director, Hospital Epidemiology
VA Connecticut Healthcare
West Haven, CT

Society of Critical Care Medicine (SCCM)
Craig Coopersmith, MD
Professor of Surgery
Director, 5E Surgical Intensive Care Unit
Associate Director, Emory Critical Care Center
Vice Chair for Research, Department of Surgery
Emory University School of Medicine
Atlanta, GA

Society of Hospital Medicine (SHM)
Sanjay Saint, MD, MPH
Chief of Medicine, VA Ann Arbor Healthcare System
George Dock Professor, Department of Internal Medicine
Senior Associate Chair, Department of Internal Medicine
University of Michigan Medical School
Ann Arbor, MI

Surgical Infection Society (SIS)
Robert Sawyer, MD
Professor of Surgery and Medical Engineering Chair
Department of Surgery
Western Michigan University
Homer Stryker MD School of Medicine
Kalamazoo, MI

The Joint Commission (TJC)
Margaret Vanamringe, MHS
Vice President for Public Policy and Government Relations
The Joint Commission
Washington, DC

Co-Chairs

 

Daniel Diekema, MD, MS
Director, Division of Infectious Diseases
Clinical Professor of Internal Medicine and Pathology
Department of Internal Medicine
University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine
Iowa City, IA
Term: 12/16/2014-6/30/2018

Deborah Yokoe, MD, MPH
Hospital Epidemiologist
Brigham & Women’s Hospital and Dana Farber Cancer Institute
Associate Professor of Medicine
Harvard Medical School
Boston, MA
Term: 1/19/2016-6/30/2019

Designated Federal Officer

 

Jeffrey Hageman, MHS
Division of Healthcare Quality Promotion
National Center for Emerging and Zoonotic Infectious Diseases
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Atlanta, GA

Members

HICPAC members are infection control experts recommended by CDC and appointed by the Secretary of DHHS.

Hilary Babcock, MD, MPH
Medical Director of Occupational Health (Infectious Diseases)
Barnes-Jewish and St. Louis Children’s Hospitals
Washington University School of Medicine
St. Louis, MO
Term: 12/10/2013-6/30/2017

Vickie Brown, MPH
Director, Infection Prevention & Control
WakeMed Health & Hospitals
Raleigh, NC
Term: 12/29/2014-6/30/2018

Kristina Bryant, MD
Professor of Pediatrics
Division of Pediatric Infectious Diseases
University of Louisville School of Medicine
Louisville, KY
Term: 10/19/2016-6/30/2020

Sheri Chernetsky Tekedor, MD
Associate Professor of Medicine and Biomedical Informatics
Division of Hospital Medicine, Emory University
Atlanta, GA
Term: 12/19/2013-6/30/2017

Vineet Chopra, MBBS, MD
Assistant Professor of Medicine and Research Scientist
Ann Arbor VA Medical Center and
Michigan Medicine
Ann Arbor, MI
Term: 10/19/2016-6/30/2020

Loretta Fauerbach, MS, CIC
Infection Preventionist Consultant
Fauerbach & Associates, LLC
Gainesville, FL
Term: 1/15/2016-6/30/2019

Michael Howell, MD, MPH
Associate Chief Medical Officer – Clinical Quality
University of Chicago Medicine
Chicago, IL
Term: 1/21/2016-6/30/2019

W. Charles Huskins, MD
Chair, Division of Pediatric Infectious Diseases
Department of Pediatric and Adolescent Medicine
Mayo Clinic
Rochester, MN
Term: 12/11/2013-6/30/2017

Lynn Janssen, MS
Chief, Healthcare-Associated Infections Program
Center for Health Care Quality
California Department of Public Health
Richmond, CA
Term: 12/9/2013-6/30/2017

Lisa Maragakis, MD, MPH
Senior Director, Healthcare Epidemiology and Infection Control
The Johns Hopkins Hospital and Health System
Associate Professor of Medicine and Epidemiology
Division of Infectious Diseases
The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
Baltimore, MD
Term: 12/17/2014-6/30/2018

Jan Patterson, MD
Professor of Medicine/Infectious Disease and Pathology
Associate Dean for Quality and Lifelong Learning
Director, Center for Patient Safety and Health Policy
University of Texas Health San Antonio
Long School of Medicine
San Antonio, TX
Term: 12/17/2014-6/30/2018

Selwyn Rogers, Jr., MD, MPH
Vice President and Chief Medical Officer
The University of Texas Medical Branch
Galveston, TX
Term: 10/20/2016-6/30/2018

Ex-Officio Members

HICPAC ex officio members represent various health-related federal agencies.

Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA)
Paul Moore, PhD
Senior Health Policy Advisor
Federal Office of Rural Health Policy
Rockville, MD

National Institutes of Health (NIH)
David Henderson, MD
Deputy Director for Clinical Care
Associate Director for Hospital Epidemiology and Quality Improvement
Bethesda, MD

Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ)
Melissa Miller, MD, BSN, MS
Medical Officer, Division of Healthcare-Associated Infections
Center for Quality Improvement and Patient Safety
Rockville, MD

Department of Veterans Affairs (VA)
Gary Roselle, MD
National Program Director, Infectious Diseases
VA Central Office
Cincinnati VA Medical Center
Cincinnati, OH

Center for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS)
Daniel Schwartz, MD, MBA
Chief Medical Officer
Survey and Certification Group
Baltimore, MD

U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA)
Elizabeth Claverie-Williams, MS
Branch Chief, Infection Control Devices Branch
Silver Spring, MD

Liaison Representatives

HICPAC liaisons represent health-related associations, consumer groups, public organizations, and partners.

America’s Essential Hospitals (AEH)
Elaine Marie Dekker, RN
Infection Prevention & Control Program Manager
Priscilla Chan and Mark Zuckerberg San Francisco
General Hospital & Trauma Center
San Francisco, CA

American College of Occupational and Environmental Medicine (ACOEM)
Mark Russi, MD, MPH
Professor of Medicine and Epidemiology
Yale University
Medical Director, Wellness and Employee Population Health
Yale-New Haven Health System
New Haven, CT

American College of Surgeons (ACS)
Elizabeth Wick, MD
Assistant Professor
Johns Hopkins University
Department of Surgery
Baltimore, MD

American Health Care Association (AHCA)
Holly Harmon, RN, MBA
Senior Director of Clinical Services
Washington, DC

American Hospital Association (AHA)
Nancy Foster
Vice President, Quality & Patient
Safety Policy
American Hospital Association
Washington, DC

Association of periOperative Registered Nurses (AORN)
Amber Wood, MSN, RN
Senior Perioperative Practice Specialist
Association of perioperative Registered Nurses
Denver, CO

Association of Professionals of Infection Control and Epidemiology (APIC)
PREAS, Michael Anne, RN, BSN, CIC, FAPIC
Director Infection Prevention and Hospital Epidemiology
University of Maryland Medical Center
Baltimore, MD

Association of State and Territorial Health Officials (ASTHO)
Emily Lutterloh, MD, MPH
Director, Bureau of Healthcare Associated Infections
New York State Department of Health
Albany, NY

Consumers Union
Lisa McGiffert, BA
Project Director, Safe Patient Project
Austin, TX

Council of State and Territorial Epidemiologists (CSTE)
Marion Kainer, MD, MPH
Director, Healthcare Associated Infections
Antimicrobial Resistance Program
Tennessee Department Health
Nashville, TN

DNV GL
Linda Spaulding, RN
DNVGL NAIHO Surveyor/MIR Coordinator
InCo and Associates International, Inc.
Lakewood Ranch, FL

Healthcare Facilities Accreditation Program (HFAP)
Donna Tiberi, RN
Standards Interpretation Staff
Healthcare Facilities Accreditation Program
Chicago, IL

Infectious Disease Society of America (IDSA)
Stephen Weber, MD, ScM
Chief Medical Officer and Vice President for Clinical Effectiveness
Professor – Section of Infectious Diseases and Global Health
The University of Chicago Medicine
Chicago, IL

National Association of County and City Health Officials (NACCHO)
Jacqueline Lawler, MPH, CDC, CPH
Epidemiologist
Orange County Health Department
Goshen, NY

Public Health Agency of Canada (PHAC)
Kathleen Dunn, RN
Manager, Healthcare-Associated Infections (HAI) and Infection Prevention and Control (IPC) Section
Center for Communicable Diseases and Infection Control
Ottawa, Ontario, Canada

Society for Healthcare Epidemiology of America (SHEA)
Mark E. Rupp, MD
Professor and Chief, Division of Infectious Diseases
Medical Director, Department of Infection Control & Epidemiology
University of Nebraska Medical Center
Omaha, NE

Society of Critical Care Medicine (SCCM)
Craig Coopersmith, MD
Professor of Surgery
Director, 5E Surgical Intensive Care Unit
Associate Director, Emory Critical Care Center
Vice Chair for Research, Department of Surgery
Emory University School of Medicine
Atlanta, GA

Society of Hospital Medicine (SHM)
Sanjay Saint, MD, MPH
Chief of Medicine, VA Ann Arbor Healthcare System
George Dock Professor, Department of Internal Medicine
Senior Associate Chair, Department of Internal Medicine
University of Michigan Medical School
Ann Arbor, MI

Surgical Infection Society (SIS)
Robert Sawyer, MD
C. Bruce Morton Professor of Surgery and Public Health Sciences
University of Virginia
Charlottesville, VA

The Joint Commission (TJC)
Margaret Vanamringe, MHS
Vice President for Public Policy and Government Relations
The Joint Commission
Washington, DC

Chair

 

Daniel Diekema, MD, MS
Director, Division of Infectious Diseases
Clinical Professor of Internal Medicine and Pathology
Department of Internal Medicine
University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine
Iowa City, IA
Term: 12/16/2014-6/30/2018

Designated Federal Officer

 

Jeffrey Hageman, MHS
Division of Healthcare Quality Promotion
National Center for Emerging and Zoonotic Infectious Diseases
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Atlanta, GA

Members

HICPAC members are infection control experts recommended by CDC and appointed by the Secretary of DHHS.

Hilary Babcock, MD, MPH
Medical Director of Occupational Health (Infectious Diseases)
Barnes-Jewish and St. Louis Children’s Hospitals
Washington University School of Medicine
St. Louis, MO
Term: 12/10/2013-6/30/2017

Vickie Brown, MPH
Director, Infection Prevention & Control
WakeMed Health & Hospitals
Raleigh, NC
Term: 12/29/2014-6/30/2018

Sheri Chernetsky Tejedor, MD
Associate Professor of Medicine and Biomedical Informatics
Division of Hospital Medicine, Emory University
Atlanta, GA
Term: 12/19/2013-6/30/2017

Susan Huang, MD, MPH
Professor of Medicine
Medical Director of Epidemiology and Infection Prevention
Division of Infectious Diseases and Health Policy Research Institue
University of California Irvine Health School of Medicine
Orange, CA
Term: 7/1/2013-6/30/2015

W. Charles Huskins, MD
Chair, Division of Pediatric Infectious Diseases
Department of Pediatric and Adolescent Medicine
Mayo Clinic
Rochester, MN
Term: 12/11/2013-6/30/2017

Lynn Janssen, MS
Chief, Healthcare-Associated Infections Program
Center for Health Care Quality
California Department of Public Health
Richmond, CA
Term: 12/9/2013-6/30/2017

Lisa Maragakis, MD, MPH
Senior Director, Healthcare Epidemiology and Infection Control
The Johns Hopkins Hospital and Health System
Associate Professor of Medicine and Epidemiology
Division of Infectious Diseases
The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
Baltimore, MD
Term: 12/17/2014-6/30/2018

Jan Patterson, MD
Professor of Medicine/Infectious Disease and Pathology
Associate Dean for Quality and Lifelong Learning
Director, Center for Patient Safety and Health Policy
University of Texas Health San Antonio
Long School of Medicine
San Antonio, TX
Term: 12/17/2014-6/30/2018

Gina Pugliese, RN, MS
Vice President, Safety Institute
Premier Healthcare Alliance
St. Joseph, MI
Term: 12/19/2014-6/30/2015

Selwyn Rogers, Jr., MD, MPH
Vice President and Chief Medical Officer
The University of Texas Medical Branch
Galveston, TX
Term: 9/5/2012-6/30/2016

Thomas Talbot, MD MPH
Associate Professor of Medicine and Preventive Medicine
Vanderbilt University School of Medicine
Chief Hospital Epidemiologist
Vanderbilt University Medical Center
Nashville, TN
Term: 12/17/2014-6/30/2016

Michael Tapper, MD
Clinical Professor of Medicine, NYU School of Medicine
Director, Division of Infectious Diseases
Lenox Hill Hospital
New York, NY
Term: 9/5/2012-6/30/2016

Deborah Yokoe, MD, MPH
Hospital Epidemiologist
Brigham & Women’s Hospital and Dana Farber Cancer Institute
Associate Professor of Medicine
Harvard Medical School
Boston, MA
Term: 3/5/2012-6/30/2015

Ex-Officio Members

HICPAC ex officio members represent various health-related federal agencies.

Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA)
Paul Moore, PhD
Senior Health Policy Advisor
Federal Office of Rural Health Policy
Rockville, MD

National Institutes of Health (NIH)
David Henderson, MD
Deputy Director for Clinical Care
Associate Director for Hospital Epidemiology and Quality Improvement
Bethesda, MD

Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ)
William Baine, MD
Chief Medical Officer (Research)
Division of Practice Improvement
Center for Evidence and Practice Improvement
Rockville, MD

Department of Veterans Affairs (VA)
Gary Roselle, MD
National Program Director, Infectious Diseases
VA Central Office
Cincinnati VA Medical Center
Cincinnati, OH

Center for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS)
Daniel Schwartz, MD, MBA
Chief Medical Officer
Survey and Certification Group
Baltimore, MD

U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA)
Elizabeth Claverie-Williams, MS
Branch Chief, Infection Control Devices Branch
Silver Spring, MD

Liaison Representatives

HICPAC liaisons represent health-related associations, consumer groups, public organizations, and partners.

America’s Essential Hospitals (AEH)
Michael McElroy, MPH, CIC
Infection Preventionist
Infection Control/Prevention Department
Alameda Health System
Oakland, CA

American College of Occupational and Environmental Medicine (ACOEM)
Mark Russi, MD, MPH
Professor of Medicine and Epidemiology
Yale University
Medical Director, Wellness and Employee Population Health
Yale-New Haven Health System
New Haven, CT

American College of Surgeons (ACS)
Elizabeth Wick, MD
Assistant Professor
Johns Hopkins University
Department of Surgery
Baltimore, MD

American Health Care Association (AHCA)
Holly Harmon, RN, MBA
Senior Director of Clinical Services
Washington, DC

American Hospital Association (AHA)
Nancy Foster
Vice President, Quality & Patient
Safety Policy
American Hospital Association
Washington, DC

Association of periOperative Registered Nurses (AORN)
Amber Wood, MSN, RN
Senior Perioperative Practice Specialist
Association of perioperative Registered Nurses
Denver, CO

Association of Professionals of Infection Control and Epidemiology (APIC)
PREAS, Michael Anne, RN, BSN, CIC, FAPIC
Director Infection Prevention and Hospital Epidemiology
University of Maryland Medical Center
Baltimore, MD

Association of State and Territorial Health Officials (ASTHO)
Emily Lutterloh, MD, MPH
Director, Bureau of Healthcare Associated Infections
New York State Department of Health
Albany, NY

Consumers Union
Lisa McGiffert, BA
Project Director, Safe Patient Project
Austin, TX

Council of State and Territorial Epidemiologists (CSTE)
Marion Kainer, MD, MPH
Director, Healthcare Associated Infections
Antimicrobial Resistance Program
Tennessee Department Health
Nashville, TN

DNV Healthcare, Inc.
Vacant

Healthcare Facilities Accreditation Program (HFAP)
Donna Tiberi, RN
Standards Interpretation Staff
Healthcare Facilities Accreditation Program
Chicago, IL

Infectious Disease Society of America (IDSA)
Stephen Weber, MD, ScM
Chief Medical Officer and Vice President for Clinical Effectiveness
Professor – Section of Infectious Diseases and Global Health
The University of Chicago Medicine
Chicago, IL

National Association of County and City Health Officials (NACCHO)
Vacant

Public Health Agency of Canada (PHAC)
Kathleen Dunn, RN
Manager, Healthcare-Associated Infections (HAI) and Infection Prevention and Control (IPC) Section
Center for Communicable Diseases and Infection Control
Ottawa, Ontario, Canada

Society for Healthcare Epidemiology of America (SHEA)
Mark E. Rupp, MD
Professor and Chief, Division of Infectious Diseases
Medical Director, Department of Infection Control & Epidemiology
University of Nebraska Medical Center
Omaha, NE

Society of Critical Care Medicine (SCCM)
Michael Howell, MD, MPH
Associate Chief Medical Officer – Clinical Quality
University of Chicago Medicine
Chicago, IL

Society of Hospital Medicine (SHM)
Sanjay Saint, MD, MPH
Chief of Medicine, VA Ann Arbor Healthcare System
George Dock Professor, Department of Internal Medicine
Senior Associate Chair, Department of Internal Medicine
University of Michigan Medical School
Ann Arbor, MI

Surgical Infection Society (SIS)
Robert Sawyer, MD
C. Bruce Morton Professor of Surgery and Public Health Sciences
University of Virginia
Charlottesville, VA

The Joint Commission (TJC)
Margaret Vanamringe, MHS
Vice President for Public Policy and Government Relations
The Joint Commission
Washington, DC

Chair

 

Neil Fishman, MD
Associate Chief Medical Officer
University of Pennsylvania Health System
Philadelphia, PA
Term: 7/1/2010-6/30/2014

Designated Federal Officer

 

Jeffrey Hageman, MHS
Division of Healthcare Quality Promotion
National Center for Emerging and Zoonotic Infectious Diseases
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Atlanta, GA

Members

HICPAC members are infection control experts recommended by CDC and appointed by the Secretary of DHHS.

Hilary Babcock, MD, MPH
Medical Director of Occupational Health (Infectious Diseases)
Barnes-Jewish and St. Louis Children’s Hospitals
Washington University School of Medicine
St. Louis, MO
Term: 12/10/2013-6/30/2017

Ruth Carrico, PhD, RN, CIC
Associate Professor
University of Louisville School of Medicine
Division of Infectious Diseases
Louisville, KY
Term: 7/1/2010-6/30/2014

Sheri Chernetsky Tejedor, MD
Associate Professor of Medicine and Biomedical Informatics
Division of Hospital Medicine, Emory University
Atlanta, GA
Term: 12/19/2013-6/30/2017

Daniel Diekema, MD, MS
Director, Division of Infectious Diseases
Clinical Professor of Internal Medicine and Pathology
Department of Internal Medicine
University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine
Iowa City, IA
Term: 7/1/2010-6/30/2014

Mary Hayden, MD
Professor of Medicine and Pathology and Director, Division of Clinical Microbiology
Rush Medical Laboratories, Rush University Medical Center, Rush Medical College
Chicago, IL
Term: 7/1/2010-6/30/2014

Susan Huang, MD, MPH
Professor of Medicine
Medical Director of Epidemiology and Infection Prevention
Division of Infectious Diseases and Health Policy Research Institue
University of California Irvine Health School of Medicine
Orange, CA
Term: 7/1/2013-6/30/2015

W. Charles Huskins, MD
Chair, Division of Pediatric Infectious Diseases
Department of Pediatric and Adolescent Medicine
Mayo Clinic
Rochester, MN
Term: 12/11/2013-6/30/2017

Lynn Janssen, MS
Chief, Healthcare-Associated Infections Program
Center for Health Care Quality
California Department of Public Health
Richmond, CA
Term: 12/9/2013-6/30/2017

Gina Pugliese, RN, MS
Vice President, Safety Institute
Premier Healthcare Alliance
St. Joseph, MI
Term: 7/1/2011-6/30/2014

Selwyn Rogers, Jr., MD, MPH
Vice President and Chief Medical Officer
The University of Texas Medical Branch
Galveston, TX
Term: 9/5/2012-6/30/2016

Thomas Talbot, MD MPH
Associate Professor of Medicine and Preventive Medicine
Vanderbilt University School of Medicine
Chief Hospital Epidemiologist
Vanderbilt University Medical Center
Nashville, TN
Term: 7/1/2010-6/30/2014

Michael Tapper, MD
Clinical Professor of Medicine, NYU School of Medicine
Director, Division of Infectious Diseases
Lenox Hill Hospital
New York, NY
Term: 9/5/2012-6/30/2016

Deborah Yokoe, MD, MPH
Hospital Epidemiologist
Brigham & Women’s Hospital and Dana Farber Cancer Institute
Associate Professor of Medicine
Harvard Medical School
Boston, MA
Term: 3/5/2012-6/30/2015

Ex-Officio Members

HICPAC ex officio members represent various health-related federal agencies.

Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA)
Paul Moore, PhD
Senior Health Policy Advisor
Federal Office of Rural Health Policy
Rockville, MD

National Institutes of Health (NIH)
David Henderson, MD
Deputy Director for Clinical Care
Associate Director for Hospital Epidemiology and Quality Improvement
Bethesda, MD

Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ)
William Baine, MD
Chief Medical Officer (Research)
Division of Practice Improvement
Center for Evidence and Practice Improvement
Rockville, MD

Department of Veterans Affairs (VA)
Gary Roselle, MD
National Program Director, Infectious Diseases
VA Central Office
Cincinnati VA Medical Center
Cincinnati, OH

Center for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS)
Daniel Schwartz, MD, MBA
Chief Medical Officer
Survey and Certification Group
Baltimore, MD

U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA)
Elizabeth Claverie-Williams, MS
Branch Chief, Infection Control Devices Branch
Silver Spring, MD

Liaison Representatives

HICPAC liaisons represent health-related associations, consumer groups, public organizations, and partners.

America’s Essential Hospitals (AEH)
Michael McElroy, MPH, CIC
Infection Preventionist
Infection Control/Prevention Department
Alameda Health System
Oakland, CA

American College of Occupational and Environmental Medicine (ACOEM)
Mark Russi, MD, MPH
Professor of Medicine and Epidemiology
Yale University
Medical Director, Wellness and Employee Population Health
Yale-New Haven Health System
New Haven, CT

American College of Surgeons (ACS)
Elizabeth Wick, MD
Assistant Professor
Johns Hopkins University
Department of Surgery
Baltimore, MD

American Health Care Association (AHCA)
Holly Harmon, RN, MBA
Senior Director of Clinical Services
Washington, DC

American Hospital Association (AHA)
Nancy Foster
Vice President, Quality & Patient
Safety Policy
American Hospital Association
Washington, DC

Association of periOperative Registered Nurses (AORN)
Amber Wood, MSN, RN
Perioperative Nursing Specialist
Association of perioperative Registered Nurses
Denver, CO

Association of Professionals of Infection Control and Epidemiology (APIC)
PREAS, Michael Anne, RN, BSN, CIC, FAPIC
Director Infection Prevention and Hospital Epidemiology
University of Maryland Medical Center
Baltimore, MD

Association of State and Territorial Health Officials (ASTHO)
Emily Lutterloh, MD, MPH
Director, Bureau of Healthcare Associated Infections
New York State Department of Health
Albany, NY

Consumers Union
Lisa McGiffert, BA
Project Director, Safe Patient Project
Austin, TX

Council of State and Territorial Epidemiologists (CSTE)
Marion Kainer, MD, MPH
Director, Healthcare Associated Infections
Antimicrobial Resistance Program
Tennessee Department Health
Nashville, TN

DNV Healthcare, Inc.
Janet Franck
Global Program Director
Managing Infection Risk (MIR)
DNV Healthcare US and Global
Chicago, IL

Healthcare Facilities Accreditation Program (HFAP)
Donna Tiberi, RN
Standards Interpretation Staff
Healthcare Facilities Accreditation Program
Chicago, IL

Infectious Disease Society of America (IDSA)
Stephen Weber, MD, ScM
Associate Professor of Medicine
Section of Infectious Diseases and Global Health
Chief Medical Officer
Vice President for Clinical Effectiveness
The University of Chicago Medicine
Chicago, IL

National Association of County and City Health Officials (NACCHO)
Diana Gaviria, MD, MPH
Health Officer
Berkeley County Health Department
Martinsburg, WV

Public Health Agency of Canada (PHAC)
Kathleen Dunn, RN
Manager, Healthcare-Associated Infections (HAI) and Infection Prevention and Control (IPC) Section
Center for Communicable Diseases and Infection Control
Ottawa, Ontario, Canada

Society for Healthcare Epidemiology of America (SHEA)
Mark E. Rupp, MD
Professor and Chief, Division of Infectious Diseases
Medical Director, Department of Infection Control & Epidemiology
University of Nebraska Medical Center
Omaha, NE

Society of Critical Care Medicine (SCCM)
Michael Howell, MD, MPH
Associate Chief Medical Officer – Clinical Quality
University of Chicago Medicine
Chicago, IL

Society of Hospital Medicine (SHM)
Sanjay Saint, MD, MPH
Chief of Medicine, VA Ann Arbor Healthcare System
George Dock Professor, Department of Internal Medicine
Senior Associate Chair, Department of Internal Medicine
University of Michigan Medical School
Ann Arbor, MI

Surgical Infection Society (SIS)
Robert Sawyer, MD
University of Virginia Professor of Surgery and Public Health Sciences
Chief, Division of Acute Care Surgery
and Outcomes Research
Charlottesville, VA

The Joint Commission (TJC)
Margaret Vanamringe, MHS
Vice President for Public Policy and Government Relations
The Joint Commission
Washington, DC

Chair

 

Neil Fishman, MD
Associate Chief Medical Officer
University of Pennsylvania Health System
Philadelphia, PA
Term: 7/1/2010-6/30/2014

Designated Federal Officer

 

Jeffrey Hageman, MHS
Division of Healthcare Quality Promotion
National Center for Emerging and Zoonotic Infectious Diseases
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Atlanta, GA

Members

HICPAC members are infection control experts recommended by CDC and appointed by the Secretary of DHHS.

Dale Bratzler, DO, MPH
Professor and Associate Dean
University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center
College of Public Health
Oklahoma City, OK
Term: 7/1/2009-6/30/2013

Ruth Carrico, PhD, RN, CIC
Associate Professor
University of Louisville School of Medicine
Division of Infectious Diseases
Louisville, KY
Term: 7/1/2010-6/30/2014

Daniel Diekema, MD, MS
Director, Division of Infectious Diseases
Clinical Professor of Internal Medicine and Pathology
Department of Internal Medicine
University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine
Iowa City, IA
Term: 7/1/2010-6/30/2014

Alexis Elward, MD, MPH
Associate Professor, Pediatric Infectious Diseases
Washington University School of Medicine
St. Louis Children’s Hospital
St. Louis, MO
Term: 7/1/2009-3/30/2013

Mary Hayden, MD
Professor of Medicine and Pathology and Director, Division of Clinical Microbiology
Rush Medical Laboratories, Rush University Medical Center, Rush Medical College
Chicago, IL
Term: 7/1/2010-6/30/2014

Susan Huang, MD, MPH
Professor of Medicine
Medical Director of Epidemiology and Infection Prevention
Division of Infectious Diseases and Health Policy Research Institue
University of California Irvine Health School of Medicine
Orange, CA
Term: 7/1/2009-6/30/2013

Stephen Ostroff, MD
Director, Bureau of Epidemiology
Pennsylvania Department of Health
Harrisburg, PA
Term: 7/1/2009-6/30/2013

Gina Pugliese, RN, MS
Vice President, Safety Institute
Premier Healthcare Alliance
St. Joseph, MI
Term: 7/1/2011-6/30/2014

Selwyn Rogers, Jr., MD, MPH
Vice President and Chief Medical Officer
The University of Texas Medical Branch
Galveston, TX
Term: 9/5/2012-6/30/2016

Thomas Talbot, MD MPH
Associate Professor of Medicine and Preventive Medicine
Vanderbilt University School of Medicine
Chief Hospital Epidemiologist
Vanderbilt University Medical Center
Nashville, TN
Term: 7/1/2010-6/30/2014

Michael Tapper, MD
Clinical Professor of Medicine, NYU School of Medicine
Director, Division of Infectious Diseases
Lenox Hill Hospital
New York, NY
Term: 9/5/2012-6/30/2016

Deborah Yokoe, MD, MPH
Hospital Epidemiologist
Brigham & Women’s Hospital and Dana Farber Cancer Institute
Associate Professor of Medicine
Harvard Medical School
Boston, MA
Term: 3/5/2012-6/30/2015

Ex-Officio Members

HICPAC ex officio members represent various health-related federal agencies.

Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA)
Paul Moore, PhD
Senior Health Policy Advisor
Federal Office of Rural Health Policy
Rockville, MD

National Institutes of Health (NIH)
David Henderson, MD
Deputy Director for Clinical Care
Associate Director for Hospital Epidemiology and Quality Improvement
Bethesda, MD

Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ)
William Baine, MD
Chief Medical Officer (Research)
Division of Practice Improvement
Center for Evidence and Practice Improvement
Rockville, MD

Department of Veterans Affairs (VA)
Gary Roselle, MD
National Program Director, Infectious Diseases
VA Central Office
Cincinnati VA Medical Center
Cincinnati, OH

Center for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS)
Daniel Schwartz, MD, MBA
Chief Medical Officer
Survey and Certification Group
Baltimore, MD

U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA)
Sheila Murphey, MD
Medical Officer
Infection Control Devices Branch
Office of Device Evaluation
Center for Devices and Radiology Health,
Silver Spring, MD

Liaison Representatives

HICPAC liaisons represent health-related associations, consumer groups, public organizations, and partners.

America’s Essential Hospitals (AEH)
Silvia Munoz-Price, MD
Medical Director – Department of Infection Control Jackson Memorial Hospital
Associate Professor of Clinical Medicine -University of Miami
Miami, FL

American College of Occupational and Environmental Medicine (ACOEM)
Mark Russi, MD, MPH
Professor of Medicine and Epidemiology
Yale University
Medical Director, Wellness and Employee Population Health
Yale-New Haven Health System
New Haven, CT

American Health Care Association (AHCA)
Sandra Fitzler, RN
Senior Director of Clinical Services
Washington, DC

American Hospital Association (AHA)
Nancy Foster
Vice President, Quality & Patient
Safety Policy
American Hospital Association
Washington, DC

Association of periOperative Registered Nurses (AORN)
Amber Wood, MSN, RN
Perioperative Nursing Specialist
Association of perioperative Registered Nurses
Denver, CO

Association of Professionals of Infection Control and Epidemiology (APIC)
PREAS, Michael Anne, RN, BSN, CIC, FAPIC
Director Infection Prevention and Hospital Epidemiology
University of Maryland Medical Center
Baltimore, MD

Association of State and Territorial Health Officials (ASTHO)
Emily Lutterloh, MD, MPH
Director, Bureau of Healthcare Associated Infections
New York State Department of Health
Albany, NY

Consumers Union
Lisa McGiffert, BA
Project Director, Safe Patient Project
Austin, TX

Council of State and Territorial Epidemiologists (CSTE)
Marion Kainer, MD, MPH
Director, Healthcare Associated Infections
Antimicrobial Resistance Program
Tennessee Department Health
Nashville, TN

DNV Healthcare, Inc.
Janet Franck
Global Program Director
Managing Infection Risk (MIR)
DNV Healthcare US and Global
Chicago, IL

Healthcare Facilities Accreditation Program (HFAP)
Donna Tiberi, RN
Standards Interpretation Staff
Healthcare Facilities Accreditation Program
Chicago, IL

Infectious Disease Society of America (IDSA)
W. Charles Huskins, MD, MSc
Consultant, Pediatric Infectious Diseases
Mayo Clinic
Rochester, MN

National Association of County and City Health Officials (NACCHO)
Diana Gaviria, MD, MPH
Health Officer
Berkeley County Health Department
Martinsburg, WV

Public Health Agency of Canada (PHAC)
Kathleen Dunn, RN
Manager, Healthcare-Associated Infections (HAI) and Infection Prevention and Control (IPC) Section
Center for Communicable Diseases and Infection Control
Ottawa, Ontario, Canada

Society for Healthcare Epidemiology of America (SHEA)
Mark E. Rupp, MD
Professor and Chief, Division of Infectious Diseases
Medical Director, Department of Infection Control & Epidemiology
University of Nebraska Medical Center
Omaha, NE

Society of Critical Care Medicine (SCCM)
Michael Howell, MD, MPH
Associate Chief Medical Officer – Clinical Quality
University of Chicago Medicine
Chicago, IL

Society of Hospital Medicine (SHM)
Sanjay Saint, MD, MPH
George Dock Collegiate Professor of Internal Medicine
University of Michigan Medical School
Associate Chief of Medicine
Ann Arbor VAMC
Division of General Medicine
Department of Internal Medicine
Ann Arbor, MI

Surgical Infection Society (SIS)
Robert Sawyer, MD
University of Virginia Professor of Surgery and Public Health Sciences
Chief, Division of Acute Care Surgery
and Outcomes Research
Charlottesville, VA

The Joint Commission (TJC)
Margaret Vanamringe, MHS
Vice President for Public Policy and Government Relations
The Joint Commission
Washington, DC