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Roster


Co-Chairs

DIEKEMA, Daniel J., MD
Director, Division of Infectious Diseases
Department of Internal Medicine
University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine
Iowa City, IA

YOKOE, Deborah, MD, MPH
Associate Professor of Medicine
Hospital Epidemiologist and Medical Director of Infection Control
Brigham & Women’s Hospital and Dana-Farber Cancer Institute
Harvard Medical School
Boston, MA


Designated Federal Official

BELL, Michael, M.D.
Office of the Director
Division of Healthcare Quality Promotion
National Center for Emerging and Zoonotic Infectious Diseases
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Atlanta, GA

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

BABCOCK, Hilary M., MD MPH
Medical Director, BJC Infection Prevention and Epidemiology Consortium
Medical Director of Occupational Health (Infectious Diseases)
Barnes-Jewish and St. Louis Children’s Hospitals
Associate Professor of Medicine, Infectious Disease Division
Washington University School of Medicine
St. Louis, MO

BROWN, Vickie Mays, RN, MPH
Director, Infection Prevention & Control
WakeMed Health & Hospitals
Raleigh, NC

BRYANT, Kristina, MD
Professor of Pediatrics,
Division of Pediatric Infectious Diseases
University of Louisville School of Medicine
Louisville, KY

CHERNETSKY TEJEDOR, Sheri, MD, SFHM
Associate Professor of Medicine and Biomedical Informatics
Division of Hospital Medicine
Emory University School of Medicine
Atlanta, GA

CHOPRA, Vineet, MBBS, MD, MSc, FACP, FHM
Chief, Division of Hospital Medicine
Assistant Professor of Medicine and Research Scientist
The Patient Safety Enhancement Program and Center for Clinical Management Research
Michigan Medicine and VA Ann Arbor Health System
Ann Arbor, MI

FAUERBACH, Loretta L., MS, CIC
Lead Infection Preventionist
Fauerbach & Associates, LLC
Gainesville, FL

HOWELL, Michael D., MD MPH
Associate Professor of Medicine
Associate Chief Medical Officer for Clinical Quality
Chief Quality Officer
University of Chicago Medicine
Chicago, IL

Huskins, W. Charles, MD, MSc
Chair, Pediatric Infectious Diseases,
Mayo Clinic
Professor of Pediatrics,
Mayo Clinic College of Medicine
Rochester, MN

JANSSEN, Lynn, MS, CIC, CPHQ 
Chief, Healthcare-Associated Infections Program
Center for Health Care Quality
California Department of Public Health
Richmond, CA 

MARAGAKIS, Lisa L., 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

PATTERSON, Jan, MD, MS
Professor of Medicine and Pathology
Division of Infectious Diseases
Associate Dean for Quality and Lifelong Learning
Director, Center for Patient Safety and Health Policy
University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio
San Antonio, TX

ROGERS, Selwyn O., Jr., MD, MPH, FACS
Section Chief, Trauma and Acute Care Surgery
Executive Vice President Community Health Engagement
The University of Chicago
Chicago, IL

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

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

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

Food and Drug Administration (FDA)
CLAVERIE-WILLIAMS, Elizabeth F., MS
CDR USPHS-CC, Microbiologist
Branch Chief, Infection Control Devices Branch
FDA/CDRH/ODE/DAGRID
Silver Spring, MD

Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA)
MOORE, Paul D., PhD
Senior Health Policy Advisor
Health Resources and Services Administration
Office of Rural Health Policy
Rockville, MD

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

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

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

America’s Essential Hospitals
DEKKER, Elaine Marie, RN, BSN, CIC
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
RUSSI, Mark, MD, MPH
Professor of Medicine and Epidemiology
Yale University
Medical Director, Wellness and Employee Population Health
Yale-New Haven Hospital
New Haven, CT

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

American Health Care Association (AHCA)
HARMON, Holly, RN, MBA
Senior Director of Clinical Services
American Health Care Association
Washington, DC 20005

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

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

Association of periOperative Registered Nurses (AORN)
WOOD, Amber, MSN, RN, CNOR, CIC, FAPIC
Senior Perioperative Practice Specialist
Association of periOperative Registered Nurses (AORN)
Denver, CO

Association of Professionals of Infection Control and Epidemiology, Inc. (APIC)
CAREY, Darlene, MSN RN CIC NE-BC FAPIC
System Director Infection Prevention and Control
Gwinnett Health System
Lawrenceville, GA

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

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

Consumers Union
McGIFFERT, Lisa
Project Director, Safe Patient Project
Consumers Union
Austin, TX

DNVGL Healthcare, Inc. (DNVGL)
SPAULDING, Linda, RN, CI
InCo and Associates International, Inc.
Lakewood Ranch, FL

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

Infectious Disease Society of America (IDSA)
WEBER, Stephen, MD
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)
LAWLER, Jacqueline, MPH, CIC, CPH
Epidemiologist
Orange County Health Department
Goshen, NY

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

Society for Healthcare Epidemiology of America (SHEA)
DEMBRY, Louise M., MD, MS, MBA
Professor of Medicine, Infectious Diseases and Epidemiology
Yale University
West Haven, CT

Society of Critical Care Medicine
COOPERSMITH, Craig, MD, FACS, FCCM
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
SAINT, Sanjay, 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)
SAWYER, Robert, G., MD, FACS, FIDSA, FCCM
University of Virginia Professor of Surgery and
Public Health Sciences
Chief, Division of Acute Care Surgery and
Outcomes Research
Charlottesville, VA

The Joint Commission
VANAMRINGE, Margaret, MHS
Vice President for Public Policy and
Government Relations
The Joint Commission
Washington, DC

 

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