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

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

Deverick Anderson, MD, MPH
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


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


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

Linda Spaulding, RN
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)

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