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SHEA Vice President (1/2010-12/2013) President-Elect (2011); President (2012); Past President (2013) Henry M. Blumberg, MD Emory University School of Medicine Professor of Medicine (Division of Infectious Diseases) and Epidemiology Director, Clinical and Translational Research Training Programs Atlanta Clinical and Translational Science Institute/Emory University Grady Memorial Hospital Hospital Epidemiologist • Medical School: Vanderbilt University School of Medicine • Residency: Emory University School of Medicine • Post-graduate: ID Fellowship, Emory University School of Medicine • Involvement in SHEA: Chair, SHEA Nominations Committee (2003-2004); Member, SHEA Nominations Committee (2003-2005, 2007); Member, Committee on Occupational Health (1997-2003; formerly TB/AIDS Committee) • Interests: Healthcare and molecular epidemiology (with special emphasis on pathogens such as M. tuberculosis and nosocomial and community-acquired MRSA); tuberculosis; clinical and translational research training; Institute of Medicine (IOM) Committee on Regulating Occupational Exposure to Tuberculosis; Chair, Infection Control Committee, Grady Memorial Hospital Jan E. Patterson, MD University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio Professor of Medicine, Infectious Diseases Director, Center for Patient Safety and Health Policy Director, Epidemiology Laboratory South Texas Veterans Health Care System and University Health System Healthcare Epidemiologist • Medical School: University of Texas Medical School at Houston • Residency: Vanderbilt University Medical Center • Post-graduate: Fellowship: Yale University School of Medicine; Graduate Summer Session in Epidemiology: University of Minnesota School of Public Health; Current student: Masters of Science in Healthcare Management, Harvard School of Public Health, targeted completion 2010 • Involvement in SHEA: Member, Annual Meeting Program Committee (2003-2006); Member, Education Committee (1996-1999); Member, Nominating Committee (1992-1993); Editorial Board, ICHE • Interests/Involvement: Molecular epidemiology of healthcare-associated infections; antibiotic resistance; antibiotic utilization; quality improvement; patient safety; health policy. Served on Texas Department of State Health Services Advisory Panel for Public Reporting of Healthcare-associated Infections (Chair), University of Texas System Clinical Safety and Effectiveness Course Steering Committee (Chair), University of Texas System Patient Safety Committee, the Greater San Antonio Area Regional Medical Preparedness Steering Committee, FDA Anti- Infective Advisory Panel, Infectious Disease Society of America Board of Directors and Nominating Committee, Texas ID Society (President), and Texas Medical Association Infectious Disease Committee (Chair). SHEA Treasurer (1/2010-12/2012) Louise-Marie Dembry, MD, MS, MBA Yale-New Haven Hospital Co-Director Quality Improvement Support Services, Hospital Epidemiologist, Director Epidemiology Laboratory Yale-New Haven Health System Associate Medical Director, Center for Emergency Preparedness and Disaster Response Yale University School of Medicine Associate Professor of Medicine (Infectious Diseases) and Epidemiology • Medical School: Wayne State University School of Medicine • Residency: Wayne State University Affiliated Hospitals (residency, chief resident) • Post-graduate: Fellowship, Wayne State University Affiliated Hospitals • Involvement in SHEA: Member, Education Committee (1997-2000); Member, Task Force on Volunteer and Staff Activities (2000-2001); Member, Annual Meeting Program Committee (2001-2004); Chair, Fellowships and Awards Subcommittee (2001-2003); Chair, Scientific Program 2004 Annual Meeting and Annual Meeting Abstract Review (2003-2004); Chair, Publications Committee (4/2007-present); Vice Chair, Publications Committee (1/2007-4/2007), Member, Publications Committee (2006-present); Faculty, SHEA/CDC Training Course in Healthcare Epidemiology (2004-2008) • Interests: Prevention and control of transmission of organisms in the healthcare setting, use of molecular typing techniques to study the epidemiology of healthcare-associated infections, public health emergency preparedness and training. YNHH Infection Control Committee chair, member of various YNHH/YNHHS and state committees and task forces related to infection prevention, patient safety, antibiotic use, emergency preparedness. Member of the CT Committee on Healthcare Acquired Infections (public reporting), member of the 2008 CDC/DHQP/HICPAC Subcommittee for External National Healthcare Safety Network (NHSN) Peer Review John A. Sellick, Jr., DO, MS University at Buffalo (SUNY) School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences Associate Professor of Medicine, Division of Infectious Diseases Kaleida Health Veterans Affairs Western New York Healthcare System Hospital Epidemiologist • Medical School: Midwestern University (CCOM) • Residency: Kennedy Memorial Hospitals/University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey • Post-graduate: Fellowship, University at Buffalo (SUNY) School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences • Involvement in SHEA: Chair, Nominations Committee (1994); Member, Quality Management Committee (1993- 1995); Member, State Liaisons Steering Committee (1994-1995); Chair, Publications Committee (1995-2002); Member, Publications Committee (1995-2006); Chair, Internet Subcommittee (1995-2000); Webmaster (1996-2000); Editorial Board, ICHE (2007 – present) • Interests: Antimicrobial stewardship, surgical site infections, S. aureus colonization/infection, Legionella control, C. difficile infection control. Chair of the Infection Control Committee at Kaleida Health and VAWNYHS, chair of Kaleida Health Antibiotic Subcommittee, member of VAWNYHS Medication Use Committee SHEA Councilors (1/2010-12/2011) Anthony Harris, MD, MPH University of Maryland Head, Division of Healthcare Outcomes Research Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine Associate Professor Associate Hospital Epidemiologist • Medical School: McGill University • Residency: Royal Victoria Hospital, McGill University • Post-graduate: Fellowship, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Harvard; MPH, Harvard • Involvement in SHEA: Member, SHEA Research Committee (2007-present); Co-director, SHEA/IDSA Annual Infectious Diseases Fellows Course; Editorial Board, ICHE; Speaker, SHEA; Member, National Quality Forum Surgical Site Infection TAP • Interests: Hospital epidemiology; medical informatics; mentoring hospital epidemiology researchers Susan S. Huang, MD, MPH University of California Irvine School of Medicine Hospital Epidemiologist Assistant Professor Division of Infectious Diseases and Center for Health Policy Research • Medical School: Johns Hopkins School of Medicine • Residency: University of California, San Francisco • Post-graduate: Mass General Hospital/Brigham & Women’s Hospital joint fellowship in Infectious Diseases; MPH: Harvard School of Public Health • Involvement in SHEA: 2009 Local Liaison, Annual Meeting Program Committee; Member, Publications Committee (2006-present); Member, SHEA Task Force on Legislation for Routine Screening of Antibiotic Resistant Bacteria; Co-author, SHEA/HICPAC Position Paper on Recommendations for Multidrug-resistant Organisms Metrics in Healthcare Settings • Interests: Epidemiologic research; the assessment of transmission and prevention of MRSA and VRE; the use of claims-based measures for SSI risk assessment; the critical assessment of epidemiologic metrics for healthcare-associated events Keith S. Kaye, MD, MPH Detroit Medical Center, Wayne State University Professor of Medicine Corporate Director Division of Infectious Diseases Department of Infection Prevention, Hospital Epidemiology and Antimicrobial Stewardship • Medical School: University of Pennsylvania • Residency: Beth Israel Hospital • Post-graduate: ID Fellowship: Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center; MPH: Harvard School of Public Health; Infectious Diseases Attending, Medical Director of Infection Control and Antibiotic Evaluation Committee: Duke University Medical Center • Involvement in SHEA: Abstract presenter, SHEA (1998-2008); Plenary Speaker, SHEA (2007); Moderator, SHEA (2005-2008); Co-author, SHEA/IDSA Compendium of Strategies to Prevent Healthcare- Associated Infections in Acute Care Hospitals, SSI section • Interests: Infections in the elderly; intravascular catheter-related infections; epidemiology of and outcomes associated with multi-drug resistant bacteria; risk adjustment, prevention, risk factors and outcomes related to surgical site infections and infected prosthetic devices; antimicrobial resistance and infection control issues in community hospitals and tertiary care hospitals; and antimicrobial stewardship. Founding member of the Infectious Diseases Society of America; Founding member of Special Interest Group in Geriatrics (10/05-present); Chairman and founding member of The American Geriatrics Society, Section on Integrating Medical Sub-specialties into Geriatrics (2006 – present) Deborah S. Yokoe, MD, MPH Brigham and Women’s Hospital and Dana-Farber Cancer Institute Hospital Epidemiologist Harvard Medical School Assistant Professor of Medicine • Medical School: University of California, San Francisco • Residency: University of California, San Francisco • Post-graduate: Fellowship: Beth Israel Hospital and Brigham and Women’s Hospital • Involvement in SHEA: Co-chair, SHEA/IDSA Compendium of Strategies to Prevent Healthcare-Associated Infections in Acute Care Hospitals; Chair, Patient Safety and Quality Improvement Committee (2009); Member, Public Policy and Governmental Affairs Committee • Interests: Alternative strategies for surgical site and bloodstream infection surveillance; models for cluster detection in hospitals; MRSA transmission. Participant in the CDC Prevention Epicenters research network. Member of the Massachusetts Department of Public Health Healthcare-Associated Infections Technical Advisory Group. SHEA International Councilor (1/2010-12/2011) Yehuda Carmeli, MD, MPH Tel Aviv Sourasky Medical Center, Tel Aviv Head, Division of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine • Medical School: Ben Gurion University of the Negev Medical School, Beer Sheva, Israel • Residency: Hadassah University Hospital, Mount Scopus, Jerusalem, Israel • Post-graduate: Fellowship, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, MA • Involvement in SHEA: Moderator at SHEA Meeting; Editorial Advisory Board, ICHE • Interests: Antimicrobial resistance, antibiotic use, epidemiologic research methodology, nosocomial infections Stephan Harbarth, MD, MS Geneva University Hospitals Senior Registrar Senior Lecturer Attending in Geriatric and General Infectious Diseases Associate Hospital Epidemiologist Director, Antimicrobial Stewardship Program Infection Control Program, Division of Infectious Diseases • Medical School: Ludwig-Maximilians-University of Munich • Residency: Residency in Internal Medicine and Tropical Medicine, Munich University Hospitals; Residency: Clinique Médicale II, Dept. of Internal Medicine, Geneva University Hospitals • Post-graduate: Fellowship, Geneva University Hospitals; Attending, Geneva University Hospitals • Involvement in SHEA: Member, Membership Committee (2001-2002); Member, External Affairs Committee (2003- 2007); Member, Annual Meeting Program Committee (2004-2007); Liaison, ESCMID; Chair, Abstract Review Subcommittee (2006-2007); Member, Research Committee (2008- present); Member, Award Selection Committee (2007) • Interests: Antibiotic resistance, with emphasis on control of resistant microorganisms (e.g. MRSA); pharmacoepidemiology of antimicrobial agents and antibiotic overuse; impact of antimicrobial resistance and inappropriate antibiotic use on patient outcome; macro level analyses and international comparisons of antibiotic resistance rates; effect of understaffing and overcrowding on nosocomial infection rates and patient care; compliance with hand hygiene practices; epidemiology and improved diagnosis of severe infections in critically ill patients; clinical epidemiology and burden-of-disease assessment in infectious diseases