Speakers

Keynote Speaker: Myles Leslie, Ph.D., Healthcare Sociologist, Institutional Ethnographer and Assistant Professor at the Cumming School of Medicine in the University of Calgary

Featured speaker: Sanjay Saint, MD, MPH, Chief of Medicine at the VA Ann Arbor Healthcare System and the George Dock Professor of Internal Medicine at the University of Michigan

John Boyce, MD, President of J.M. Boyce Consulting LLC, Previous Director of Hospital Epidemiology & Infection Control at Yale-New Haven Hospital in New Haven, CT and Clinical Professor of Medicine at the Yale University School of Medicine

Klaus Nether, D.H.Sc., MT (ASCP) SV, MMI, CSSMBB, Director of Solutions Development for Joint Commission Center for Transforming Healthcare

Clare Rock, MD, MS, Assistant Professor in the Department of Medicine, Division of Infectious Diseases at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine and Associate Hospital Epidemiologist at The Johns Hopkins Hospital

Jimmy Walker, Ph.D., Scientific Leader for Water and Decontamination, Biosafety, Air and Water at Public Health England

Maria Hoffmann, Ph.D., Research Genomics Microbiologist at FDA Center for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition

Andrew Streifel, Hospital Environment Specialist with the Department of Environmental Health & Safety at the University of Minnesota

Stephanie H. Taylor, MD, M Architecture, CIC, FRSPH(UK), MCABE, Harvard Medical School InciteHealth Fellow & CEO of Taylor Healthcare Consulting

James D. Scott, PE, Health Facilities Engineering Section Manager at the Michigan Department of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs (LARA)

Kristen VanDerelzen, MPH, CIC, Infection Prevention and Epidemiology Project Manager at University of Michigan Health System

Elaine Larson, RN, Ph.D., FAAN, CIC, Associate Dean for Research and the Anna C. Maxwell Professor of Nursing Research at Columbia University School of Nursing and Professor of Epidemiology at Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health

Russell N. Olmsted, MPH, CIC, FAPIC, Director of Infection Prevention & Control, Unified Clinical Organization, Trinity Health, Livonia, MI

Steven Cutter, CHFM, HFDP, MBA, FASHE, Director of Engineering Services at Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center

Jesse D. Miller, Ph.D., Director of NSF International’s Applied Research Center

Christine Greene, MPH, Ph.D., Principal Investigator for Sanitation and Contamination Control in NSF International’s Applied Research Center

John LaRochelle, Head of Innovation for North America at Sodexo

Kelly Reynolds, MSPH, Ph.D., Associate Professor and Program Director for Environmental and Occupational Health at the University of Arizona

Molly M. Scanlon, Ph.D., FAIA, FACHA, Environmental and Occupational Health Research Scientist at the Mel and Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health, University of Arizona

David Krause, PhD, MSPH, CIH, National practice leader in Toxicology and Risk Assessment for Forensic Analytical Consulting Services

Karen K. Hoffmann, RN, BSN, MS, CIC, FAPIC, FSHEA, Consultant for the Centers of Medicare and Medicaid Federal Survey and Certification Group

Girlie Manatad, MD, MPH, CHSP, Manager, Environment of Care Compliance, NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital

Amanda Valyko, MPH, Director of Infection Prevention & Epidemiology for Michigan Medicine

Mark Weir, PhD, Assistant Professor in Environmental Health Sciences at the College of Public Helath at The Ohio State University

Katarzyna Ledwoch, PhD, Research Assistant in the School of Pharmacy and Pharmmaceutical Sciences at Cardiff University

Paul Alper, Vice President of Patient Safety Strategy at DebMed and Chairman of Electronic Hand Hygiene Compliance Organization

Charles Gerba, PhD, Professor at the University of Arizona