Welcome to the State of California 

 Healthcare Associated Infections-Advisory Committee (HAI-AC) and HAI-Liaison Members

 

REPRESENTING

 Local Health Department                                                   Subcommittee Participation

Dawn Terashita, M.D., MPH                                                                                Chair, Safe Injection Practice Subcommittee
  Epidemiology II - Infectious Disease Epidemiologist

  Medical Epidemiologist and Supervisor of the Healthcare Outreach Unit  
  Los Angeles County Department of Public Health

Paige Batson, MA, BSN, RN
  Director of Public Nursing/Disease Control & Prevention Programs  
  Santa Barbara County Department of Public Health 
 

 

 Health Care Provider

Brian Lee, M.D.                                                                                                        Chair, Antimicrobial Stewardship Subcommittee 
  Co-Director Division of Infectious Diseases - Director, Antimicrobial Stewardship Program

 
Children's Hospital & Research Center Oakland

Deborah Wiechman, RN                                                                                             Infection Preventionist Assessment Subcommittee
  Infection Preventionist

  Vibra Hospital of Northern California
 

Physician with Expertise in Infectious Disease & Hospital Epidemiology

Catherine Liu , M.D.                                                                                                     Antimicrobial Stewardship Subcommittee 
  Medical Director - Division of Infectious Diseases Hospital Epidemiology & Infection Control
  University of California, San Francisco

Zachary A. Rubin, M.D.                                                                                               Chair, State HAI Prevention Plan Subcommittee, Safe Injection Practice Subcommittee
  Medical Director - Clinical Epidemiology & Infection Prevention
  University of California, Los Angeles 
 

Healthcare Infection Control Professional/Epidemiologist 

Karen Anderson, MT, MPH, CIC                                                                                  Antimicrobial Stewardship Subcommittee, Infection Preventionist Assessment Subcommittee &
  Manager - Infection Control and Prevention                                                                    Public Reporting and Education Subcommittee, Safe Injection Practice Subcommittee
  California Pacific Medical Center

Salah E. Fouad, MS, CIC                                                                                             Public Reporting and Education Subcommittee
  Manager - Infection Control
  Saddleback Memorial Medical Center

Healthcare Consumer

Alicia Cole                                                                                                                  Public Reporting and Education Subcommittee                                   
  Alliance for Safety Awareness for Patients

Carole Lee Moss                                                                             
  Nile's Project

Hospital Administrator

Michael L. Langberg, M.D., FACP 
  Chief Medical Officer & Senior Vice President for Medical Affairs
  Cedars-Sinai Health System 
 

Integrated Health Care Systems Expert or Representative 

Enid K. Eck, RN, BA, MPH                                                                                        Infection Preventionist Assessment Subcommittee  
   Regional Program Manager, Patient Safety and Infection Prevention and Control             Chair, Public Reporting and Education Subcommittee
   Kaiser Permanente Medical Center 

 Jeffrey H. Silvers, M.D.     Chair of the Advisory Committee                                   Antimicrobial Stewardship Subcommittee, Safe Injection Practice Subcommittee
   Medical Director of Quality- Pharmacy/Therapeutics and Infection Prevention
   Sutter Health Castro Valley
 

  HAI-AC Liaison Representatives

 Schyerle Beal, RN, BSN, CIC                                                                                        
  California Association for Professionals in Infection Control & Epidemiology        

 Debby Rogers, RN, MS, FAEN                                                                                                   
  California Hospital Association

 Kathy Dennis, RN                                                                                                 
  California Nurses Association

 Mathew Zahn, MD, MPH                                                                                             State HAI Prevention Plan Subcommittee, Safe Injection Practice Subcommittee
  California Association of Communicable Disease Controllers

 Michael Butera, MD                                                                                                    Antimicrobial Stewardship Subcommittee
  California Medical Association 

 Debra Nixon, PhD, MSHA, BSN                                                                                   
  Health Services Advisory Group (HSAG) of California 

 Phillip Robinson, MD                                                                                    
  Infectious Disease Association of California 

  

 
 
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