Welcome to the State of California 

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



 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

Matthew Zahn, M.D. MPH                                   State HAI Prevention Plan Subcommittee, Safe Injection Practice Subcommittee                                                                                     
  Medical Director, Epidemiology 

  Orange County Health Care Agency 
  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

  University of California, San Francisco Benioff C
hildren's Hospital Oakland

Deborah Wiechman, RN                                                                                             Infection Preventionist Assessment Subcommittee
  Infection Preventionist

  Vibra Hospital of Northern California

Nancy Waters, MD                                                                                             
 Private Practice

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 

Marisa Holubar, M.D. M.S
  Associate Medical Director - Stanford Antimicrobial Safety and Sustainability Program 
University School of Medicine


Healthcare Infection Control Professional/Epidemiologist 

Karen Anderson, MT, MPH, CIC                                                                                  Antimicrobial Stewardship Subcommittee, Infection Preventionist Assessment Subcommittee &
  Infection Prevention                                                                    Public Reporting and Education Subcommittee, Safe Injection Practice Subcommittee
  University of California, San Francisco

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

Roy Sarmen Boukidjian, RN, MSN, PHN, CIC, NE-BC                                                                                             
  Manager - Infection Prevention and Patient Safety 
  Dignity Health

Healthcare Consumer

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

Carole Lee Moss                                                                                                         Chair, Environmental Cleaning in Healthcare Subcommittee, Antimicrobial Stewardship Subcommittee                                                                        
  Nile's Project

Michele M. Ramos, BA                                                                             
  Consumer's Union California Safe Patient Network

Hospital Administrator

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

Patricia S. Kassab, RN, MS., CPHQ, HACP
  Vice President
  Enterprise Quality

Tim Clark, RN BSN, MBA 
  Chief Nursing Officer 
  Glen Medical Center


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

John P. Culver, M.D., CPHQ    
   Regional Quality Director - 
   Sutter Health West Bay Region San Francisco, CA

  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

 Michael Butera, MD                                                                                                    Antimicrobial Stewardship Subcommittee
  California Medical Association 

 Howard Pitluk, MD, MPH, FACS                                                                                  Safe Injection Practice Subcommittee                                                                       
  Health Services Advisory Group (HSAG) of California 

 Phillip Robinson, MD                                                                                    
  Infectious Disease Association of California 

 Jeremy Elkins, MBA, PA-C                                                                                    
  California Academy of Physician Assistants


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