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

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

Samantha Tweeten, Ph.D. MPH                                                                               Infection Preventionist Assessment Subcommittee, Safe Injection Practice Subcommittee
  Epidemiology II - Infectious Disease Epidemiologist

  San Diego 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

Stanley Deresinski, M.D.                                                                                             Antimicrobial Stewardship Subcommittee 
  Medical Director - Clinical Professor of Medicine Antimicrobial Safety & Sustainability

  Stanford School of Medicine

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

David Witt, M.D. Chair of the Advisory CommitteeSafe Injection Practice Subcommittee
  Chief, Infectious Diseases
  Kaiser Permanente Medical Center, San Rafael, CA

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

Rae Greulich                                                                                                               Public Reporting and Education Subcommittee

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.                                                                                           Antimicrobial Stewardship Subcommittee, Safe Injection Practice Subcommittee
   Medical Director of Quality- Pharmacy/Therapeutics and Infection Prevention
   Sutter Health Castro Valley

Marsha Barnden, RNC, MSN, CIC                                                                             Infection Preventionist Assessment Subcommittee & State HAI Prevention Plan Subcommittee   
  Corporate Director - Infection Prevention & Clinical Standards
  Adventist Health

  HAI-AC Liaison Representatives

Cheryl Richardson, RN                                                                                                 Infection Preventionist Assessment Subcommittee & State HAI Prevention Plan Subcommittee   
  California Association for Professionals in Infection Control & Epidemiology         Public Reporting and Education Subcommittee

 David Perrott, MD (Interim)                                                                                                   
  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 

 Suzanne Anders, MHI                                                                                                 Infection Preventionist Assessment Subcommittee & State HAI Prevention Plan Subcommittee   
  Health Services Advisory Group (HSAG) of California 


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