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 PRESIDENTE
 
  Rosenthal, Victor D. , MD, MSc, CIC.
Founder and Chairman, International Nosocomial Infection Control Consortium (INICC).
Founder and Chairman, Foundation to Fight against Nosocomial Infections (FLIN).
Former Director of the Infectious Diseases and Infection Control Department. Bernal Medical Center, Buenos Aires, Argentina.
Former Professor of Infection Control and Hospital Epidemiology Course. Medical College of Buenos Aires, Argentina.
Former Secretary of Infection Control Committee of Infectious Diseases Society of Argentina (SADI).
External Reviewer of the World Health Organization (WHO) Infection Control Guidelines. Government Advisor and Contributor with the development of Infection Control Guidelines of several countries of Latin America.
Editorial Board Member and Scientific Reviewer of several international peer reviewed journals, such as American Journal of Infection Control (AJIC), Infection Control and Hospital Epidemiology (ICHE), The Lancet, Critical Care Medicine, Emerging Infectious Diseases, Epidemiology and Infection, among several others.
He received awards at Pan American Meeting of Infection Control, Association for Professionals in Infection Control and Epidemiology (APIC) Meeting, International Federation of Infection Control (IFIC) Meeting, and others.
Buenos Aires, Argentina. Latin America.
 Links:
 http://inicc.org/flin/index_espanol.php

 COORDINADORES DE PAÍSES
 
  Ahmed, Altaf, M.B., B.S., D.Bact., DTM&H, MD Clin. Micro. Country Coordinator for INICC Pakistan
President, Infectious Diseases Society of Pakistan (IDSP).
Consultant Medical Microbiologist & Director Laboratory Services, The Indus Hospital, Karachi, Pakistan.
Coordinator, APUA Pakistan Chapter.
Head of Infection Control - Patel Hospital, Bismillah Taqee Institute of Blood Diseases, Karachi, Pakistan.
Founder member of PARN (Pakistan Antimicrobial resistance Network).
 Links:
 http://www.idspak.org
 http://www.parn.org.pk
 http://www.indushospital.org.pk/

  Alvarez Moreno, Carlos Arturo, MD, MSc. Country Coordinator for INICC Colombia
Head of Infectious Diseases Unit , San Ignacio Hospital, Pontificia Universidad Javeriana and President of Infectious Diseases Department, Organization Sanitas International, Colombia.
Professor of Medicine School at the National University of Colombia and Professor of Medicine School at Pontificia Universidad Javeriana.
President of the Infectious Diseases Society of Colombia.
Bogota, Colombia. Latin America.
 Links:
 http://www.acin.org

  Apisarnthanarak Anucha, M.D. Country Coordinator for INICC Thailand
Scientific committee chair person for the Thai National Nosocomial Infection Control Group.
Chief, Division of Infectious Diseases, Thammasat University Hospital
Associate Professor at Division of Infectious Diseases, Thammasat University Hospital.
Adjunct Professor at Washington University School of Medicine since 2008.
Active member of many Thai national societies including the National Antimicrobial Resistant Surveillance System of Thailand (NARST), and Infectious Diseases Association of Thailand.
Editorial Board, Clinical Infectious Diseases
Editorial Board, Infection Control and Hospital Epidemiology.
Committee, SHEA External Affair Committee 2009-present.
Member, SHEA Annual Meeting Planning Committe 2009-present.
Bangkok, Thailand. Asia.

  Cuellar, Luis E. MD. Country Coordinator for INICC Peru.
Head of Infection Control and Infectious Diseases, Instituto Nacional de Enfermedades Neoplasicas (INEN).
Professor of Infectious Diseases at Universidad Nacional
Former President of Peruvian Society of Infectious Diseases and Tropical Medicine (SPEIT).
Lima, Peru. Latin America.
 Links:
 http://www.speit.org
 mailto:speit@speit.org

  Hu, Bijie. MD. Country Coordinator for INICC China
Director, Department of Infectious Diseases, Zhongshan Hospital of Fudan University.
Director, Department of Nosocomial Infection Control, Zhongshan Hospital of Fudan University.
Director, Laboratory of Clinical Microbiology, Zhongshan Hospital of Fudan University.
President, Nosocomial Infection Control Committee of China Prevent Medicine Association.
Professor, Department of Pulmonary Medicine, Zhongshan Hospital of Fudan University.
Board Member of the Infection Control Society of China.
Shanghai, China. Asia.

  Leblebicioglu, Hakan. MD. Country Coordinator for INICC Turkey
Head of Department of Infectious Diseases and Clinical Microbiology at Ondokuz Mayis University Medical School.
Professor of Infectious Diseases and Clinical Microbiology Courses at Ondokuz Mayis University Medical School.
President of Black Sea Society of Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases (BSCMID); Founding Member of Turkish Society of Hospital Infection Prevention; Vice President of Infectious Diseases and Clinical Microbiology Specialty Society of Turkey (EKMUD).
Editor of Annals of Clinical Microbiology and Antimicrobials (ACMA).
Samsun, Turkey. Europe.
 Links:
 http://www.ekmud.org
 http://www.bscmid.org
 http://www.leblebicioglu.org

  Luxsuwong, Montri, MD., Ph.D, MPPM, MMM. Country Secretary for INICC Thailand
 Received a Doctor of Medicine from Chulalongkorn University and a Board of Neurosurgery from Mahidol University, Thailand. He also received a PhD in Neuro-oncology from University College London, UK; a Master of Public and Private Management from National Institute of Development Administration, Thailand; and a Master of Medical Management from University of Southern California, US.
Chief Quality Officer of Bangpakok Hospital Group
Worked as a part time surveyor of Healthcare Accreditation Institute
Bangkok, Thailand.

  Medeiros, Eduardo Alexandrino Servolo de, MD. Country Coordinator for INICC Brazil
Medical Doctor at Clinica Greal Doencas Infecciosas, Sao Paulo, Brasil.
Specialised in Infectious Diseases graduated from the School of Medicine of Fundacao do ABC. Medical Residence Training.
MSc and PHD in Infectious and Parasitic Diseases from the Federal University Sao Paulo (UNIFESP).
Professor, Division of Infectious Diseases, Department of Medicine.
Scientific Coordinator of the Brazilian Society of Infectious Diseases Researcher of National Council for Scientific and Technological Development (CNPq), Ministry of Science and Technology, Brazil.
Project coordinator of distant-learning courses of Healthcare-Associated Infections, with the support of the Brazilian Surveillance Agency (Agencia Nacional de Vigilancia Sanitaria), and of Bacterial Resistance, with the support of the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO).
Research leader of projects financially supported by the FAPESP, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), and others.
Sao Paulo, Brazil. Latin America.

  Mehta, Yatin, MD, FRCA, NAMS, FAMS, FIACTA. Country Coordinator for INICC India
Chairman of Medanta Institute of Critical Care and Anesthesia, Medanta The Medicity, Gurgaon, India.
Past Vice President of Indian Society of Critical Care Medicine (ISCCM)- Delhi.
Past President of Indian Association of Cardio-Thoracic Anesthesia (IACTA).
Founder and past Chief Editor of Annals of Cardiac Anesthesia.
Executive Committee Member ISCCM.
New Delhi, India. Asia.

  Memish, Ziad Ahmed, MD. Country Coordinator for INICC Kingdom of Saudi Arabia
 Currently Assistant Deputy Minister of Health for Preventive Medicine in Saudi Arabia. He is a senior consultant in adult infectious diseases at King Fahad Medical City, a professor of medicine at the college of medicine at Alfaisal University in Riyadh, KSA, President of the Saudi Association of Public Health, an adjunct professor in the department of medicine at the University of Ottawa, Canada, and an adjunct professor in the Hubert department of public health at the Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University. He is the chairman of the national infectious diseases training programme and the infectious diseases exam committee at the Saudi Council for Health Specialities. In November 2007, he was awarded by the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Abdullah Bin Abdulaziz Al Saud, the King Abdulaziz Medal from the First Degree for achievements in the field of infectious diseases and infection control.
Deputy Minister of Public Health, Riyadh, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia
Editorial Board Member of American Journal of Infection Control
Riyadh, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. Asia.

  Namita Jaggi, MD. Country Secretary for INICC India
Director. Labs & Infection Control at Artemis Health Institute, Gurgaon, India.
Chair. Infection Control and Antimicrobial Stewardship Committee in Artemis Health Institute, New Delhi, India.
Member of the Hospital Infection Society of India and extensive collaborator with National and International experts in the field of Infection Control for Global Development.
With over 15 years experience excelling in her academic career, her key areas of interest and passion are antimicrobial stewardship, device-associated infection rates, healthcare worker safety and healthcare epidemiology.
She has received several awards and distinctions, including Asia Pacific Hand Hygiene Excellence Award 2010.
Author of a number of publications, research papers and articles, and an active participant at National and International Conferences.
New Delhi, India. Asia.
 Links:
 http://hisindia.org/

  Raka, Lul, MD, MSc. Country Coordinator for INICC Kosova
President, National Committee for Prevention and Control of Nosocomial Infections, Ministry of Health.
Assistant Professor of Medical Microbiology, Medical School, Prishtina University. Department of Microbiology, National Institute of Public Health of Kosova.
Prishtina, Kosova. Europe.

 ASESORES
 
  Alvarado, Carla J., PhD, CIC.
Research Scientist Emerita. Center for Quality and Productivity Improvement. University of Wisconsin-Madison, and Research Scientist and Course Director Systems Engineering Initiative for Patient Safety (SEIPS) Human Factors Engineering and Patient Safety Short Course.
Former Board of Director of the Association for Professionals in Infection Control and Epidemiology (APIC); Former Trustee of the Association for Professionals in Infection Control and Epidemiology (APIC) Research Foundation; Chairperson of Human Factors and Ergonomics Society (HFES) Healthcare Technical Group.
Affiliated to the MP 471 Patient Safety: Risk Assessment and Management and Center for Quality and Productivity Improvement Courses programs (CQPI) College of Engineering and the School of Medicine and Public Health, University of Wisconsin-Madison.
She received 2003 Association for Professionals in Infection Control and Epidemiology (APIC) Carol DeMille Lifetime Achievement in Infection Control Award.
Madison, Wisconsin, USA.
 Links:
 http://www.engr.wisc.edu/centers/cqpi/
 http://www2.fpm.wisc.edu/seips/

  Graves, Nicholas, PhD (econ), BA Hons. (econ & econ hist), MA (health services).
Senior Lecturer in Health Economics, Princess Alexandra Hospital, Brisbane, Australia.
Senior Research Fellow in Health Economics, Institute for Health & Biomedical Innovation, QUT, Brisbane, Australia.
Peer Reviewer of Scientific Journals: BMJ, Emerging Infectious Diseases, Journal of Health Services Research & Policy, Infection Control & Hospital Epidemiology (ICHE), Epidemiology & Infection, AIDS, Journal of Internal Medicine, European Journal of Public Health, and others.
Research Funding: NH&MRC Australia Project Grants; NHS Quality Improvement, Health Technology Assessment, Scotland; Health Research Board, Health Services Research, Ireland.
Brisbane, Australia. Oceania.
 Links:
 http://www.ihbi.qut.edu.au/

  Jarvis, William Robert, M.D., F.A.A.P., FIDSA, FSHEA
Clinical Associate Professor, Division Pediatric Infectious Diseases, Immunology and Epidemiology, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, Georgia.
Editor, Infection Control and Hospital Epidemiology (ICHE). Former Senior Editor, IcanPrevent, Ican, Inc.
Former President and Vice-President, The Society for Healthcare Epidemiology of America (SHEA).
Former Chair, American Society for Microbiology (ASM).
Former President and Vice President, Research Foundation for Prevention of Complications Associated with Health Care, Association for Professionals in Infection Control and Epidemiology, Inc. (APIC).
Former Commissioned Corps Officer, U.S. Public Health Service, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Former Chief, National Center for Infectious Diseases (NCID), CDC. Former Acting Director, HIP, NCID, CDC. Former Associate Director for Program Development, Division of Healthcare Quality Promotion, NCID, CDC.
Adjunct Assistant Professor, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University. Former Clinical Assistant Professor, Division of Pediatric Infectious Diseases and Immunology, Department of Pediatrics, Emory University School of Medicine.
Atlanta, Georgia, U.S.A.

  Lynch, Patricia, RN, MBA.
Former Chair, International Federation of Infection Control (IFIC) and an IFIC Board member since 1999.
Former president of the Association for Professionals in Infection Control and Epidemiology (APIC), of the Certification Board of Infection Control, and of the Research Foundation for Prevention of Complications Associated with Health Care.
Redmond, Washington, U.S.A.
 Links:
 http://www.theific.org/

  Maki, Dennis G., MD.
Ovid O. Meyer Professor of Medicine and Head, Section of Infectious Disease, Department of Medicine University of Wisconsin Medical School.
Attending Physician of the Center for Trauma and Life Support Hospital Epidemiologist and Director of Infectious Disease Clinic, University of Wisconsin Hospital and Clinics.
Former President of the Society for Healthcare Epidemiology of America (SHEA), of the Interstate Postgraduate Medical Association, and Councillor of the Infectious Diseases Society of America.
Editorial Board Member of the Centers for Disease Control (CDC)’s Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR).
Former Editor, Primum Non Nocere, Center for Disease Control and Former Editorial Board Member of Infection Control and Hospital Epidemiology (ICHE), Critical Care Medicine, Critical Care Monitor, Journal of Laboratory and Clinical Investigation, Journal of Critical Care, Journal of Infectious Diseases, and others.
Former Consultant to the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) Hospital Infection Control Practices Advisory Committee (HICPAC) and for the National Response to Bioterrorism of the Centers for Disease Control (CDC).
Madison, Wisconsin, U.S.A.
 Links:
 http://www.medicine.wisc.edu/mainweb/DOMPages.php?section=infectiousdisease&page=introduction

  McDonnell, Gerald, BSc PhDBSc PhD
B.Sc. (Hons.) in Medical Laboratory Sciences from the University of Ulster, Northern Ireland.
Ph.D. in Microbial Genetics from Trinity College Dublin, Ireland.
Presenter at international conferences and has published over 130 patents and research papers, including a book on Antisepsis, Disinfection and Sterilization: Types, Action and Resistance.
Member of national and international organizations for standard and guideline development.
Basingstoke. England. United Kingdom.

  Mitsuda,Toshihiro. MD, PhD, CIC.
Head of the Division of Clinical Laboratory Medicine, Yokohama City. University Hospital.
Associate Professor at University Hospital, Yokohama City.
Board of Directors of Japanese Society of Environmental Infections.
Board of Directors of Japanese Society for Clinical Microbiology.
Yokohama, Japan. Asia.
 Links:
 http://www.kankyokansen.org/

  Murphy, Cathryn (Cath), Professor, PhD
Clinical Nurse Consultant in the Gold Coast District Health Service’s Infection Control Team.
Board Member and Immediate Past- President of Association for Professionals in Infection Control and Epidemiology (APIC).
Member of the Editorial Boards of several leading infection control journals worldwide and widely published in scientific journals and textbooks.
Post-Doctoral placement of one year at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).
She completed several invited short-term missions for the World Health Organization (WHO), including investigation of infection control measures in several South East Asian countries during the height of the 2003 SARS outbreak.
She has lectured extensively to infection prevention peers and medical industry across several continents.
West Burleigh, Australia. Oceania.

  Olmsted, Russell N., MPH, CIC
Epidemiologist, Infection Control Services; Saint Joseph Mercy Health System.
2006 President & Member, Michigan Society for Infection Control (MSIC).
Member, Healthcare Infection Control Practices Advisory Committee (HICPAC), Centers for Disease Control & Prevention (CDC).
Associate Editor, American Journal of Infection Control (AJIC); and Member - Editorial Board, Journal of Hospital Infection (JHI).
Ann Arbor, Michigan, U.S.A.
 Links:
 http://www.msic-online.org

  Pittet, Didier, MD, MS.
Director, Infection Control Programme, University of Geneva Hospitals.
Lead, World Health Organization (WHO) World Alliance for Patient Safety, First Global Patient Safety Challenge, World Health Organization (WHO) Headquarters, Geneva.
Professor of Medicine, University of Geneva Faculty of Medicine.
Honorary professor at Division of Investigative Science, Imperial College of Science, Technology and Medicine. London, UK. ; at Faculty of Health and Social Sciences, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong, SAR, China; and at 1st Medical School of the Fu, Shanghai, China.
Associate editor, Infection Control and Hospital Epidemiology (ICHE); Member of the editorial boards of American Journal of Infection Control (AJIC), American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine (AJRCCM), Lancet Infectious Diseases; Consultant to the Lancet.
Geneva, Switzerland. Europe.
 Links:
 http://www.hcuge.ch
 http://www.who.int/patientsafety/worldalliance/en/

  Rutala, William A., Ph.D., M.P.H.
Director of Hospital Epidemiology, Occupational Health and Safety Program at the University of North Carolina (UNC) Health Care System.
Director and Co-founder of the Statewide Program for Infection Control and Epidemiology at the UNC School of Medicine.
Professor for the Division of Infectious Diseases at the UNC School of Medicine.
Advisor to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), Atlanta, Georgia, the Food and Drug Administration, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, and the Federal Trade Commission.
Editorial Board Member of the Infection Control and Hospital Epidemiology (ICHE).
Member of the Scientific Advisory Panel on Antimicrobial Research Strategies for Disinfectants and Former Member of the Healthcare Infection Control Practices Advisory Committee (HICPAC) [1999-2003] and of the General Hospital and Personal Use Devices Panel.
Member of several professional societies including the American Society for Microbiology (ASM), the Association for Professionals in Infection Control and Epidemiology (APIC) and the Society of Healthcare Epidemiology of America (SHEA).
Chapel Hill, North Carolina, U.S.A.
 Links:
 http://medicine.med.unc.edu/divisions/infectious-diseases/faculty-profiles/william-a-rutala-phd-ms-mph

  Sattar, Syed A., M.Sc., Dip. Bact., M.S., Ph.D., RM (CCM), FAAM
Professor Emeritus of Microbiology, Faculty of Medicine, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Canada.
Founding Director, Centre for Research on Environmental Microbiology (CREM), University of Ottawa.
Member, Editorial Boards, Am. J. Infect. Control, International J. Infect. Control, Medicine & Hygiene.
Advisor to the governments of Canada and the U.S. on various aspects of infection control.
Member, World Health Organization’s core group to draft the Guidelines on Hand Hygiene.
Member, Organization of Economic Cooperation and Development’s Task Group to develop harmonized methodologies to assess the microbicidal activities of hard surface disinfectants.
Recipient of the Martin S. Favero Lectureship Award (2006) of the Am. Assoc. for Infect. Control and Hosp. Epidemiol., and Hygeia Medal (2009) of the Rudolf Schűlke Foundation.
Ottawa, Canada.
 Links:
 http://www.medicine.uottawa.ca/crem/eng/

  Seto, Wing Hong, MD
Chief of Service of Microbiology and Infection Control Officer, Queen Mary Hospital and Hong Kong West Cluster, Hospital Authority.
Founding President of the Asia Pacific Society of Infection Control and President of the Asia Pacific Society of Quality Healthcare.
Chairman of the Infection Control Scientific Committee of the “Centre for Health Protection” in Hong Kong.
WHO Regular Advisor for various projects in Infection Control, Antibiotics Resistance and a core group member for the WHO Hand Hygiene guidelines.
Honorary Professor for the University of Hong Kong and the Hong Kong Polytechnic University, and visiting professor for the University of New South Wales.
He has been awarded the “Bronze Bauhinia Star” from the Hong Kong Government for his work in Infection Control in Hong Kong.
Hong Kong. Asia.


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