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The HAI/AR Team

  • Sarah Lineberger, MPH - HAI Program Manager
  • Yassah Bagby, MPH - NHSN Data Validator
  • Shaina Bernard, PharmD, BCPS - Antimicrobial Resistance & Stewardship Program Manager
  • Mounika Bazar, MPH - Assistant HAI Epidemiologist
  • Debra Bennett, BS - HAI/AR Contract Manager
  • Suzanne Capps, RN - Dialysis IP Coordinator
  • Andrea Chapman, MPH, CHOP, CIC - Regional Infection Prevention Coordinator, Central | Northern | Eastern
  • Smrithi Chikkala, MBBS, MPH - HAI Training & Communications Assistant
  • Kamel Frozanfar, MD, MPH, Epidemiologist - Multidrug-Resistant Organism (MDRO) Prevention Coordinator
  • Victoria Geissinger, MPH - Antimicrobial Stewardship Data Analyst
  • Emily Hawker, MPH - CSTE HAI EPI Fellow
  • Carolyn Kiefer, RN, BSN, CIC - Regional Infection Prevention Coordinator, Northwest | Southwest
  • Lindsey Lambert - HAI/AR Program Administrator
  • Yeo-Jin Lee, MPH, BSN - NHSN Data Validator
  • Ryan Lohr, MPH - HAI Data Analyst
  • Victoria Nichols, MPH - Assistant HAI Data Analyst
  • Taye Osunlalu, MPH - Antimicrobial Stewardship Epidemiologist
  • Allison O'Rourke, MPH - MDRO Prevention Epidemiologist
  • Ksenia (Kassie) Primich, MPH - NHSN Data Validator
  • Laura Robertson, BS - HAI/AR Administrative Assistant
  • Angela Spleen, PhD - Infection Prevention & Control Program Manager
  • Emily Valencia, MPH - AR Epidemiologist
  • Ginger Vanhoozer, BSN, RN, CIC - Infection Prevention & Control Educator

Regional Infection Prevention

Northern Regional Infection Preventionist

  • Scott Baumgartner, RN, BSN
  • Alex Minero, BS

Northwest Regional Infection Preventionist

  • Kayleigh Rehkopf, MS, CIC
  • Holly Spindle, RN, BSN

Central Regional Infection Preventionist

  • Wendy Fariss, RN, BSN, CIC
  • Marsha Kemp, BS, RN, CIC, COHN
  • Ann Seidel, BSN, RN

Eastern Regional Infection Preventionist

  • Brandon Sutton, BS, LPN, LTC-CIP
  • Dee Winston, MPH, CIC

Southwest Regional Infection Preventionist

  • Cindy Chaos, MPH
  • Sheri Ives, RN, BSN, MBA
  • Anna Rader, MPH

Virginia Department of Health Contacts & Resources for Infection Prevention

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