Contact the HAI/AR Program

Call HAI/AR Team


The HAI/AR Team

  • Sarah Lineberger, MPH - HAI Program Manager
  • Shaina Bernard, PharmD, BCPS - AR Coordinator
  • Rehab Abdelfattah, MD, MPH, CIC - Clinical Investigations Consultant
  • Mounika Bazar, MPH - COVID-19 Infection Control Consultant
  • Debra Bennett - HAI/AR Contract Manager
  • Jessica Caggiano, MA, MPH - LTC Coordinator
  • Andrea Chapman, MPH, CHOP, CIC - Regional Infection Prevention Coordinator
  • Smrithi Chikkala, MBBS, MPH - HAI Training & Communications Assistant
  • Kamel Frozanfar, MD, MPH, Epidemiologist - Multidrug-Resistant Organism (MDRO) Prevention Epidemiologist
  • Victoria Geissinger, MPH - Antimicrobial Stewardship Data Analyst
  • Carolyn Kiefer, RN, BSN, CIC - Regional Infection Prevention Coordinator
  • Lindsey Lambert - HAI/AR Administrator
  • Ryan Lohr, MPH - HAI Data Analyst
  • Victoria Watson Nichols, MPH - Assistant HAI Data Analyst
  • Taye Osunlalu, MPH - Antimicrobial Stewardship Epidemiologist
  • Allison O'Rourke, MPH - MDRO Prevention Epidemiologist
  • Laura Robertson - Administrative Assistant
  • Angela Spleen, PhD - Infection Prevention Training & Communications Coordinator
  • Emily Valencia, MPH - AR Epidemiologist
  • Ginger Vanhoozer, BSN, RN, CIC, CCHM - Infection Prevention & Control Educator
  • Emily Varvil, MPH - IPC Policy Research Specialist

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
  • Melissa Hobbs, RN, BSN, CIC
  • Sheri Ives, RN, BSN, MBA

Virginia Department of Health Contacts & Resources for Infection Prevention

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