Marc-Oliver Wright, MT(ASCP), MS, CIC
University of Wisconsin Health University Hospital
Marc-Oliver Wright is currently clinical infection control practitioner at the University of Wisconsin Health University Hospital in Madison, Wisconsin. He formerly served as the corporate director of infection control for NorthShore University HealthSystem in Evanston, Illinois. Marc oversees an infection control program with responsibilities for four acute care hospitals totaling 900+ beds, over 75 ambulatory care centers, as well as home health and hospice services. He is a member of the Association for Professionals in Infection Control and Epidemiology (APIC), Society for Healthcare Epidemiology of America (SHEA) and the American College of Healthcare Executives. He is the immediate past president of the Chicago Metropolitan chapter of APIC.
Marc served on the APIC Science, Knowledge and Implementation Network (ASK-IN) and is an author of the AJIC-NHSN Case Studies. He spent several years serving on APIC’s surveillance technology task force and has helped organize a number of regional conferences including the first Illinois statewide conference and the 2012 Long Term Care Conference. Marc has authored several book chapters, including in APIC’s “Surveillance Programs for Healthcare Settings” and SHEA’s “Practical Healthcare Epidemiology”. He has over 20 publications in the American Journal of Infection Control, Infection Control and Hospital Epidemiology, Emerging Infectious Diseases, among others and currently serves as a section editor on the editorial board for the American Journal of Infection Control.