Practice Guidance Committee

Practice Guidance Committee - 2016

Committee purpose: The Practice Guidance Committee (PGC) compiles, assesses, develops and influences guidelines and standards related to the practice of infection prevention and control. This committee provides a means within APIC to guide and inform the membership on practice issues and recommends official positions on standards, guidelines and other pertinent documents affecting the practice of infection prevention and control.


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Marguerite Gribogiannis, BS, MPA, CIC
Advocate Lutheran General Hospital
Park Ridge, IL
Term Expires: 12/31/2017

Vice Chair
Darlene Carey, MSN, RN, CIC
Mayo Clinic Florida
Jacksonville, FL
Term Expires: 12/31/2017


Members with Terms Expiring 12/31/2016

Kathleen Roye-Horn, RN, CIC
Horn IP Consulting
Villas, NJ

Mary Ellen Casey, RN, M.Ed., CIC
Women and Infants Hospital
Providence, RI

Julia Frith, RN, MSN, CIC
Kosair Children's Hospital
Louisville, KY

Heather Hohenberger, BSN, RN, CIC, CNOR, CPHQ
Indiana University Health
Indianapolis, IN

Julie Jovanovich, RN, MSN, CIC
Advocate Illinois Masonic Medical Center 
Chicago, IL

Kathleen McMullen, MPH, CIC
Christian Hospital
St. Louis, MO


Members with Terms Expiring 12/31/2017

Katie Cary, MT(ASCP), CIC
Presbyterian/St. Luke's Medical Center & Rocky Mountain Hospital for Children
Denver, CO

Karen Martin, RN, MPH, CIC
Infection Prevention Consultant 
Joint Commission Resources
Oak Brook, IL

Ruth Belflower, MPH, RN, BS, CIC
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention-Roybal Campus
Elizabethtown, KY


Members with Terms Expiring 12/31/2018

Jessica Dixon, RN, BSN, MHA, CCRN, CIC
Raleigh, NC

Dawn Tomac, BSN, RN, CIC
Avera Health
Sioux Falls

Maria Whitaker, MT, CIC
Cortland Regional Medical Center
Cortland, NY


Staff Liaison

Silvia Quevedo, M.S., CCC-SLP, CAE
Director of Practice Guidance