Research Committee

Research Committee - 2017

Committee purpose: Responsible for coordinating initiatives focused on practical solutions, grounded in science that can be implemented across the spectrum of healthcare settings.

The aim of the committee is to make implementation science a meaningful and essential tool used by all infection preventionists. 

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Timothy Landers, PhD, RN, CNP, CIC
The Ohio State University, College of Nursing
Columbus, OH
Term Expires: 12/31/2017

Vice Chair
James Davis, MSN, RN, CCRN, CIC, HEM
Pennsylvania Patient Safety Authority
Plymouth Meeting, PA
Term Expires: 12/31/2016


Members with Terms Expiring 12/31/2017

Ericka Kalp, PhD, MPH, CIC
Summit Health
Chambersburg, PA

Monika Pogorzelska-Maziarz, PhD, MPH
Jefferson University
Philadelphia, PA

Sara Reese, PhD, CIC
Denver Health
Denver, CO

Members with Terms Expiring 12/31/2018

Heather Gilmartin, PhD, NP, CIC
Denver-Seattle Center of Innovation
Dept. of Veterans Affairs
Denver, CO

Shanina Knighton, RN, BA, BSN
Louis Stokes Cleveland, Dept. of Veterans Affairs
Case Western Reserve University
Euclid, OH


Senior Advisor

Kathy Ward, RN, BSN, MPH, CIC, FAPIC
Infection Prevention Practitioner
Roper St. Francis Healthcare
Charleston, SC 

AJIC Advisor

Elaine Larson, PhD, FAAN, RN, CIC
New York, NY

Staff Liaison

Charu Malik, PhD
Senior Director, Strategic Partnerships & Research