Annemarie Flood, RN, BSN, MPH, CIC, FAPIC
City of Hope
Annemarie Flood is currently the Manager of Infection Prevention for the City of Hope, in Duarte California. She has over 15 years of experience in Infection Prevention and Control. Her infection prevention experience includes organ transplant, trauma, pediatric, and psychiatric programs, each with their unique needs. Her current position serves cancer patients exclusively, performing over 500 bone marrow transplants each year. She was part of the pilot group that field-tested the CLABSI- MBI definitions for the CDC.
She is a member of the APIC Greater LA Chapter. She has served as secretary and president of both her local chapter and the California APIC Coordinating Council (CACC). She has served on APIC’s Public Policy Committee since 2011 and is currently its Chair. She served on the California Healthcare Infection Advisory Committee and is a member of the California Hospital Association HAI Workgroup, addressing health care associated infection issues in California Hospitals. She has been a speaker at both APIC chapter and safety organization events. She authored “The Immunocompromised Host” chapter in the most recent edition of the APIC Text of Infection Control and Epidemiology.
She received her Bachelor of Science Degree in Nursing from Hunter College-Bellevue School of Nursing and her Masters in Public Health from Walden University. She has been certified in infection control since 2000 and has earned the Fellow of APIC designation.